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Publications* (2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010)

2018

Luchies, A., Byram, B. (In Press). Deep Neural Networks for Ultrasound Beamforming. IEEE Trans. Medical Imaging, --, 1-12. (pdf)

Tierney, J., Schlunk, S., Jones, R., George, M., Karve, P., Duddu, R., Byram, B., Hsi, R. (2018). In vitro feasibility of next generation non-linear beamforming ultrasound methods to characterize and size kidney stones. Urolithiasis, Published online, 1-8. (pdf)

2017

Tierney, J., Coolbaugh, C., Towse, T., Byram, B. (2017). Adaptive Clutter Demodulation for Non-Contrast Ultrasound Perfusion Imaging. IEEE Trans. Medical Imaging, 36(9), 1979-1991.(pdf)

Dei, K. Byram, B. (2017). The Impact of Model-based Clutter Suppression on Cluttered, Aberrated Wavefronts. IEEE Trans. on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics and Frequency Control, 64(10), 1450-1464.(pdf)

2016

Byram, B., Shu, J. (2016). Pseudononlinear ultrasound simulation approach for reverberation clutter. Journal of Medical Imaging, 3(4), 1-10.(pdf)

Dumont, D., Walsh, K., Byram, B. (2016). Improving Displacement Signal-to-Noise Ratio for Low-Signal Radiation Force Elasticity Imaging Using Bayesian Techniques. Ultrasound in medicine and Biology, 42(8), 1986-1997.(pdf)

Boronyak, S., Fredi, J., Young, M., Dumont, D., Williams, P., Byram, B., Merryman, W.D. (2016). Quantitative Imaging Assessment of an Alternative Approach to Surgical Mitral Valve Leaflet Resection: An Acute Porcine Study. Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 44(7), 2240-2250.(pdf)

Dumont, D., Byram, B. (2016). Robust Tracking of Small Displacements with a Bayesian Estimator. IEEE Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, 63(1), 20-34.(pdf)

2015

Byram, B., Dei, K., Tierney, J., Dumont, D. (In press). A Model and Regularization Scheme for Ultrasonic Beamforming Clutter Reduction. IEEE Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, --, 1-18.(pdf)

Dumont, D., Byram, B. (In press). Robust Tracking of Small Displacements with a Bayesian Estimator. IEEE Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, --, 1-18.(pdf)

2014

Jakovljevic, M., Byram, B., Hyun, D., Dahl, J., Trahey, G. (2014). Short-lag spatial coherence imaging on matrix arrays, Part II: Phantom and in vivo experiments. IEEE Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, 61, 1113-1122.(pdf)

Byram, B., Jakovljevic, M. (2014). Ultrasonic Multipath and Beamforming Clutter Reduction: A Chirp Model Approach. IEEE Ultrasonics Ferroelectrics and Frequency Control, 61, 428-440. (pdf)

Byram, B., Han, K., van Assche, L. Wolf, P., Trahey, G. (2014). The Feasibility of Myocardial Infarct Visualization using Atrial Kick Induced Strain (AKIS) Contrast. Ultrasound in Medicine & Biology, 40, 1104-1117. (pdf)

2013

Bottenus, N., Byram, B., Dahl, J., Trahey, G. (2013). Synthetic Aperture Focusing for Short-Lag Spatial Coherence Imaging. IEEE Ultrasonics Ferroelectrics and Frequency Control, 60, 1816-1826. (pdf)

Wang, M., Byram, B., Palmeri, M., Rouze, N., Nightingale, K. (2013). Imaging Transverse Isotropic Properties of Muscle by Monitoring Acoustic Radiation Force Induced Shear Waves using a 2D Matrix Ultrasound Array. IEEE Trans. Medical Imaging, 32, 1671-1684. (pdf)

Rotemberg, V., Byram, B., Wang, M., Palmeri, M., Nightingale, K. (2013). Ultrasonic Characterization of the Nonlinear Properties of Canine Livers by Measuring Shear Wave Speed and Axial Strain with Increasing Venous Pressure. Journal of Biomechanics, 46, 1875-1881. (pdf)

Wang, M., Byram, B., Palmeri, M., Rouze, N., Nightingale, K. (2013). On the Precision of Time-of-Flight Shear Wave Speed Estimation in Homogeneous Soft Solids: Initial Results using a Matrix Array Transducer. IEEE Trans. Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, 60(4), 758-770. (pdf)

Byram, B.C., Trahey, G.E. & Palmeri M.L. (2013). Bayesian Speckle Tracking. Part II: Biased Ultrasound Displacement Estimation. IEEE Trans. Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, 60(1),144-157. (pdf)

Byram, B.C., Trahey, G.E. & Palmeri M.L. (2013). Bayesian Speckle Tracking. Part I: An Implementable Perturbation to the Likelihood Function for Ultrasound Displacement Estimation. IEEE Trans. Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, 60(1), 132-143. (pdf)

2012

Byram, B.C., Trahey, G.E. & Palmeri M.L. (2012). Effect of Prior Probability Quality on Biased Time-Delay Estimation. Ultrasonic Imaging, 34(2), 65-80. (pdf)

Byram, B., Trahey, G.E. & Jensen, J.A. (2012). A Method for Direct Localized Sound Speed Estimates Using Registered Virtual Detectors. Ultrasonic Imaging, 34(3), 159-180. (pdf

Bell, M.A.L, Byram, B.C., Harris, E.J., Evans, P. & Bamber J. (2012) In vivo liver tracking with a high volume rate 4D ultrasound scanner and a 2D matrix array probe. Physics in Medicine and Biology, 57(5), 1359-1374. (pdf)

Hsu, S.J., Byram, B.C., Bouchard, R.R. Dumont, D.M., Wolf, P.D. & Trahey, G.E. (2012). Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse Imaging of Mechanical Stiffness Propagation in Myocardial Tissue. Ultrasonic Imaging, 34(3), 142-168. (pdf)

2011

Lediju, M., Trahey, G.E., Byram, B.C. & Dahl, J.J. (2011). Short-lag spatial coherence of backscattered echoes: imaging characteristics. IEEE Trans. Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, & Frequency Control, 58(7), 1377-1388. (pdf)

Giannantonio, D.G., Dumont, D.M., Trahey, G.E. & Byram, B.C. (2011). Physiological Motion Filters for In Vivo Cardiac ARFI. Ultrasonic Imaging, 33(2), 89-108. (pdf)

2010

Byram, B., Holley, G., Giannantonio D., & Trahey, G.E. (2010). 3-D Phantom and In Vivo Cardiac Speckle Tracking using a Matrix Array and Raw Echo Data. IEEE Trans. Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics and Frequency Control, 57(4), 839-854. (pdf)

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Brett Byram

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