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The cytoplasm of living cells behaves as a poroelastic material
The cytoplasm is the largest part of the cell by volume and hence its rheology sets the rate at which cellular shape changes can occur. Recent experimental evidence suggests that cytoplasmic rheologyExpand
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Quantitative contrast-enhanced ultrasound imaging: a review of sources of variability
Ultrasound provides a valuable tool for medical diagnosis offering real-time imaging with excellent spatial resolution and low cost. The advent of microbubble contrast agents has provided theExpand
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Novel microbubble preparation technologies
Gas microbubbles, stabilised by a surfactant or polymer coating, have become well established over the past 20–30 years as the most effective type of contrast agent available for ultrasoundExpand
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Microbubble ultrasound contrast agents: A review
  • E. Stride, N. Saffari
  • Engineering, Medicine
  • Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical…
  • 1 June 2003
Abstract The superior scattering properties of gas bubbles compared with blood cells have made microbubble ultrasound contrast agents important tools in ultrasound diagnosis. Over the past 2 yearsExpand
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Electrospinning versus fibre production methods: from specifics to technological convergence.
Academic and industrial research on nanofibres is an area of increasing global interest, as seen in the continuously multiplying number of research papers and patents and the broadening range ofExpand
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Cavitation and contrast: The use of bubbles in ultrasound imaging and therapy
  • E. Stride, C. Coussios
  • Materials Science, Medicine
  • Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical…
  • 1 February 2010
Abstract Microbubbles and cavitation are playing an increasingly significant role in both diagnostic and therapeutic applications of ultrasound. Microbubble ultrasound contrast agents have been inExpand
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Mapping the Influence of Solubility and Dielectric Constant on Electrospinning Polycaprolactone Solutions
Solvent–polymer interactions critically influence not only the viscoelasticity and the critical minimum solution concentration required for electrospinning but also the diameter, crystallinity,Expand
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High-speed optical observations and simulation results of SonoVue microbubbles at low-pressure insonation
Modified Rayleigh-Plesset models are commonly used to characterize the acoustic response of microbubbles under ultrasound exposure. In most instances these models have been parameterized throughExpand
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Microbubble destruction during intravenous administration: a preliminary study.
The concentration and size distribution of microbubble suspensions are important parameters for both diagnostic and therapeutic applications. The aim of this preliminary study was to investigate theExpand
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Temperature dependent behavior of ultrasound contrast agents.
Recent interest in ultrasound contrast agents (UCAs) as tools for quantitative imaging and therapy has increased the need for accurate characterization. Laboratory investigations are frequentlyExpand
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