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Carotid Artery Wall Segmentation by Coupled Surface Graph Cuts [chapter]

Andres Arias, Jens Petersen, Arna van Engelen, Hui Tang, Mariana Selwaness, Jacqueline C. M. Witteman, Aad van der Lugt, Wiro Niessen, Marleen de Bruijne
2013 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
We present a three-dimensional coupled surface graph cut algorithm for carotid wall segmentation from Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI).  ...  Experiments on 32 carotid arteries from 16 patients show good agreement between manual segmentation performed by an expert and our method.  ...  We propose to use a 3D coupled surface graph cut algorithm for carotid artery wall segmentation from MRI images. Similar to Petersen et al.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-36620-8_5 fatcat:orqnmuwztnbsfihyvn7cabrmxu

Carotid Artery Wall Segmentation in Multispectral MRI by Coupled Optimal Surface Graph Cuts

Andres M. Arias-Lorza, Jens Petersen, Arna van Engelen, Mariana Selwaness, Aad van der Lugt, Wiro J. Niessen, Marleen de Bruijne
2016 IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging  
Carotid artery wall segmentation in multispectral MRI by coupled optimal surface graph cuts. IEEE transactions on medical imaging, 35(3), 901-911. https://doi.  ...  Carotid artery wall segmentation in multispectral MRI by coupled optimal surface graph cuts Arias-Lorza, Andrés M.; Petersen, Jens; van Engelen, Arna; Selwaness, Mariana; van der Lugt, Aad; J.  ...  In our case we have two surfaces to segment, the inner and the outer carotid artery wall, therefore coupling two graphs is necessary to find both borders simultaneously.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tmi.2015.2501751 pmid:26595912 fatcat:t7vuu2pu3vfnlgyudkdyvgwi2e

Maximization of regional probabilities using Optimal Surface Graphs: Application to carotid artery segmentation in MRI

Andres M. Arias Lorza, Arna van Engelen, Jens Petersen, Aad van der Lugt, Marleen de Bruijne
2018 Medical Physics (Lancaster)  
Purpose We present a segmentation method that maximizes regional probabilities enclosed by coupled surfaces using an Optimal Surface Graph (OSG) cut approach.  ...  We applied this to automatically segment the vessel wall of the carotid artery in magnetic resonance images.  ...  Acknowledgements This research was financially supported by the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO) and the Danish Council for Independent Research.  ... 
doi:10.1002/mp.12771 pmid:29369385 fatcat:zglaw4igcngbfm75kf4czp66da

Photooxidation crosslinking to recover residual stress in decellularized blood vessel

Jintao Wang, Lingwen Kong, Alidha Gafur, Xiaobo Peng, Natalia Kristi, Jing Xu, Xingshuang Ma, Nan Wang, Rose Humphry, Colm Durkan, Haijun Zhang, Zhiyi Ye (+1 others)
2021 Regenerative Biomaterials  
and crosslinked blood vessels were measured by means of histological examination, scanning electron microscopy (SEM) and transmission electron microscopy (TEM) in this study.  ...  The opening angle of decellularized arteries significantly restored after photooxidation crosslinking (P = 0.0216), while that of glutaraldehyde crosslinking blood vessels reduced.  ...  A reference point was established on the road surface to define the coupling constraints between the load surface and the reference point.  ... 
doi:10.1093/rb/rbaa058 pmid:33738112 pmcid:PMC7955719 fatcat:6tbkekcz6ngsjiyjhz3ltw4b34

Automated 3‐D geometry segmentation of the healthy and diseased carotid artery in free‐hand, probe tracked ultrasound images

Joerik de Ruijter, Marc van Sambeek, Frans van de Vosse, Richard Lopata
2019 Medical Physics (Lancaster)  
The results were compared to manual segmentation performed by three experienced observers.  ...  Rupture of an arterosclerotic plaque in the carotid artery is a major cause of stroke.  ...  graph cuts Reconstruction of voxel volume yes yes 20 (B-mode sequences) magnetic probetracking yes Yeom 17 2014 3D Correlation map + ellipse fitting Carotid artery rat yes no 12  ... 
doi:10.1002/mp.13960 pmid:31837022 fatcat:2gqptider5ez7f2cgj4piami5a

Characterization of the Atherosclerotic Carotid Bifurcation Using MRI, Finite Element Modeling, and Histology

M. R. Kaazempur-Mofrad, A. G. Isasi, H. F. Younis, R. C. Chan, D. P. Hinton, G. Sukhova, G. M. LaMuraglia, R. T. Lee, R. D. Kamm
2004 Annals of Biomedical Engineering  
Trends suggested by preliminary data from four patients with advanced carotid bifurcation arterial disease are examined and compared to hypotheses in the literature.  ...  Atherogenesis is known to be associated with the stresses that act on or within the arterial wall.  ...  multistep segmentation method originally developed for arterial wall measurement from B-mode ultrasound data. 4 An edge image and a smoothed image are jointly estimated from noisy MR data by minimization  ... 
doi:10.1023/b:abme.0000032456.16097.e0 pmid:15298431 fatcat:nel6muasyva4fiqykemwl7jhwu

Flow Perturbation Mediates Neutrophil Recruitment and Potentiates Endothelial Injury via TLR2 in MiceNovelty and Significance

Grégory Franck, Thomas Mawson, Grasiele Sausen, Manuel Salinas, Gustavo Santos Masson, Andrew Cole, Marina Beltrami-Moreira, Yiannis Chatzizisis, Thibault Quillard, Yevgenia Tesmenitsky, Eugenia Shvartz, Galina K. Sukhova (+5 others)
2017 Circulation Research  
Aikawa was supported by grants from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NIH-R01 HL114805 and NIH-R01 HL109506).  ...  Further experiments extended the histological observations by flow cytometric analysis of luminal eluates of downstream arterial segments from previously injured arteries: segments of arteries experiencing  ...  LCCA indicates left common carotid artery. by guest on August 11, 2017 Downloaded from exhibited ultrastructural characteristics of neutrophils with segmented nuclei and  ... 
doi:10.1161/circresaha.117.310694 pmid:28428204 pmcid:PMC5488735 fatcat:hkxuecfacvdi7py7b3sn4z3e2i

Hemodynamics and wall mechanics in human carotid bifurcation and its consequences for atherogenesis: investigation of inter-individual variation

H. F. Younis, M. R. Kaazempur-Mofrad, R. C. Chan, A. G. Isasi, D. P. Hinton, A. H. Chau, L. A. Kim, R. D. Kamm
2004 Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology  
When cut, an excised arterial segment opens, suggesting that, in the closed configuration, the artery is not at a stress-free state.  ...  to the inner wall of the external carotid artery (ECA).  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10237-004-0046-7 pmid:15300454 fatcat:d4s2ncfddffxfg6zugqoqbm7ce

Inhibition of intimal hyperplasia in balloon injured arteries with adjunctive phthalocyanine sensitised photodynamic therapy

I. Nyamekye, G. Buonaccorsi, J. McEwan, A. MacRobert, S. Bown, C. Bishop
1996 European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery  
(b) Normal artery PDT: Sensitised rats underwent carotid artery laser irradiation (50]/cm ~, 675nm) and were assessed after 3 and 14 days and 1-6 months.  ...  (c) PDT: Rats underwent standard carotid artery balloon injury immediately prior to PDT and arteries were assessed at 2 to 26 weeks, together with laser, A1S2Pc, and untreated controls.  ...  Nyamekye is a Vascular Research Fellow funded by the Sir Jules Thorn Charitable Trust.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s1078-5884(96)80130-4 pmid:8564482 fatcat:3lcsbkjaarglbi4w7jlo2rduu4

The role of the chemokines MCP-1, GRO-α, IL-8 and their receptors in the adhesion of monocytic cells to human atherosclerotic plaques

Charikleia Papadopoulou, Valerie Corrigall, Peter R. Taylor, Robin N. Poston
2008 Cytokine  
Previous experimental models have shown that chemokines can enhance monocyte-endothelial adhesion by activating monocyte integrins.  ...  Monocyte adhesion to the arterial endothelium and subsequent migration into the intima are central events in the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis.  ...  Therefore, the mode of access of the test U937 cells to the artery wall allows contact with the normally unavailable intracellular contents on the cut face.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.cyto.2008.05.009 pmid:18579408 pmcid:PMC2568828 fatcat:wdc2t54zdbep3pb2c3uo4vhq2a

Outflow boundary conditions for 3D simulations of non-periodic blood flow and pressure fields in deformable arteries

I.E. Vignon-Clementel, C.A. Figueroa, K.E. Jansen, C.A. Taylor
2010 Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering  
We previously described a coupled multidomain method to couple analytical models of the downstream domains with 3D numerical models of the upstream vasculature.  ...  The simulation of blood flow and pressure in arteries requires outflow boundary conditions that incorporate models of downstream domains.  ...  half of the first segment of the common carotid artery.  ... 
doi:10.1080/10255840903413565 pmid:20140798 fatcat:gah2ggns55dqdiostpgqqhvr3q

Effect of elastin degradation on carotid wall mechanics as assessed by a constituent-based biomechanical model

E. Fonck, G. Prod'hom, S. Roy, L. Augsburger, D. A. Rüfenacht, N. Stergiopulos
2007 American Journal of Physiology. Heart and Circulatory Physiology  
Effect of elastin degradation on carotid wall mechanics as assessed by a constituent-based biomechanical model.  ...  The arterial segments were also prepared for histology to visualize and quantify elastin and collagen.  ...  GRANTS This work is supported by the Swiss National Science Foundation Grant 510691 and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne.  ... 
doi:10.1152/ajpheart.01108.2006 pmid:17237244 fatcat:6luwj7vvrjeenitkhx2u4lstmu

Vascular smooth muscle enhances functionality of tissue-engineered blood vessels in vivo

Lucas P. Neff, Bryan W. Tillman, Saami K. Yazdani, Masood A. Machingal, James J. Yoo, Shay Soker, Brian W. Bernish, Randolph L. Geary, George J. Christ
2011 Journal of Vascular Surgery  
Methods: Dual-seeded TEBVs (dsTEBVs) were created by coseeding autologous ECs derived from circulating progenitor cells and SMCs from artery explants onto the lumen and outer surface of extracellular matrix  ...  However, vascular smooth muscle cells (SMCs), which comprise the bulk of the artery wall, are essential in regulating artery wall geometry, tone, and integrity in response to a variety of hemodynamic and  ...  Decellularized porcine arterial segments were prepared as previously described. 14, 18 Briefly, common carotid arterial segments with an internal diameter of 4 to 5 mm were harvested fresh, cut to length  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jvs.2010.07.054 pmid:20934837 fatcat:duoxv6yzwbf5vmnuml37l376ai

Adaptive increases in expression and vasodilator activity of estrogen receptor subtypes in a blood vessel-specific pattern during pregnancy

Karina M. Mata, Wei Li, Ossama M. Reslan, Waleed T. Siddiqui, Lauren A. Opsasnick, Raouf A. Khalil
2015 American Journal of Physiology. Heart and Circulatory Physiology  
Blood pressure (BP) and plasma E 2 were measured in virgin and pregnant (day 19) rats, and the thoracic aorta, carotid artery, mesenteric artery, and renal artery were isolated for measurements of ER␣,  ...  DPN-and G1induced relaxation was greater in the mesenteric and renal artery than in the aorta and carotid artery, and aortic relaxation to G1 was greater in pregnant versus virgin rats.  ...  Segments of the arteries and uteri of virgin and pregnant rats were cryopreserved in Tissue Tek 4583 optimal cutting temperature compound (Fisher Scientific) and stored at Ϫ80°C.  ... 
doi:10.1152/ajpheart.00532.2015 pmid:26408543 pmcid:PMC4666980 fatcat:aumwflef3jhyjnmkjkc7ddeji4

A thromboembolic model for the efficacy and safety evaluation of combined mechanical and pharmacologic revascularization strategies

Matthew J Gounis, Raul G Nogueira, Manik Mehra, Juyu Chueh, Ajay K Wakhloo
2012 Journal of NeuroInterventional Surgery  
and purpose Recanalization strategies mediated by intra-arterial fibrinolytic therapy in combination with mechanical clot disruption may be a more effective treatment approach than either therapy used  ...  Funding This work was funded in part by a research grant from Neurointerventional Therapeutics, Pittsburgh, PA. Support for imaging from Philips Healthcare is gratefully acknowledged.  ...  A further evaluation of the effect of partial stent deployment coupled with site directed intra-arterial tPA was also made (n=2) to evaluate whether mechanically exposing a larger surface area of the clot  ... 
doi:10.1136/neurintsurg-2012-010435 pmid:22962414 pmcid:PMC3623027 fatcat:tvwpgivfkbaivbhgmcbihuchge
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