A variational approach to tissue velocimetry in optical coherence elastography (OCE) is presented. It exploits prior information about vessel wall velocities to reduce the sensitivity of conventional tracking methods to speckle decorrelation and noise.
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(100.0100) Image processing : Image processing
(100.2960) Image processing : Image analysis
(170.0170) Medical optics and biotechnology : Medical optics and biotechnology
(170.4500) Medical optics and biotechnology : Optical coherence tomography
R. C. Chan, A. H. Chau, S. Nadkarni, W. C. Karl, N. Iftimia, G. J. Tearney, and B. E. Bouma, "A variational framework for tissue velocimetry in vascular optical coherence elastography," in Biomedical Topical Meeting, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper SG6.
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