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Conference name - Society Abstract/Paper Link
SCMR (Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance) Abstract Link
ISMRM (International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine) Abstract Link
IEEE ICIP, ICIP 4 page paper  
IPMI (Information Processing in Medical Imaging) full paper


MICCAI (Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention)

8 page

AHA (American Heart Association) Abstract  
RSNA (Radiological Society of North America) Abstract Link
NASCI (North American Society for Cardiac Imaging) Abstract Link
IEEE EMBS 4 page paper  


Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance
Journal of Imaging Science and Technology
Computing in Medicine
Computer and Graphics


(1) TAGGING: E.A. Zerhouni, D.M. Parish, W.J. Rogers, A. Yang, and E.P. Shapiro, "Human heart: tagging with MR imaging - a method for noninvasive assessment of myocardial motion", Radiology, 169(1): 59 - 63, 1988.
(2) SPAMM: L. Axel, and L. Dougherty, "MR imaging of motion with spatial modulation of magnetization", Radiology, 171: 841 - 845, 1989.
(3) CSPAMM: S.E. Fischer, G.C. Mckinnon, S.E. Maier, and P. Boesiger, "Improved myocardial tagging contrast", Magn. Reson. Med., 30(2): 191 - 200, 1993.
(4) 3D-CSPAMM: S. Ryf, M.A. Spiegel, M. Gerber, and P. Boesiger, "Myocardial tagging with 3D-SPAMM", J. of Magn. Res. Imag., 16: 320 - 325, 2002. [pdf]
(5) DENSE: A.H. Aletras, S. Ding, R.S. Balaban, and H. Wen, "DENSE: displacement encoding with stimulated echoes in cardiac functional MRI", J. Magn. Reson., 137: 247 - 252, 1999. [pdf]
(6) SENSE(1): K.P. Pruessmann, M. Weiger, M.B. Scheidegger, and P. Boesiger, "SENSE: Sensitivity encoding for fast MRI", Magn. Reson. Med., 42: 952 - 962, 1999. [pdf]
(7) SENSE(2): M. Weiger, K.P. Pruessmann, and P. Boesiger, "Cardiac real-time imaging using SENSE", Magn. Reson. Med., 43: 177 - 184, 2000.[pdf]
(8) Phase-contrast Imaging: ??
(9) Slice Following: S.E. Fischer, G.C. McKinnon, M.B. Scheidegger, W. Prins, D. Meier, and P. Boesiger, "True myocardial motion tracking", Magn. Reson. Med. 31(4): 401 - 413, 1994.
(10) View Sharing: T.K.F. Foo, M.A. Bernstein, A.M. Aisen, R.J. Hernandez, B.D. Collick, T. Bernstein. "Improved ejection fraction and flow velocity estimates with use of view sharing and uniform repeating time excitation with fast cardiac techniques", Radiology, 195: 471 - 478, 1995. [pdf]
(11) SMASH: D.K. Sodickson, and W.J. Manning, "Simultaneous acquisition of spatial harmonic(SMASH): fast imaging with radiofrequency coil arrays", Magn. Reson. Med., 38(10), 591 - 603, 1997.
(12) TEA: W.G. O'Dell, C.C. Moore, W.C. Hunter, E.A. Zerhouni, and E.R. McVeigh, "Three-dimensional myocardial deformations: calculation with displacement field fitting to tagged MR images", Radiology, 195(3): 829-835, 1995.
(13) FINDTAGS(1): M.A. Guttman, E.A. Zerhouni, and E.R. McVeigh, "Analysis of cardiac function from MR images", IEEE Comp. Graph. and Appl., 17(1): 30 - 38, 1997. [pdf]
(15) FINDTAGS(2): M.A. Guttman, J.L. Prince, and E.R. McVeigh, "Tag and contour detection in tagged MR images of the left ventricle", IEEE Tran. on Med. Imag., 13(1): 74-88, 1994. [pdf]
(16) UNTETHER: T.S. Denney, "Estimation and detection of myocardial tags in MR image without user-defined myocardial contours", IEEE Tran. on Med. Imag. 18(4): 330 - 344, 1999. [pdf]
(17) HARP(1): N.F. Osman, E.R. McVeigh, and J.L. Prince, "Imaging heart motion using harmonic phase MRI", IEEE Tran. on Med. Imag., 19(3): 186-202, 2000. [pdf]
(18) HARP(2): N.F. Osman, W.S. Kerwin, E.R. McVeigh, and J.L. Prince, "Cardiac motion tracking using CINE harmonic phase(HARP) magnetic resonance imaging", Magn. Reson. Med., 42: 1048 - 1060, 1999. [pdf]
(19) HARP(3): J. Garot, D.A. Bluemke, N.F. Osman, C.E. Rochitte, E.R. McVeigh, E.A. Zerhouni, J.L. Prince and J.A.C. Lima, "Fast determination of regional myocardial strain fields from tagged cardiac images using Harmonic Phase MRI", Circulation, 101: 981 - 988, 2000. [pdf]
(20) SENC: N.F. Osman, S. Sampath, E. Atalar, and J.L. Prince, "Imaging longitudinal cardiac strain on short-axis images using strain-encoded MRI", Magn. Reson. Med., 46: 324 - 334, 2000. [pdf]
(21) Material Marker: W.S. Kerwin, and J.L. Prince, "Cardiac material markers from tagging MR images", Med. Imag. Anal. 2(4):339 - 353, 1998.
(22) 17-Myocardial Segments Model: M.D. Cerqueira, N.J. Weissman, V. Dilsizian, A.K. Jacobs, S.K. Warren, K. Laskey, D.J. Pennell, J.a. Rumberger, T.J. Ryan, and M.S. Verani, "Standardized myocardial segmentation and nomenclature for tomographic imaging of the heart", J. Cardiovas. Magn. Reson., 4(2): 203 - 210, 2002.

(1) J. Declerck, T.S. Denney, C. Ozturk, W. O'Dell, and E.R. McVeigh, "Left ventricle motion reconstruction from planar tagged MR images: a comparision", Phys. Med. Biol., 45: 1611 - 1632, 2000. [pdf]
(2) L. Axel, "Biomechanical dynamics of the heart with MRI", Annu. Rev. Biomed. Eng., 4:321 - 347, 2002. [pdf]
(3) W.G. O'Dell, and A.D. McCulloch, "Imaging three-dimensional cardiac function", Annu. Rev. Biomed. Eng. 02: 431 - 456, 2000. [pdf]
(4) J.P. Earls, V.B. Ho, T.K. Foo, E. Castillo, and S.D. Flamm, "Cardiac MRI: recent progress and continued challenges", J. of Magn. Reson. Imag. 16: 111 - 127, 2002. [pdf]
(5) E.R. McVeigh, "MRI of myocardial function: motion tracking techniques", Magn. Reson. Imag. 14(2): 137 - 150, 1996. [pdf]
(6) E.R. McVeigh, and C. Ozturk, "Imaging myocardial strain", IEEE Singal Processing Magazine, 44 - 56, November, 2001. [pdf]
(7) A.F. Frangi, W.J. Niessen, M.A. Viergever, "Three-dimensional modeling for functional analysis of cardiac images: a review", IEEE Tran. on Med. Imag. 20(1): 2 - 25, 2001. [pdf]