Noninvasive measurement of elastic properties of living tissue

  title={Noninvasive measurement of elastic properties of living tissue},
  author={H-G. Maas and U. Kuhnapfel},
  journal={1999 European Control Conference (ECC)},
The new approach builds upon the theory, that the elasticity of a sample is dependent on the velocity of sound waves propagating in the material. In technical mechanics, this relationship is well known. A model, describing the mechanical behaviour of biological tissue is developed. It takes non-linear mechanical tissue properties into account. The quantification of a relation, appropriate for the determination of the elastic material properties by non-invasive measurements of the sound speed is… CONTINUE READING


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