Search Tag: Mapping

IMAGING Management

Family Tree Can Lead to Timely Screening of At-Risk Patients

2016 05 Mar

Mapping a patient’s family tree could identify additional risks and drive patients to more timely screenings as most doctors and nurses often use a paper checklist or brief interview to identify risk factors for heart disease and cancer, according to a new study from Duke Health. The study, published on 3 March in the journal Genetics in Medicine,... Read more

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V Flow : A Novel Visualization of Blood Flow

2016 21 Jan

IntroductionUltrasound color flow mapping (CFM) has been extensively used in clinical diagnosis. Velocity of blood flow is calculated through a leg-one auto-correlation [1] method using the beamformed and filtered receiving signals. The magnitude of velocity relative to the direction of ultrasound beam propagation can be obtained and thus is applicable... Read more