Ultrasound Imaging And Therapy by Aaron FensterUltrasound Imaging And Therapy by Aaron Fenster

Ultrasound Imaging And Therapy

EditorAaron Fenster, James C. Lacefield

Hardcover | May 8, 2015

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Due to improvements in image quality and the reduced cost of advanced features, ultrasound imaging is playing a greater role in the diagnosis and image-guided intervention of a wide range of diseases.Ultrasound Imaging and Therapyhighlights the latest advances in using ultrasound imaging in image-guided interventions and ultrasound-based therapy. The book presents current and emerging techniques, identifies trends in the use of ultrasound imaging, and addresses technical and computational problems that need to be solved.

The book is organized into three sections. The first section covers advances in technology, including transducers (2-D, 3-D, and 4-D), beamformers, 3-D imaging systems, and blood velocity estimation systems. The second section focuses on diagnostic applications, such as elastography, quantitative techniques for therapy monitoring and diagnostic imaging, and ultrasound tomography. The final section explains the use of ultrasound in image-guided interventions for image-guided biopsy and brain imaging.

Aaron Fenster, PhD,is a founding director of the Imaging Research Laboratories at the Robarts Research Institute. He is also a professor in the Department of Medical Biophysics and Department of Medical Imaging and the founder and associate director of the Graduate Program in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Western Ontario....
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Title:Ultrasound Imaging And TherapyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:336 pages, 10 × 7.1 × 1 inPublished:May 8, 2015Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1439866287

ISBN - 13:9781439866283

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Table of Contents

Ultrasound Instrumentation
Array Transducers and BeamformersK. Kirk Shung and Jesse Yen
Three-Dimensional Ultrasound ImagingAaron Fenster, Grace Parraga, Bernard C. Y. Chiu, and Eranga Ukwatta
Ultrasound Velocity ImagingJ¿rgen Arendt Jensen

Diagnostic Ultrasound Imaging
Ultrasound ElastographyTimothy J. Hall, Assad A. Oberai, Paul E. Barbone, and Matthew Bayer
Quantitative Ultrasound Techniques for Diagnostic Imaging and Monitoring of TherapyMichael L. Oelze
Ultrasound Tomography: A Decade-Long Journey from the Laboratory to the ClinicNeb Duric, Peter J. Littrup, Cuiping Li, Olivier Roy, and Steve Schmidt
Task-Based Design and Evaluation of Ultrasonic Imaging SystemsNghia Q. Nguyen, Craig K. Abbey, and Michael F. Insana
Acoustic Radiation Force¿Based Elasticity ImagingJoshua R. Doherty, Mark L. Palmeri, Gregg E. Trahey, and Kathryn R. Nightingale

Therapeutic and Interventional Ultrasound Imaging
Three-Dimensional Ultrasound-Guided Prostate BiopsyAaron Fenster, Jeff Bax, Vaishali Karnik, Derek Cool, Cesare Romagnoli, and Aaron Ward
Ultrasound Applications in the BrainMeaghan A. O¿Reilly and Kullervo Hynynen

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