11. Microparticle- and Nanoparticle-Based Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound Imaging

  1. Xiaoyuan Chen2,3
  1. Nirupama Deshpande and
  2. Jürgen K. Willmann

Published Online: 25 MAY 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470767047.ch11

Nanoplatform-Based Molecular Imaging

Nanoplatform-Based Molecular Imaging

How to Cite

Deshpande, N. and Willmann, J. K. (2011) Microparticle- and Nanoparticle-Based Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound Imaging, in Nanoplatform-Based Molecular Imaging (ed X. Chen), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470767047.ch11

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Molecular Imaging Program at Stanford and Bio-X Program, Department of Radiology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA

  2. 3

    Laboratory for Molecular Imaging and Nanomedicine, National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA

Author Information

  1. Department of Radiology and Molecular Imaging Program at Stanford, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 MAY 2011
  2. Published Print: 28 MAR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470521151

Online ISBN: 9780470767047

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Keywords:

  • microparticle- and nanoparticle-based contrast-enhanced ultrasound imaging;
  • pulse inversion imaging technology - two successive ultrasonic pulses emitted, second phase pulse inverted with the first phase;
  • targeted nanoparticle use, for ultrasound imaging of inflammation and thrombus formation - some published studies

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction to Ultrasound Imaging in Medicine

  • Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound Imaging

  • Ultrasound Contrast Agents

  • Challenges and Future Directions of Molecular Ultrasound Imaging

  • References