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Diffusion MR tractography of the heart

Overview of attention for article published in Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (Taylor & Francis Ltd), November 2009
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Title
Diffusion MR tractography of the heart
Published in
Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (Taylor & Francis Ltd), November 2009
DOI 10.1186/1532-429x-11-47
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Authors

David E Sosnovik, Ruopeng Wang, Guangping Dai, Timothy G Reese, Van J Wedeen

Abstract

Histological studies have shown that the myocardium consists of an array of crossing helical fiber tracts. Changes in myocardial fiber architecture occur in ischemic heart disease and heart failure, and can be imaged non-destructively with diffusion-encoded MR. Several diffusion-encoding schemes have been developed, ranging from scalar measurements of mean diffusivity to a 6-dimensional imaging technique known as diffusion spectrum imaging or DSI. The properties of DSI make it particularly suited to the generation of 3-dimensional tractograms of myofiber architecture. In this article we review the physical basis of diffusion-tractography in the myocardium and the attributes of the available techniques, placing particular emphasis on DSI. The application of DSI in ischemic heart disease is reviewed, and the requisites for widespread clinical translation of diffusion MR tractography in the heart are discussed.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 11 6%
United Kingdom 3 2%
Spain 2 1%
France 1 <1%
Norway 1 <1%
Netherlands 1 <1%
Finland 1 <1%
Colombia 1 <1%
Germany 1 <1%
Other 1 <1%
Unknown 151 87%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 51 29%
Researcher 45 26%
Student > Master 14 8%
Student > Doctoral Student 10 6%
Student > Bachelor 10 6%
Other 30 17%
Unknown 14 8%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 50 29%
Engineering 47 27%
Physics and Astronomy 20 11%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 10 6%
Computer Science 7 4%
Other 11 6%
Unknown 29 17%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 1. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 04 May 2019.
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#9,568,099
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#744
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#100,631
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#4
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