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Publications and Presentations for Laboratory of Ultrasonics

Publications:

  • Nell DM and Myers MR, “Thermal effects generated by high-intensity focused ultrasound beams at normal incidence to a bone surface,” Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 127(1), 549-559, 2010.
  • Myers MR and Soneson JE, “Temperature modes for nonlinear gaussian beams,” Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 126(1), 425-433, 2009.
  • Harris GR, “FDA regulation of clinical high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) devices,” Proceedings: 31st Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (IEEE Press, New York, 2009).
  • Dasgupta S, Wansapura J, Hariharan P, Pratt R, Witte D, Myers MR, and Banerjee RK, “Determination of lesion size as a function of HIFU sonication time using MRI monitoring,” Proceedings of Summer Bioengineering Conference, SBC2009-205163, 2009.
  • G.R. Harris, "Piezoelectric polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) in biomedical ultrasound exposimetry" (Invited), in Biomedical Applications of Electroactive Polymer Actuators, eds. F Carpi and E Smela, (John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK, 2009), Chapter 19, pp. 369-383.
  • Hariharan P, Myers MR, Robinson RA, Maruvada S, Sliwa J, Banerjee RK, “Characterization of high intensity focused ultrasound transducers using acoustic streaming,” Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 123, 1706-1719, 2008.
  • Liu Y, Maruvada S, King RL, Herman BA, Wear KA, "Development and characterization of a blood mimicking fluid for high intensity focused ultrasound," Journal of Acoustical Society of America, 124, 1803-1810, 2008.
  • Maruvada S, Liu Y, Herman BA, Harris GR, “Temperature measurements in tissue-mimicking material during HIFU exposure,” Proceedings: 8th International Symposium on Therapeutic Ultrasound, ed., ES Ebbini (American Institute of Physics, New York, 2008) pp. 291-295.
  • Liu Y, Maruvada S, King RL, Herman BA, Wear KA, “Temperature-dependent physical properties of a HIFU blood mimicking fluid,” Proceedings: 8th International Symposium on Therapeutic Ultrasound, ed., ES Ebbini (American Institute of Physics, New York, 2008) pp. .
  • Soneson JE, “A user-friendly software package for HIFU simulation,” Proceedings: 8th International Symposium on Therapeutic Ultrasound, ed., ES Ebbini (American Institute of Physics, New York, 2008) pp. 
  • O’Brien WD, Jr, Deng CX, Harris GR, Herman BA, Merritt CR, Sanghvi N, and Zachary JF, “The risk of exposure to diagnostic ultrasound in postnatal subjects: Thermal effects,” J. Ultrasound Med., 27, 517-535, 2008.
  • Soneson JE, Myers MR, "Gaussian representation of high-intensity focused ultrasound beams," Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 122(5), 2526-2531, 2007.
  • Dasgupta S, Hariharan P, Myers MR, Banerjee RK, “Temperature rise in tissue mimicking material during HIFU procedures,” 2007 Proc. ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference (ASME, New York, 2007) BIO2007-176922.
  • Gammell PM, Maruvada S, Harris GR, “An ultrasonic time delay spectrometry (TDS) system employing digital processing,” IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, 54, 1036-1044, 2007.
  • Hariharan P, Chang I, Myers MR, and Banerjee RK, “Radio-frequency ablation in a realistic reconstructed hepatic tissue,” ASME Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, 129, 354-363, 2007.
  • Hariharan P, Myers MR, Banerjee RK, “HIFU procedures at moderate intensities - effect of large blood vessels,” Physics in Medicine and Biology, 52, 3493-3513, 2007.
  • Hariharan P, Robinson RA, Myers MR, Banerjee RK, “High intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) transducer characterization using acoustic streaming,” 2007 Proc. ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference (ASME, New York, 2007) BIO2007-176653.
  • Harris GR, Liu Y, Maruvada S, Gammell PM, “Finite amplitude method for measurement of nonlinearity parameter B/A using plane-wave tone bursts,” Proc. 2007 Ultrasonics Symposium (IEEE, New York, 2007) pp. 2072-2074.
  • King RL, Herman BA, Maruvada S, Wear KA, Harris GR, “Development of a HIFU phantom,” Proceedings: 6th International Symposium on Therapeutic Ultrasound, eds., CC Coussios and G ter Haar (American Institute of Physics , New York, 2007) pp. 351-356.
  • Maruvada S, Harris GR, Herman BA, King RL, “Acoustic power calibration of high intensity focused ultrasound transducers using a radiation force technique,” Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 121, 1434-1439, 2007.
  • Myers MR, “Tissue deformation induced by radiation force from Gaussian transducers,” Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 119(5), 3147-3152, 2006.
  • Myers MR, “Long-time temperature rise due to absorption of focused Gaussian beams in tissue,” Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 120(6), 4064-4070, 2006.
  • Phillips RA, Stratmeyer ME, Harris GR, “Safety and regulatory considerations in the non-clinical use of medical ultrasound devices,” Proceedings: Symposium on Safety of Non-Clinical use of Ultrasound, World Federation for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology and International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology (WFUMB/ISUOG) (in press).

Abstracts/Presentations:

  • Maruvada S, Liu Y, Herman BA, and Harris GR, “Evaluation of a tissue mimicking material during HIFU exposure,” International Conference on Advanced Metrology for Ultrasound in Medicine, Teddington, Middlesex, UK, May, 2010.
  • Hariharan P, Myers MR, Banerjee RK, “Direct methods for free-field characterization of HIFU transducers using acoustic streaming,” 9th International Symposium on Therapeutic Ultrasound (ISTU), Aix en Province, France, September 2009.
  • Khokhlova VA, Bessonova OV, Soneson JE, Canney MS, Bailey MR, and Crum LA, “Bandwidth limitations in the characterization of high intensity focused ultrasound fields in the presence of shocks,” 9th International Symposium on Therapeutic Ultrasound (ISTU), Aix en Province, France, September 2009.
  • Maruvada S, Liu Y, Herman BA, and Harris GR, “Multiple cavitation detection methods for evaluating tissue mimicking materials during HIFU exposure”, 9th International Symposium on Therapeutic Ultrasound (ISTU), Aix en Province, France, September 2009.
  • Soneson JE, “Effects of dose-dependent absorption on heating and lesion formation,” 9th International Symposium on Therapeutic Ultrasound (ISTU), Aix en Province, France, September 2009.
  • Harris GR, Herman BA, and Myers MR, “An analytical comparison of the thermal dose equation and the intensity-time product Itm, for predicting tissue damage thresholds,” 9th International Symposium on Therapeutic Ultrasound (ISTU), Aix en Province, France, September 2009.
  • Harris GR, HIFU and regulatory challenges,” (Invited), 9th International Symposium on Therapeutic Ultrasound (ISTU), Aix en Province, France, September 2009.
  • Giridhar D, Robinson R A, Zderic V, Sliwa J, and Myers MR, “Noninvasive characterization of HIFU transducers using infrared thermometry and a mathematical inverse method,” 9th International Symposium on Therapeutic Ultrasound (ISTU), Aix en Province, France, September 2009.
  • McCabe T, Moratz C, Liu Y, Wahab RA, Egan R, and Myers MR, “High-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) exposure as a model for blast-induced brain injury,” Society of Neuroscience 2009 Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, October 2009.
  • Harris GR, “FDA regulation of clinical high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) devices” (Invited), 31st Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, Minneapolis, MN, September, 2009.
  • Gammell PM, Maruvada S, Liu Y, and Harris GR, “A preemphasis technique to broaden the usable frequency range in time delay spectrometry systems”,  2009 Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation Conference (QNDE), Kingston, RI, July 2009.
  • Dasgupta S, Wansapura J, Hariharan P, Pratt R, Witte D, Myers MR, and Banerjee RK, “Determination of lesion size as a function of HIFU sonication time using MRI-monitored HIFU ablation,” 2009 ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference, Lake Tahoe, CA, June 2009.
  • Khokhlova VA, Bessonova OV, Canney MS, Bailey MR, Soneson JE, and Crum LA,
  • “Modeling weak shocks produced by high-intensity focused ultrasound,” 157th meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, Portland, OR, May 2009.
  • Soneson JE, “A user-friendly software package for HIFU simulation,” 8th International Symposium on Therapeutic Ultrasound, Minneapolis, MN, Sept. 2008.
  • Myers MR, Hariharan P, Robinson RA, Maruvada S, Banerjee RK, Sliwa J, “A Streaming-Based Technique for Free-Field Characterization of HIFU Transducers,” 8th International Symposium on Therapeutic Ultrasound, Minneapolis, MN, Sept. 2008.
  • Maruvada S, Liu Y, Herman BA, Harris GR, “Temperature measurements in tissue-mimicking material during HIFU exposure,” 8th International Symposium on Therapeutic Ultrasound, Minneapolis, MN, Sept. 2008.
  • Maruvada S, Liu Y, Herman B, Pritchard W, Harris G, “Temperature measurements and determination of cavitation thresholds during High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) exposures in ex-vivo porcine muscle,”  155th Meeting of Acoustical Society of America, Paris, France, June 2008.
  • Harris GR, Liu Y, Maruvada S, Gammell PM, “Finite amplitude method for measurement of nonlinearity parameter B/A using plane-wave tone bursts,” IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, New York City, NY, October 2007.
  • Harris GR, “Diagnostic ultrasound regulatory guidance and output display indices” (Invited), in Short Course on Regulatory and Safety Issues in Biomedical Ultrasound," 2007 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium,  New York City, NY, October 2007.
  • Phillips RA, Stratmeyer ME, Harris GR “Safety and regulatory considerations in the non-clinical use of medical ultrasound devices,” Symposium on Safety of Non-Clinical use of Ultrasound., World Federation for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology and International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology (WFUMB/ISUOG), Florence, Italy Oct. 2007.
  • Dasgupta S, Hariharan P, Myers MR, Banerjee RK, “Temperature rise in tissue mimicking material during HIFU procedures,” 2007 ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference, Keystone, CO, June 2007.
  • Hariharan P, Robinson RA, Myers MR, Banerjee RK, “High intensity focused ultrasound  (HIFU) transducer characterization using acoustic streaming,”  2007 ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference, Keystone, CO, June 2007.
  • Soneson JE, “A fast method for finite-amplitude Gaussian ultrasound beams,” 7th International Symposium on Therapeutic Ultrasound, Seoul, Korea, June 2007.
  • Harris GR, “Professor Floyd Dunn’s contributions to ultrasound metrology,” (Invited) 4th Joint Meeting of Acoustical Society of America and Acoustical Society of Japan, Honolulu, HI, November 2006.
  • Harris GR, “FDA Regulation of Medical Ultrasound Devices,” (Invited) IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, Vancouver, B.C., Canada, October 2006.
  • King RL, Herman BA, Maruvada S, Wear KA, Harris GR, “Development of a HIFU phantom”, International Society on Therapeutic Ultrasound Conference Proceedings, Oxford, UK, August 2006.
  • Liu Y, Maruvada S, King RL, Herman BA, Wear KA, “Blood mimicking fluid for HIFU application,” 153rd Meeting of Acoustical Society of America, Salt Lake City, UT, June 2006.
  • Hariharan P, Myers MR, Banerjee RK, “Optimization of transducer gain during focused ultrasound surgery in the presence of large blood vessels,” 2006 ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference, Amelia Island, Florida, June 2006.
  • Liu Y, Herman BA, King RL, Maruvada S, Harris GR, “Tissue mimicking materials for high intensity focused ultrasound surgery”, Poster Presentation, 2006 FDA Science Forum, Washington DC, April 2006.
  • Maruvada S, Harris GR, Herman BA, King RL, “A procedure for acoustic power calibration of high intensity focused ultrasound transducers using a radiation force technique”, Poster Presentation, 2006 FDA Science Forum, Washington DC, April 2006.
  • Harris GR, “FDA's use of the TI and MI in diagnostic ultrasound device regulation,” (Invited) 50th Annual Convention of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine, Washington, D.C., March 2006.
  • Maruvada S, “FDA regulation and pre-clinical testing of high intensity focused ultrasound devices,” (Invited) 50th Annual Convention of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine, Washington, D.C., March 2006.

Patent:

  • US Patent #7,600,410, Optical Techniques and System for 3-D Characterization of Ultrasound Beams, J.W. Sliwa, Jr., Hariharan P, Robinson RA, Myers MR, Maruvada S, Banerjee RK, and Harris GR (2009).