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Medical Ultrasound: From Inner Space To Outer Space
Author(s): James A. Rooney
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Paper Abstract

During the last decade, medical ultrasound has rapidly become a widely accepted imaging modality used in many medical specialties. It has the advantages that it is noninvasive, does not use ionizing radiation, is relatively inexpensive and is easy to use. Future trends in ultrasound include expanded areas of use, advanced signal processing and digital image analysis including tissue characterization and three dimensional reconstructions.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 February 1985
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 0516, Diagnostic Imaging Applications, (28 February 1985); doi: 10.1117/12.945127
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James A. Rooney, California Institute of Technology (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0516:
Diagnostic Imaging Applications
Edwin S. Beckenbach, Editor(s)

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