Ultrasonic Backscattering by Blood

  • U. Cobet
  • A. Klemenz


Since the sensitivity and lateral resolution of ultrasonic pulse Doppler methods are restricted, continuous wave Doppler methods are introduced for examinations of relatively small vessels in the peripheral blood circulations. There are difficulties in the measuring of quantitative blood flow volume because an exact knowledge is necessary of the ultrasound scattering in blood by using continuous waves. Also, for the estimation of the mean velocity, it is necessary to know the distribution of frequency-dependent scattering from the velocity profile of blood flow.


Scattered Wave Rigid Sphere High Cell Concentration Doppler Method Isotropic Scattering 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • U. Cobet
    • 1
  • A. Klemenz
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Applied BiophysicsMartin-Luther-UniversityHalleGerman Democratic Republic

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