Location

Brunswick, ME

Start Date

1-1-1997 12:00 AM

Description

Many diseases are known to change the mechanical properties of tissue. For example, cancerous lesions tend to feel rigid when touched and infectious lesions tend to feel soft when compared to the surrounding tissue. This is why palpation is a useful diagnostic procedure.

Book Title

Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation

Volume

16B

Chapter

Chapter 5: Engineered Materials

Section

Biomedical Materials

Pages

1323-1330

DOI

10.1007/978-1-4615-5947-4_172

Language

en

File Format

application/pdf

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Characterization of Biomaterials Using Magnetic Resonance Elastography

Brunswick, ME

Many diseases are known to change the mechanical properties of tissue. For example, cancerous lesions tend to feel rigid when touched and infectious lesions tend to feel soft when compared to the surrounding tissue. This is why palpation is a useful diagnostic procedure.