Ultrasonic Imaging Systems


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Ultrasonic Imaging Systems
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DIAGNOSTIC ULTRASOUND Ultrasound has become increasingly important in medicine and has taken its place along with X-ray and nuclear medicine as a diagnostic tool. Its main attraction as an imaging modality lies in its non-invasive character and ability to distinguish interfaces between soft tissues. In contrast, X-rays only respond to atomic weight differences and often require the injection of a denser contrast medium for visualization of non-bony tissues. Similarly, nuclear medicine techniques measure the selective uptake of radi…
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Dr R.S. Khandpur: HANDBOOK OF BIOMEDICAL INSTRUMENTATION, THIRD EDITION. Ultrasonic Imaging Systems, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2014), AccessEngineering Export