12 April 2005 An instrument for screening for carotid stenoses
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Abstract
Stroke arrives without warning 80% of the time, leading to death and disability in a large number of the 700,000 it strikes in the USA each year. After discussing the special characteristics of screening instruments and the particular challenges of imaging the carotid artery, we report on our progress in developing an instrument to screen for the carotid stenoses that cause the majority of these strokes.
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David H. Vilkomerson, David H. Vilkomerson, Tom Chilipka, Tom Chilipka, Robert Outcault, Robert Outcault, Kenneth Goldman, Kenneth Goldman, } "An instrument for screening for carotid stenoses", Proc. SPIE 5750, Medical Imaging 2005: Ultrasonic Imaging and Signal Processing, (12 April 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.596014; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.596014
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