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Ultrasound Doppler Velocity and Imaging

  • Toshiyo Tamura
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Abstract

Ultrasound (US) is a commonly used cardiac imaging tool in clinical practice. It is a noninvasive, sensitive, and reproducible technique for identifying and quantifying subclinical diseases and for evaluating risk of cardiovascular diseases. Portable handheld US devices have become popular. In this section, the principles of US are reviewed, portable handheld US devices are introduced, and some of their applications of point-of-care technologies are presented.

Keywords

Ultrasound imaging Doppler velocity Pulse Doppler flowmeter Pulse repetition frequency Point of care Bladder volume 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Future Robotics OrganizationWaseda UniversityShinjukuJapan

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