Atlas Construction and Image Analysis Using Statistical Cardiac Models

  • Mathieu De Craene
  • Federico M. Sukno
  • Catalina Tobon-Gomez
  • Constantine Butakoff
  • Rosa M. Figueras i Ventura
  • Corné Hoogendoorn
  • Gemma Piella
  • Nicolas Duchateau
  • Emma Muñoz-Moreno
  • Rafael Sebastian
  • Oscar Camara
  • Alejandro F. Frangi
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6364)


This paper presents a brief overview of current trends in the construction of population and multi-modal heart atlases in our group and their application to atlas-based cardiac image analysis. The technical challenges around the construction of these atlases are organized around two main axes: groupwise image registration of anatomical, motion and fiber images and construction of statistical shape models. Application-wise, this paper focuses on the extraction of atlas-based biomarkers for the detection of local shape or motion abnormalities, addressing several cardiac applications where the extracted information is used to study and grade different pathologies. The paper is concluded with a discussion about the role of statistical atlases in the integration of multiple information sources and the potential this can bring to in-silico simulations.


Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Independent Component Analysis Bilinear Model Statistical Shape Model Myocardial Motion 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mathieu De Craene
    • 1
    • 2
  • Federico M. Sukno
    • 2
    • 1
  • Catalina Tobon-Gomez
    • 1
    • 2
  • Constantine Butakoff
    • 1
    • 2
  • Rosa M. Figueras i Ventura
    • 1
    • 2
  • Corné Hoogendoorn
    • 1
    • 2
  • Gemma Piella
    • 1
    • 2
  • Nicolas Duchateau
    • 1
    • 2
  • Emma Muñoz-Moreno
    • 1
    • 2
  • Rafael Sebastian
    • 3
  • Oscar Camara
    • 1
    • 2
  • Alejandro F. Frangi
    • 1
    • 2
    • 4
  1. 1.Center for Computational Imaging & Simulation Technologies in Biomedicine; Department of Information and Communication TechnologiesUniversitat Pompeu FabraBarcelonaSpain
  2. 2.Biomedical Research Networking Center in Bioengineering, Biomaterials and Nanomedicine (CIBER-BBN)BarcelonaSpain
  3. 3.Department of Computer ScienceUniversitat de ValenciaValenciaSpain
  4. 4.Institució Catalana de Recerca i Estudis Avançats (ICREA)Spain

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