Principles of ultrasound

  • J. P. M. Hamer
Part of the Developments in Cardiovascular Medicine book series (DICM, volume 109)


The use of ultrasound for the detection of structures, their motion patterns and their distances from the observer is not only related to echography; it is older than mankind and well known from the world of animals. The dolphin and the bat, for example, use it for exploring their environment and finding directions.


Mitral Valve Left Atrium Prosthetic Valve Acoustical Impedance Lateral Resolution 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. P. M. Hamer
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  1. 1.Thoraxcentre, Department of CardiologyUniversity Hospital GroningenGroningenThe Netherlands

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