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1. (WO2013116867) SYSTEMS, METHODS, AND MEDIA FOR MONITORING THE CONDITION OF A PATIENT'S HEART

Pub. No.:    WO/2013/116867    International Application No.:    PCT/US2013/024677
Publication Date: Fri Aug 09 01:59:59 CEST 2013 International Filing Date: Tue Feb 05 00:59:59 CET 2013
IPC: A61B 5/02
G06K 9/00
Applicants: ARIZONA BOARD OF REGENTS, FOR AND ON BEHALF OF, ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY
MAYO FOUNDATION FOR MEDICAL EDUCATION AND RESEARCH
Inventors: TAJBAKHSH, Nima
XUE, Wenzhe
WU, Hong
MCMAHON, Eileen
BELOHLAVEK, Marek
LIANG, Jianming
Title: SYSTEMS, METHODS, AND MEDIA FOR MONITORING THE CONDITION OF A PATIENT'S HEART
Abstract:
Receiving a plurality of images of a first wall of the patient's heart, the plurality including a first image captured at a time ij and a second image captured at a time t2, determining, based on the plurality of images, a first characteristic of movement of at least a wall portion of the first wall during a time period spanning time t1 and time t2, the first characteristic of movement being determined by using one or more image processing techniques, and the first, characteristic of movement being based on at least one of: (i) a shape of the wall portion in the first image and a shape of the wall portion in the second image, and (ii) a location of the wall portion in the first image and a location of the wall portion in the second image: and outputting an indication of the first characteristic of movement.