Quantitative ultrasound (QUS) imaging displays quantitative information about tissue microstructure (subresolution). This new class of images are expected to provide significant diagnosis and disease-monitoring information. However making this possible depends on a deep understanding of what the ultrasonic estimates mean and how to relate them to pathologies. By using the Gaussian form factor, differences can be observed between fibroadenoma tumor and carcinoma and sarcoma tumors. Differentiating between carcino and sarcoma is not possible though due to the lack of specificity of the Gaussian FF to these tumors.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)112-116
Number of pages5
JournalIEEE Signal Processing Magazine
Issue number3
StatePublished - May 2006

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Signal Processing
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Applied Mathematics


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