Saba, Luca

Multi-Modality Atherosclerosis Imaging and Diagnosis

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Table of contents

Part I. Introduction: Anatomy and Imaging

1. Imaging Occlusive Atherosclerosis
J. Fernandes e Fernandes, L. Mendes Pedro, R. Fernandes e Fernandes, L. Silvestre

Part II. MR Atherosclerosis

2. Histopathology of Atherosclerosis Progression: What Imagers Need to Know
Masataka Nakano, Elena Ladich, Renu Virmani

3. Clinical MRA of the Carotid Arteries
Michele Anzidei, Beatrice Cavallo Marincola, Fabrizio Boni, Carlo Catalano

4. Quantitative MR Analysis for the Assessment of Carotid Atherosclerosis
Andreas Schindler, Tobias Saam

5. Contrast Agents in Carotid Angiography with Magnetic Resonance
Michele Anzidei, Chiara Zini, Vincenzo Noce, Carlo Catalano

6. Quantitative Magnetic Resonance Analysis in the Assessment of Cardiac Diseases
Erica Maffei, Giancarlo Messalli, Cesare Mantini, Teresa Arcadi, Chiara Martini, Massimo Imbriaco, Filippo Cademartiri

7. Atherosclerosis Plaque Stress Analysis: A Review
Hao Gao, Quan Long

8. Carotid Plaque Stress Analysis: Issues on Patient-Specific Modeling
Hao Gao, Quan Long

9. Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Vulnerable Carotid Plaques
Rohitashwa Sinha, Karol P. Budohoski, Victoria E. L. Young, Rikin A. Trivedi

Part III. CT Atherosclerosis Imaging

10. Clinical CT Imaging of Carotid Arteries
Chandra Sahu, Max Wintermark

11. Quantitative CT Imaging of Carotid Arteries
Max J. Gils, K. Hameeteman, M. Straten, W. J. Niessen, Aad Lugt

12. Quantitative Computed Tomography Analysis in the Assessment of Coronary Artery Disease
Erica Maffei, Giancarlo Messalli, Cesare Mantini, Teresa Arcadi, Chiara Martini, Massimo Imbriaco, Filippo Cademartiri

Part IV. Ultrasound Atherosclerosis Imaging

13. A Gamma Mixture Model for IVUS Imaging
G. Vegas-Sánchez-Ferrero, M. Martín-Fernández, J. Miguel Sanches

14. Ultrasound Profile of Carotid Plaque: A New Approach Towards Stroke Prediction
José Seabra, L. M. Pedro, J. Fernandes e Fernandes, J. Miguel Sanches

15. Ultrasonographic Quantification of Carotid Stenosis: A Reappraisal Using a New Gold Standard
Luís Mendes Pedro, Ruy Fernandes e Fernandes, Luís M. Silvestre, J. Fernandes e Fernandes

16. Histologic and Biochemical Composition of Carotid Plaque and Its Impact on Ultrasonographic Appearance
Isabel Gonçalves

17. Automated Carotid IMT Measurement and Its Validation in Low Contrast Ultrasound Database of 885 Patient Indian Population Epidemiological Study: Results of AtheroEdge® Software
Filippo Molinari, Kristen M. Meiburger, Luca Saba, U. Rajendra Acharya, Luca Famiglietti, Niki Georgiou, Andrew Nicolaides, Raja Sriswan Mamidi, Hannah Kuper, Jasjit S. Suri

18. Carotid Artery Recognition System(CARS): A Comparison of Three Automated Paradigms for Ultrasound Images
Filippo Molinari, Kristen Mariko Meiburger, U. Rajendra Acharya, William Liboni, Andrew Nicolaides, Jasjit S. Suri

19. Atherosclerotic Carotid Plaque Segmentation in Ultrasound Imaging of the Carotid Artery
Christos P. Loizou, Marios Pantzaris

20. Relationship Between Plaque Echogenicity and Atherosclerosis Biomarkers
John D. Kakisis, Efthimios Avgerinos, Nikolaos Kadoglou, George Sfyroeras, Konstantinos Moulakakis, Christos D. Liapis

21. Hypothesis Validation of Far Wall Brightness in Carotid Artery Ultrasound for Feature-Based IMT Measurement Using a Combination of Level Set Segmentation and Registration
Filippo Molinari, U. Rajendra Acharya, Luca Saba, Andrew Nicolaides, Jasjit S. Suri

22. Segmentation of Carotid Ultrasound Images
Rui Rocha, Jorge Silva, Aurélio Campilho

Part V. Nuclear Medicine, Molecular Imaging and Therapy

23. Imaging of Aortic Aneurysms:What Do We Need to Know and Which Techniques Should Be Chosen?
Nuno V. Dias, Timothy Resch

24. Molecular Imaging of Inflammation and Intraplaque Vasa Vasorum
Gerrit L. Kate, Stijn C. H. Oord, Eric J. G. Sijbrands, Antonius F. W. Steen, Arend F. L. Schinkel

25. Carotid Angioplasty and Stenting
Sebastián Baldi, Luis García Nielsen, Tobias Zander, Rafael Feldman, Manuel Maynar

26. New Approaches for Plaque Component Analysis in Intravascular Ultrasound (IVUS) Images
Arash Taki, Alireza Roodaki, Sara Avansari, Ali Bigdelou, Amin Katouzian, Nassir Navab

27. Visualization of Atherosclerotic Coronary Plaque by Using Optical Coherence Tomography
Takashi Kubo, Takashi Akasaka

28. Image Fusion Technology
Gerd Brunner, Eric Y. Yang, Joel D. Morrisett, Zsolt Garami, Vijay Nambi

29. Symptomatic Versus Asymptomatique Plaque Classification in Carotid Ultrasound
U. Rajendra Acharya, Oliver Faust, S. Vinitha Sree, Filippo Molinari, Luca Saba, Andrew Nicolaides, Jasjit S. Suri

Keywords: Medicine & Public Health, Imaging / Radiology, Cardiology, Image Processing and Computer Vision

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