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Computational Optical Sensing and Imaging
Vancouver Canada
June 18, 2007
ISBN: 1-55752-838-1
COSI/SRS Postdeadline Session (PTuA)

Extracting Information from Ultrasound Images: Elasticity

Matthew O'Donnell


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Speckle provides a signature related to the distribution of acoustic scatterers. As tissue deforms, speckle is preserved, making it ideal for tracking. A multi-dimensional speckle tracking algorithm is presented to monitor soft tissue elasticity.

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OCIS Codes
(100.0100) Image processing : Image processing
(100.2000) Image processing : Digital image processing
(110.0110) Imaging systems : Imaging systems
(110.7170) Imaging systems : Ultrasound

M. O'Donnell, " Extracting Information from Ultrasound Images: Elasticity," in Adaptive Optics: Analysis and Methods/Computational Optical Sensing and Imaging/Information Photonics/Signal Recovery and Synthesis Topical Meetings on CD-ROM, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper PTuA6.

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