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Eigenhearts for diagnosis of congestive heart failure (CHF)

Ahanathapillai, Vijayalakshmi and Hamilton, David (2006) Eigenhearts for diagnosis of congestive heart failure (CHF). In: IET 3rd international conference on advances in medical, signal and information processing proceedings, 2006. MEDSIP 2006. IEEE, Glasgow, pp. 1-4. ISBN 9780863416583

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Common cardiac diseases such as cardio-myopathy, coronary artery diseases, and valve diseases, result in abnormal myocardial movement, which could eventually lead to heart failure, also called congestive heart failure (CHF). CHF is a disease in which the heart's ability to pump blood efficiently is lost. Possible presence of this disease and location of the abnormal activity can be diagnosed from patient's scan images, by determining the wall motion abnormalities. In this paper, a new principal component analysis (PCA) technique, Eigenhearts, is presented to diagnose the abnormal contractility of heart wall. Experiments were carried out using a preliminary set of simulated scan data and the results are discussed.

Item type: Book Section
ID code: 30415
Keywords: congestive heart failure, echocardiography, eigenhearts, principal component analysis , PCA , Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering, Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
Subjects: Technology > Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Medicine > Public aspects of medicine > Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
Department: Faculty of Engineering > Electronic and Electrical Engineering
Depositing user: Pure Administrator
Date Deposited: 22 Jul 2011 10:14
Last modified: 23 Jul 2015 12:52

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