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Journal Articles

(last updated March 29, 2021)

2021

  • Wiacek A, Bell MAL, Photoacoustic-guided surgery from head to toe, Biomedical Optics Express, 12(4), 2079-2117, 2021 [Invited Revew] [pdf]
  • Huang J, Wiacek A,Kempski KM, Palmer T, Izzi J, Beck S, Bell MAL, Empirical Assessment of Laser Safety for Photoacoustic-Guided Liver Surgeries, Biomedical Optics Express, 12, 1205-1216, 2021 [pdf]
  • Stevens KR, Masters KS, Imoukhuede PI, Haynes KA, Setton LA, Cosgriff-Hernandez E, Bell MAL, Rangamani P, Sakiyama-Elbert SE, Finley SD, Willits RK, Koppes AN, Chesler NC, Christman KL, Allen JB, Wong JY, El-Samad H, Desai TA, Eniola-Adefeso O, Fund Black scientists, Cell, 184(3):561-565, 2021 [Commentary] [pdf]

2020

  • González E, Jain A, Bell MAL, Combined ultrasound and photoacoustic image guidance of spinal pedicle cannulation demonstrated with intact ex vivo specimens, IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering (accepted December 17, 2020) [pdf]
  • Mischi M, Bell MAL, van Sloun RJG, Eldar YC, Deep Learning in Medical Ultrasound — From Image Formation to Image Analysis, IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, 67(12): 2477-2480, 2020 [pdf]
  • Wiacek A, González E, Bell MAL, CohereNet: A Deep Learning Architecture for Ultrasound Spatial Correlation Estimation and Coherence-Based Beamforming, IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, 67(12):2574-2583, 2020 [featured on journal cover] [pdf]
  • Nair AA, Washington K, Tran T, Reiter A, Bell MAL, Deep learning to obtain simultaneous ultrasound image and segmentation outputs from a single input of raw channel data, IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, 67(12):2493-2509, 2020 [pdf]
  • Bell MAL, Photoacoustic imaging for surgical guidance: Principles, applications, and outlook, Journal of Applied Physics, 128(6):060904, 2020 [pdf | Invited Perspective*]
    *According to the journal’s website: “Perspective articles present an expert viewpoint on topics currently generating a lot of interest in the research community. While perspectives generally provide a brief overview of the topic, their main purpose is to provide a forward looking view on where progress in a particular research area is heading.”
  • Graham MT, Bell MAL, Photoacoustic Spatial Coherence Theory and Applications to Coherence-Based Image Contrast and Resolution, IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, 67(10):2069-2084, 2020 [pdf]
  • Graham MT, Huang J, Creighton F, Bell MAL, Simulations and human cadaver head studies to identify optimal acoustic receiver locations for minimally invasive photoacoustic-guided neurosurgery, Photoacoustics, 19:100183, 2020 [pdf]
  • González E, Bell MAL, GPU implementation of photoacoustic short-lag spatial coherence imaging for improved image-guided interventions, Journal of Biomedical Optics, 25(7):077002, 2020 [pdf]
  • Kempski KM, Graham MT, Gubbi MR, Palmer T, Bell MAL, Application of the generalized contrast-to-noise ratio to assess photoacoustic image quality, Biomedical Optics Express, 11(7), 3684-3698, 2020 [pdf]
  • Wiacek A, Oluyemi E, Myers K, Mullen L, Bell MAL, Coherence-based beamforming increases the diagnostic certainty of distinguishing fluid from solid masses in breast ultrasound exams, Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology, 46(6):1380-1394, 2020 [pdf]
  • Graham M, Assis F, Allman D, Wiacek A, González E, Gubbi M, Dong J, Hou H, Beck S, Chrispin J, Bell MAL, In vivo demonstration of photoacoustic image guidance and robotic visual servoing for cardiac catheter-based interventions, IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, 39(4):1015-1029, 2020 [pdf]
  • Rodriguez-Molares A, Rindal OMH, D’hooge J, Måsøy, S, Austeng A, Bell MAL, Torp Hans, The generalized contrast-to-noise ratio: a formal definition for lesion detectability, IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, 67(4):745-759, 2020 [pdf]

2019

  • Wiacek A, Rindal OMH, Falomo E, Myers K, Fabrega-Foster K, Harvey S, Bell MAL, Robust Short-Lag Spatial Coherence Imaging of Breast Ultrasound Data: Initial Clinical Results, IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, 66(3):527-540, 2019 [pdf]
  • Kempski K, Wiacek A, Graham M, González E, Goodson B, Allman D, Palmer J, Hou H, Beck S, He J, Bell MAL, In vivo photoacoustic imaging of major blood vessels in the pancreas and liver during surgery, Journal of Biomedical Optics, 24(12):121905, 2019 [pdf]
  • Huang P, Su L, Chen S, Cao K, Song Q, Kazanzides P, Iordachita I, Bell MAL, Wong J, Li D, Ding K, 2D Ultrasound Imaging Based Intra-fraction Respiratory Motion Tracking for Abdominal Radiation Therapy Using Machine Learning, Physics in Medicine and Biology, 64(18), 185006, 2019 [pdf]

2018

  • Bell MAL, Shubert J, Photoacoustic-based visual servoing of a needle tip, Scientific Reports, 8:15519, 2018 [pdf]
  • Stephanian B, Graham MT, Hou H, Bell MAL, Additive noise models for photoacoustic spatial coherence theory, Biomedical Optics Express,9(11):5566-5582, 2018 [pdf]
  • Shubert JBell MAL, Photoacoustic imaging of a human vertebra: Implications for guiding spinal fusion surgeries, Physics in Medicine and Biology, 63(14), 144001, 2018 [pdf]
  • Allman D, Reiter A, Bell MAL, Photoacoustic source detection and reflection artifact removal enabled by deep learning, IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, 37(6):1464-1477, 2018 [pdf | datasets code]
  • Allard M, Shubert JBell MAL, Feasibility of photoacoustic guided teleoperated hysterectomies, Journal of Medical Imaging: Special Issue on Image-Guided Procedures, Robotic Interventions, and Modeling, 5(2), 021213, 2018 [pdf] [featured in Health Data Management News]
  • Nair AA, Tran T, Bell MAL, Robust Short-Lag Spatial Coherence Imaging, IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, 65(3):366-377, 2018 [pdf]
  • De Luca V, Banerjee J, Hallack A, Kondo S, Makhinya M, Nouri D, Royer L, Cifor A, Dardenne G, Goksel O,Gooding M, Klink C, Krupa A, Le Bras A, Marchal M, Moelker A, Niessen W, Papiez B, Rothberg A, Schnabel J, van Walsum T, Harris E, Bell MAL, Tanner C, Evaluation of 2D and 3D ultrasound tracking algorithms and impact on ultrasound-guided liver radiotherapy margins, Medical Physics, 45(11): 4986-5003, 2018 [pdf]

2017

  • Gandhi N, Allard M, Kim S, Kazanzides P, Bell MAL, Photoacoustic-based approach to surgical guidance performed with and without a da Vinci robot, Journal of Biomedical Optics, 22(12), 121606, 2017 [pdf] [featured in BioOptics World]
  • Eddins B and Bell MAL, Design of a multifiber light delivery system for photoacoustic-guided surgery, Journal of Biomedical Optics, 22(4),041011, 2017 [pdf] [featured in SPIE Newsroom]
  • Su L, Iordachita I, Zhang, Y, Lee J, Ng SK, Jackson J, Hooker T, Wong J, Herman JM, Sen HT, Kazanzides P,  Bell MAL, Yang C, Ding K, Feasibility study of ultrasound imaging for stereotactic body radiation therapy with active breathing coordinator in pancreatic cancer. J Appl Clin Med Phys, 2017 [html]
  • Sen HT, Bell MAL, Zhang Y, Ding K, Boctor EM, Wong J, Iordachita I, Kazanzides P, System integration and in-vivo testing of a robot for ultrasound guidance and monitoring during radiotherapy, IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, 64(7):1608-1618, 2017 [featured on journal homepage] [pdf]

2016

  • Zhang H, Bell MAL, Guo X, Kang HJ, Boctor EM. Synthetic-aperture based photoacoustic re-beamforming (SPARE) approach using beamformed ultrasound data, Biomedical Optics Express, 7(8):3056-3068, 2016. [pdf]
  • Kang HJ, Bell MAL, Guo X, Boctor EM. Spatial angular compounding of photoacoustic images, IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging 35(8):1845-1855, 2016 [pdf]
  • Bell MAL, Kumar S, Kuo L, Sen HT, Iordachita I, Kazanzides P. Toward standardized ultrasound-based elasticity measurements with robotic force control, IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, 63(7):1517-24. 2016. [pdf]

2015

  • Bell MAL, Dahl JJ, Trahey GE. Resolution and contrast characteristics of short-lag spatial coherence images, IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, 62(7):1265, 2015 [featured on cover] [pdf]
  • Bell MAL, Ostrowski AK, Li K, Kazanzides P, Boctor EM. Localization of transcranial targets for photoacoustic-guided endonasal surgeries, Photoacoustics, 3(2):78-87, 2015 [pdf]
  • De Luca V, Benz T, Kondo S, Koenig L, Luebke D, Rothluebbers S, Somphone O, Allaire S, Bell MAL, Chung D, Cifor A, Grozea C, Guenther M, Jenne J, Kipshagen T, Kowarschik M, Navab N, Ruehaak J, Schwaab J, Tanner C. The 2014 liver ultrasound tracking benchmark, Physics in Medicine and Biology, 60(14):557, 2015 [pdf]
  • Bell MAL, Guo X, Song DY, Boctor EM. Transurethral light delivery for prostate photoacoustic imaging, Journal of Biomedical Optics, 20(3):036002, 2015 [pdf]

2014

  • Bell MAL, Kuo N, Song DY, Kang J, Boctor EM. In vivo visualization of prostate brachytherapy seeds with photoacoustic imaging, Journal of Biomedical Optics, 19(12):126011, 2014. [pdf]
  • Bell MAL, Sen HT, Iordachita I, Kazanzides P, Wong J. In vivo reproducibility of robotic probe placement for a novel ultrasound-guided radiation therapy system, Journal of Medical Imaging, 1(2):025001, 2014. [pdf]

2013

  • Bell MAL, Kuo N, Song DY, Boctor EM. Short-lag spatial coherence beamforming of photoacoustic images for enhanced visualization of prostate brachytherapy seeds, Biomedical Optics Express, 4(10): 1964-1977, 2013. [pdf]
  • Bell MAL, Goswami R, Kisslo JA, Dahl JJ, Trahey GE. Short-lag spatial coherence (SLSC) imaging of cardiac ultrasound data: Initial clinical results, Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology, 39(10):1861–74. 2013. [pdf]

2012

  • Bell MAL, Byram BC, Harris EJ, Evans PM, Bamber JC. 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):1359-74. 2012. [pdf]

2011

  • Dahl JJ, Hyun D, Lediju MA, Trahey GE. Lesion detectability in diagnostic ultrasound with short-lag spatial coherence imaging. Ultrasonic Imaging 33(2):119-133. 2011. [pdf]
  • Lediju MA, Trahey GE, Byram BC, Dahl JJ. Spatial coherence of backscattered echoes: Imaging characteristics, IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, 58(7):1377-88. 2011. [pdf]

2009

  • Lediju MA, Pihl MJ, Hsu SJ, Dahl JJ, Gallippi CM, Trahey GE. A motion-based approach to abdominal clutter reduction. IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control 56(11):2437-49. 2009. [featured on cover]

2008

  • Lediju MA, Pihl MJ, Hsu SJ, Dahl JJ, Trahey GE. Quantitative assessment of the magnitude, impact, and spatial extent of ultrasonic clutter. Ultrasonic Imaging 30(3):151-168. 2008.

 

Conference Proceedings

(last updated March 29, 2021)

  1. Gubbi MRBell MAL, Deep Learning-Based Photoacoustic Visual Servoing: Using Outputs from Raw Sensor Data as Inputs to a Robot Controller, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Xi’an, China, May 30 – June 5, 2021 (accepted) [pdf]
  2. Graham M, Dunne RBell MAL, Investigating the effects of compressional and elastic photoacoustic waves to predict transcranial photoacoustic image quality for guidance of minimally invasive neurosurgeries, Proceedings of SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, CA, March 6-11, 2021 [pdf]
  3. Graham M, Creighton F, Bell MAL, Validation of eyelids as acoustic receiver locations for photoacoustic-guided neurosurgery, Proceedings of SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, CA, March 6-11, 2021 [pdf]
  4. Wiacek A, Wang KC, Wu H, Bell MAL, Parking sensor-inspired approach to photoacoustic-guided hysterectomy demonstrated with human cadavers, Proceedings of SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, CA, March 6-11, 2021 [pdf]
  5. González E, Jain A, Bell MAL, Photoacoustic differentiation of cortical from cancellous bone in the lumbar vertebrae of an intact human cadaver to prevent bone breaches during spinal fusion surgeries, Proceedings of SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, CA, March 6-11, 2021 [pdf]
  6. Kempski KM, Graham MT, Wiacek A, Gubbi MR, Bell MAL, Generalized contrast-to-noise ratio as a metric of photoacoustic image quality, Proceedings of SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, CA, March 6-11, 2021 [pdf]
  7. Bell MAL, Listening to the Sound of Light to Guide Surgeries, in Frontiers in Optics / Laser Science, Lee, C. Mazzali, K. Corwin, and R. Jason Jones, eds., OSA Technical Digest, paper FW1E.1, 2020 [Invited]
  8. Bell MAL, Photoacoustic Vision for Surgical Guidance (Invited Paper), Proceedings of the 2020 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, Virtual, September 6-11, 2020 [pdf]
  9. Bell MAL, Huang J, Hyun D, Eldar YC, van Sloun R, Mischi M, Challenge on ultrasound beamforming with deep learning (CUBDL), Proceedings of the 2020 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, Virtual, USA, September 6-11, 2020 [pdf]
  10. Gubbi MR, Bell MAL, Theoretical predictions of generalized contrast-to-noise ratios for photoacoustic images, Proceedings of the 2020 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, Virtual, September 6-11, 2020 [pdf]
  11. Graham M, Creighton F, Bell MAL, Investigation of acoustic windows for photoacoustic imaging of intracranial blood vessels, Proceedings of the 2020 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, Virtual, September 6-11, 2020 [pdf]
  12. González E, Bell MAL, Acoustic frequency-based differentiation of photoacoustic signals from surgical biomarkers, Proceedings of the 2020 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, Virtual, September 6-11, 2020 [pdf]
  13. Wiacek A, Oluyemi E, Myers K, Mullen L, Bell MAL, Coherence-based beamforming improves the diagnostic certainty of breast ultrasound exams, Proceedings of the 2020 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, Virtual, September 6-11, 2020 [pdf]
  14. Bhatt M, Nair A, Kempski KM, Bell MAL, Multi-task learning for ultrasound image formation and segmentation directly from raw in vivo data, Proceedings of the 2020 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, Virtual, September 6-11, 2020 [pdf]
  15. Matrone G, Bell MAL, Ramalli A, Enhancing the detectability of highly coherent targets in short-lag spatial coherence images with multi-line transmission, Proceedings of the 2020 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, Virtual, September 6-11, 2020 [pdf]
  16. Wang Y, Kempski K, Kang JU, Bell MAL, A conditional adversarial network for single plane wave beamforming, Proceedings of the 2020 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, 2020 [pdf]
  17. Li Z, Wiacek A, Bell MAL, Beamforming with deep learning from single plane wave RF data, Proceedings of the 2020 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, 2020 [pdf]
  18. González EBell MAL, A GPU approach to real-time coherence-based photoacoustic imaging and its application to photoacoustic visual servoing, Proceedings of SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, CA, February 1-6, 2020 [pdf]
  19. Wiacek A, Wang KC, Bell MAL, Dual-wavelength photoacoustic imaging for guidance of hysterectomy procedures, Proceedings of SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, CA, February 1-6, 2020 [pdf]
  20. Graham M, Assis F, Allman D, Wiacek A, González E, Gubbi M, Hou H, Dong J, Beck S, Chrispin J, Bell MAL, Photoacoustic image guidance and robotic visual servoing to mitigate fluoroscopy during cardiac catheter interventions, Proceedings of SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, CA, February 1-6, 2020 [pdf]
  21. Wiacek A, González E, Dehak N, Bell MAL, CohereNet: A deep learning approach to coherence-based beamforming, Proceedings of the 2019 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, Glasgow, Scotland, October 6-9, 2019 [pdf]
  22. González E, Gubbi M, Bell MAL, GPU implementation of coherence-based photoacoustic beamforming for autonomous visual servoing of a needle tip, Proceedings of the 2019 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, Glasgow, Scotland, October 6-9, 2019 [pdf]
  23. Nair AA, Tran TD, Reiter A, Bell MAL, One-Step Deep Learning Approach to Ultrasound Image Formation and Image Segmentation with a Fully Convolutional Neural Network, Proceedings of the 2019 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, Glasgow, Scotland, October 6-9, 2019 [pdf]
  24. Nair AA, Tran TD, Reiter A, Bell MAL, A Generative Adversarial Neural Network for Beamforming Ultrasound Images, 53rd Annual Conference on Information Sciences and Systems, Baltimore, MD, March 20-22, 2019 [Invited Presentation] [pdf
  25. Allman D, Assis F, Chrispin J, Bell MAL, Deep Learning to Detect Catheter Tips in Vivo During Photoacoustic-Guided Catheter Interventions, 53rd Annual Conference on Information Sciences and Systems, Baltimore, MD, March 20-22, 2019 [Invited Presentation] [pdf]
  26. Bell MAL, Deep learning the sound of light to guide surgeries, Proceedings of SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, CA, February 2-7, 2019 [pdf]
  27. Graham M, Guo J, Bell MAL, Simultaneous visualization of nerves and blood vessels with multispectral photoacoustic imaging for intraoperative guidance of neurosurgeries, Proceedings of SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, CA, February 2-7, 2019 [pdf]
  28. Wiacek A, Wang K, Bell MAL, Techniques to distinguish the ureter from the uterine artery in photoacoustic-guided hysterectomies, Proceedings of SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, CA, February 2-7, 2019 [pdf]
  29. González E, Wiacek A, Bell MAL, Visualization of custom drill bit tips in a human vertebra for photoacoustic-guided spinal fusion surgeries, Proceedings of SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, CA, February 2-7, 2019 [pdf]
  30. Kempski K, Wiacek A, Palmer J, Graham M, González E, Goodson B, Allman D, Hou H, Beck S, He J, Bell MAL, In vivo demonstration of photoacoustic-guided liver surgery, Proceedings of SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, CA, February 2-7, 2019 [pdf]
  31. Allman D, Assis F, Chrispin J, Bell MAL, A deep learning-based approach to identify in vivo catheter tips for photoacoustic-guided cardiac interventions, Proceedings of SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, CA, February 2-7, 2019 [pdf]
  32. Nair A, Liu L, Rangamani A, Chin A, Bell MAL, Tran T, Reconstruction-free deep convolutional neural networks for partially observed images, 6th IEEE Global Conference on Signal and Information Processing, Anaheim, CA, November 26–29, 2018 [pdf]
  33. Wiacek A, Myers K, Falomo E, Rindal OMH, Fabrega-Foster K, Harvey S, Bell MAL, Clinical feasibility of coherence-based beamforming to distinguish solid from fluid hypoechoic breast masses, Proceedings of the 2018 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, Kobe, Japan, October 22-25, 2018 [pdf]
  34. Nair AA, Gubbi M, Tran TD, Reiter A, Bell MAL, A fully convolutional neural network for beamforming ultrasound images, Proceedings of the 2018 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, Kobe, Japan, October 22-25, 2018 [pdf]
  35. Allman D, Assis F, Chrispin J, Bell MAL, Deep neural networks to remove photoacoustic reflection artifacts in ex vivo and in vivo tissue, Proceedings of the 2018 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, Kobe, Japan, October 22-25, 2018 [pdf]
  36. Gonzalez E, Bell MAL, Segmenting bone structures in ultrasound images with Locally Weighted SLSC (LW-SLSC) beamforming, Proceedings of the 2018 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, Kobe, Japan, October 22-25, 2018 [pdf]
  37. Nair AA, Tran T, Reiter A, Bell MAL, A deep learning based alternative to beamforming ultrasound images, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, April 15-20, 2018 [pdf]
  38. Allard M, J ShubertBell MAL, Technical Note: Feasibility of photoacoustic guided hysterectomies with the da Vinci robot, Proceedings of SPIE Medical Imaging, Houston, TX, February 10-15, 2018 [pdf]
  39. Graham M, Bell MAL, Development and validation of a short-lag spatial coherence theory for photoacoustic imaging, Proceedings of SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, CA, January 28-31, 2018 [pdf]
  40. Shubert JBell MAL, A novel drill design for photoacoustic guided surgeries, Proceedings of SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, CA, January 28-31, 2018 [pdf]
  41. Allman D, A Reiter, Bell MAL, Exploring the effects of transducer models when training convolutional neural networks to eliminate reflection artifacts in experimental photoacoustic images, Proceedings of SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, CA, January 28-31, 2018 [pdf]
  42. M Graham, MAL Bell, Theoretical Application of Short-Lag Spatial Coherence to Photoacoustic Imaging, Proceedings of the 2017 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, Washington, DC, September 6-9, 2017 [pdf]
  43. J ShubertMAL Bell, Photoacoustic Based Visual Servoing of Needle Tips to Improve Biopsy on Obese Patients, Proceedings of the 2017 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, Washington, DC, September 6-9, 2017 [pdf]
  44. D Allman, A Reiter, MAL Bell, A Machine Learning Method to Identify and Remove Reflection Artifacts in Photoacoustic Channel Data, Proceedings of the 2017 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, Washington, DC, September 6-9, 2017 [pdf]
  45. Jeremy Dahl, Dongwoon Hyun, You Li, Marko Jakovljevic, Muyinatu A. Lediju Bell, Will Long, Nick Bottenus, Vaibhav Kakkad, Gregg Trahey, Coherence Beamforming and its Applications to the Difficult-to-Image Patient, Proceedings of the 2017 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, Washington, DC, September 6-9, 2017 [pdf]
  46. Alfonso Rodriguez-Molares, Ole Marius Hoel Rindal, Olivier Bernard, Arun Nair, Muyinatu A. Lediju Bell, Herve Liebgott, Andreas Austeng, Lasse Lovstakken, TheUltraSound Toolbox, Proceedings of the 2017 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, Washington, DC, September 6-9, 2017 [pdf]
  47. Kim S, Bell MAL, Kazanzides P, Feasibility of a photoacoustic image guided telerobotic system for skull base surgery, Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Ubiquitous Robots and Ambient Intelligence (URAI), Jeju, South Korea, June 28-July 1, 2017
  48. Kim S, Gandhi N, Bell MAL, Kazanzides P, Improving the Safety of Telerobotic Drilling of the Skull Base Via Photoacoustic Sensing of the Carotid Arteries, Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Singapore, May 29-June 3, 2017. [pdf]
  49. Reiter A and Bell MAL, A machine learning approach to detect point sources in photoacoustic data, Proceedings of SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, CA, January 28 – February 2, 2017 [pdf]
  50. Eddins B and Bell MAL, Optimizing light delivery for a photoacoustic surgical system, Proceedings of SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, CA, January 28 – February 2, 2017 [pdf]
  51. Gandhi N, Kim S, Kazanzides P, Bell MAL, Accuracy of a novel photoacoustic-based approach to surgical guidance performed with and without a teleoperated da Vinci robot, Proceedings of SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, CA, January 28 – February 2, 2017 [pdf]
  52. Kim S, Tan Y, Kazanzides P, Bell MAL. Feasibility of photoacoustic image guidance for telerobotic endonasal transsphenoidal surgery, Proceedings of the 2016 IEEE International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics, University Town, Singapore, June 26-29, 2016 [pdf]
  53. Bell MAL, Dagle AB, Kazanzides P, Boctor EM. Experimental Assessment of Energy Requirements and Tool Tip Visibility for Photoacoustic-Guided Endonasal Surgery, Proceedings of SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, CA, February 13-17, 2016. [pdf]
  54. Sen HT, Bell MAL, Zhang Y, Ding K, Wong J, Iordachita I, Kazanzides P, System integration and preliminary in-vivo experiments of a robot for ultrasound guidance and monitoring during radiotherapy, Proceedings of the 2015 IEEE 17th International Conference on Advanced Robotics, Istanbul, Turkey, July 27-31, 2015. [this paper received 2nd place for Best Paper Award — i.e., Honorable Mention]
  55. Kim S, Kang HJ, Cheng A, Bell MAL, Boctor EM, Kazanzides P. Photoacoustic image guidance for robot-assisted skull base surgery, Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Seattle, WA, May 26-30, 2015. [pdf]
  56. Bell MAL, Ostrowski AK, Li K, Kazanzides P, Boctor EM. Quantifying bone thickness, light transmission, and contrast interrelationships in transcranial photoacoustic imaging, Proceedings of SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, CA, February 7-12, 2015. [pdf]
  57. Bell MAL, Guo X, Kang HJ, Boctor EM. Improved contrast in laser-diode-based photoacoustic images with short-lag spatial coherence beamforming, Proceedings of the 2014 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, Chicago, IL, September 3-6, 2014. [pdf]
  58. Bell MAL, Sen HT, Iordachita I, Kazanzides P. Force-controlled ultrasound robot for consistent tissue pre-loading: Implications for acoustic radiation force elasticity imaging, Proceedings of the 2014 IEEE International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics, São Paulo, Brazil, August 12-15, 2014.
  59. Bell MAL, Sen HT, Iordachita I, Kazanzides P, Wong J. In vivo reproducibility of robotic probe placement for an integrated US-CT image-guided radiotherapy system, Proceedings of SPIE Medical Imaging, San Diego, CA, February 16-20, 2014.
  60. Bell MAL, Ostrowski AK, Kazanzides P, Boctor EM. Feasibility of transcranial photoacoustic imaging for interventional guidance of endonasal surgeries, Proceedings of SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, CA, February 1-6, 2014. [pdf]
  61. Bell MAL, Song DY, Boctor EM. Coherence-based photoacoustic imaging of brachytherapy seeds implanted in a canine prostate, Proceedings of SPIE Medical Imaging, San Diego, CA, February 16-20, 2014.
  62. Bell MAL, Kuo N, Kang J, Song DY, Boctor EM. In vivo photoacoustic imaging of prostate brachytherapy seeds, Proceedings of SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, CA, February 1-6, 2014.
  63. Bell MAL, Guo X, Song DY, Boctor EM. Photoacoustic imaging of brachytherapy seeds in an ex vivo prostate with transurethral light delivery, Proceedings of SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, CA, February 1-6, 2014.
  64. Kang HJ, Bell MAL, Guo X, Taylor RH, Boctor EM. Freehand spatial-angular compounding of photoacoustic images, Proceedings of SPIE Medical Imaging, San Diego, CA, February 16-20, 2014.
  65. Sen HT, Bell MAL, Iordachita I, Wong J, Kazanzides P, A Cooperatively Controlled Robot for Ultrasound Monitoring of Radiation Therapy, Proceedings of the 2013 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Tokoyo, Japan, November 3-8, 2013.
  66. Dahl JJ, Bottenus N, Bell MAL, Cook M, Coherent Flow Imaging: A Power Doppler Imaging Technique Based on Backscatter Spatial Coherence, Proceedings of the 2013 IEEE Joint UFFC, EFTF, PFM Symposium, Prague, Czech Republic, July 21-25, 2013. [pdf]
  67. Bell MAL, Goswami R, Dahl JJ, Trahey GE. Improved Visualization of Endocardial Borders with Short-Lag Spatial Coherence (SLSC) Imaging of Fundamental and Harmonic Ultrasound Data, Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, Dresden, Germany, October 7-10, 2012. [pdf]
  68. Bell MAL, Goswami R, Trahey GE. Clutter Reduction in Echocardiography with Short-Lag Spatial Coherence (SLSC) Imaging, Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging, Barcelona, Spain, May 2-5, 2012.
  69. Bell MAL, Dahl JJ, Trahey GE. Comparative Resolution and Tracking Performance in B-mode and Short-Lag Spatial Coherence (SLSC) Imaging, Proceedings of the 2011 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, Orlando, FL, October 18-21, 2011.
  70. Dahl JJ , Pinton GF, Lediju MA, Trahey GE. A Novel Imaging Technique Based on the Spatial Coherence of Backscattered Waves: Demonstration in the Presence of Acoustical Clutter, Proceedings of SPIE Medical Imaging, Orlando, FL, February 12-17, 2011.
  71. Lediju MA, Trahey GE, Jakovlijevic M, Byram BC, Dahl JJ. Short-Lag Spatial Coherence Imaging, Proceedings of the 2010 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, San Diego, CA, October 11-14, 2010.
  72. Lediju MA, Byram BC, Harris EJ, Evans PM, Bamber JC. 3D Liver Tracking Using a Matrix Array: Implications for Ultrasonic Guidance of IMRT, Proceedings of the 2010 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, San Diego, CA, October 11-14, 2010.
  73. Lediju MA, Byram BC, Trahey GE. Sources and Characterization of Clutter in Cardiac B-mode Images, Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, Rome, Italy, September 20-23, 2009.
  74. Dahl JJ, Pinton GF, Lediju MA, Trahey GE. Simulation and Experimental Analysis of Ultrasonic Clutter in Fundamental and Harmonic Imaging, Proceedings of SPIE Medical Imaging 2009, Orlando, FL, February 7-12, 2009.
  75. Lediju MA, Pihl MJ, Hsu SJ, Dahl JJ, Gallippi CM, Trahey GE. Magnitude, origins, and reduction of abdominal ultrasonic clutter, Proceedings of the 2008 IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, Beijing, China, November 2-5, 2008.