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Research

My PhD research focused on investigating the feasibility of using ultrasound echo decorrelation imaging for monitoring the treatment (thermal ablation) of liver tumors.

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Publications [Google Scholar Profile]:
  • Ultrasound monitoring of in vitro radio frequency ablation by echo decorrelation imaging. Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine 27(12), 1685-1697 (2008). PDF

  • In vivo thermal ablation monitoring using ultrasound echo decorrelation imaging. Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology 40(1), 102-114 (2014). PDF

  • Analysis of tissue changes, measurement system effects, and motion artifacts in echo decorrelation imaging. The Journal of Acoustical Society of America 137(2), 585-597 (2015). PDF

  • Optimization of tissue physical parameters for accurate temperature estimation from finite-element simulation of radiofrequency ablation. Physics in Medicine and Biology 60(19), N345 (2016). PDF

  • Dependence of ultrasound echo decorrelation on tissue temperature during radiofrequency ablation of ex vivo bovine liver. Physics in Medicine and Biology, 61(6), 2356 (2016). PDF