Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation

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Novel Respiratory Monitoring with Ultrasound

Despite technological advancements, morbidity and mortality rates remain high in patients under sedation, often due to delayed detection of early respiratory compromise and/or failure.
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Guelay Bilen-Rosas, Humberto Rosas | P160338US02

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Novel Respiratory Monitoring with Ultrasound

Despite technological advancements, morbidity and mortality rates remain high in patients under sedation, often due to delayed detection of early respiratory compromise and/or failure. UW–Madison re...
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Guelay Bilen-Rosas, Humberto Rosas | P180312US01

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Improved CT Imaging with Multisource X-Ray Tube

Computed tomography (CT) provides rapid, noninvasive imaging at high resolution. Conventional CT systems include a gantry, one or two X-ray tubes and a detector assembly that rotate together around a ...
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Thomas (Rock) Mackie, Brandon Walker, Jonathon Seaton | P140374US01

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Improved Phantom for Quantitative Diffusion MRI

Among numerous magnetic resonance imaging contrast mechanisms, the insights that diffusion-weighted MRI provides into microstructural tissue changes make it an excellent biomarker for detection and ev...
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Scott Reeder, Diego Hernando Arribas, Xiaoke Wang | P150322US01

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Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Metabolites

In magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), tissue is scanned using magnetic fields that excite atoms and cause them to emit signals. These nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) signals can be processed into an i...
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Scott Reeder | P06190US

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Improved Phantom for Iron and Fat Quantification MRI

The ability to quantify fat concentration in the body has become increasingly important given the rise in obesity and related comorbidities. Likewise, the ability to quantify iron concentration is imp...
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Scott Reeder, Diego Hernando Arribas, Samir Sharma | P150328US01

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Digital Otoscope for Optimal Access, Visualization

An otoscope is a classic handheld medical device that allows doctors to look into the ear canal and tympanic membrane (eardrum). It is used to diagnose ear infections, membrane ruptures and foreign ob...
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James Berbee, Gregory Rebella, Azita Hamedani | P150259US01

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Controlling Motion Effects in MRI

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is sensitive to patient movements due to the long scan times sometimes required. A major source of motion is breathing, which causes artifacts to appear in MR images. ...
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Kevin Johnson | P150149US01

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Faster, Higher Quality Medical Imaging

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and computed tomography (CT) have become invaluable tools for learning about a patient’s health. However, systems are limited by acquisition speed, which often leads...
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Alexey Samsonov, Julia Velikina | P150024US01

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Faster, Distortion-Free MRI Near Metallic Implants

Surgical replacement of joints with mechanical prostheses is on the rise. Unfortunately, complications such as infection and loosening are common and often diagnosed in the late stages, compelling rep...
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Nathan Artz, Curtis Wiens | P150006US01

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Ultrasound System Solves Attenuation Problem

Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse (ARFI) imaging is a type of ultrasound elastography with proven diagnostic value. It works by generating a shear wave and detecting differences in attenuation (scatter...
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Timothy Hall, Ivan Rosado-Mendez | P150014US01

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