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Ultrasound image processing

By Vojtěch Pokorný


Ultrasound is an important imaging modality used in medicine. This bachelor’s thesis includes theory regarding physical characteristics of ultrasonic waves, a brief overview of the historical development of ultrasound as an imaging modality in medicine, biophysics of spreading and biological effects of ultrasound waves on tissues and types of display final images. Next part of the thesis describes diagnostic ultrasound device, including the most common used types of ultrasound probes. This part is followed by description of animal Vevo 2100 ultrasound system from which the acquired data are processed further. Processing includes the loading, display and for DICOM files saving too. At various file formats DICOM standard comparison is done. The last chapter deals with the filtration of characteristic noise for ultrasound images called speckle

Topics: speckle; Ultrazvuk; DICOM; Vevo 2100; ultrazvukový diagnostický přístroj; image data; Ultrasound; RF; obrazová data; ultrasound diagnostic device; spekle; MATLAB
Publisher: Vysoké učení technické v Brně. Fakulta elektrotechniky a komunikačních technologií
Year: 2015
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