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Research Output 2005 2020

Article
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
100 Citations (Scopus)
Elasticity Imaging Techniques
Comb and Wattles
Shear waves
Elasticity
Ultrasonics
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
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
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

Downstream vascular changes after flow-diverting device deployment in a rabbit model

Kolumam Parameswaran, P., Dai, D., Ding, Y. H., Urban, M. W., Manlove, L., Sathish, V., Cebral, J. R., Kallmes, D. F. & Kadirvel, R. D., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of NeuroInterventional Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pulse Wave Analysis
Blood Vessels
Rabbits
Equipment and Supplies
Aorta
50 Citations (Scopus)
wave dispersion
Shear waves
S waves
Materials properties
Ultrasonics
1 Citation (Scopus)

Evaluation of materials used for vascular anastomoses using shear wave elastography

Bernal, M., Sen, I. & Urban, M. W., Mar 21 2019, In : Physics in medicine and biology. 64, 7, 075001.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cryogels
Elasticity Imaging Techniques
Polyvinyl Alcohol
Polyethylene Terephthalates
Blood Vessels
1 Citation (Scopus)
Shear waves
S waves
Ultrasonics
evaluation
inclusions
24 Citations (Scopus)

External vibration multi-directional ultrasound shearwave elastography (EVMUSE): Application in liver fibrosis staging

Zhao, H., Song, P., Meixner, D. D., Kinnick, R. R., Callstrom, M. R., Sanchez, W., Urban, M. W., Manduca, A., Greenleaf, J. F. & Chen, S. D., Nov 1 2014, In : IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging. 33, 11, p. 2140-2418 279 p., 6851155.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Elasticity Imaging Techniques
Shear waves
Vibration
Liver Cirrhosis
Liver
53 Citations (Scopus)
compounding
S waves
shear
Elasticity
Comb and Wattles
16 Citations (Scopus)

Generalized response of a sphere embedded in a viscoelastic medium excited by an ultrasonic radiation force

Urban, M. W., Nenadic, I. Z., Mitchell, S. A., Chen, S. D. & Greenleaf, J. F., Sep 2011, In : Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 130, 3, p. 1133-1141 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

ultrasonic radiation
Radiation
gelatins
rubber
sound waves
3 Citations (Scopus)
Acoustics
Radiation
17 Citations (Scopus)
Shear waves
sound waves
Wave propagation
S waves
wave propagation
22 Citations (Scopus)
harmonic motion
Scattering
Radiation
vibration
radiation
19 Citations (Scopus)
harmonic motion
harmonics
echoes
excitation
radiation
35 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of endothelial cells and mechanical conditioning on smooth muscle cell extracellular matrix production and differentiation

Bulick, A. S., Muñoz-Pinto, D. J., Qu, X., Mani, M., Cristancho, D., Urban, M. W. & Hahn, M. S., Apr 1 2009, In : Tissue Engineering - Part A. 15, 4, p. 815-825 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Endothelial cells
Smooth Muscle Myocytes
Extracellular Matrix
Muscle
Endothelial Cells
35 Citations (Scopus)

Implementation of vibro-acoustography on a clinical ultrasound system

Urban, M. W., Chalek, C., Kinnick, R. R., Kinter, T. M., Haider, B., Greenleaf, J. F., Thomenius, K. E. & Fatemi, M., Jun 2011, In : IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control. 58, 6, p. 1169-1181 13 p., 5895031.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

breast
Ultrasonics
scanners
Imaging techniques
harmonic radiation
7 Citations (Scopus)
Shear waves
group velocity
S waves
Ultrasonics
liver
65 Citations (Scopus)

Improved shear wave motion detection using pulse-inversion harmonic imaging with a phased array transducer

Song, P., Zhao, H., Urban, M. W., Manduca, A., Pislaru, S. V., Kinnick, R. R., Pislaru, C. D., Greenleaf, J. F. & Chen, S. D., Dec 2013, In : IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging. 32, 12, p. 2299-2310 12 p., 6589145.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Shear waves
Transducers
Pulse
Imaging techniques
Elasticity Imaging Techniques
11 Citations (Scopus)

Improvement of Shear Wave Motion Detection Using Harmonic Imaging in Healthy Human Liver

Amador, C., Song, P., Meixner, D. D., Chen, S. D. & Urban, M. W., Oct 12 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Elasticity
liver
S waves
harmonics
Liver
8 Citations (Scopus)

Influence of wall thickness and diameter on arterial shear wave elastography: A phantom and finite element study

Maksuti, E., Bini, F., Fiorentini, S., Blasi, G., Urban, M. W., Marinozzi, F. & Larsson, M., Mar 6 2017, In : Physics in Medicine and Biology. 62, 7, p. 2694-2718 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Elasticity Imaging Techniques
Vascular Stiffness
Early Diagnosis
Cardiovascular Diseases
Pathology
27 Citations (Scopus)

Intrinsic constraint of unlinked total elbow replacements - The ulnotrochlear joint

Kamineni, S., O'Driscoll, S. W., Urban, M. W., Garg, A., Berglund, L. J., Morrey, B. F. & An, K. N., Sep 2005, In : Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - Series A. 87, 9 I, p. 2019-2027 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Elbow Replacement Arthroplasty
Elbow
Joints
Torque
Elbow Joint
9 Citations (Scopus)
Elasticity Imaging Techniques
Anisotropy
Vibration
Radio Waves
Diastole
1 Citation (Scopus)
Elasticity
Feasibility Studies
Viscosity
Thorax
Myocardium
4 Citations (Scopus)

In vivo thyroid vibro-acoustography: A pilot study

Alizad, A., Urban, M. W., Morris, J. C., Reading, C. C., Kinnick, R. R., Greenleaf, J. F. & Fatemi, M., Mar 27 2013, In : BMC Medical Imaging. 13, 1, 12.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Elasticity Imaging Techniques
Thyroid Gland
Thyroid Nodule
X-Rays
Calcinosis