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Physics of Ultrasound and Instrumentation

  • J.-L. Laurenceau
  • M.-C. Malergue
Part of the The Tardieu Series book series (TARD, volume 4)

Abstract

Although X-Rays were used in medical diagnosis soon after their discovery, the application of diagnostic ultrasound was much more progressive. Experimental studies in man were very carefully conducted to eliminate the possibility of side effects similar to those of ionising radiations122.

Keywords

Acoustic Impedance Ultrasound Beam Diagnostic Ultrasound Ultrasonic Beam Mode Screen 
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Copyright information

© Tardieu 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • J.-L. Laurenceau
    • 1
    • 2
  • M.-C. Malergue
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Echocardiographic LaboratoryHôpital de la SalpêtrièreParisFrance
  2. 2.CMC de la Porte de ChoisyParisFrance
  3. 3.Echocardiographic LaboratoryHôpital BichatParisFrance

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