Principles of doppler

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


As in echo, man was not the first to use the principle of Doppler for the estimation of velocities. The dolphin can not only estimate distances but it is also capable of detecting its own velocity with respect to motionless structures and also the difference in velocity between itself and fishes.


Pulmonary Vein Continuous Wave Doppler Shift Ultrasound Beam Color Flow Imaging 
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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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