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US20130046181 Systems And Methods For Detecting Airway Occlusion  
In one embodiment, airway occlusion detection is performed by applying ultrasonic pulses into the neck of a patient, receiving the ultrasonic pulses after they have passed through the neck, and...
US20150005635 PATIENT INTERFACE SYSTEM  
A method for categorizing whole-breast density is disclosed. The method includes the steps of exposing breast tissue to an acoustic signal; measuring a distribution of an acoustic parameter by...
US20120065507 REDUCTION OF MOTION ARTIFACTS IN ULTRASOUND IMAGING WITH A FLEXIBLE ULTRASOUND TRANSDUCER  
Reduction of motion artifacts from flexible transducers are provided in ultrasound imaging. Temporal and/or amplitude modulation of an acoustic radiation force impulse pushing pulse may be...
US20140073922 ULTRASOUND WITH AUGMENTED VISUALIZATION  
Embodiments provided herein generally relate to improved ultrasound visualization. In some embodiments, interoperative ultrasound displays may be enhanced for more accurate identification of...
US20140249415 METHOD FOR DETERMINING, IN REAL TIME, THE PROBABILITY THAT TARGET BIOLOGICAL TISSUE IS OPPOSITE AN ULTRASONIC TRANSDUCER  
A method for determining, in real time, the probability that target biological tissue is opposite an ultrasonic transducer, the method including: transmitting, via an ultrasonic transducer, an...
US20120190983 METHOD FOR MEASURING AT LEAST ONE PROPERTY OF BIOLOGICAL TISSUE  
A method for measuring at least one property of biological tissue, including: positioning an ultrasonic transducer opposite the biological tissue to be measured; generating an ultrasonic signal...
US20130345565 Measuring Acoustic Absorption or Attenuation of Ultrasound  
Acoustic absorption or attenuation of ultrasound is measured. To estimate acoustic absorption or attenuation, the displacement of tissue caused by stress at different frequencies is measured. The...
US20120116223 SYSTEM FOR MEASURING AND TRACKING HUMAN BODY FAT  
A system for evaluating health, wellness and fitness, and in particular, to a system that uses an ultrasound transducer to accurately measure fat thickness at a plurality of sites on the human...
US20130123628 ULTRASOUND DIAGNOSTIC DEVICE AND ULTRASOUND DIAGNOSTIC METHOD  
The present invention provides an ultrasound diagnostic device including an ultrasound probe including a plurality of ultrasound transducers transmitting ultrasound waves to an object and...
US20120172710 QUANTITATIVE ELASTOGRAPHY  
A contact force sensor is used to detect an instantaneous contact force for an ultrasound probe while an ultrasound image is obtained. The contact force can be used to evaluate tissue deformation...
US20120184849 METHOD OF OPERATING ULTRASOUND DIAGNOSIS APPARATUS FOR PROVIDING MAP OF INTEREST INDEX AND ULTRASOUND DIAGNOSIS APPARATUS USING THE METHOD  
An ultrasound diagnosis apparatus providing a map of an interest index. The ultrasound diagnosis apparatus includes: a calculating unit for calculating a mechanical index (MI) corresponding to a...
US20120095337 SYSTEMS AND METHODS TO IMPROVE ULTRASOUND BEAMFORMING  
Systems and methods are disclosed to receive a plurality of samples of an ultrasound beam, each of the plurality of samples associated with a tissue depth, determine, for each of a plurality of...
US20130317364 E-BRA AND METHODS FOR EARLY DETECTION OF BREAST TUMOR  
An e-bra and a method of using the said e-bra for early detection of breast cancer are disclosed. The method requires women wear the e-bra once a week for ten minutes. The e-bra uses a high...
US20130041260 METHOD FOR IMAGING A VOLUME OF TISSUE  
A method for imaging a volume of tissue in a scan region, including: emitting, from transmitting transducers, acoustic waveforms toward the volume of tissue; detecting, with detecting transducers,...
US20130225998 Dispersive Ultrasound Technology as a Diagnostic Device for Traumatic Brain Injuries  
Described herein is the use of ultrasound pulses at different frequencies to track the dispersion properties of intracranial tissues which may have been altered due to traumatic or other...
US20120165670 CONTRALATERAL ARRAY BASED CORRECTION OF TRANSCRANIAL ULTRASOUND ABERRATION  
Ultrasound aberration, especially in transcranial imaging or therapy, is corrected by capturing the laterally two-dimensional nature of the aberration in the ultrasound being received, as by means...
US20060079774 Microwave biopsy probe  
A biopsy probe includes an impedance probe slidably disposed within a biopsy needle.
US20130116564 ULTRASOUND DIAGNOSTIC DEVICE AND ULTRASOUND DIAGNOSTIC METHOD  
A microscopic change in structure of sound velocity or attenuation due to a pathological change can be grasped, the change being difficult to grasp with conventional measurement of an absolute...
US20080097207 Ultrasound therapy monitoring with diagnostic ultrasound  
The therapeutic ultrasound waveform is used as a source of stress or ARFI pushing pulse. When the therapeutic ultrasound waveform ceases, diagnostic ultrasound is used to measure the strain, such...
US20130041261 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR MULTI-GRID TOMOGRAPHIC INVERSION TISSUE IMAGING  
The method of one embodiment for multi-grid tomographic inversion tissue imaging comprises receiving acoustic waveform data characterizing a volume of tissue, determining and refining models of...
US20100152584 METHOD FOR MEASURING VARIOUS PARAMETERS OF BONES AND JOINTS  
A method of measuring a predetermined parameter of interest in a bone or joint of a subject's body, comprising embedding in the bone or joint an acoustical transmitter and an acoustical receiver...
US20140276058 Fat Fraction Estimation Using Ultrasound with Shear Wave Propagation  
Fat fraction is estimated from shear wave propagation. Acoustic radiation force is used to generate a shear wave in tissue of interest. The attenuation, center frequency, bandwidth or other...
US20130030298 METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR ULTRASOUND IMAGING  
Actual ultrasound attenuation in tissue is used to calculate gain compensation profiles which are used to create a uniform image. Axial, lateral, elevation gain profiles are used to correct the...
US20130085389 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ANORECTAL EXAMINATION  
An anorectal probe system comprising; an anorectal probe assembly having an insertion end for insertion into a patient's rectum, said probe assembly including a transducer at or adjacent to the...
US20080275344 Method and Apparatus for Categorizing Breast Density and Assessing Cancer Risk Utilizing Acoustic Parameters  
A method for categorizing whole-breast density is disclosed. The method includes the steps of exposing breast tissue to an acoustic signal; measuring a distribution of an acoustic parameter by...
US20110034805 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CHARACTERIZATION OF CLOT FORMATION  
Methods, apparatus and systems for characterizing changes in at least one physical property of soft tissue. A series of acoustic pulses is generated and directed into the soft tissue such that at...
US20100222678 METHOD AND DEVICE FOR MEASURING A MEAN VALUE OF VISCO-ELASTICITY OF A REGION OF INTEREST  
The invention relates to a method for measuring a mean visco-elasticity value for a soft material. Said method using a single probe carrying at least one transducer comprises the steps of: a)...
US20090227870 METHOD OF DETERMINING A PARAMETER REPRESENTING AN ACOUSTIC PROPERTY OF A MATERIAL  
The invention relates to a method and system for determining a parameter representing an acoustic property of a material. The method comprises: generating an acoustic pressure wave in said...
US20070238991 Ultrasound method and apparatus for characterizing and identifying biological tissues  
A method and apparatus are disclosed for characterizing and identifying tissues in a given body part using a transmitted ultrasound signal, wherein the method comprises receiving an ultrasound...
US20080249412 Preoperative and Intra-Operative Lens Hardness Measurement by Ultrasound  
The present disclosure provides methods, systems, techniques and apparatus related to an instrumentation used to classify tissue before and/or during removal. The tissue can include any hard...
US20120095323 Bandpass Sampling for Elastography  
The characterization of tissue viscoelastic properties requires the measurement of tissue displacements over a region of interest at frequencies that exceed significantly the frame rates of...
US20120136251 PROBE AND DEVICE FOR DETECTING ABNORMALITY OF INTERVERTEBRAL DISC  
The present invention relates to a probe and a device for detecting abnormality of an intervertebral disc. More particularly, the present invention relates to a probe and a device for detecting...
US20050245824 High-intensity focused-ultrasound hydrophone  
Methods and systems are disclosed for providing a self contained hydrophone for measuring characteristics of HIFU fields. HIFU field characteristics are measured using transducer elements...
US20150065880 ULTRASOUND DIAGNOSTIC DEVICE, SOUND VELOCITY DERIVATION METHOD AND PROGRAM  
An estimated value of sound velocity of a subject interior is derived more stably and with higher accuracy. A phasing processing section provides, to each of received signals that were generated...
US20140228686 EXTRAVASATION AND INFILTRATION DETECTION DEVICE  
An integrated device of a patch and sensor assembly detects extravasation or infiltration. A transmitter is positioned to direct power into a body portion. A sensor is positioned to receive the...
US20140371589 SUBJECT INFORMATION OBTAINING APPARATUS  
A subject information obtaining apparatus includes a shape detector configured to detect the shape of a holding member holding a subject and a shape controlling unit configured to control the...
US20130035594 ULTRASONIC OBSERVATION APPARATUS, OPERATION METHOD OF THE SAME, AND COMPUTER READABLE RECORDING MEDIUM  
An ultrasonic observation apparatus includes: a reference spectrum storage unit that stores a first reference spectrum in a first reception depth range and a second reference spectrum in a second...
US20130030297 AMBIENT SOUND VELOCITY OBTAINING METHOD AND APPARATUS  
To obtain ambient sound velocity of a subject with high accuracy in a ultrasonic diagnosis apparatus. In an ambient sound velocity obtaining method that transmits ultrasonic waves from an...
US20050107703 Ultrasonic imaging with spot focused waves  
The invention is a system that was developed for medical imaging, with particular attention to breast imaging applications. Spot focused architecture enables very high resolution imaging using...
US20130123629 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MEASURING THE THICKNESS OF ADIPOSE TISSUE  
Provided are body fat measuring techniques employed to date, usually applying a certain level of force to the tissue causing narrowing of the adipose tissue layer at the time of measuring. This...
US20050004463 Method and apparatus for shear property characterization from resonance induced by oscillatory radiation force  
A method for determining a shear elasticity and shear viscosity of a material based on resonance characteristics. A focused ultrasound wave is directed at the material to induce oscillations in...
US20090264756 TISSUE THICKNESS AND STRUCTURE MEASUREMENT DEVICE  
A device is described that can be easily used to accurately measure and monitor tissue thickness and structure using ultrasound. The device comprises a remote control and data processing unit, a...
US20080221449 ULTRASONIC APPARATUS AND ULTRASONIC DIAGNOSTIC METHOD  
An ultrasonic apparatus has a pulse transmission and reception unit, an envelope curve detection unit, a time difference detection unit, and an attenuation characteristic obtaining unit. The pulse...
US20080071174 Method of Displaying Elastic Image and Diagnostic Ultrasound System  
A method of displaying an elastic image according to the present invention includes the steps of measuring ultrasound cross-section data of a cross-section region of a subject while applying...
US20100063393 Method for Improved Ultrasonic Detection  
This invention relates to a method of analyzing an ultrasound signal. The method comprises obtaining a time series of sequential data frames associated with an ultrasound signal reflected from...
US20050070798 Method for estimating tissue velocity vectors and tissue deformation from ultrasonic diagnostic imaging data  
A method is disclosed for estimating tissue velocity vectors and oriented strain from ultrasonic diagnostic imaging data. Reference points are defined from evaluation of image data derived from...
US20150216477 METHODS FOR DETECTING LYMPHEDEMA  
The invention provides methods for detecting lymphedema and methods for managing lymphedema in an individual. The methods of the invention involves utilizing a light sensing device having a video...
US20130023767 LOW-COST, HIGH FIDELITY ULTRASOUND SYSTEM  
A system and method for performing an ultrasound may include generating a set of continuous tone signals for injection into an object. A corresponding set of reflected tone signals in the...
US20150201909 ULTRASOUND INSPECTION APPARATUS, SIGNAL PROCESSING METHOD FOR ULTRASOUND INSPECTION APPARATUS, AND RECORDING MEDIUM  
An ultrasound inspection apparatus includes a region setting section setting a plurality of regions within the inspection object; a sound velocity calculator calculating a sound velocity of each...
US20120029355 Bone Sonometer  
A probe device is for performing a bone density measurement is disclosed. The device comprises at least one ultrasound source for providing ultrasonic pulses; a plurality of ultrasound detectors...

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