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Non-invasive estimation of thermal tissue properties by high-intensity focused ultrasound
Author(s): Sunil Appanaboyina; Ari Partanen; Dieter Haemmerich
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Paper Abstract

Magnetic Resonance guided High-intensity Focused Ultrasound (MR-HIFU) can be used to locally heat tissue while non-invasively monitoring tissue temperature via MR-based thermometry. The goal of this study was to investigate the use of a computational technique based on inverse heat-transfer modeling for the non-invasive measurement of thermal tissue properties from data collected using an MR-HIFU system.

Paper Details

Date Published: 26 February 2013
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 8584, Energy-based Treatment of Tissue and Assessment VII, 85840W (26 February 2013); doi: 10.1117/12.2007283
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Sunil Appanaboyina, Medical Univ. of South Carolina (United States)
Ari Partanen, MR Clinical Science (United States)
Dieter Haemmerich, Medical Univ. of South Carolina (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8584:
Energy-based Treatment of Tissue and Assessment VII
Thomas P. Ryan, Editor(s)

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