Investigation of post-mortem tissue effects using long-time decorrelation ultrasound

Gergely Csány, Lajos Balogh, Miklós Gyöngy

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Abstract

Decorrelation ultrasound is being increasingly used to investigate long-term biological phenomena. In the current work, ultrasound image sequences of mice who did not survive anesthesia (in a separate investigation) were analyzed and post-mortem tissue effects were observed via decorrelation calculation. A method was developed to obtain a quantitative parameter characterizing the rate of decorrelation. The results show that ultrasound decorrelation imaging is an effective method of observing post-mortem tissue effects and point to further studies elucidating the mechanism behind these effects.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1195-1199
Number of pages5
JournalPhysics Procedia
Volume70
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2015
EventICU International Congress on Ultrasonics, ICU 2015 - Metz, France
Duration: May 11 2015May 14 2015

Keywords

  • autocorrelation
  • correlation
  • decomposition
  • Decorrelation
  • exponential curve fit
  • long-term
  • post-mortem
  • time constant
  • tissue effects

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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