Ultrasonic Diagnostics in Medicine: Physical Foundations

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Nonspecific Binding
  • Copyright: 2007-03-26
  • Publisher: CRC Press

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This book is dedicated to physics of ultrasonics diagnostics. Physical models of biological issues used in ultrasonics diagnostics and the basic stages of it (sound radiation, sound scattering, depictions visualization) are considered.

Table of Contents

Modelp. 7
Biological tissue as a homogeneous continuump. 7
Types of biological continuap. 27
Organism as a heterogeneous continuump. 100
Equations of motion of biological continuap. 110
Physical nature of ultrasonic diagnosticsp. 125
Emissionp. 135
Unbounded plane emitterp. 135
Point emitter (monopole)p. 192
Bounded plane emitterp. 201
Point emitter (dipole)p. 233
Generation of acoustic oscillationsp. 247
Scatteringp. 269
Nature of a scattered wavep. 269
Immobile large-scale inhomogeneitiesp. 276
Immobile large-scale inhomogeneities with boundary layerp. 316
Immobile small-scale inhomogeneitiesp. 355
Immobile mesoscale inhomogeneitiesp. 387
Mobile inhomogeneitiesp. 429
Systems of scatterersp. 439
Visualizationp. 479
What is visualization?p. 479
Modes of visualizationp. 484
Defects of acoustic imagesp. 498
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