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Author Cristina Cañero; Petia Radeva; Oriol Pujol; Ricardo Toledo; Debora Gil; J. Saludes; Juan J. Villanueva; B. Garcia del Blanco; J. Mauri; E. Fernandez-Nofrerias; J.A. Gomez-Hospital; E. Iraculis; J. Comin; C. Quiles; F. Jara; A. Cequier; E. Esplugas edit   pdf
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  Title Optimal Stent Implantation: Three-dimensional Evaluation of the Mutual Position of Stent and Vessel via Intracoronary Ecography Type Conference Article
  Year 1999 Publication Proceedings of International Conference on Computer in Cardiology (CIC´99) Abbreviated Journal  
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  Abstract We present a new automatic technique to visualize and quantify the mutual position between the stent and the vessel wall by considering their three-dimensional reconstruction. Two deformable generalized cylinders adapt to the image features in all IVUS planes corresponding to the vessel wall and the stent in order to reconstruct the boundaries of the stent and the vessel in space. The image features that characterize the stent and the vessel wall are determined in terms of edge and ridge image detectors taking into account the gray level of the image pixels. We show that the 30 reconstruction by deformable cylinders is accurate and robust due to the spatial data coherence in the considered volumetric IVUS image. The main clinic utility of the stent and vessel reconstruction by deformable’ cylinders consists of its possibility to visualize and to assess the optimal stent introduction.  
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  Notes MILAB; RV; IAM; ADAS; HuPBA Approved no  
  Call Number IAM @ iam @ CRP1999a Serial 1491  
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Author Cristina Cañero; Petia Radeva; Oriol Pujol; Ricardo Toledo; Debora Gil; J. Saludes; Juan J.Villanueva; B.Garcia del Blanco; Josefina Mauri; Eduard Fernandez-Nofrerias; J.A. Gomez-Hospital; E. Iraculis; J. Comin; C. Quiles; F. Jara; A. Cequier; E.Esplugas edit   pdf
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  Title Three-dimensional reconstruction and quantification of the coronary tree using intravascular ultrasound images Type Conference Article
  Year 1999 Publication Proceedings of International Conference on Computer in Cardiology (CIC´99) Abbreviated Journal  
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  Abstract In this paper we propose a new Computer Vision technique to reconstruct the vascular wall in space using a deformable model-based technique and compounding methods, based in biplane angiography and intravascular ultrasound data jicsion. It is also proposed a generalpurpose three-dimensional guided interpolation method. The three dimensional centerline of the vessel is reconstructed from geometrically corrected biplane angiographies using automatic segmentation methods and snakes. The IVUS image planes are located in the threedimensional space and correctly oriented. A led interpolation method based in B-SurJaces and snakes isused to fill the gaps among image planes  
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  Notes MILAB;RV;IAM;ADAS;HuPBA Approved no  
  Call Number IAM @ iam @ CRP1999b Serial 1492  
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Author Enric Marti; Jordi Regincos; Jaime Lopez-Krahe; Juan J.Villanueva edit  openurl
  Title A system for interpretation of hand line drawings as three-dimensional scene for CAD input Type Conference Article
  Year 1991 Publication Proceedings of the First International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition Abbreviated Journal  
  Volume Issue Pages 472-480  
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  Call Number IAM @ iam @ Mar1991 Serial 1494  
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Author G.Estape; Enric Marti edit  openurl
  Title L’ús d’aplicacions de visualització 3D com a eina d’aprenenetatge en activitats formatives dirigides i autònomes: el cas del programa Bluestar Type Miscellaneous
  Year 2008 Publication V Jornades d’Innovació Docent UAB Abbreviated Journal  
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  Call Number IAM @ iam @ ESM2008 Serial 1495  
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Author Francesc Carreras; Jaume Garcia; Debora Gil; Sandra Pujadas; Chi ho Lion; R.Suarez-Arias; R.Leta; Xavier Alomar; Manuel Ballester; Guillem Pons-Llados edit  url
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  Title Left ventricular torsion and longitudinal shortening: two fundamental components of myocardial mechanics assessed by tagged cine-MRI in normal subjects Type Journal Article
  Year 2012 Publication International Journal of Cardiovascular Imaging Abbreviated Journal IJCI  
  Volume 28 Issue 2 Pages 273-284  
  Keywords Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI); Tagging MRI; Cardiac mechanics; Ventricular torsion  
  Abstract Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (Cardiac MRI) has become a gold standard diagnostic technique for the assessment of cardiac mechanics, allowing the non-invasive calculation of left ventric- ular long axis longitudinal shortening (LVLS) and absolute myocardial torsion (AMT) between basal and apical left ventricular slices, a movement directly related to the helicoidal anatomic disposition of the myocardial fibers. The aim of this study is to determine AMT and LVLS behaviour and normal values from a group of healthy subjects. A group of 21 healthy volunteers (15 males) (age: 23–55 y.o., mean:30.7 ± 7.5) were prospectively included in an obser- vational study by Cardiac MRI. Left ventricular rotation (degrees) was calculated by custom-made software (Harmonic Phase Flow) in consecutive LV short axis planes tagged cine-MRI sequences. AMT was determined from the difference between basal and apical planes LV rotations. LVLS (%) was determined from the LV longitudinal and horizontal axis cine-MRI images. All the 21 cases studied were interpretable, although in three cases the value of the LV apical rotation could not be determined. The mean rotation of the basal and apical planes at end-systole were -3.71° ± 0.84° and 6.73° ± 1.69° (n:18) respectively, resulting in a LV mean AMT of 10.48° ± 1.63° (n:18). End-systolic mean LVLS was 19.07 ± 2.71%. Cardiac MRI allows for the calculation of AMT and LVLS, fundamental functional components of the ventricular twist mechanics conditioned, in turn, by the anatomical helical layout of the myocardial fibers. These values provide complementary information about systolic ventricular function in relation to the traditional parameters used in daily practice.  
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  Call Number IAM @ iam @ CGG2012 Serial 1496  
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Author Paula Fritzsche; C.Roig; Ana Ripoll; Emilio Luque; Aura Hernandez-Sabate edit   pdf
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  Title A Performance Prediction Methodology for Data-dependent Parallel Applications Type Conference Article
  Year 2006 Publication Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Cluster Computing Abbreviated Journal  
  Volume Issue Pages 1-8  
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  Abstract The increase in the use of parallel distributed architectures in order to solve large-scale scientific problems has generated the need for performance prediction for both deterministic applications and non-deterministic applications. In particular, the performance prediction of data dependent programs is an extremely challenging problem because for a specific issue the input datasets may cause different execution times. Generally, a parallel application is characterized as a collection of tasks and their interrelations. If the application is time-critical it is not enough to work with only one value per task, and consequently knowledge of the distribution of task execution times is crucial. The development of a new prediction methodology to estimate the performance of data-dependent parallel applications is the primary target of this study. This approach makes it possible to evaluate the parallel performance of an application without the need of implementation. A real data-dependent arterial structure detection application model is used to apply the methodology proposed. The predicted times obtained using the new methodology for genuine datasets are compared with predicted times that arise from using only one execution value per task. Finally, the experimental study shows that the new methodology generates more precise predictions.  
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  Call Number IAM @ iam @ FRR2006 Serial 1497  
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Author Gemma Sanchez; Josep Llados; Enric Marti edit   pdf
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  Title A string-based method to recognize symbols and structural textures in architectural plans Type Conference Article
  Year 1997 Publication 2nd IAPR Workshop on Graphics Recognition Abbreviated Journal  
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  Abstract This paper deals with the recognition of symbols and struc- tural textures in architectural plans using string matching techniques. A plan is represented by an attributed graph whose nodes represent characteristic points and whose edges represent segments. Symbols and textures can be seen as a set of regions, i.e. closed loops in the graph, with a particular arrangement. The search for a symbol involves a graph matching between the regions of a model graph and the regions of the graph representing the document. Discriminating a texture means a clus- tering of neighbouring regions of this graph. Both procedures involve a similarity measure between graph regions. A string codification is used to represent the sequence of outlining edges of a region. Thus, the simila- rity between two regions is defined in terms of the string edit distance between their boundary strings. The use of string matching allows the recognition method to work also under presence of distortion.  
  Address Nancy, France  
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  Call Number IAM @ iam @ SLE1997 Serial 1498  
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Author Jaume Garcia edit   pdf
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  Title Statistical Models of the Architecture and Function of the Left Ventricle Type Book Whole
  Year 2009 Publication PhD Thesis, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona-CVC Abbreviated Journal  
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  Abstract Cardiovascular Diseases, specially those affecting the Left Ventricle (LV), are the leading cause of death in developed countries with approximately a 30% of all global deaths. In order to address this public health concern, physicians focus on diagnosis and therapy planning. On one hand, early and accurate detection of Regional Wall Motion Abnormalities (RWMA) significantly contributes to a quick diagnosis and prevents the patient to reach more severe stages. On the other hand, a thouroughly knowledge of the normal gross anatomy of the LV, as well as, the distribution of its muscular fibers is crucial for designing specific interventions and therapies (such as pacemaker implanction). Statistical models obtained from the analysis of different imaging modalities allow the computation of the normal ranges of variation within a given population. Normality models are a valuable tool for the definition of objective criterions quantifying the degree of (anomalous) deviation of the LV function and anatomy for a given subject. The creation of statistical models involve addressing three main issues: extraction of data from images, definition of a common domain for comparison of data across patients and designing appropriate statistical analysis schemes. In this PhD thesis we present generic image processing tools for the creation of statistical models of the LV anatomy and function. On one hand, we use differential geometry concepts to define a computational framework (the Normalized Parametric Domain, NPD) suitable for the comparison and fusion of several clinical scores obtained over the LV. On the other hand, we present a variational approach (the Harmonic Phase Flow, HPF) for the estimation of myocardial motion that provides dense and continuous vector fields without overestimating motion at injured areas. These tools are used for the creation of statistical models. Regarding anatomy, we obtain an atlas jointly modelling, both, LV gross anatomy and fiber architecture. Regarding function, we compute normality patterns of scores characterizing the (global and local) LV function and explore, for the first time, the configuration of local scores better suited for RWMA detection.  
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  Call Number IAM @ iam @ Gar2009a Serial 1499  
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Author Jaume Garcia; Debora Gil; Francesc Carreras; Sandra Pujades; R.Leta; Xavier Alomar; Guillem Pons-LLados edit   pdf
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  Title Patrons de Normalitat Regional per la Valoració de la Funció del Ventricle Esquerre Type Conference Article
  Year 2008 Publication XX Congrés de la Societat Catalana de Cardiologia Abbreviated Journal  
  Volume Issue Pages 60  
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  Abstract Les malalties cardiovasculars afecten les propietats contràctils de la banda ventricular i provoquen una variació de la funció del Ventricle Esquerre (VE) . Només els indicadors locals (strains, la deformació del teixit) són capaços de detectar anomalies en territoris específics del VE . Patrons de normalitat regionals d’aquests paràmetres serien d’utilitat a l’hora de valorar-ne la funció .
Presentem un Domini Paramètric Normalitzat (DPN) que permet comparar dades de diferents pacients i definir Patrons de Normalitat Regional (PNR)
 
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  Call Number IAM @ iam @ GGC2008b Serial 1503  
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Author Jaume Garcia; Debora Gil; Francesc Carreras ; Sandra Pujades; R.Leta; Xavier Alomar; Guillem Pons-LLados edit   pdf
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  Title Un Model 3D del Ventricle Esquerre Integrant Anatomia i Funcionalitat Type Conference Article
  Year 2008 Publication XX Congrés de la Societat Catalana de Cardiologia, Actes del Congres Abbreviated Journal  
  Volume Issue Pages 122  
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  Abstract Els canvis en la dinàmica del Ventricle Esquerre (VE) reflecteixen la majoria de malalties cardiovasculars . Els avenços en imatge mèdica han impulsat la recerca en models i simulacions de la dinàmica 3D del VE . La majoria dels models existents sols consideren l’anatomia externa del VE i no permeten una avaluació de l’acoblament electromecànic . Donat que la mecànica d’un muscle depèn de la orientació de les seves fibres, un model realista hauria d’incloure la disposició espacial de la banda ventricular helicoidal (BVH) .
Proposem desenvolupar un model del VE adaptat a cada pacient que integri, per primer cop, l’anatomia de la banda ventricular, l’anatomia externa del VE i la seva funcionalitat, per a una millor determinació del patró d’activació electromecànica
 
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  Call Number IAM @ iam @ GGC2008c Serial 1504  
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