7th Sendai Symposium on

Ultrasonic Tissue Characterization

September 26, 2003

Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer, Tohoku University

(Chair: Yoshifumi Saijo, Co-Chair: Hiroshi Kanai)

 

 

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Novel Approaches in Vascular Ultrasound

 

hFuzzy Clustering for Segmentation of Intravascular Ultrasound Imagesh

Esmeraldo dos Santos Filho

Graduate School of Engineering, Tohoku University

 

hTissue Motion Analysis of Coronary Arterial Wall by Correlation Analysis of Ultrasonic RF Signalh

Akira Tanaka

Graduate School of Engineering, Tohoku University

 

hCross-Sectional Elasticity Imaging of Carotid Arterial Wall in Short-Axis Planeh

Nozomi Nakagawa

Graduate School of Engineering, Tohoku University

 

Biomedical Applications of Ultrasound

 

hApplicarion of Low Intensity Ultrasound for Changing Cellular Propertiesh

Satoshi Konno

Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer, Tohoku University

 

hQuantitative Estimation of Diffuse Liver Diseases Using the Ultrasonic RF Echo Signalh

Hiroyuki Hachiya

Research Center for Frontier Medical Engineering, Chiba University

 

Tissue Elasticity Measurement

 

hTwo Dimensional Transducer Arrays for 3D Imaging System Using Coded Wavefronth

Nagaya Okada

Honda Electronics, Co., Ltd.

 

hUltrasonic Measurement of Changes in Arterial Wall Thickness due to Remote Actuation at

Multiple Frequencies for Assessment of Viscoelasticityh

Hideyuki Hasegawa

Graduate School of Engineering, Tohoku University

 

Development of FFT Acoustic Microscopy

 

hSignal Processing for Pulse Driven Ultrasonic Biological Microscope in Time-Frequency Domainh

Naohiro Hozumi

Toyohashi University of Technology

 

hImage Processing for Pulse Driven Biological Microscope Based on Frequency Spectrumh

Cheol Kyou Lee

Toyohashi University of Technology

 

Recent Applications of Acoustic Microscopy in Medicine

 

hCharacterization of the Coronary Atherosclerosis Obtained with Directional Coronary

Atherectomy Procedure by Using Acoustic Microscopyh

Hidehiko Sasaki

Miyagi Cardiovascular and Respiratory Disease Center

 

hMaterial Properties of the Rabbit Supraspinatus Tendon and Its Insertion

- A Measurement with the Scanning Acoustic Microscopy -h

Hirotaka Sano

Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Tohoku University