A comprehensive functional ultrasound imaging framework: the assessment of vascular mechanics for the diagnosis of cardiovascular diseases


Grant Data
Project Title
A comprehensive functional ultrasound imaging framework: the assessment of vascular mechanics for the diagnosis of cardiovascular diseases
Principal Investigator
Dr Lee, Wei-Ning   (Principal investigator)
Co-Investigator(s)
Dr Qian Linxue   (Co-Investigator)
Dr Cao Yanping   (Co-Investigator)
Dr Luo Jianwen   (Co-principal investigator)
Duration
48
Start Date
2016-01-01
Completion Date
2019-12-31
Amount
1197152
Conference Title
Presentation Title
Keywords
Anisotropy, pulse wave, shear wave elasticity, strain, cardiovascular ultrasound
Discipline
Imaging,Cardiovascular Research
Panel
Engineering
Sponsor
NSFC/RGC Joint Research Scheme
HKU Project Code
N_HKU713/15
Grant Type
NSFC/RGC Joint Research Scheme
Funding Year
2015/2016
Status
On-going
Objectives
2) Establish a computational model of the vessel with material anisotropy to validate the proposed imaging framework. 3) Validate the framework in vessel-mimicking phantoms in vitro. 4) Investigate the feasibility of the framework in normal and pathological human vessels in a clinical setting.