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The subharmonic amplitude of SonoVue increases with hydrostatic pressure at low incident acoustic pressures

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Physiologically important pressures in the heart and aorta are currently assessed with invasive pressure catheters. The subharmonic signal from ultrasound contrast agents, however, may be exploited to estimate pressures non-invasively. The objective of this work was (i) to develop a static phantom from commercially-available components for easy replication across different laboratories, and (ii) to investigate the subharmonic response of the ultrasound contrast agent SonoVue (Bracco, Milan, Italy) at physiological pressures within the phantom.
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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1109/ULTSYM.2017.8091873

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Publisher:
Institute of Electronics and Electrical Engineers Publisher's website
Journal:
2017 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium (IUS) Journal website
Host title:
2017 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium (IUS)
Publication date:
2017-11-02
Acceptance date:
2017-08-31
Event location:
Washington, DC, USA
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EISSN:
1948-5727
ISSN:
1948-5727
Source identifiers:
905200
ISBN:
9781538633847
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Abstract
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pubs:905200
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uuid:c3cb8b29-9268-49af-b3e6-acbaaefcf665
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pubs:905200
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2018-11-08

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