Quantification of echodensities in tuberculous pericardial effusion using fractal geometry: a proof of concept study

<p>Abstract</p> <p>Background</p> <p>The purpose of this study was to quantify the heterogeneous distribution of echodensities in the pericardial fluid of patients with tuberculous pericarditis using echocardiography and fractal analysis, and to determine whether there...

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Main Authors: Ntsekhe Mpiko, Mayosi Bongani M, Gumbo Tawanda
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2012-07-01
Series:Cardiovascular Ultrasound
Online Access:http://www.cardiovascularultrasound.com/content/10/1/30