Three-dimensional Ultrasound Volume Measurements in an Aortic Aneurysm Model

  • Lydia Johnsen Haukeland University Hospital Norwegian University of Science and Technology http://orcid.org/0000-0001-7201-8590
  • Jon Anders Torbjørn Jonung University of Bergen Haukeland University Hospital
  • Elin Hanna Laxdal Landspitali University Hospital
  • Gustav Pedersen Haukeland University Hospital University of Bergen

Abstract

Measuring the aneurysm sac’s size is vital in postoperative surveillance following endovascular treatment of aortic aneurysms.  A three-dimensional ultrasound technique may enable accurate volume measurements.  However, there is no validation of any commercially   available electro-mechanical 3D ultrasound equipment or of the software used when measuring the volume of the aortic aneurysm sac. This investigation used a phantom model to study a three-dimensional ultrasound technique on aortic aneurysm sac volume measurements.  High volume measurement accuracy indicates that this method may be useful for postoperative surveillance following endovascular aortic aneurysm operations.  These results must be confirmed in clinical studies.

Author Biographies

Lydia Johnsen, Haukeland University Hospital Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Contact email: lydia.johnsen@helse-bergen.no

Department of Vascular Surgery, MSc

Department of circulation and medical imaging, assistant professor

Jon Anders Torbjørn Jonung, University of Bergen Haukeland University Hospital

Department of Vascular Surgery, MD, PhD

Department of Clinical Sciences, professor

 

Elin Hanna Laxdal, Landspitali University Hospital

Department of Vascular Surgery

MD, PhD

Gustav Pedersen, Haukeland University Hospital University of Bergen

Department of Vascular Surgery, MD, PhD

Department of Clinical Sciences, Associate professor

Published
2018-05-07
How to Cite
Johnsen, L., Jonung, J. A. T., Laxdal, E. H., & Pedersen, G. (2018). Three-dimensional Ultrasound Volume Measurements in an Aortic Aneurysm Model. Radiography Open, 4(1). https://doi.org/10.7577/radopen.2012
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