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Research Output 2005 2020

11 Citations (Scopus)

A beamforming study for implementation of vibro-acoustography with a 1.75-D array transducer

Urban, M. W., Chalek, C., Haider, B., Thomenius, K., Fatemi, M. & Alizad, A., 2013, In : IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control. 60, 3, p. 535-551 17 p., 6470414.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

beamforming
Beamforming
Transducers
transducers
Imaging techniques

Acoustic Radiation Force-based model-free viscoelastic characterization: Comparison study

Amador, C., Escobar, D., Nenadic, I. & Urban, M. W., Nov 1 2016, 2016 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, IUS 2016. IEEE Computer Society, Vol. 2016-November. 7728547

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

sound waves
attenuation
recovery
viscosity
viscoelasticity

Acoustic radiation force creep and shear wave propagation method for elasticity imaging

Amador, C., Urban, M. W., Chen, S. D. & Greenleaf, J. F., 2012, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Proceedings (IMECE). Vol. 2. p. 935-938 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Shear waves
Wave propagation
Elasticity
Creep
Acoustics
4 Citations (Scopus)

Acoustic radiation force creep-recovery: Theory and finite element modeling

Amador, C., Qiang, B., Urban, M. W., Chen, S. D. & Greenleaf, J. F., 2013, IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, IUS. p. 363-366 4 p. 6725008

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

sound waves
recovery
elastic properties
S waves
mechanical properties
2 Citations (Scopus)
Shear waves
viscoelasticity
Viscoelasticity
sound waves
S waves
1 Citation (Scopus)

Acoustic radiation force optical coherence elastography for evaluating mechanical properties of soft condensed matters and its biological applications

Liu, H. C., Kijanka, P. & Urban, M. W., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Biophotonics. e201960134.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Elasticity Imaging Techniques
mucus
Mucus
sound waves
Acoustics

Acoustic versus ultrasonic breast imaging

Alizad, A., Whaley, D. H., Urban, M. W., Kinnick, R. R., Greenleaf, J. F. & Fatemi, M., 2010, 20th International Congress on Acoustics 2010, ICA 2010 - Incorporating Proceedings of the 2010 Annual Conference of the Australian Acoustical Society. Vol. 1. p. 84-87 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

breast
ultrasonics
acoustics
lesions
cysts
74 Citations (Scopus)

Acoustic Waves in Medical Imaging and Diagnostics

Sarvazyan, A. P., Urban, M. W. & Greenleaf, J. F., Jul 2013, In : Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology. 39, 7, p. 1133-1146 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Diagnostic Imaging
acoustic imaging
Acoustics
Ultrasonography
acoustics
1 Citation (Scopus)

A high frame-rate and low-cost Elastography system by generating shear waves through continuous vibration of the ultrasound transducer

Mellema, D. C., Song, P., Manduca, A., Urban, M. W., Kinnick, R. R., Greenleaf, J. F. & Chen, S. D., Nov 13 2015, 2015 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, IUS 2015. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 7329311

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

S waves
transducers
vibration
shear
artifacts
31 Citations (Scopus)

A Kramers-Kronig-based quality factor for shear wave propagation in soft tissue

Urban, M. W. & Greenleaf, J. F., 2009, In : Physics in Medicine and Biology. 54, 19, p. 5919-5933 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Skeletal Muscle

A model-free approach to probe motion artifacts suppression for in vivo imaging with probe oscillation shear wave elastography (PROSE)

Mellema, D. C., Song, P., Manduca, A., Urban, M. W., Kinnick, R. R., Greenleaf, J. F. & Chen, S. D., Oct 31 2017, 2017 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, IUS 2017. IEEE Computer Society, 8092641

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

S waves
artifacts
retarding
oscillations
probes

A model-free approach to probe motion artifacts suppression for in vivo imaging with probe oscillation shear wave elastography (PROSE)

Mellema, D., Song, P., Manduca, A., Urban, M. W., Kinnick, R., Greenleaf, J. F. & Chen, S. D., Oct 31 2017, 2017 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, IUS 2017. IEEE Computer Society, 8092826

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

S waves
artifacts
retarding
oscillations
probes
1 Citation (Scopus)

An ex-vivo setup for characterization of atherosclerotic plaque using shear wave elastography and micro-computed tomography

Larsson, D., Roy, J., Gasser, T. C., Urban, M. W., Colarieti-Tosti, M. & Larsson, M., Nov 1 2016, 2016 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, IUS 2016. IEEE Computer Society, Vol. 2016-November. 7728810

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

S waves
tomography
group velocity
vulnerability
nodules
207 Citations (Scopus)

An overview of elastography-an emerging branch of medical imaging

Sarvazyan, A., Hall, T. J., Urban, M. W., Fatemi, M., Aglyamov, S. R. & Garra, B. S., Nov 2011, In : Current Medical Imaging Reviews. 7, 4, p. 255-282 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Elasticity Imaging Techniques
Elasticity
Diagnostic Imaging
Palpation
Optical Imaging
7 Citations (Scopus)

Application of Acoustoelasticity to Evaluate Nonlinear Modulus in ex vivo Kidneys

Aristizabal, S., Amador, C., Nenadic, I. Z., Greenleaf, J. F. & Urban, M. W., Dec 7 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

kidneys
Elasticity
Tissue
shear
Elastic moduli
2 Citations (Scopus)

Application of acoustoelasticity to evaluate non-linear modulus in ex vivo kidneys

Aristizabal, S., Amador, C., Greenleaf, J. F. & Urban, M. W., Nov 1 2016, 2016 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, IUS 2016. IEEE Computer Society, Vol. 2016-November. 7728814

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

kidneys
shear
S waves
gelatins
pathology
16 Citations (Scopus)

Application of Attenuation Measuring Ultrasound Shearwave Elastography in 8 post-transplant liver patients

Nenadic, I. Z., Urban, M. W., Zhao, H., Sanchez, W., Morgan, P. E., Greenleaf, J. F. & Chen, S. D., Oct 20 2014, IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, IUS. IEEE Computer Society, p. 987-990 4 p. 6932285

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

liver
attenuation
rejection
S waves
elastic properties

Application of guided waves for quantifying elasticity and viscoelasticity of boundary sensitive organs

Aristizabal, S., Urban, M. W., Vasconcelos, L., Wood, B., Bernal, M., Brum, J. & Nenadic, I., Jan 1 2016, Ultrasound Elastography for Biomedical Applications and Medicine. wiley, p. 422-441 20 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Guided electromagnetic wave propagation
Viscoelasticity
Elasticity
Ultrasonics
Tendons

Applications of low-frequency vibration in assessment of biological tissues

Alizad, A., Urban, M. W., Kinnick, R. R., Greenleaf, J. F. & Fatemi, M., 2010, 17th International Congress on Sound and Vibration 2010, ICSV 2010. Vol. 5. p. 3617-3624 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

low frequencies
vibration
breast
stress distribution
frequency ranges
44 Citations (Scopus)
Elasticity
Diagnostic Imaging
Viscosity
Prostate
Myocardium
37 Citations (Scopus)

A review of vibro-acoustography and its applications in medicine

Urban, M. W., Alizad, A., Aquino, W., Greenleaf, J. F. & Fatemi, M., Nov 2011, In : Current Medical Imaging Reviews. 7, 4, p. 350-359 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Elasticity Imaging Techniques
Acoustics
Medicine
Diagnostic Imaging
Prostate
45 Citations (Scopus)

Arterial Stiffness Estimation by Shear Wave Elastography: Validation in Phantoms with Mechanical Testing

Maksuti, E., Widman, E., Larsson, D., Urban, M. W., Larsson, M. & Bjällmark, A., Jan 1 2016, In : Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology. 42, 1, p. 308-321 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Elasticity Imaging Techniques
Vascular Stiffness
S waves
stiffness
phase velocity
4 Citations (Scopus)

Arterial waveguide model for shear wave elastography: Implementation and in vitro validation

Astaneh, A. V., Urban, M. W., Aquino, W., Greenleaf, J. F. & Guddati, M. N., Jun 13 2017, In : Physics in Medicine and Biology. 62, 13, p. 5473-5494 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Elasticity Imaging Techniques
Vascular Stiffness
Cardiovascular Diseases
Costs and Cost Analysis
In Vitro Techniques

A systematic investigation of feasible acoustic windows and the impact of myocardial anisotropy for in vivo human cardiac shear wave elastography

Song, P., Bi, X., Mellema, D. C., Manduca, A., Urban, M. W., Greenleaf, J. F. & Chen, S. D., Nov 13 2015, 2015 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, IUS 2015. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 7329157

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

S waves
anisotropy
acoustics
septum
stiffness
27 Citations (Scopus)

Attenuation measuring ultrasound shearwave elastography and in vivo application in post-transplant liver patients

Nenadic, I. Z., Qiang, B., Urban, M. W., Zhao, H., Sanchez, W., Greenleaf, J. F. & Chen, S. D., Jan 21 2017, In : Physics in Medicine and Biology. 62, 2, p. 484-500 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Elasticity Imaging Techniques
Transplants
Liver
Elasticity
Vibration

Attenuation measuring ultrasound shearwave elastography as a method for evaluating pancreatic viscoelasticity

Wood, B. G., Ireson, M. E., Urban, M. W. & Nenadic, I. Z. D., Oct 18 2019, In : Biomedical Physics and Engineering Express. 5, 6, 065016.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Elasticity Imaging Techniques
Formaldehyde
Pancreatitis
Pancreatic Neoplasms
Neoplasms
1 Citation (Scopus)

A two-dimensional finite difference model of shear wave propagation in anisotropic soft tissue

Yang, Y., Urban, M. W. & McGough, R. J., Oct 20 2014, IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, IUS. IEEE Computer Society, p. 2323-2326 4 p. 6932322

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

S waves
wave propagation
grids
elastic waves
rectangles
5 Citations (Scopus)

Automated compression device for viscoelasticity imaging

Nabavizadeh, A., Kinnick, R. R., Bayat, M., Amador, C., Urban, M. W., Alizad, A. & Fatemi, M., Jul 1 2017, In : IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering. 64, 7, p. 1535-1546 12 p., 7574328.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Viscoelasticity
Compaction
Tissue
Imaging techniques
Creep
63 Citations (Scopus)

Bias Observed in Time-of-Flight Shear Wave Speed Measurements Using Radiation Force of a Focused Ultrasound Beam

Zhao, H., Song, P., Urban, M. W., Kinnick, R. R., Yin, M., Greenleaf, J. F. & Chen Shigao, S., Nov 2011, In : Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology. 37, 11, p. 1884-1892 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

radiation measurement
Transducers
S waves
Radiation
transducers
17 Citations (Scopus)

Breast vibro-acoustography: initial results show promise

Alizad, A., Whaley, D. H., Urban, M. W., Carter, R. E., Kinnick, R. R., Greenleaf, J. F. & Fatemi, M., Sep 29 2012, In : Breast Cancer Research. 14, 5, R128.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Elasticity Imaging Techniques
Breast
Mammography
Diagnostic Imaging
Vibration
1 Citation (Scopus)

Calculations of intensities for radiation force modeling with the software package FOCUS

McGough, R. & Urban, M. W., 2010, Proceedings of Meetings on Acoustics. Vol. 9. 020006

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

computer programs
radiation
phased arrays
pressure distribution
simulation
8 Citations (Scopus)

Characterization of material properties of soft solid thin layers with acoustic radiation force and wave propagation

Urban, M. W., Nenadic, I. Z., Qiang, B., Bernal, M., Chen, S. D. & Greenleaf, J. F., Oct 1 2015, In : Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 138, 4, p. 2499-2507 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

tissue engineering
sound waves
wave propagation
propagation
shear

Characterization of transverse isotropy in compressed tissue mimicking phantoms

Urban, M. W., Kinnick, R. R., Zhang, X. & Greenleaf, J. F., Oct 20 2014, IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, IUS. IEEE Computer Society, p. 1834-1837 4 p. 6932138

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

isotropy
S waves
gelatins
organs
transducers
8 Citations (Scopus)

Characterization of transverse isotropy in compressed tissue-mimicking phantoms

Urban, M. W., Lopera, M., Aristizabal, S., Amador, C., Nenadic, I., Kinnick, R. R., Weston, A. D., Qiang, B., Zhang, X. & Greenleaf, J. F., Jun 1 2015, In : IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control. 62, 6, p. 1036-1046 11 p., 7119984.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

isotropy
Shear waves
S waves
Tissue
organs
25 Citations (Scopus)
Shear waves
S waves
plane waves
Imaging techniques
excitation

Combined spatiotemporal and frequency-dependent shear wave elastography enables detection of vulnerable carotid plaques as validated by MRI

Marlevi, D., Mulvagh, S. L., Huang, R., Kevin DeMarco, J., Ota, H., Huston, J., Winter, R., Macedo, T. A., Abdelmoneim, S. S., Larsson, M., Pellikka, P. A. & Urban, M. W., Dec 1 2020, In : Scientific reports. 10, 1, 403.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Elasticity Imaging Techniques
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Rupture
American Heart Association
Feasibility Studies

Combined Vibro-acoustography (VA) imaging and Shearwave Dispersion Ultrasonic Vibrometry (SDUV) for measuring prostate viscoelastic material properties - An in vitro feasibility study

Mitri, F. G., Urban, M. W., Fatemi, M. & Greenleaf, J. F., 2010, 20th International Congress on Acoustics 2010, ICA 2010 - Incorporating Proceedings of the 2010 Annual Conference of the Australian Acoustical Society. Vol. 5. p. 4122-4125 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

stiffness
ultrasonics
viscoelasticity
pathology
needles
100 Citations (Scopus)
Elasticity Imaging Techniques
Comb and Wattles
Shear waves
Elasticity
Ultrasonics
5 Citations (Scopus)

Comb-push Ultrasound Shear Elastography (CUSE): A novel and fast technique for shear elasticity imaging

Song, P., Urban, M. W., Manduca, A., Zhao, H., Greenleaf, J. F. & Chen, S. D., 2012, IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, IUS. p. 1842-1845 4 p. 6562001

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

elastic properties
shear
S waves
inclusions
muscles
44 Citations (Scopus)

Comb-push ultrasound shear elastography (CUSE) with various ultrasound push beams

Song, P., Urban, M. W., Manduca, A., Zhao, H., Greenleaf, J. F. & Chen, S. D., 2013, In : IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging. 32, 8, p. 1435-1447 13 p., 6497690.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Elasticity Imaging Techniques
Comb and Wattles
Ultrasonics
Shear waves
Elasticity

Comparative evaluation of aberration effects in crawling wave sonoelastography and comb-push ultrasound shear elastography

Torres, G., Amador, C., Urban, M. W., Castañeda, B. & Lavarello, R., Nov 1 2016, 2016 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, IUS 2016. IEEE Computer Society, Vol. 2016-November. 7728733

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

aberration
shear
S waves
evaluation
sound waves
3 Citations (Scopus)

Comparison of shear velocity dispersion in viscoelastic phantoms measured by ultrasound-based shear wave elastography and magnetic resonance elastography

Urban, M. W., Chen, J. & Ehman, R. L., Oct 31 2017, 2017 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, IUS 2017. IEEE Computer Society, 8092418

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

S waves
magnetic resonance
shear
biomarkers
liver
1 Citation (Scopus)

Comparison of shear velocity dispersion in viscoelastic phantoms measured by ultrasound-based shear wave elastography and magnetic resonance elastography

Urban, M. W., Chen, J. & Ehman, R. L., Oct 31 2017, 2017 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, IUS 2017. IEEE Computer Society, 8091625

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

S waves
magnetic resonance
shear
biomarkers
fibrosis
3 Citations (Scopus)

Complex background suppression for vibro-acoustography images

Urban, M. W., Wang, C., Alizad, A. & Fatemi, M., Feb 1 2015, In : Ultrasonics. 56, p. 456-472 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

retarding
breast
acoustic emission
inclusions
urethanes
4 Citations (Scopus)

Complex shear modulus quantification from acoustic radiation force creep-recovery and shear wave propagation

Amador, C., Urban, M. W., Chen, S. D. & Greenleaf, J. F., 2012, IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, IUS. p. 1850-1853 4 p. 6562117

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

sound waves
S waves
wave propagation
recovery
shear
6 Citations (Scopus)

Composed vibration pulses for ultrasound vibrometry

Zheng, Y., Yao, A., Liu, Y., Chen, K., Chen, S. D., Urban, M. W. & Greenleaf, J. F., 2010, Proceedings - IEEE Ultrasonics Symposium. p. 17-20 4 p. 5935928

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

vibration
pulses
chickens
liver
wave propagation

Current and future clinical applications of elasticity imaging techniques

Urban, M. W., Jan 1 2016, Ultrasound Elastography for Biomedical Applications and Medicine. wiley, p. 473-491 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Elasticity
Shear waves
Tissue
Imaging techniques
Musculoskeletal system
5 Citations (Scopus)

Deconvolution of vibroacoustic images using a simulation model based on a three dimensional point spread function

Perciano, T., Urban, M. W., Mascarenhas, N. D. A., Fatemi, M., Frery, A. C. & Silva, G. T., Jan 2013, In : Ultrasonics. 53, 1, p. 36-44 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

point spread functions
simulation
restoration
filters
linear arrays

Detecting Kidney Stones Using Twinkling Artifacts: Survey of Kidney Stones with Varying Composition and Size

Wood, B. G. & Urban, M. W., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

kidney stones
Kidney Calculi
Artifacts
artifacts
rocks
8 Citations (Scopus)

Discrepancies in reporting tissue material properties

Urban, M. W., Nenadic, I. Z., Chen, S. D. & Greenleaf, J. F., May 1 2013, In : Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine. 32, 5, p. 886-888 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Elasticity Imaging Techniques
Liver Neoplasms