9th Sendai Symposium on

Ultrasonic Tissue Characterization

November 27, 2006

Sheraton Moana Surfrider Hotel, Honolulu, USA

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

Symposium poster is here.

 

 

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Session I

 

hUHF-Range Longitudinal Acoustic Property Measurement of Liquid Specimens Using Multiple

Interference in a Thin Specimen Layerh

Hiroyuki Odagawa1, Ken-ichi Miura1, Mototaka Arakawa1, Naoyuki Akashi2, Jun-ichi Kushibiki1, and

Floyd Dunn3

1 Graduate School of Engineering, Tohoku University.

2 Ichinoseki National College of Techinology.

3 University of Illinois.

 

hHigh-Frequency Ultrasound Imaging of the Eye with Annular Arraysh (Invited)

Jeffrey A. Ketterling, Jonathan Mamou, and Ronald H. Silverman

Riverside Research Institute, Frederic L. Lizzi Center for Biomedical Engineering.

 

Session II

 

hUltrasonic Imaging and Measurement Towards Noninvasive Tissue Characterization and

Evaluation of Physiological Condition of Arterial Wallh

Hideyuki Hasegawa1, Hiroshi Kanai1, Masataka Ichiki2, and Fumiaki Tezuka3

1 Graduate School of Engineering, Tohoku University. 2 Sendai Hospital of East Railway Company.

3 Sendai Medical Center.

 

hMultiple Parametric IVUS Imagings for Detection of Vulnerable Plaqueh

Yoshifumi Saijo1, Akira Tanaka2, Esmeraldo dos Santos Filho1, Takahiro Iwamoto3, Shuo Li3,

Makoto Yoshizawa3, and Yomoyuki Yambe1

1 Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer, Tohoku University.

2 Faculty of Symbiotic Systems Schience, Fukushima University.

3 Graduate School of Engineering, Tohoku University.

 

Session III

 

hCalibration for Biological Acoustic Impedance Microscopeh

Naohiro Hozumi1, Satoshi Terauchi2, Ayumi Kimura2, Masayuki Nagao2, Sachiko Yoshida2,

Kazuto Kobayashi3, and Yoshifumi Saijo4

1 Aichi Institute of Techinology.

2 Toyohashi University of Technology.

3 Honda Electronics, Co., Ltd.

4 Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer, Tohoku University.

 

hUltrasonic Measurement of Strain Generated by Dual Acoustic Radiation Force for Evaluation

Of Acupuncture Therapyh

Yoshitaka Odagiri, Hideyuki Hasegawa, and Hiroshi Kanai

Graduate School of Engineering, Tohoku University.

 

hMeasurement of Angle-Dependent Ultrasound Scattering from Wire Phantom Mimicking

Myocardial Fiberh

Teppei Onodera, Hideyuki Hasegawa, and Hiroshi Kanai

Graduate School of Engineering, Tohoku University.

 

Session IV

 

hClassfication of Flow-Limiting Thrombus in Acute Coronary Syndrome by Acoustic Microscopyh

Hidehiko Sasaki1, Yoshifumi Saijo2, Takayuki Kanno1, and Motonao Tanaka2

1 Miyagi Cardiovascular and Respiratory Center.

2 Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer, Tohoku University.

 

hTissue Sound Speed of Anterior Cruciate Ligament in Estrogen-Controlled Rabbits

- A Measurement Using the Scanning Acoustic Microscope -h

Hirotaka Sano1, Koshi Hattori1, Tatsuro Komatsuda2, Yoshifumi Saijo3, Takehiko Sugita4, and

Eiji Itoi1

1 Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Tohoku University School of Medicine.

2 Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Tohoku Rosai Hospital.

3 Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer, Tohoku University.

4 Honma Memorial Tohoku Orthopaedic Hospital.

 

hImage Processing for Scanning-Type Biological Ultrasonic Microscope Considering Its Beam

Characteristicsh

Kazuto Kobayashi1, Naohiro Hozumi2, and Shigeo Ohtsuki3

1 Honda Electronics, Co., Ltd.

2 Aichi Institute of Technology.

3 Tokyo Institute of Technology.