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Insana Lab: Select Publications

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Wagner RF, Insana MF, Brown DG, "Statistical properties of radio-frequency and envelope-detected signals with applications to medical ultrasound," J Opt Soc Am A 4(5):910-922, 1987. pdf

Wagner RF, Insana MF, Smith SW, "Fundamental correlation lengths of coherent speckle in medical ultrasonic images," IEEE Trans Ultrason Ferro Freq Control, 35(1):34-33, 1988. pdf

Insana MF, Wagner RF, Brown DG, Hall TJ, "Describing small-scale structure in random media using pulse-echo ultrasound," J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 87:179-192, 1990. pdf

Insana MF, Hall TJ, "Visual detection efficiency in ultrasonic imaging: a framework for objective assessment of image quality," J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 95:2081-2090, 1994. pdf

Insana MF, Hall TJ, Cook LT, "Backscatter coefficient estimation using array transducers," IEEE Trans Ultrason Ferro Freq Control, 41:714-723, 1994. pdf

Insana MF, "Modeling acoustic backscatter from kidney microstructure using an anisotropic correlation function," J Acoust Soc Am 97:649-655, 1995. pdf

Insana MF, Wood JG, Hall TJ, Cox GG, Harrison LA, "Effects of endothelin-1 on renal microvascularity measured using quantitative ultrasound," Ultrasound Med Biol, 21:1143-1151, 1995. pdf

Bilgen M, Insana MF, "Deformation models and correlation analysis in elastography," J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 99:3212-3224, 1996. pdf

Chaturvedi P, Insana MF, "Error bounds on ultrasonic scatterer size estimates," J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 100:392-399, 1996. pdf

Chaturvedi P, Insana MF, "Bayesian and least-squares approaches to ultrasonic scatterer size image formation," IEEE Trans. Ultrason. Ferro. Freq. Contrl., 44:152-160, 1997. pdf

Chaturvedi P, Insana MF, Hall TJ, "2-D companding for noise reduction in strain imaging," IEEE Trans. Ultrason. Ferro. Freq. Contrl., 45:179-191, 1998. pdf

Chaturvedi P, Insana MF, Hall TJ, "Testing the limitations of 2-D local companding in strain imaging using phantoms," IEEE Trans. Ultrason. Ferro. Freq. Contrl., 45 1022-1031, 1998. pdf

Insana MF, Cook LT, Bilgen M, Chaturvedi P, Zhu Y, "Maximum-likelihood approach to strain imaging using ultrasound," J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 107:1421-1434, 2000. pdf

Insana MF, Hall, TJ, Chaturvedi P, Kargel Ch, "Ultrasonic properties of random media under uniaxial loading," J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 110:3243-3251, 2001. pdf

Kargel Ch, Höbenreich G,Trummer B, Insana MF, "Adaptive clutter rejection filtering in ultrasonic strain-flow imaging," IEEE Trans. Ultrason. Ferro. Freq. Contrl., 50:824-35, 2003. pdf

Zemp RJ, Abbey CK, Insana MF, "Linear system models for ultrasonic imaging: application to signal statistics," IEEE Trans. Ultrason. Ferro. Freq. Contrl., 50: 642-654, 2003. pdf

Pellot-Barakat C, Frouin F, Insana MF, Herment A, "Ultrasound elastography based on multi-scale estimations of displacement regularized fields," IEEE Trans. Med. Imaging 23: 153-63, 2004. pdf

J Liu, CK Abbey, MF Insana, "Linear approach to axial resolution in elasticity imaging," IEEE Trans Ultrason Ferro Freq Contrl, 51:716-25, 2004. pdf

Kargel Ch, Plevnik G, Trummer B, Insana MF, "Doppler ultrasound systems designed for tumor blood flow imaging," IEEE Trans Instrum Meas. 53: 524-36, 2004. pdf

Insana MF, Pellot-Barakat C, Sridhar M, Lindfors K, "Viscoelastic imaging of breast tumor microenvironment with ultrasound," J. Mammary Gland Biol., Neoplasia, 9:393-404, 2004. pdf

J Liu, MF Insana, "Coded pulse excitation for ultrasonic strain imaging," IEEE Trans Ultrason Ferro Freq Contrl, 52:231-40, 2005. pdf

Abbey CK, Zemp RJ, Liu J, Lindfors KK, Insana MF, "Observer efficiency in discrimination tasks simulating malignant and benign breast lesions with ultrasound," IEEE Trans. Med. Imaging, 25:198-209, 2006. pdf

Tsou JK, Liu J, Insana MF, "Modeling and phantom studies of ultrasonic wall shear rate measurements using coded pulse excitation," IEEE Trans Ultrason Ferro Freq Contrl, 53:724-734, 2006. pdf

Kim K-S, Liu J, Insana MF, "Efficient array beam forming by spatial filtering for ultrasonic B-mode imaging," J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 120: 852-861, 2006. pdf

Insana MF, "Ultrasonic Imaging," In: Wiley Encyclopedia of Biomedical Engineering, M Akay, ed., ISBN: 0-471-24967-X, April 14, 2006. Hoboken: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. dx.doi.org/10.1002/9780471740360.ebs0002 pdf

Insana MF. "Elasticity Imaging," In: Wiley Encyclopedia of Biomedical Engineering, M Akay, ed., ISBN: 0-471-24967-X, April 14, 2006. Hoboken: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. dx.doi.org/10.1002/9780471740360.ebs0002 pdf

Insana MF and Oelze M, "Advanced ultrasonic imaging techniques for breast cancer research," In: Emerging Technologies in Breast Imaging and Mammography, JS Suri, RM Rangayyan, S Laxminarayan, eds., American Scientific Publishers, Valencia CA, 2006. pdf

Zemp RJ, Insana MF, "Imaging with unfocused regions of focused ultrasound beams," J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 121(3): 2007. pdf

Abbey CK, Zemp RJ, Liu J, Lindfors KK, Insana MF, "Observer efficiency in boundary discrimination tasks related to assessment of breast lesions with ultrasound," Proc SPIE Medical Imaging: Image Perception, Observer Performance, and Technology Assessment, 6146, 0O-1-11, 2006 pdf

Sridhar M, Liu J, Insana MF, "Elasticity imaging of polymeric media," ASME J Biomechan Eng, 129(2) 259-272, 2007. pdf

Sridhar M, Liu, J, Insana MF, "Viscoelasticity imaging using ultrasound: parameters and error analysis," Phys Med Biol, 52:2425-2443, 2007. pdf

RD Yapp, MF Insana, "Molecular and structural analysis of viscoelastic properties," Proc SPIE Physiology, Function, and Structure from Medical Images, 11 pages, February 2007 (in press). pdf

Liu J, Kim K-S, Insana MF, "SNR comparisons of beamforming strategies," IEEE Trans Ultrason, Ferroelec, Fre Control, 54:1010-1017, 2007. pdf

Sridhar M, Insana MF, "Ultrasonic measurements of breast viscoelasticity," Med Phys, 34:4757-4767, 2007 pdf

Tsou JK, Gower RM, Ting HJ, Schaff UY, Insana MF, Passerini AG, Simon SI, "Spatial regulation of inflammation by human aortic endothelial cells in a linear gradient of shear stress," Microcirculation (in press 2007). pdf

Tsou JK, Simon SI, Barakat AI, Insana MF: Role of ultrasonic shear rate estimation errors in assessing inflammatory response and vascular risk, Ultrasound Med Biol, 34:1-10, 2008. pdf

Insana MF, Wickline SA: Multimodality biomolecular imaging, Proc IEEE, vol 96, pp 378-81, 2008. pdf

Abbey CK, Nguyen N, Insana, MF, "An ideal observer approach to beamforming," Proc SPIE Ultrasonic Imaging and Signal Processing, 6920:1-8, 2008. pdf

Qiu Y, Sridhar M, Tsou JK, Lindfors KK, Insana MF, "Ultrasonic viscoelasticity imaging of nonpalpable breast tumors: preliminary results," Academic Radiol, 15:1526-33, 2008. pdf

Coussot C, Kalyanam S, Yapp RD, Insana MF: Fractional derivative models for ultrasonic characterization of polymer and breast tissue viscoelasticity, IEEE Trans Ultrason, Ferro, Freq Control, 56:715-26, 2009. pdf

Yapp RD, Insana MF, "pH-induced contrast in viscoelasticity imaging of biopolymers," Phys Med Biol, 54: 1089-1109, 2009. pdf

Orescanin M, Toohey K, Insana MF, "Material properties from acoustic radiation force step response," J Acoust Soc Am, 125:2928-36, 2009. pdf

Insana, MF, "Statistical ultrasonics: the influence of Robert F. Wagner," Proc SPIE Image Perception, Observer Performance, and Technology Assessment, 7263:1-6, 2009. pdf

Nguyen N, Abbey CK, Insana MF, "Ultrasonic array beamforming with iterative spatial filters," Proc SPIE Medical Imaging: Ultrasonic Imaging and Signal Processing, 7265:12 pages, 2009. pdf

Kalyanam S, Yapp RD, Insana MF, "Poroviscoelastic behavior of gelatin hydrogels under compression: implications for bioelasticity imaging," ASME J Biomechan Eng, 131:13 pages, 2009. pdf

Orescanin M, Toohey KS, Insana MF, "Quantitative shear wave imaging of cell culture gels," Proc IEEE Ultrason Symp, Rome, September 23, 2009. pdf

Orescanin M, Qayyum MA, Toohey KS, Insana MF, "Complex shear modulus of thermally-damaged liver," Proc IEEE Ultrason Symp, Rome, September 22, 2009. pdf

Nguyen NQ, Abbey CK, Yapp, RD, Insana MF, "Tomographic reconstruction of the pulse-echo spatiotemporal impulse response," Proc SPIE Medical Imaging: Ultrasonic Imaging and Signal Processing, 7629:11 pages, 2010. pdf

Orescanin M, Qayyum MA, Toohey KS, Insana MF, "Dispersion and shear modulus measurements of porcine liver," Ultrasonic Imaging 32:255-266, 2010. pdf

Orescanin M, Insana MF, "Shear Modulus Estimation With Vibrating Needle Stimulation," IEEE Trans Ultrason Ferro Freq Control, 57:1358-1367, 2010. pdf

Abbey CK, Nguyen NQ, Insana MF, "Optimal beamforming in ultrasound using the ideal observer," IEEE Trans Ultrason Ferroelec Freq Control, 57:1782-1796, 2010. pdf

Nguyen NQ, Abbey CK, Insana MF, "An adaptive filter to approximate Bayesian strategy for sonographic beamforming," IEEE Trans Medical Imaging 30:28-37, 2011. pdf

Nguyen, NQ, Abbey CK, Insana MF, "Detectability index describes the information conveyed by sonographic images," IEEE Ultrasonics Symp, Orlando FL, October 2011. pdf

Nguyen NQ, Abbey CK, Insana MF, "Analysis of minimum-variance and Wiener-filtered beamforming strategies," Proc Ultrasonics Symp, Orlando FL, Actober, 2011. pdf

Abbey CK, Nguyen NQ, Insana MF: "Effects of frequency and bandwidth on diagnostic information transfer in ultrasonic B-mode imaging," IEEE Trans on Ultrason Ferroelect Freq Control, 59(6):1115-1126, 2012. pdf

Wang Y, Insana MF, "Viscoelastic properties of rodent mammary tumors using ultrasonic shear wave imaging," Ultrasonic Imaging 35(2):126-145, 2013. pdf

Nguyen NQ, Abbey CK, Insana MF: "Objective assessment of sonographic quality I: Task information," IEEE Trans Med Imaging, 32(4):683-690, 2013. pdf

Nguyen NQ, Abbey CK, Insana MF: "Objective assessment of sonographic quality II: Acquisition information spectrum," IEEE Trans Med Imaging, 32(4):691-698, 2013. pdf

Qayyum MA, Kwak JT, Insana MF, "Stromal-epithelial responses to fractionated radiotherapy in a breast cancer microenvironment," Cancer Cell International, 15:67, (10 pages), 2015. pdf

Toohey KS, Kalyanam S, Palaniappana J, Insana MF: "Indentation analysis of biphasic viscoelastic hydrogels," Mechanics of Materials, 92:175-184, 2016. pdf

Zhang H, Wang Y, Insana MF, "Ramp-hold relaxation solutions for the KVFD model applied to soft viscoelastic media," Measurement Science and Technology, 27:025702 (11 pages), 2016. pdf

Kim M-W, Abbey CK, Insana MF: "Efficiency of US Tissue Perfusion Estimators," IEEE Trans Ultrason Ferro Freq Control, (in press, 2016). pdf

Nguyen NQ, Prager R, Insana MF, "A task-based analytical framework for ultrasonic beamformer comparison," J Acoust Soc Am, 140(2): 1048-1059, 2016. pdf

Zhang H, Wang Y, Fatemi M, Insana MF, "Assessing composition and structure of soft biphasic media from Kelvin-Voigt fractional derivative model parameters," Meas Sci Technol, 28 035703 (12pp), 2017. pdf

Nguyen NQ, Prager R, Insana MF, "Improvements to ultrasonic beamformer design and implementation derived from the task-based analytical framework," J Acoust Soc Am, 141(6): 4427-4437, 2017 pdf

Select Theses
Andrew Hancock, MS Thesis, BME University of California, Davis, December 2001, “Observation of forces on microparticles in acoustic standing waves.” pdf

Jerome J. Mai, MS Thesis, BME University of California, Davis December 2002, “Strain imaging and vascular elasticity.” pdf

Huini Du, MS Thesis, BME University of California, Davis, July 2004, “Optimal multicompression approach to breast elasticity imaging.” pdf

Roger J. Zemp, PhD Thesis, BME University of California, Davis, September 2004, “Detection theory in ultrasonic imaging.” pdf

Niki Ziai, MS Thesis, BME University of California, Davis, December 2005, “Comparison of frequency-domain statistics for fMRI voxel selection in retinotopic mapping.” pdf

Jean K. Tsou, PhD Thesis, BME University of California-Davis, December 2006, “Role of ultrasonic shear rate estimation errors in assessing inflammatory response and vascular risk.” pdf

Mallika Sridhar, PhD Thesis, BME University of California-Davis, December 2006, “Imaging viscoelasticity in hydro-polymers and breast tissue with ultrasound.” pdf

Carol L. Shaffer, MS Thesis, BIOE Dept., UIUC, May 2007, "3D cell cultures for developing multimodality diagnostic imaging techniques." pdf

Cecile Coussot, MS Thesis, BIOE Dept., UIUC, May 2008, "Fractional derivative models and their use in the characterization of hydropolymer and in-vivo breast tissue viscoelasticity." pdf

Rebecca D Yapp, M.S. Thesis, BIOE Dept., UIUC, August 2008, "Ultrasonic viscoelasticity imaging of pH in biopolymers". pdf

Yuping (Peggy) Qiu, MS thesis, BIOE Dept, UIUC, December 2009, "Ultrasonic viscoelasticity imaging of nonpalpable breast lesions" pdf

Nghia Q. Nguyen, MS Thesis, ECE Dept, UIUC December 2009, "Information theoretic design of breast sonography pdf

David M. Mahr, MS Thesis, BIOE Dept., UIUC December 2009, “Three-dimensional, in silico breast phantom for multimodality image simulations pdf

Jing Xu, MS Thesis, BIOE Dept, UIUC August 2010, " Characterization and modeling of cell activation upon TGF-beta 1 stimulation in a 3-D culture system." pdf

Marko Orescanin, PhD thesis, ECE Department, UIUC, December 2010, "Complex shear modulus reconstruction using ultrasound shear-wave imaging." pdf

Nghia Q. Nguyen, PhD Thesis, ECE Department, UIUC, May 2012, "Objective assessment of sonographic quality for breast cancer imaging." pdf

Yue Yang, MS Thesis, BIOE Department, UIUC, May 2012, "Quantitative estimates of mechanical properties from in vivo tumors of rodent animals" pdf

Muqeem A. Qayyum, PhD Thesis, BIOE Department, UIUC, August 2012, "Stromal-epithelial dynamics in response to fractionated radiotherapy." pdf

Khaldoon Altahhan PhD thesis, MECHSE Department, UIUC, January 2015, "Measuring spatially varying elastic modulus of multicompartment 3-D collagen scaffold using indentation." pdf

Cameron Hoerig, MS Thesis, BIOE Dept UIUC December 2015, "Mechanical characterization of tissue-like materials using information-based machine learning" pdf

Yue Yang, PhD Thesis, BIOE Department, UIUC, April 2016, "Soft tissue viscoelastic properties: Measurements, models and interpretation pdf

 
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