IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - Acoustic radiation force based quantification of tissue shear modulus within the region of excitation

2008 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium

Author(s): M.L. Palmeri ; D. Xu ; Liang Zhai ; K.R. Nightingale
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 November 2008
Conference Location: Beijing, China
Conference Date: 2 November 2008
Page(s): 2,009 - 2,012
ISBN (CD): 978-1-4244-2480-1
ISBN (Paper): 978-1-4244-2428-3
DOI: 10.1109/ULTSYM.2008.0495
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The speed of shear wave propagation in tissue is directly related to the tissue's shear modulus. Shear waves can be generated in tissue using focused, impulsive, acoustic radiation force... View More

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