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Title: Effect of ultrasonic liquid processing on the echogenicity of contrast agents
Authors: Weiner, David
Wheatley, Margaret A.
Keywords: Biosensors;Biomarkers;Bioimaging;Bioinformatics
Issue Date: 2006
Citation: Poster presented at Biomedical Technology Showcase 2006, Philadelphia, PA. Retrieved 18 Aug 2006 from http://www.biomed.drexel.edu/new04/Content/Biomed_Tech_Showcase/Poster_Presentations/Wheatley_1.pdf.
Abstract: Sonication is a crucial step in the manufacture of microencapsulated bubbles used as contrast agents (CA) for diagnostic ultrasound imaging. Hollow, poly (D,L-lactic- acid) microcapsules are prepared by a double emulsion (W(O)/W) method developed in our laboratory, and the power setting used to create the double emulsion has a direct effect on the morphology and size of the CA that is produced. This experiment is designed to find the optimal power setting (in watts) of the sonicator for the manufacture of uniform sized, highly echogenic microencapsulated bubbles.
Description: Item from the Biomedical Technology Showcase held July 20, 2006 at Drexel University's Bossone Research Enterprise Center.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1860/945
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