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IP International Journal of Maxillofacial Imaging


Ultrasonography in maxillofacial Imaging – a review


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Author Details : Karthik R, Mohan N, Ravikumar PT, Saramma Mathew Fenn, Sabitha Gokulraj, Cicilia Subbulakshmi

Volume : 2, Issue : 2, Year : 2016

Article Page : 63-68


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Abstract

Ultrasonography is being currently used in imaging of various head and neck pathologies owing to its non-invasive nature and has gained wider acceptance in maxillofacial imaging. In this paper we will take a relook of Ultrasonographic imaging in areas such as its historical Background, basic principles, wide array of applications in Maxillofacial pathologies and advantages, disadvantages, Newer techniques in Ultrasonographic Imaging.

Key words:
Piezoelectric, Transducer, Fresnel zone, Fraunhofer zone, Reverberation artefact

How to cite : Karthik R, Mohan N, Ravikumar Pt, Fenn S M, Gokulraj S, Subbulakshmi C, Ultrasonography in maxillofacial Imaging – a review. IP Int J Maxillofac Imaging 2016;2(2):63-68

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