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Thursday, December 3, 2015

Scanning In Seven Dimensions

GE Researchers Invent a 7-Dimensional Heart Scanner (+Video)

What it sees inside your chest could save you during a heart attack.

Andrew Tarantola | December 2, 2015

While conventional MRI scans can produce highly detailed images of our internal organs, the process can take up to 45 minutes -- not the sort of delay you want when suffering from a heart attack. However, a new scanning technology from GE promises to cut that time by up to 30 minutes and deliver near-real time videos of the heart in unprecedented detail.
Dubbed ViosWorks, this MRI software algorithm captures the hearts functions in seven (yes, seven) dimensions: the standard 3 spacial, 1 time, and 3 directional velocities. [...]


<more at; related links: (See The Heart In 7 Dimensions: This Team Of German Researchers Attacks Europe’s Biggest Killer With Software. December 2, 2015) and (GE Heaktgcare, ViosWorks)>

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