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PUBLIC LECTURE: Acoustic Reflections: advanced medical ultrasound imaging and parallels in the mining and construction industries

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A public lecture by Professor Jeffrey Bamber, Head, Ultrasound and Optical Imaging Physics, The Institute of Cancer Research London and Institute of Advanced Studies Gledden Short Stay Visiting Fellow.

Compared with other medical imaging technologies, ultrasound is low cost, transportable, rapid, safe and comfortable for the patient. It offers excellent 3D soft tissue visibility, good blood flow information and high frame rate. It has already made enormous contributions to medicine but the potential for further impact is truly exciting.

This lecture will draw on the authorís work in cancer research to look at recent progress, mentioning parallels that exist because of lessons learnt from mining and construction industries.

A very promising area is mechanical property imaging, known as elastography. A key aim of Professor Bamberís visit to Perth is to collaborate with The University of Western Australia on this topic. As in geophysics, different types of mechanical wave travel in tissue at different speeds, each providing importantly different information. In medicine, we use a pressure wave (ultrasound) to watch the progress of a shear wave and make images of its speed. This is proving important for diagnosis and assisting treatment of an astonishingly wide range of diseases.
Location Fox Lecture Theatre, Arts Building, UWA
Contact Institute of Advanced Studies <[email protected]> : 6488 1340
URL https://www.ias.uwa.edu.au/lectures/bamber
Start Thu, 19 Oct 2017 18:00
End Thu, 19 Oct 2017 19:00
Submitted by Audrey Barton <[email protected]>
Last Updated Mon, 25 Sep 2017 12:12
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