3D X-Ray Microtomography Applied to Structural and Mechanical Characterization of Arterial Trees
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Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Proceedings of the First Joint BMES/EMBS Conference. 1999 IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology 21st Annual Conference and the 1999 Annual Fall Meeting of the Biomedical Engineering Society, 13 Oct 1999-16 Oct 1999, Atlanta, GA
We applied micro-CT imaging to arterial trees in rodent lungs. Morphometric features derived from the images are sensitive to interspecies differences in vascular structure and can reflect the distensibility of arterial walls.