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Shear wave elasticity imaging: a new ultrasonic technology of medical diagnostics.
Shear wave elasticity imaging (SWEI) is a new approach to imaging and characterizing tissue structures based on the use of shear acoustic waves remotely induced by the radiation force of a focusedExpand
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Speckle tracking methods for ultrasonic elasticity imaging using short-time correlation
In ultrasound elasticity imaging, strain decorrelation is a major source of error in displacements estimated using correlation techniques. This error can be significantly decreased by reducing theExpand
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Internal displacement and strain imaging using ultrasonic speckle tracking
Previous ultrasound speckle tracking methods have been extended, permitting measurement of internal displacement and strain fields over a wide dynamic range of tissue motion. The markedly increasedExpand
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Detection of magnetic nanoparticles in tissue using magneto-motive ultrasound.
The purpose of this study was to demonstrate the magneto-motive ultrasonic detection of superparamagnetic iron oxide (SPIO) nanoparticles as a marker of macrophage recruitment in tissue. TheExpand
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Lateral displacement estimation using tissue incompressibility
Using the incompressibility property of soft tissue, lateral displacements can be reconstructed from axial strain measurements. Results of simulations and experiments on gelatin-based tissueExpand
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Tissue elasticity reconstruction based on ultrasonic displacement and strain images
A method is presented to reconstruct the elastic modulus of soft tissue based on ultrasonic displacement and strain images. Incompressible and compressible media are considered separately. ProblemsExpand
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Photoacoustic imaging and temperature measurement for photothermal cancer therapy.
Photothermal therapy is a noninvasive, targeted, laser-based technique for cancer treatment. During photothermal therapy, light energy is converted to heat by tumor-specific photoabsorbers. TheExpand
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Photoacoustic imaging in cancer detection, diagnosis, and treatment guidance.
Imaging modalities play an important role in the clinical management of cancer, including screening, diagnosis, treatment planning and therapy monitoring. Owing to increased research efforts duringExpand
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Biophysical Bases of Elasticity Imaging
Elasticity imaging is based on two processes. The first is the evaluation of the mechanical response of a stressed tissue using imaging modalities, e.g. ultrasound, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI),Expand
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Elasticity reconstructive imaging by means of stimulated echo MRI
A method is introduced to measure internal mechanical displacement and strain by means of MRI. Such measurements are needed to reconstruct an image of the elastic Young's modulus. A stimulated echoExpand
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