Ultrasound Imaging and Its Application in Speech-Language Pathology and Speech Science Ultrasound imaging provides a simple and direct way of imaging internal structures in the human body. The main advantages of ultrasound imaging lie in low cost, good bio-safety, and ease of image acquisition. A medical ultrasound machine provides extremely low radiation levels. The radiation effects of ultrasound do not ... Article
Article  |   October 01, 2007
Ultrasound Imaging and Its Application in Speech-Language Pathology and Speech Science
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  • Tim Bressmann
    Department of Speech-Language Pathology, University of TorontoToronto, Canada
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Speech, Voice & Prosodic Disorders / Speech, Voice & Prosody / Articles
Article   |   October 01, 2007
Ultrasound Imaging and Its Application in Speech-Language Pathology and Speech Science
SIG 5 Perspectives on Speech Science and Orofacial Disorders, October 2007, Vol. 17, 7-15. doi:10.1044/ssod17.2.7
SIG 5 Perspectives on Speech Science and Orofacial Disorders, October 2007, Vol. 17, 7-15. doi:10.1044/ssod17.2.7
Acknowledgments
The author gratefully acknowledges the invaluable contributions of the following people (in alphabetical order) to the research described here: Elizabeth Ackloo, Yarixa Barillas, Kevin Cannons, Brent Carmichael, Michelle Ciccia, Marisa Fenos, Rebecca Fleming, Heather Flowers, Jiayun (Jenny) Gu, Catherine Hau, Chiang-Le Heng, Jonathan C. Irish, Bill Johnson, Gajanan (Kiran) Kulkarni, Orchid Rastadmehr, Theresia Stahl, Ihab Suwwan, ParveenThind, Catherine Uy, and Willy Wong. Funding for this research was provided by the Canadian Institutes for Health Research (grant fund # MOP 62960).
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