Ultrasonic imaging technologies in perspective.

  title={Ultrasonic imaging technologies in perspective.},
  author={Peter N. T. Wells and Hai-Dong Liang and Terry P Young},
  journal={Journal of medical engineering & technology},
  volume={35 6-7},
Ultrasonic imaging is a mature and widely used medical diagnostic technology but it is also a field of intense research activity. Innovations are viewed with differing perspectives by the stakeholders- users, industrialists, regulators, and researchers and research funders. The more important recent developments include advances in transducers, scanning schemes, coded excitation, three-dimensional, high-resolution and high-speed imaging, contrast agents, harmonic, elasticity and strain imaging… CONTINUE READING