MRI

By Scott Edmunds, Executive Editor at GigaScience.

The most common cause of heart attacks is coronary heart disease. Diagnosis is key in both the treatment and prevention of such events. One useful tool in the fight against this killer is magnetic resonance imaging, which allows the direct examination of blood flow to the myocardium of the heart.

However, for this perfusion analysis technique to work, it needs to compensate for the respiratory motion of the patient, which can only be done through complex image processing methods. Thus, there is a need to improve theseā€¦

Streamlining the development of research software
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