Post-Processing Software and Algorithm for 4D Flow MRI

Tech ID: 24075 / UC Case 2014-265-0

Brief Description

A software and method which reads and post-processes flow sensitive phased contrast magnetic image resonance images in real-time (4D-Flow MRI).

Full Description

4D-Flow MRI has the potential to provide a comprehensive evaluation of cardiovascular hemodynamics with full volumetric coverage for future cardiac and vascular diagnostics. A new software and method from researchers at the University of California, Irvine allows for post-processing of data obtained from scans to compute hemodynamics-related parameters for quantitative assessment of cardiovascular flows.

Patent Status

Country Type Number Dated Case
United States Of America Issued Patent 10,134,127 11/20/2018 2014-265
 

Testing

This software has been tested in some human subjects.

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Keywords

4-D Flow MRI, 4D-Flow, 4D Flow, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Flow-Sensitive, Phase Contrast, Post-processing, Hemodynamics-related parameters, Fluid dynamics, PAR/REC, DICOM, Cardiovascular flows

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