Basic physics of ultrasound imaging

  title={Basic physics of ultrasound imaging},
  author={John E. Aldrich},
  journal={Critical Care Medicine},
  • J. Aldrich
  • Published 1 May 2007
  • Physics, Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine
The appearance of ultrasound images depends critically on the physical interactions of sound with the tissues in the body. The basic principles of ultrasound imaging and the physical reasons for many common artifacts are described. 

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