8th Sendai Symposium on

Ultrasonic Tissue Characterization

November 11, 2005

Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer, Tohoku University

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

 

 

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Novel Approaches in Intravascular Ultrasound

 

hParametric Intravascular Ultrasound Imagingh

Yoshifumi Saijo

Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer, Tohoku University

 

hAutomatic Luminal Contour and Calcification Detection in Intravascular Ultrasound Imagesh

Esmeraldo dos Santos Filho

Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer, Tohoku University

 

Precise Ultrasonic Measurement of Biological Materials

 

hElasticity Imaging of Artery Wall for Transcutaneous Tissue Characterizationh

Hideyuki Hasegawa

Graduate School of Engineering, Tohoku University

 

hUltrasonic Measurement of Displacement Inside Object Caused by Dual Acoustic Radiation

Forceh

Mikito Takahashi

Graduate School of Engineering, Tohoku University

 

Elasticity Measurement of Myocardium

 

hNoninvasive Measurement of Myocardial Viscoelasticityh

Hiroshi Kanai

Graduate School of Engineering, Tohoku University

 

hMeasurement of Myocardial Strain Rate at High Temporal Resolutionh

Hiroki Yoshiara

Graduate School of Engineering, Tohoku University

 

Development of Novel Acoustic Microscopy

 

hSpeed-of Sound Microscopy for Biomedical Applicationsh

Yoshifumi Saijo

Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer, Tohoku University

 

hImage Processing for Pulse Driven Biological Microscope Based on Frequency Spectrumh

Ayumi Kimura

Toyohashi University of Technology

 

Recent Applications of Acoustic Microscopy in Orthopedic Surgery

 

hIncreased Sound Speed of Synovial Membrane after Immobilization Assessed by Scanning Acoustic Microscopyh

Yoshihiro Hagiwara

Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Tohoku University

 

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

 

Invited Lecture

 

hIntravascular Ultrasound for Studying Atherosclerotic Plaqueh

A. F. W. van der Steen

Department of Biomedical Engineering, Thorax Centre, Erasmus Medical Center