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