Medical ultrasound imaging

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Abstract

The paper gives an introduction to current medical ultrasound imaging systems. The basics of anatomic and blood flow imaging are described. The properties of medical ultrasound and its focusing are described, and the various methods for two- and three-dimensional imaging of the human anatomy are shown. Both systems using linear and non-linear propagation of ultrasound are described. The blood velocity can also be non-invasively visualized using ultrasound and the basic signal processing for doing this is introduced. Examples for spectral velocity estimation, color flow maging and the new vector velocity images are presented.
Original languageEnglish
JournalProgress in Biophysics & Molecular Biology
Volume93
Issue number1
Pages (from-to)153-165
ISSN0079-6107
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2007

Keywords

  • Medical ultrasound
  • Imaging
  • Blood velocity estimation

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