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Ultrasound Interactions in Biology and Medicine

  • R. Millner
  • E. Rosenfeld
  • U. Cobet

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. L. Filipczynski
    Pages 7-17
  3. J. M. Thijssen, A. L. Bayer, M. Cloostermans
    Pages 85-93
  4. K. P. Richter, H. Heynemann, R. Millner
    Pages 95-98
  5. A. P. Sarvazyan, V. A. Klemin
    Pages 99-104
  6. D. Decker, K. M. Irion, U. Faust
    Pages 105-114
  7. U. Cobet, A. Klemenz
    Pages 119-123
  8. V. B. Akopyan
    Pages 139-143
  9. T. N. Pashovkin, P. V. Mashkin, D. A. Moshkov, A. P. Sarvazyan
    Pages 145-150
  10. M. Dyson, D. S. Smalley
    Pages 151-158
  11. P. Schmidt, E. Rosenfeld, J. Fischer
    Pages 159-165
  12. R. Glöckner, B. Milsch
    Pages 185-189
  13. F. Dunn, W. K. Law, L. A. Frizzell
    Pages 191-194
  14. Back Matter
    Pages 215-216

About this book

Introduction

Due to the ever increasing interest in the use of non-invasive ultrasonic methods in medical diagnostics on the one hand and the specific effects of ultrasound in medical therapy on the other, the questions of safety and optimal applications are topical and of great importance. For this reason the symposium "Ultrasound Interaction in Biology and Medicine," initiated and supported by the "International Organization of Medical Physics," took place. The organizers were the Institute of Applied Biophysics of the Martin-Luther-University, Halle (Saale), German Democratic Republic, in association with the Society for Physical and Mathematical Biology of the GDR along with other scientific organizations. Renowned and internationally noted specialists in the field of ultrasonics reported on the latest findings regarding the biological interaction of ultrasound, which promised future improvements in the methods of ultrasonic diagnostics and gave and up-to-date insight into the biological effectiveness of ultrasound. We are pleased to be able to publish selected contributions to this symposium collected in one volume. The methods of investigation, theoretical considerations and results concerning the interaction of ultrasound on molecular, cellular and system levels contained herein will remain up-to-date for a long time to come, providing thought provoking material for further inter-disciplinary basic research and medical application.

Keywords

biophysics diagnosis diagnostics medical physics radiation ultrasound

Editors and affiliations

  • R. Millner
    • 1
  • E. Rosenfeld
    • 1
  • U. Cobet
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Applied BiophysicsMartin Luther University School of MedicineHalleGerman Democratic Republic

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