Role Played by Cellular Cohersion and Organization in the Interaction of Ultrasound with Soft Tissues

  • G. Berger
  • J. Perrin
  • D. Bourgoin
  • A. Salesses
  • A. Agneray
  • Y. Darlas
Part of the Acoustical Imaging book series (ACIM, volume 10)

Abstract

The absorption of soft tissues has so far been explained by relaxation phenomena on the macromolecular scale. That these phenomena are involved cannot be denied since this is proved by many experiments carried out on pure solutions of macromolecules. But these mechanisms do not justify the significant differences in attenuation measured in different tissues or the different pathological states of the same tissue.

Keywords

Catheter Attenuation Macromolecule Lution Dine 

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© Plenum Press, New York 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Berger
    • 1
  • J. Perrin
    • 1
  • D. Bourgoin
    • 1
  • A. Salesses
    • 2
  • A. Agneray
    • 1
  • Y. Darlas
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratoire de BiophysiqueUER Cochin Port-Royal ERA CNRS n°498 24ParisFrance
  2. 2.Laboratoire d’histologieFrance

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