Navigation Links
Computer model improves ultrasound image
Date:11/4/2008

Doctors use diagnostic sonography or ultrasound to visualise organs and other internal structures of the human body. Dutch researcher Koos Huijssen has developed a computer model that can predict the sound transmission of improved designs for ultrasound instruments. The computer model is capable of processing large quantities of data and can be run on both a PC and a parallel supercomputer. Erasmus University Medical Centre and Oldelft Ultrasound are now using this program to design a new sonographic transducer.

Koos Huijssen went in search of a computer model that could predict the behaviour of ultrasonic waves. Over the past ten years, the images produced by ultrasound or sonography have been vastly improved by making partial use of the nonlinear nature of acoustic waves. Thanks to these developments ultrasound can now be used for a larger group of patients.

Further improvements could be realised by refining the sonography equipment, the transducer that generates the ultrasound and the imaging method. However, this requires a computer model that can accurately predict the transmission of ultrasound. With funding from Technology Foundation STW, Huijssen could develop a model which makes calculations over a three-dimensional area that is larger than existing computer models can handle.

The major challenges in producing such a model are the enormous complexity of the problem and dealing with the required storage capacity and processing power. The model was developed in cooperation with the company VORtech Computing and it has an excellent level of performance.


'/>"/>

Contact: Dr Koos Huijssen
j.huijssen@tudelft.nl
31-152-784-429
Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Computers help chemists fight emerging infections
2. Computer-Related Eye Strain Not Just for Adults
3. Computer models help raise the bar for sporting achievement
4. Computerized Jump Rope Raises Funds for Breast Cancer Research
5. Revision: Ziehm Imaging and BrainLAB Announce Partnership for Intra-Operative 3D Imaging and Computer Assisted Surgery (CAS)
6. Computerized training of working memory is a promising therapeutic strategy in ADHD
7. Computer simulator allows visually-impaired to drive
8. PulseLearning (Founded in Childs Bedroom in an Irish Suburban Semi Eight Years Ago and Initially Run on a Second-Hand Computer) Today Named Fastest Growing IT Company in Ireland
9. U.S. Army Selects Cogon Systems to Develop Advanced Clinical Decision Support Tools for Hand Held Computers
10. Computer-based Brain Training Addresses Many Ills
11. New Computerized Scans Effective for Spotting Clogged Arteries
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/28/2014)... Mateo, CA (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 ... that the MRI Technology program is re-accredited for the ... of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists (ARMRIT). , “We ... We are constantly improving our program to make sure ... is a lot of interest in MRI field nowadays ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... Did they fall from trees and learn to flap their ... ground and pump their "arms" to get aloft? , The ... a new University of California, Berkeley, study provides a new ... maneuver in midair, a talent that could have helped their ... , The study looked at how baby birds, in this ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... Data from the American Hospital Association’s 2013 Annual ... a basic electronic health record (EHR) system, more advanced ... challenge. , This data is featured in an ... , and is co-authored by Peter Kralovec, executive director ... as Chantal Worzala, director for policy at the AHA. ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... Ariz. Aug. 28, 2014 In 2012, ... million in grants for two groundbreaking brain cancer ... (TGen). One of those projects has officially received ... San Francisco, which means patient enrollment for the ... project, "Genomics Enabled Medicine in Glioblastoma Trial," TGen ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... CORAL GABLES, Fla (Aug. 26, 2014)-- Cigarette smoking ... the Centers for Disease Control and Protection. It,s ... order to overcome this addiction, many people resort ... literature review study by researchers at the University ... nicotine found in cigarette substitutes could be harmful ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Gurnick Academy’s MRI Program Is Re-Accredited by ARMRIT for the 5 Years 2Health News:Flapping baby birds give clues to origin of flight 2Health News:Flapping baby birds give clues to origin of flight 3Health News:AHA Data Shows Progress, Challenges on Road to Healthcare IT Adoption 2Health News:AHA Data Shows Progress, Challenges on Road to Healthcare IT Adoption 3Health News:TGen receives approval for patient enrollment in brain cancer clinical trial 2Health News:Are cigarette substitutes a safe alternative? It depends on user habits 2Health News:Are cigarette substitutes a safe alternative? It depends on user habits 3
... In a research paper presented at the 113th Annual ... that it is possible to regulate the incidence of ... the computer to stay connected with people.,The data regarding ... of the latest wave of an ongoing longitudinal study ...
... was extracted from the Herb Black Cohosh [An Indian herb], ... [HRT]. Doctors say herb used by American Indians for ... for women going through menopause. As synthetic HRT use is ... , ,Professor John Eden from Sydney’s Royal Hospital for ...
... hours for treatment for heart attacks, may be more ... blood flow, said a research // findings in the ... blood flow to an organ or tissue) with either ... coronary intervention (PCI; procedures such as angioplasty in which ...
... how neurons fire in a part of the brain ... of schizophrenia and Alzheimer's disease. // , ,A ... nervous system has been the focus of the research. ... them where they're supposed to go. In adult mice, ...
... disorders like rheumatoid arthritis may be reduced by ... carrots and sweetcorn. //, ,Vitamin C and ... in brightly-coloured fruit and veg, may act as ... damage and inflammation. ,The levels of intake ...
... Researchers from University of Michigan had identified a protein ... sensori-neural hearing loss or AISNHL.//, ,In the August ... Neck Surgery, researchers reports results from a study of ... Pennsylvania and Indiana, and 20 people with normal hearing. ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Heart Attack Patients Reaching Hospital During Off-Hours Have Increased Risk Of Death 2Health News:Learning process to be regulated by altering brain protein 2
(Date:8/28/2014)... Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Gateway Analytical announced ... 9 th Annual Global Pharma Manufacturing Summit ... 8-9 th . The Global Pharma Manufacturing Summit ... small molecule and biologic pharmaceutical manufacturing. The conference ... today,s manufacturers face, such as the increasing pressure ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... , Aug. 28, 2014  Robotic surgery is ... media, both for the promise of improved outcomes ... quick deployment of surgical robots and market pressures ... facilities to evaluate their robotic surgery training programs ... team.    ECRI Institute ( www.ecri.org ...
(Date:8/28/2014)... THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. , Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... the submission of a Biologics License Application (BLA) to ... seeking approval for the treatment of high cholesterol. Evolocumab ... proprotein convertase subtilisin/kexin type 9 (PCSK9), a protein that ... (LDL-C), or "bad" cholesterol, from the blood. 1 ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Gateway Analytical to Promote Particulate Identification Services at the 9th Annual Global Pharma Manufacturing Summit 2Gateway Analytical to Promote Particulate Identification Services at the 9th Annual Global Pharma Manufacturing Summit 3Surgical Robot Risk and Safety: ECRI Institute and Hartford Hospital Launch New Education Series 2Surgical Robot Risk and Safety: ECRI Institute and Hartford Hospital Launch New Education Series 3Surgical Robot Risk and Safety: ECRI Institute and Hartford Hospital Launch New Education Series 4Surgical Robot Risk and Safety: ECRI Institute and Hartford Hospital Launch New Education Series 5Amgen Submits Biologics License Application For Novel Investigational LDL Cholesterol-Lowering Medication Evolocumab To The FDA 2Amgen Submits Biologics License Application For Novel Investigational LDL Cholesterol-Lowering Medication Evolocumab To The FDA 3Amgen Submits Biologics License Application For Novel Investigational LDL Cholesterol-Lowering Medication Evolocumab To The FDA 4Amgen Submits Biologics License Application For Novel Investigational LDL Cholesterol-Lowering Medication Evolocumab To The FDA 5Amgen Submits Biologics License Application For Novel Investigational LDL Cholesterol-Lowering Medication Evolocumab To The FDA 6Amgen Submits Biologics License Application For Novel Investigational LDL Cholesterol-Lowering Medication Evolocumab To The FDA 7Amgen Submits Biologics License Application For Novel Investigational LDL Cholesterol-Lowering Medication Evolocumab To The FDA 8Amgen Submits Biologics License Application For Novel Investigational LDL Cholesterol-Lowering Medication Evolocumab To The FDA 9
... Mass. , July 26 The Exergen ... nationwide that stock the Exergen TemporalScanner™, according to data ... of all types of thermometers, including national brands and ... found Exergen came out on top. Exergen,s retail unit ...
... , NEWARK, Del. and GRONINGEN, Netherlands ... a leading full-service GLP/GCP-compliant contract research organization providing testing ... announced the completion of its acquisition of Xendo Drug ... .  XDD, a European contract research organization (CRO), will ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Exergen TemporalScanner Thermometer Best Selling Brand at Retailers 2QPS Announces the Acquisition of Xendo Drug Development 2QPS Announces the Acquisition of Xendo Drug Development 3QPS Announces the Acquisition of Xendo Drug Development 4
... Introducing the new PRONEB® ULTRA compressor. ... treatment time while delivering more medication to ... PARI LC PLUS® or PARI LC STAR® ... are optimized for inhalation and retention into ...
... Compressed Air., ,Allied Healthcares Timeter® PCS 414 ... other air compressors that you may wonder if ... PCS 414 features a durable, mar-resistant steel case ... unit weighs only 26.5 pounds. The PCS 414 ...
... DC powered compressor nebulizer system available. ... to take nebulizer treatments away from ... the included AC power adapter or ... The integral reusable jet nebulizer kit ...
The 45 PSI SuperSportNeb provides superior performance that translates to shorter treatment times. Like the SportNeb, it is constructed with die-cast aluminum compressor components for consistent rel...
Medicine Products: