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Introduction and Acknowledgements

Author: Salma Bengali, CARMA Center, University of Utah
Contributors: Alan Morris, Greg Gardner, Josh Cates, Rob MacLeod, CARMA Center, University of Utah
Contact: Salma Bengali: <email>salma.bengali@carma.utah.edu</email>

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Module Description

This module creates a cardiac MRI segmentation mask called the PV Antrum Cut mask by removing the pulmonary veins (PVs) from the left atrium (LA) segmentation. The inputs are the LA endocardial segmentation and the LA endocardial wall segmentation. The output mask represents the entire LA endocardial layer minus the PVs. This mask can be used to calculate the early diastolic (peak) volume of the LA.

Use Cases

This module is meant to be used for removing the PV regions from the LA endocardial segmentation.

(Clockwise from top right) LA Wall Layer, LA Endo Layer, and LA Endo Layer with Pulmonary Veins Removed


CARMA PV Antrum Cut Filter Tutorial

Panels and their use

  • Endo Layer : Select the LA endocardial segmentation label mask
  • Wall Layer : Select the LA wall segmentation label mask
  • Endo Layer No Veins: The output label mask

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Information for Developers

The source code for this module can be found at the CARMA GitHub repository.