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Proceedings of SPIE Volume 4325

Medical Imaging 2001: Ultrasonic Imaging and Signal Processing
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Volume Number: 4325
Date Published: 30 May 2001
Softcover: 58 papers (590) pages
ISBN: 9780819440112

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Acoustical and optical scattering and imaging of tissues: an overview
Author(s): Akira Ishimaru
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Current topics in ultrasound contrast agent application and design
Author(s): John S. Allen; Dustin Edward Kruse; Donovan J. May
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System response compensation for high-resolution ultrasound elastography
Author(s): Ronald A. Roberts
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Design of focused single-element (50 to 100 MHz) transducers using lithium niobate
Author(s): Jonathan Matthew Cannata; Timothy A. Ritter; WoHsing Chen; K. Kirk Shung
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High-frequency synthetic ultrasound array incorporating an actuator
Author(s): Timothy A. Ritter; Thomas R. Shrout; K. Kirk Shung
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Measurement of transducer directivity function
Author(s): Sidney Leeman; Andrew J. Healey; Eduardo Tavares Costa; Hayram Nicacio; Ricardo G. Dantas; Joaquim Miguel Maia
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Development of a parallel acquisition system for ultrasound research
Author(s): Christopher M. Fabian; Kailash N. Ballu; John A. Hossack; Travis N. Blalock; William F. Walker
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Fourier-based reconstruction of coherent ultrasonic array data
Author(s): Mehrdad Soumekh
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Proposed system for ultrasonic temperature imaging of the human prostate in vivo during transurethral microwave thermotherapy: data acquisition and initial experience
Author(s): Aswin L. Hoffmann; Jean J.M.C.H. de la Rosette; Hessel Wijkstra
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C-scan transmission ultrasound based on a hybrid microelectronic sensor array and its physical performance
Author(s): Shih-Chung Benedict Lo; David Rich; Marvin E. Lasser; John Kula; Hui Zhao; Bob Lasser; Matthew T. Freedman
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Optimal synthesis of coded wavefronts for ultrasonic pulse-echo imaging
Author(s): Emad S. Ebbini; Mok-Kun Jeong
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Investigation of real-time remote palpation imaging
Author(s): Kathryn R. Nightingale; Mary Scott Soo; Roger W. Nightingale; Gregg E. Trahey
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Time-resolved 2D pulsed elastography: experiments on tissue-equivalent phantoms and breast in vivo
Author(s): Laurent Sandrin; Mickael Tanter; Stefan Catheline; Mathias Fink
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Vibroacoustography imaging with a focused annular array
Author(s): Samuel Calle; Jean-Pierre Remenieras; Olivier Bou Matar; Frederic Patat
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Ultrasonic strain imaging in media with pulsatile flow
Author(s): Jerome J. Mai; Christian M. Kargel; Hisham Mhanna; Michael F. Insana
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Discrimination between benign and malignant lesions of the breast using ultrasound disparity mapping
Author(s): Bernard D. Steinberg; Donald L. Carlson; Julia A. Birnbaum
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Significance of correlation in ultrasound signal processing
Author(s): William F. Walker
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Wavefront estimation in the human breast
Author(s): Roderick C. Gauss; Gregg E. Trahey; Mary Scott Soo
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New method of aberration correction for ultrasonic brain imaging
Author(s): Jean-Francois Aubry; Jamie Gerber; Mickael Tanter; Jean-Louis Thomas; Mathias Fink
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Speckle reduction based on signal decorrelation under different strain states
Author(s): Pai-Chi Li; Chi-Lin Wu; Mei-Ju Chen
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Brief history of vector Doppler
Author(s): Barbrina Dunmire; Kirk W. Beach
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Vector flow estimator isomorphism and wall filter requirements
Author(s): Martin E. Anderson
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Performance of velocity vector estimation using an improved dynamic beamforming setup
Author(s): Peter Munk; Joergen Arendt Jensen
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Efficient focusing scheme for transverse velocity estimation using cross-correlation
Author(s): Joergen Arendt Jensen
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Vector Doppler: spatial sampling analysis and presentation techniques for real-time systems
Author(s): Lorenzo Capineri; Marco Scabia; Leonardo F. Masotti
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Two-dimentional velocity map of a normal femoral bifurcation and its implications for conventional pulsed Doppler ultrasound
Author(s): Barbrina Dunmire; Kirk W. Beach; Karl-Heinz Labs; Marla Paun; M. Tschoeppel
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Optimization of real-time high-frequency ultrasound for blood flow imaging in the microcirculation
Author(s): Dustin Edward Kruse; Jerome J. Mai; Ronald H. Silverman; Michael F. Insana; D. Jackson Coleman; Katherine W. Ferrara
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Effect of decorrelation on butterfly search velocity estimator performance
Author(s): Stephen A. McAleavey; Kevin J. Parker
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Four-dimensional Doppler ultrasound measurements in carotid bifurcation models: effect of concentric versus eccentric stenosis
Author(s): Tamie L. Poepping; Richard N. Rankin; David W. Holdsworth
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Novel estimators for elastography
Author(s): Sheikh Kaisar Alam; Frederick L. Lizzi; Ernest Joseph Feleppa; T. Varghese
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3D ultrasound as sparse data for intraoperative brain deformation model
Author(s): Karen E. Lunn; Alex Hartov; Francis E. Kennedy; Michael I. Miga; David W. Roberts; Leah A. Platenik; Keith D. Paulsen
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Estimating backscatter spectra after deconvolution with Kalman smoothing
Author(s): Armin I. Guenter
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Ultrasound signal processing for characterization and enhanced biometry of the cornea
Author(s): Ronald H. Silverman; Dan Z. Reinstein; Frederick L. Lizzi; D. Jackson Coleman
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Computer simulation and experiments to investigate the effects of frequency-dependent attenuation and dispersion on speed-of-sound estimates in cancellous bone
Author(s): Keith A. Wear
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Pulse-echo attenuation imaging
Author(s): Sidney Leeman; Andrew J. Healey; Eduardo Tavares Costa; Hayram Nicacio; Sayed I. Shah
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Prostate imaging based on rf spectrum analysis and nonlinear classifiers for guiding biopsies and targeting radiotherapy
Author(s): Ernest Joseph Feleppa; J. A. Ketterling; Andrew Kalisz; Stella Urban; C. R. Porter; John Gillespie; Peter Bernhard Schiff; Ronald D. Ennis; Cheng-Shie Wuu; Judd W. Moul; Isabell A. Sesterhenn; P. J. Scardino
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Frequency-dependent effective cell volume estimation for circular disk transducers using Lommel diffraction formulation
Author(s): Navalgund A. H. K. Rao; Di Lai
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Feasibility of monitoring HIFU prostate cancer therapy using elastography
Author(s): Remi Souchon; Jean Yves Chapelon; Michel J. Bertrand; Faouzi Kallel; Jonathan Ophir
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Template and active contour matching for automated left ventricular boundary detection
Author(s): Il-Seop Shin; Patrick A. Kelly; Haluk Derin; K. Francis Lee; Dennis Tighe
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Development of a fast ultrasonic three-dimensional imaging system for diagnosing blood vessels of artificial-kidney-dialyzed patients
Author(s): Mutsuhiro Akahane; Takashi Mochizuki; Yuko Yamashita; Chihiro Kasai; Masayuki Kobayashi; Osamu Kishino; Tomoya Ogawa
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Content-based ultrasound image retrieval using magnitude frequency spectrum
Author(s): Jae Gon Son; Jong In Kwak; Sang Hyun Kim; Nam Chul Kim
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Design of an exposimetry system for analysis of high-frequency ultrasound devices
Author(s): Kevin A. Snook; Bin Huang; Nadine B. Smith; K. Kirk Shung
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Investigation of focused and unfocused transducer beam patterns in moderately nonlinear absorbing media
Author(s): Nikolay A. Kharin
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Navigator echo-based in-slice motion artifact suppression in ultrasound images based on synthetic aperture
Author(s): Abd El-Monem El-Sharkawy; Abou-Bakr M. Youssef; Yasser M. Kadah
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Improved ultrasound speckle motion tracking using nonlinear diffusion filtering
Author(s): Abd El-Monem El-Sharkawy; Khaled Z. Abd-Elmoniem; Abou-Bakr M. Youssef; Yasser M. Kadah
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Reshaping polygonal meshes with smoothed normals extracted from ultrasound volume data: an optimization approach
Author(s): Raul San Jose; Carlos Alberola-Lopez; Juan Ruiz-Alzola
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New 2D ultrasound phased-array design for hyperthermia cancer therapy
Author(s): Hasan Sharifi; Hamid Soltanian-Zadeh
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Analysis of MP3-compressed Doppler ultrasound quadrature signals
Author(s): Tamie L. Poepping; Jeremy D. Gill; Aaron Fenster; David W. Holdsworth
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Echocardiogram video summarization
Author(s): Shahram Ebadollahi; Shih-Fu Chang; Henry D. Wu; Shin Takoma
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Quantitative free-hand 3D ultrasound imaging based on a modified 1D transducer array
Author(s): John A. Hossack; Jun S. Ha; Thilaka S. Sumanaweera
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Post-stenotic flow disturbances in a steady flow model
Author(s): Barbrina Dunmire; Gerry Pagel; Kirk W. Beach; Karl-Heinz Labs
Myocardial perfusion assessment with contrast echocardiography
Author(s): Manuel Desco; Maria J. Ledesma-Carbayo; Andres Santos; Miguel A. Garcia-Fernandez; Pedro Marcos-Alberca; Norberto Malpica; Jose C. Antoranz; Pedro Garcia-Barreno
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Software control architecture for characterization of a 48-element 30-MHz linear array
Author(s): Y. O. Chen; Timothy A. Ritter; J. Sabarad; K. Kirk Shung; Richard L. Tutwiler; Qindi Wu
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Standing wave pressure fields generated in an acoustic levitation chamber
Author(s): Andrew Hancock; John S. Allen; Dustin Edward Kruse; Paul A. Dayton; Christian M. Kargel; Michael F. Insana
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Accuracy of heart strain rate calculation derived from Doppler tissue velocity data
Author(s): Andres Santos; Maria J. Ledesma-Carbayo; Norberto Malpica; Manuel Desco; Jose C. Antoranz; Pedro Marcos-Alberca; Miguel A. Garcia-Fernandez
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Using statistical distances to detect changes in the normal behavior of ECG-Holter signals
Author(s): Julio Cesar Bastos de Figueiredo; Sergio Shiguemi Furuie
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Noninvasive temperature monitoring using ultrasound tissue characterization method
Author(s): Petr Novak; Lubomir Pousek; Petr Schreib; Peter Peschke; Jan Vrba; Ivan Zuna
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