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Ultrasonic reverberation and off-axis clutter suppression using aperture domain signal decomposition
Author(s): Brett Byram
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Paper Abstract

A new scattering model for ultrasound is proposed. The new model accounts for the dominant sources of tissue scattering including reverberation. In addition to the proposed model a parameter estimation scheme for the model is presented. Using the decomposition scheme, the received ultrasound signal can be decomposed into the various scattering sources arriving concurrently. Sources that are within the expected region of the ballistic wave are kept and used to reconstruct a decluttered B-Mode image.

Paper Details

Date Published: 29 March 2013
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 8675, Medical Imaging 2013: Ultrasonic Imaging, Tomography, and Therapy, 86750T (29 March 2013); doi: 10.1117/12.2006929
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Brett Byram, Duke Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8675:
Medical Imaging 2013: Ultrasonic Imaging, Tomography, and Therapy
Johan G. Bosch; Marvin M. Doyley, Editor(s)

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