Title

3D X-Ray Microtomography Applied to Structural and Mechanical Characterization of Arterial Trees

Document Type

Abstract

Language

eng

Format of Original

1 p.

Publication Date

10-13-1999

Publisher

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

Source Publication

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

Source ISSN

1094-687x

Abstract

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.

Comments

Published as part of the 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: 1038. Publisher link.

R.H. Johnson, R.C. Molthen, and C.A. Dawson were also affiliated with The Medical College of Wisconsin at time of publication.