Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Ultrasound Imaging

Edited by Masayuki Tanabe

Kumamoto University, Japan

In this book, we present a dozen state of the art developments for ultrasound imaging, for example, hardware implementation, transducer, beamforming, signal processing, measurement of elasticity and diagnosis. The editors would like to thank all the chapter authors, who focused on the publication of this book.

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Ultrasound ImagingEdited by Masayuki Tanabe

Published: April 11th 2011

DOI: 10.5772/653

ISBN: 978-953-307-239-5

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6428-9

Copyright year: 2011

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77901 Total Chapter Downloads

19 Crossref Citations

23 Web of Science Citations

40 Dimensions Citations


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1. Hardware-Software Partitioning of Digital Signal Processing in Ultrasound Medical Devices a Case Study

By Marcin Lewandowski


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2. Design of Curvilinear Array Apertures for 3D Ultrasonic Imaging

By Oscar Martínez-Graullera, Luis Gomez-Ullate, David Romero, Carlos J. Martín and Gregorio Godoy


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3. Synthetic Aperture Method in Ultrasound Imaging

By Ihor Trots, Andrzej Nowicki, Marcin Lewandowski and Yuriy Tasinkevych


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4. Adaptive Beamforming by Phase Coherence Processing

By J. Camacho and C. Fritsch


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5. Real-Time Speckle and Impulsive Noise Suppression in 3-D Ultrasound Imaging

By Francisco J. Gallegos-Funes, Jose M. de-la-Rosa-Vazquez, Alberto J. Rosales-Silva and Suren Stolik Isakina


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6. Tissue Harmonic Imaging with Coded Excitation

By Masayuki Tanabe, Takuya Yamamura, Kan Okubo and Norio Tagawa


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7. Ultrasonic Measurement and Imaging with Lateral Modulation – Echo, Tissue Motion and Elasticity

By Chikayoshi Sumi


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8. High Resolution Ultrasound Imaging of Melanocytic and Other Pigmented Lesions of the Skin

By Laurent Machet, Mahtab Samimi, Gabriella Georgesco, Youssef Mourtada, Michaël Naouri, Jean Marc Grégoire, Frédéric Ossant, Frédéric Patat and Loïc Vaillant


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9. Clinical Usefulness of Contrast-Enhanced Three-Dimensional Ultrasound Imaging with Sonazoid for Hepatic Tumor Lesions

By Kazushi Numata, Wen Luo, Manabu Morimoto, Hiroyuki Fukuda, Naoto Sato and Katsuaki Tanaka


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10. Contrast Enhanced Ultrasonography and Carotid Plaque Imaging: from the Hemodynamic Evaluation to the Detection of Neoangiogenesis - The New Approach to the Identification of the Unstable Plaque: from Morphology to Patophysiology

By Maria Fabrizia Giannoni, Edoardo Vicenzini, Claudia Monaco and Piergiorgio Cao


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11. Ultrasound Imaging for Pediatric Anesthesia: A Review

By Santhanam Suresh, Lauren J. Taylor and Amar S. Minhas


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