19 May 1999 Diagnostic ultrasound for noninvasive assessment of tissue damage due to HIFU beams
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Proceedings Volume 3594, Thermal Treatment of Tissue with Image Guidance; (1999) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.348729
Event: BiOS '99 International Biomedical Optics Symposium, 1999, San Jose, CA, United States
Abstract
This report describes preliminary work on the use of signal processing of backscattered ultrasound data for characterizing tissue regions undergoing thermal therapy. The long term objective is to test the hypothesis that pulse-echo ultrasound date from treated tissue, with appropriate signal processing, can provide useful parameters for assessment of tissue state during and after undergoing thermal coagulative therapy. One very promising tissue parameter is tissue attenuation which is known to change drastically in tissues subject to coagulative necrosis. This report presents experimental in-vitro data that strongly support the above hypothesis. Statistical methods for characterization of reversible and irreversible changes in tissue state appear to hold the most promise for providing a solution to this problem.
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Emad S. Ebbini, Emad S. Ebbini, } "Diagnostic ultrasound for noninvasive assessment of tissue damage due to HIFU beams", Proc. SPIE 3594, Thermal Treatment of Tissue with Image Guidance, (19 May 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.348729; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.348729
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