Tagasist: A post-processing and analysis tools package for tagged magnetic resonance imaging

Jeffrey M. Bundy, Christine H. Lorenz

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Abstract

The Magnetic Resonance Imaging technique myocardial tagging allows the tracking and measurements of local parameters of heart wall motion. Tagging provides detailed information about, regional cardiac function never before available with, non-invasive techniques. The growth of this technique has been limited in part by the availability of post-processing tools. We introduce the TAGged cine AnalySIS Tools package (TAGASIST) for the processing of images from this technique. TAGASIST includes a graphical user interface for image segmentation kinematic analysis, plotting of regional averages as well as multiple subjects (or patients populations) simultaneously, statistical analysis, and n database of all studies processed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)225-232
Number of pages8
JournalComputerized Medical Imaging and Graphics
Volume21
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 8 1997
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Cardiac imaging
  • Dynamic research database
  • Heart function
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Myocardial tagging
  • Software
  • SPAMM

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Science Applications
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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