Evaluation of ultrasonic attenuation of scattering medium with its tomogram

Kawan Soetanto, Shigeo Ohtsuki, Motoyoshi Okujima, Motonao Tanaka

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Abstract

We have proposed a technique for measuring the ultrasonic attenuation constant of tissues in vivo, using a linear- scanned B-mode tomogram which is widely employed in abdominal diagnosis. In this technique, the attenuation constant of a tissue can be estimated by measuring its attenuation related to a reference scattering phantom with known attenuation constant. The merits of this technique are independent of the sensitivity time control (STC) and almost free of the beam focussing. This paper outlines the technique.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)118-120
Number of pages3
JournalJapanese journal of applied physics
Volume25
Issue numberS1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1986 Jan
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)
  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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