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CW Doppler Systems For External Urodynamic Study, Comparison Between Electromagnetic Wave And Airborne Ultrasound
Author(s): Y. Takeuchi
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Paper Abstract

Urination behavior indicates a series of important information for urologist Doctors, to find, for example, prostatic hypertrophy. External, non-contact urodynamic monitors using CW-Doppler principle were built in similar wavelengths with 24GHz electromagnetic wave (λ=12.5mm) and 40KHz airborne ultrasound (λ8.5mm). Both. systems were found having almost equivalent excellence in detecting the Doppler return from. urinary flow simulated by water ejector. However, airborne ultrasound system. seems slightly less expensive although its electronics are more complicated.

Paper Details

Date Published: 18 November 1989
PDF: 2 pages
Proc. SPIE 1039, 13th Intl Conf on Infrared and Millimeter Waves, (18 November 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.978502
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Y. Takeuchi, Yokogawa. Medical Systems, Ltd. (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1039:
13th Intl Conf on Infrared and Millimeter Waves
Richard J. Temkin, Editor(s)

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