Adnan Kastrati

Adnan Kastrati studied medicine in Tirana, Albania, where he graduated in 1979. He trained as a specialist and completed his postdoctoral studies in 1988. He was an Alexander von Humboldt Researcher at Heidelberg University, Germany, and Technishe Universität München (TUM), Germany. Prior to his appointment to the Chair of Internal Medicine at TUM, since 2000, he has worked as a Visiting Researcher at the German Cardiac Center in Munich (DHM). He is currently a Chief Physician and Deputy Director of the Cardiovascular Disease Clinic at DHM and Director of the Cardiac Catheter Laboratory and the ISARESEARCH Center. His research focus is on optimizing treatment strategies in patients with acute coronary syndrome and in developing new drug-coated stents with an improved safety and efficacy profile.

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Lumen Segmentation in Intravascular Optical Coherence Tomography Using Backscattering Tracked and Initialized Random Walks
Intravascular imaging using optical coherence tomography (OCT) is commonly used in interventional cardiology for proper diagnosis and surgical planning. OCT provides high-­‐resolution images for detailed investigation of atherosclerosis induced thickening of the lumen wall resulting in arterial blockage and triggering... Read more