Reconstruction of elastic modulus distribution from envelope detected B-mode data

M. M. Doyley, J. C. Bamber, T. Shiina, M. O. Leach

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Abstract

The possibilities for using standard ultrasound scanning methods and equipment, and simple processing techniques, are explored to image the elastic modulus distribution (EMD) of soft tissues. A simple reconstruction algorithm was developed and its convergence is studied at different elastic contrasts (EC) using ideal strain data that was derived using the finite element method. Result indicates that EMD reconstruction of hard inclusion improved substantially according to a Chi-squared statistic, but soft inclusion showed little change after the first iteration.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1611-1614
Number of pages4
JournalProceedings of the IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium
Volume2
Publication statusPublished - 1996
Externally publishedYes
EventProceedings of the 1996 IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium. Part 2 (of 2) - San Antonio, TX, USA
Duration: 1996 Nov 31996 Nov 6

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Acoustics and Ultrasonics

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