Tissue Elasticity Imaging: Volume 1: Theory And Methods by S. Kaisar AlamTissue Elasticity Imaging: Volume 1: Theory And Methods by S. Kaisar Alam

Tissue Elasticity Imaging: Volume 1: Theory And Methods

byS. Kaisar AlamEditorBrian S. Garra

Paperback | September 1, 2018

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Tissue Elasticity Imaging: Volume One, Theory and Methodsoffers an extensive treatment of the fundamentals and applications of this groundbreaking diagnostic modality. The book introduces elasticity imaging, its history, the fundamental physics, and the different elasticity imaging methods, along with their implementation details, problems and artefacts. It is an essential resource for all researchers and practitioners interested in any elasticity imaging modality. As many diseases, including cancers, alter tissue mechanical properties, it is not always possible for conventional methods to detect changes, but with elasticity images that are produced by slow tissue deformation or low-frequency vibration, these changes can be displayed.



  • Offers the first comprehensive reference on elasticity imaging
  • Discusses the fundamentals of technology and their limitations and solutions, along with advanced methods and future directions
  • Addresses the technologies and applications useful to both researchers and clinical practitioners
  • Includes an online reference section regularly updated with advances in technology and applications
Dr. S. Kaisar Alam has more than 25 years of research experience in tissue elasticity imaging and in quantitative ultrasound. He is one of a select group of researchers with experience in both quasi-static and dynamic elasticity imaging. He has written more than 35 papers in international journals and holds several patents. Dr. Alam is...
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Title:Tissue Elasticity Imaging: Volume 1: Theory And MethodsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:237 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:September 1, 2018Publisher:Elsevier ScienceLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0128096616

ISBN - 13:9780128096611

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. History of elasticity imaging
3. Governing theory of elasticity imaging
4. Vibration sonoelastography
5. Quasi-static elastography
6. ARFI and shear-wave imaging
7. Poroelasticity
8. Magnetic resonance elastography
9. Inverse problems
10. Lateral and shear strain imaging
11. Optical Elastography
12. Summary