A Clinical Prototype Ultrasonic Transmission Tomographic Scanner

  • J. F. Greenleaf
  • J. J. Gisvold
  • R. C. Bahn
Part of the Acoustical Imaging book series (ACIM, volume 12)


Ultrasound is a non-invasive and non-ionizing method of imaging soft tissue which may have better patient acceptance than x-ray mammography and, in the B-scan mode, may be useful in scanning patients with radiographically dense breasts.1 Several investigators have been developing ultrasound B-scan technology for imaging the breast.2,3


Coronal Plane Filter Back Projection Acoustical Image Variable Gain Amplifier Transmission Tomographic 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. F. Greenleaf
    • 1
  • J. J. Gisvold
    • 2
  • R. C. Bahn
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Physiology and BiophysicsMayo ClinicRochesterUSA
  2. 2.Department of Diagnostic RadiologyMayo ClinicRochesterUSA
  3. 3.Department of Anatomic PathologyMayo ClinicRochesterUSA

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