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Table 2 Characteristics and settings of the contrast sequences

From: Visualization of multimodal polymer-shelled contrast agents using ultrasound contrast sequences: an experimental study in a tissue mimicking flow phantom

Ultrasound system Contrast sequence Transducer Frequency (MHz) Frame rate (Hz) MI-range
Vivid7, GE PI M12L 5/10 32.7 0.2-1.2
Vivid7, GE PI M3S 1.5/3.1 25.7 0.2-0.8
iE33, Philips PM S5-1 1.5/3.2 39 0.2-1.2
iE33, Philips PPI S5-1 1.3/2.6 39 0.2-1.0
Acuson sequoia 512, Siemens CPS 9 L4 4/8 17 0.2-1.0
  1. PI = pulse inversion, PM = power modulation, PPI = power pulse inversion, CPS = contrast pulse subtraction, MI = mechanical index.