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Identifying Vulnerable Plaques with Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse Imaging
The rupture of arterial plaques is the most common cause of ischemic complications including stroke, the fourth leading cause of death and number one cause of long term disability in the United States. Unfortunately, because ...
Transthoracic Cardiac Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse Imaging
This dissertation investigates the feasibility of a real-time transthoracic Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse (ARFI) imaging system to measure myocardial function non-invasively in clinical setting. Heart failure is an important ...