QUANTITATIVE GUIDELINES FOR THE PREDICTION OF ULTRASOUND CONTRAST AGENT DESTRUCTION DURING INJECTION
Greg Threlfall, Hong Juan Wu, Katherine Li, Ben Aldham, Judith Scoble, Ilija D Sutalo, Anna Raicevic, Luisa Pontes-Braz, Brian Lee, Michal Schneider-Kolsky, Andrew Ooi, Greg Coia, Richard Manassehk
Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology | ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC | Published : 2013
Brian Lee was funded by an arrangement between Primary Healthcare and CSIRO. B.L. is grateful to Paul Tauro of Primary Healthcare for his support and encouragement and to Morry Silberstein at Monash University for support and advice. Our experiment was initiated after discussions on animal experiments with Karlheinz Peter, Ingo Ahrens and Xiaowei Wang at Baker-IDI. We are grateful to Muthupandian Ashokkumar and Franz Grieser at the University of Melbourne for the initial advice and to Erik Gelderblom of the University of Twente for the initial experiments on proteinaceous microbubble preparation.