Philip Ainslie

Professor Ainslie is based at the School of Health and Exercise Sciences at the University of British Columbia, Okanagan, Canada. Since completing his PhD in 2002, Dr Ainslie has published >100 peer-reviewed manuscripts and >14 major book chapters. The majority of these publications have resulted from his independent research program, principally focusing on various aspects of vascular regulation, in particular the interactions between the systemic and cerebrovascular systems. Recently, he was awarded Canada Research Chair in Cerebrovascular Physiology. He has also been the recipient of the young investigator award (Canadian Society of Exercise Physiology) and University of British Columbia researcher of the year.

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Written by international experts, this publication provides the reader with the present knowledge and future research directions of diagnostic and therapeutic ultrasound and spectroscopy. Focused topics include Duplex ultrasound, transcranial color Duplex, MRA guided Doppler ultrasonography and near-infrared spectroscopy. New directions in the use and application of transcranial and color Duplex ultrasound are provided, as well as the use of ultrasound and arterial stiffness for measuring human vascular health and circulatory control. Novel use of ultrasound for the detection of intra-cardiac and intra-pulmonary shunts is also described along with its utility for the assessment of gastric regulation and emptying.

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