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US Physics, Basic Principles, and Clinical Application


Ultrasonography is an imaging method which is widely used in medicine and is based on the processing of the echo signal generated by the interaction between the matter and an ultrasound beam.


  • Acoustic Impedance
  • Ultrasound Beam
  • Fresnel Zone
  • Electrical Impulse
  • Ultrasonic Beam

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Martegani, A., Mattei, L., Aiani, L. (2016). US Physics, Basic Principles, and Clinical Application. In: Prada, F., Solbiati, L., Martegani, A., DiMeco, F. (eds) Intraoperative Ultrasound (IOUS) in Neurosurgery. Springer, Cham.

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