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Research Output 2005 2020

2016
1 Citation (Scopus)

Nondestructive measurement of esophageal biaxial mechanical properties utilizing sonometry

Aho, J. M., Qiang, B., Wigle, D. A., Tschumperlin, D. J. & Urban, M. W., Jun 7 2016, In : Physics in Medicine and Biology. 61, 13, p. 4781-4795 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Esophagus
Pressure
Swine
Thorax
Anisotropy
13 Citations (Scopus)

Noninvasive evaluation of bladder wall mechanical properties as a function of filling volume: Potential application in bladder compliance assessment

Nenadic, I., Mynderse, L., Husmann, D., Mehrmohammadi, M., Bayat, M., Singh, A., Denis, M., Urban, M. W., Alizad, A. & Fatemi, M., Jun 1 2016, In : PLoS One. 11, 6, e0157818.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

bladder
compliance
Compliance
mechanical properties
Urinary Bladder
15 Citations (Scopus)
Elasticity Imaging Techniques
Liver Cirrhosis
Ultrasonic Waves
ROC Curve
Liver
8 Citations (Scopus)

Phase Aberration and Attenuation Effects on Acoustic Radiation Force-Based Shear Wave Generation

Amador Carrascal, C., Aristizabal, S., Greenleaf, J. F. & Urban, M. W., Feb 1 2016, In : IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control. 63, 2, p. 222-232 11 p., 7373687.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

wave generation
Shear waves
Aberrations
sound waves
S waves
13 Citations (Scopus)

Probe Oscillation Shear Elastography (PROSE): A High Frame-Rate Method for Two-Dimensional Ultrasound Shear Wave Elastography

Mellema, D. C., Song, P., Kinnick, R. R., Urban, M. W., Greenleaf, J. F., Manduca, A. & Chen, S. D., Sep 1 2016, In : IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging. 35, 9, p. 2098-2106 9 p., 7446314.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Elasticity Imaging Techniques
Shear waves
Transducers
Ultrasonics
Vibration
18 Citations (Scopus)

Quantitative assessment of left ventricular diastolic stiffness using cardiac shear wave elastography

Song, P., Bi, X., Mellema, D. C., Manduca, A., Urban, M. W., Greenleaf, J. F. & Chen, S. D., Jul 1 2016, In : Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine. 35, 7, p. 1419-1427 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Elasticity Imaging Techniques
Anisotropy
Healthy Volunteers
Reference Values
23 Citations (Scopus)

Shear Wave Elastography Quantifies Stiffness in Ex Vivo Porcine Artery with Stiffened Arterial Region

Widman, E., Maksuti, E., Amador, C., Urban, M. W., Caidahl, K. & Larsson, M., 2016, In : Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology. 42, 10, p. 2423-2435 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Elasticity Imaging Techniques
arteries
S waves
stiffness
Swine
1 Citation (Scopus)

Simultaneous estimation of shear elastic modulus and backscatter coefficient: Phantom and in human liver in vivo study

Rouyer, J., Torres, G., Amador, C., Urban, M. W. & Lavarello, R., Nov 1 2016, 2016 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, IUS 2016. IEEE Computer Society, Vol. 2016-November. 7728874

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

liver
S waves
modulus of elasticity
shear
coefficients
1 Citation (Scopus)

Tissue characterization using simultaneous estimation of backscatter coefficient and elastic shear modulus

Rouyer, J., Torres, G., Urban, M. W. & Lavarello, R., Oct 13 2016, 2016 38th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBC 2016. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., Vol. 2016-October. p. 2881-2884 4 p. 7591331

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

Elastic Modulus
Shear waves
Anisotropy
Elastic moduli
Ultrasonics
2 Citations (Scopus)

Ultrasonic method to characterize shear wave propagation in micellar fluids

Amador, C., Otilio, B. L., Kinnick, R. R. & Urban, M. W., Sep 1 2016, In : Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 140, 3, p. 1719-1726 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

S waves
wave propagation
ultrasonics
fluids
phase velocity
1 Citation (Scopus)

Ultrasound elastography for biomedical applications and medicine

Nenadic, I., Urban, M. W., Greenleaf, J. F., Gennisson, J. L., Bernal, M. & Tanter, M., Jan 1 2016, wiley. 591 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Medicine
Ultrasonics
Tissue
Biomedical engineering
Biomechanics

Use of shear wave ultrasound vibrometry for detection of simulated esophageal malignancy in ex vivo porcine esophagi

Aho, J. M., Nenadic, I. Z., Aristizabal, S., Wigle, D. A., Tschumperlin, D. J. & Urban, M. W., Nov 23 2016, In : Biomedical Physics and Engineering Express. 2, 6, 065002.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Esophagus
Swine
Neoplasms
Radiation
Ultrasonic Waves
2015
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

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
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
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

Evaluating arterial and plaque elasticity with shear wave elastography in an ex vivo porcine model

Widman, E., Maksuti, E., Carrascal, C. A., Urban, M. W. & Larsson, M., Nov 13 2015, 2015 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, IUS 2015. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 7329503

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

S waves
elastic properties
mechanical properties
aorta
fixtures
3 Citations (Scopus)

Implementation of shear wave elastography on pediatric cardiac transducers with pulse-inversion harmonic imaging and time-aligned sequential tracking

Song, P., Bi, X., Mellema, D. C., Manduca, A., Urban, M. W., Chen, S. D. & Greenleaf, J. F., Nov 13 2015, 2015 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, IUS 2015. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 7329505

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

S waves
transducers
inversions
harmonics
pulses
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
2 Citations (Scopus)

In-plane anisotropy method for the characterization of the elastic properties of anisotropic materials

Aristizabal, S., Nenadic, I. Z., Qiang, B., Amador, C., Greenleaf, J. F. & Urban, M. W., Nov 13 2015, 2015 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, IUS 2015. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 7329611

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

elastic properties
anisotropy
S waves
fibers
mechanical properties
2 Citations (Scopus)

Investigation of the effects of myocardial anisotropy for shear wave elastography using acoustic radiation force and harmonic vibration

Urban, M. W., Qiang, B., Song, P., Nenadic, I. Z., Chen, S. D. & Greenleaf, J. F., Nov 13 2015, 2015 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, IUS 2015. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 7329584

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

sound waves
S waves
harmonics
vibration
anisotropy
9 Citations (Scopus)
Elasticity Imaging Techniques
Anisotropy
Vibration
Radio Waves
Diastole
1 Citation (Scopus)

In vivo liver shear wave motion detection and shear wave speed comparison between fundamental and harmonic imaging

Amador, C., Song, P., Meixner, D. D., Chen, S. D. & Urban, M. W., Nov 13 2015, 2015 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, IUS 2015. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 7329482

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

liver
S waves
harmonics
elastic properties
velocity measurement
13 Citations (Scopus)

Modeling transversely isotropic, viscoelastic, incompressible tissue-like materials with application in ultrasound shear wave elastography

Qiang, B., Brigham, J. C., Aristizabal, S., Greenleaf, J. F., Zhang, X. & Urban, M. W., Feb 7 2015, In : Physics in Medicine and Biology. 60, 3, p. 1289-1306 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Elasticity Imaging Techniques
Viscosity
Skeletal Muscle
Spatial Analysis
Elasticity
12 Citations (Scopus)
wave generation
Shear waves
S waves
Ultrasonics
shear
8 Citations (Scopus)
Elasticity Imaging Techniques
S waves
stiffness
Pediatrics
septum
29 Citations (Scopus)

RSNA QIBA ultrasound shear wave speed Phase II phantom study in viscoelastic media

Palmeri, M., Nightingale, K., Fielding, S., Rouze, N., Deng, Y., Lynch, T., Chen, S. D., Song, P., Urban, M. W., Xie, H., Wear, K., Garra, B., Milkowski, A., Rosenzweig, S., Carson, P., Barr, R., Shamdasani, V., MacDonald, M., Wang, M., Guenette, G. & 12 others, Miyajima, Y., Okamura, Y., Dhyani, M., Samir, A., Hah, Z., McLaughlin, G., Gee, A., Chen, Y., Napolitano, D., McAleavey, S., Obuchowski, N. & Hall, T., Nov 13 2015, 2015 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, IUS 2015. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 7329478

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

biomarkers
S waves
liver
estimates
fibrosis
33 Citations (Scopus)

Shear wave elastography plaque characterization with mechanical testing validation: A phantom study

Widman, E., Maksuti, E., Larsson, D., Urban, M. W., Bjällmark, A. & Larsson, M., Apr 21 2015, In : Physics in Medicine and Biology. 60, 8, p. 3151-3174 24 p., 3151.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Elasticity Imaging Techniques
Common Carotid Artery
Atherosclerotic Plaques
7 Citations (Scopus)

Simultaneous identification of elastic properties, thickness, and diameter of arteries excited with ultrasound radiation force

Dutta, P., Urban, M. W., Le Maître, O. P., Greenleaf, J. F. & Aquino, W., Jul 7 2015, In : Physics in Medicine and Biology. 60, 13, p. 5279-5296 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Arteries
Rubber
Silicon
Carotid Arteries
Cardiovascular Diseases
29 Citations (Scopus)

Superficial ultrasound shear wave speed measurements in soft and hard elasticity phantoms: repeatability and reproducibility using two ultrasound systems

Dillman, J. R., Chen, S. D., Davenport, M. S., Zhao, H., Urban, M. W., Song, P., Watcharotone, K. & Carson, P. L., Mar 1 2015, In : Pediatric Radiology. 45, 3, p. 376-385 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Elasticity
Transducers
Ultrasonic Waves
Regression Analysis
Pediatrics
1 Citation (Scopus)

The 'sixth sense' of ultrasound: Probing nonlinear elasticity with acoustic radiation force

Guzina, B. B., Dontsov, E. V., Urban, M. W. & Fatemi, M., May 7 2015, In : Physics in Medicine and Biology. 60, 9, p. 3775-3794 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Elasticity
Acoustics
Radiation
Elastic Modulus
49 Citations (Scopus)
Shear waves
scanners
S waves
Ultrasonics
shear
4 Citations (Scopus)

Viscoelastic tissue mimicking phantom validation study with shear wave elasticity imaging and viscoelastic spectroscopy

Amador, C., Kinnick, R. R., Urban, M. W., Fatemi, M. & Greenleaf, J. F., Nov 13 2015, 2015 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, IUS 2015. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 7329486

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

S waves
elastic properties
shear
spectroscopy
viscosity
2014
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
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

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
2 Citations (Scopus)

Dual-frequency shear wave motion detection

Song, P., Zhao, H., Urban, M. W., Manduca, A., Mellema, D. C., Greenleaf, J. F. & Chen, S. D., Oct 20 2014, IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, IUS. IEEE Computer Society, p. 1109-1112 4 p. 6931949

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

S waves
harmonics
signal to noise ratios
sound waves
filters
1 Citation (Scopus)

Effects of phase aberration on acoustic radiation force-based shear wave generation

Amador, C., Aristizabal, S., Greenleaf, J. F. & Urban, M. W., Oct 20 2014, IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, IUS. IEEE Computer Society, p. 2316-2319 4 p. 6931929

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

wave generation
sound waves
S waves
aberration
attenuation
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
1 Citation (Scopus)

Feasibility of shear wave elastography for plaque characterization

Widman, E., Maksuti, E., Larsson, D., Urban, M. W., Caidahl, K., Bjällmark, A. & Larsson, M., Oct 20 2014, IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, IUS. IEEE Computer Society, p. 1818-1821 4 p. 6932274

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

S waves
vulnerability
arteries
phase velocity
inclusions
9 Citations (Scopus)

In vivo transthoracic measurement of end-diastolic left ventricular stiffness with ultrasound shear wave elastography: A pilot study

Song, P., Urban, M. W., Chen, S. D., Manduca, A., Zhao, H., Nenadic, I. Z., Pislaru, S. V., Pislaru, C. D. & Greenleaf, J. F., Oct 20 2014, IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, IUS. IEEE Computer Society, p. 109-112 4 p. 6931898

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

S waves
stiffness
inversions
harmonics
pulses

Liver elasticity imaging using external Vibration Multi-directional Ultrasound Shearwave Elastography (EVMUSE)

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., Oct 20 2014, IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, IUS. IEEE Computer Society, p. 979-982 4 p. 6931850

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

liver
S waves
elastic properties
vibration
fibrosis
18 Citations (Scopus)

Noninvasive assessment of liver fibrosis using ultrasound-based shear wave measurement and comparison to magnetic resonance elastography

Zhao, H., Chen, J., Meixner, D. D., Xie, H., Shamdasani, V., Zhou, S., Robert, J. L., Urban, M. W., Sanchez, W., Callstrom, M. R., Ehman, R. L., Greenleaf, J. F. & Chen, S. D., Sep 1 2014, In : Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine. 33, 9, p. 1597-1604 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Elasticity Imaging Techniques
Liver Cirrhosis
ROC Curve
Liver
Fibrosis
9 Citations (Scopus)

Optimized shear wave generation using hybrid beamforming methods

Nabavizadeh, A., Greenleaf, J. F., Fatemi, M. & Urban, M. W., Jan 2014, In : Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology. 40, 1, p. 188-199 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

wave generation
beamforming
S waves
Elasticity
muscles
1 Citation (Scopus)

Recovering shear wave velocity in boundary sensitive media with two-dimensional motion tracking

Nenadic, I. Z., Bernal, M., Brum, J., Gennisson, J. L., Pernot, M., Greenleaf, J. F., Tanter, M. & Urban, M. W., Oct 20 2014, IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, IUS. IEEE Computer Society, p. 1093-1096 4 p. 6932301

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

S waves
Lamb waves
elastic properties
shear
sound waves
7 Citations (Scopus)

Shear wave elastography on the GE LOGIQ E9 with Comb-push Ultrasound Shear Elastography (CUSE) and time aligned sequential tracking (TAST)

Song, P., Macdonald, M. C., Behler, R. H., Lanning, J. D., Wang, M. H., Urban, M. W., Manduca, A., Zhao, H., Callstrom, M. R., Alizad, A., Greenleaf, J. F. & Chen, S. D., Oct 20 2014, IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, IUS. IEEE Computer Society, p. 1101-1104 4 p. 6931746

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

S waves
shear
scanners
field of view
inclusions