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2020

Modeling atomic force microscopy and shell mechanical properties estimation of coated microbubbles

Lytra, A., Sboros, V., Giannakopoulos, A. & Pelekasis, N., 21 May 2020, In : Soft Matter. 16, 19, p. 4661-4681 21 p.

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2019

Differentiation of Vascular Characteristics Using Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound Imaging

Butler, M., Perperidis, A., Zahra, J-L. M., Silva, N., Averkiou, M., Duncan, W. C., McNeilly, A. & Sboros, V., Sep 2019, In : Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology. 45, 9, p. 2444-2455 12 p.

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Super-Resolution Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound Methodology for the Identification of In Vivo Vascular Dynamics in 2D

Kanoulas, E., Butler, M., Rowley, C., Voulgaridou, V., Diamantis, K., Duncan, W. C., McNeilly, A., Averkiou, M., Wijkstra, H., Mischi, M., Wilson, R. S., Lu, W. & Sboros, V., Aug 2019, In : Investigative Radiology. 54, 8, p. 500-516 17 p.

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2018

Development of Super-resolution Sharpness-based Axial Localization for Ultrasound Imaging

Diamantis, K., Anderson, T., Jensen, J. A., Dalgarno, P. A. & Sboros, V., 24 Dec 2018, In : IEEE Access.

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High-Frame-Rate Contrast Echocardiography using diverging waves: initial in-vitro and in-vivo evaluation

Toulemonde, M., Li, Y., Lin, S., Cordonnier, F., Butler, M., Duncan, W. C., Eckersley, R. J., Sboros, V. & Tang, M. X., 17 Jul 2018, In : IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control .

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Resolving Ultrasound Contrast Microbubbles using Minimum Variance Beamforming

Diamantis, K., Anderson, T., Butler, M. B., Villagómez-Hoyos, C. A., Jensen, J. A. & Sboros, V., 26 Jul 2018, In : IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging.

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Super-resolved Ultrasound Echo Spectra with Simultaneous Localization using Parametric Statistical Estimation

Diamantis, K., Dermitzakis, A., Hopgood, J. R. & Sboros, V., 19 Feb 2018, In : IEEE Access.

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The effect of resonance on transient microbubble acoustic response: Experimental observations and numerical simulations

Efthymiou, K., Pelekasis, N., Butler, M. B., Thomas, D. H. & Sboros, V., 12 Mar 2018, In : Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 143, 3, p. 1392-1406 15 p.

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2017

Experimental performance assessment of the sub-band minimum variance beamformer for ultrasound imaging

Diamantis, K., Greenaway, A., Anderson, T., Jensen, J. A. & Sboros, V., Aug 2017, In : Ultrasonics. 79, p. 87-95 9 p.

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Super-resolution Axial Localization of Ultrasound Point Sources Using Multi-focal Imaging

Diamantis, K., Greenaway, A. H., Anderson, T., Jensen, J. A., Dalgarno, P. A. & Sboros, V., 6 Dec 2017, In : IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering.

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2016

Influence of temperature, needle gauge and injection rate on the size distribution, concentration and acoustic responses of ultrasound contrast agents at high frequency

Sun, C., Panagakou, I., Sboros, V., Butler, M. B., Kenwright, D., Thomson, A. J. W. & Moran, C. M., Aug 2016, In : Ultrasonics. 70, p. 84–91 8 p.

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2015

Static response of coated microbubbles: Modeling simulations and parameter estimation

Lytra, A., Pelekasis, N., Sboros, V., Glynos, E. & Koutsos, V., 2015, In : Procedia IUTAM. 16, p. 123-133 11 p.

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2014

In Vitro acoustic characterization of three phospholipid ultrasound contrast agents from 12 to 43 MHz

Sun, C., Sboros, V., Butler, M. B. & Moran, C. M., Mar 2014, In : Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology. 40, 3, p. 541-550 10 p.

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21 Citations (Scopus)

The local effects of ovarian diathermy in an ovine model of polycystic ovary syndrome

Connolly, F., Rae, M. T., Butler, M., Klibanov, A. L., Sboros, V., McNeilly, A. S. & Duncan, W. C., 24 Oct 2014, In : PLoS ONE. 9, 10, e111280.

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2013

Microbubble oscillations in capillary tubes

Thomas, D. H., Sboros, V., Emmer, M., Vos, H. & De Jong, N., 1 Jan 2013, In : IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control . 60, 1, p. 105-114 10 p.

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19 Citations (Scopus)

The acoustic signature of decaying resonant phospholipid microbubbles

Thomas, D. H., Butler, M., Pelekasis, N., Anderson, T., Stride, E. & Sboros, V., 7 Feb 2013, In : Physics in Medicine and Biology. 58, 3, p. 589-599 11 p.

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10 Citations (Scopus)
2012

Nanomechanical properties of phospholipid microbubbles

Santos, E. B., Morris, J. K., Glynos, E., Sboros, V. & Koutsos, V., 3 Apr 2012, In : Langmuir. 28, 13, p. 5753-5760 8 p.

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36 Citations (Scopus)

The "quasi-stable" lipid shelled microbubble in response to consecutive ultrasound pulses

Thomas, D. H., Butler, M., Anderson, T., Emmer, M., Vos, H., Borden, M., Stride, E., de Jong, N. & Sboros, V., 13 Aug 2012, In : Applied Physics Letters. 101, 7, 4 p., ARTN 071601.

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The speed of sound and attenuation of an IEC agar-based tissue-mimicking material for high frequency ultrasound applications

Sun, C., Pye, S. D., Browne, J. E., Janeczko, A., Ellis, B., Butler, M. B., Sboros, V., Thomson, A. J. W., Brewin, M. P., Earnshaw, C. H. & Moran, C. M., Jul 2012, In : Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology. 38, 7, p. 1262-1270 9 p.

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39 Citations (Scopus)
2011

Bayesian spectral estimation applied to echo signals from nonlinear ultrasound scatterers

Yan, Y., Hopgood, J. R. & Sboros, V., 2011, In : EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing. 10 p., 146175.

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Imaging of the ovine corpus luteum microcirculation with contrast ultrasound

Sboros, V., Averkiou, M., Lampaskis, M., Thomas, D. H., Silva, N., Strouthos, C., Docherty, J. & McNeilly, A. S., Jan 2011, In : Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology. 37, 1, p. 59-68 10 p.

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13 Citations (Scopus)

On the acoustic response of microbubbles in arteriole sized vessels

Butler, M. B., Thomas, D. H., Silva, N., Pye, S. D. & Sboros, V., 7 Nov 2011, In : Applied Physics Letters. 99, 19, p. - 3 p., 193702.

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5 Citations (Scopus)
2010

Indicator dilution models for the quantification of microvascular blood flow with bolus administration of ultrasound contrast agents

Strouthos, C., Lampaskis, M., Sboros, V., McNeilly, A. & Averkiou, M., Jun 2010, In : IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control . 57, 6, p. 1296-1310 15 p.

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99 Citations (Scopus)

Probing microbubble targeting with atomic force microscopy

Sboros, V., Glynos, E., Ross, J. A., Moran, C. M., Pye, S. D., Butler, M., McDicken, W. N., Brown, S. B. & Koutsos, V., 1 Oct 2010, In : Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces. 80, 1, p. 12-17 6 p.

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13 Citations (Scopus)

The Acoustic Scatter from Single biSphere Microbubbles

Thomas, D. H., Butler, M. B., Dermitzakis, A., Anderson, T., McDicken, W. N. & Sboros, V., Nov 2010, In : Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology. 36, 11, p. 1884-1892 9 p.

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5 Citations (Scopus)
2009

Acoustic detection of microbubble resonance

Thomas, D. H., Looney, P., Steel, R., Pelekasis, N., McDicken, W. N., Anderson, T. & Sboros, V., 15 Jun 2009, In : Applied Physics Letters. 94, 24, p. - 3 p., 243902.

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28 Citations (Scopus)

Nanomechanics of biocompatible hollow thin-shell polymer microspheres

Glynos, E., Koutsos, V., McDicken, W. N., Moran, C. M., Pye, S. D., Ross, J. A. & Sboros, V., 7 Jul 2009, In : Langmuir. 25, 13, p. 7514-7522 9 p.

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46 Citations (Scopus)

Polymeric thin shells: measurement of elastic properties at the nanometer scale using atomic force microscopy

Glynos, E., Sboros, V. & Koutsos, V., 15 Dec 2009, In : Materials Science and Engineering: B. 165, 3, p. 231-234 4 p.

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20 Citations (Scopus)

Single microbubble response using pulse sequences: Initial results

Thomas, D. H., Butler, M. B., Anderson, T., Steel, R., Pye, S. D., Poland, M., Brock-Fisher, T., McDicken, W. N. & Sboros, V., Jan 2009, In : Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology. 35, 1, p. 112-119 8 p.

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18 Citations (Scopus)
2008

Colour M-mode tissue Doppler imaging in healthy cats and cats with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Koffas, H., Dukes-McEwan, J., Corcoran, B. M., Moran, C. M., French, A., Sboros, V., Simpson, K., Anderson, T. & McDicken, W. N., Jul 2008, In : Journal of Small Animal Practice. 49, 7, p. 330-338 9 p.

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17 Citations (Scopus)

The acoustic response from individual attached and unattached rigid shelled microbubbles

Butler, M. B., Thomas, D. H., Pye, S. D., Moran, C. M., McDicken, W. N. & Sboros, V., 1 Dec 2008, In : Applied Physics Letters. 93, 22, p. - 3 p., 223906.

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8 Citations (Scopus)
2007

Acoustic Rayleigh scattering at individual micron-sized bubbles

Sboros, V., Pye, S. D., Anderson, T. A., Moran, C. M. & McDicken, W. N., 19 Mar 2007, In : Applied Physics Letters. 90, 12, p. - 3 p., 123902.

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23 Citations (Scopus)

Nanomechanical probing of microbubbles using the atomic force microscope

Sboros, V., Glynos, E., Pye, S. D., Moran, C. M., Butler, M., Ross, J. A., McDicken, W. N. & Koutsos, V., Nov 2007, In : Ultrasonics. 46, 4, p. 349-354 6 p.

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37 Citations (Scopus)
2006

Nanointerrogation of ultrasonic contrast agent microbubbles using atomic force microscopy

Sboros, V., Glynos, E., Pye, S. D., Moran, C. M., Butler, M., Ross, J., Short, R., McDicken, W. N. & Koutsos, V., Apr 2006, In : Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology. 32, 4, p. 579-585 7 p.

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36 Citations (Scopus)

Pulsed tissue Doppler imaging in normal cats and cats with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Koffas, H., Dukes-McEwan, J., Corcoran, B. M., Moran, C. M., French, A., Sboros, V., Simpson, K. & McDicken, W. N., 2006, In : Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine. 20, 1, p. 65-77 13 p.

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61 Citations (Scopus)
2005

Absolute measurement of ultrasonic backscatter from single microbubbles

Sboros, V., Pye, S. D., MacDonald, C. A., Gomatam, J., Moran, C. M. & McDicken, W. N., Aug 2005, In : Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology. 31, 8, p. 1063-1072 10 p.

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45 Citations (Scopus)
2004

An in vitro study of a microbubble contrast agent using a clinical ultrasound imaging system

Sboros, V., Moran, C. M., Pye, S. D. & McDicken, W. N., 7 Jan 2004, In : Physics in Medicine and Biology. 49, 1, p. 159-173 15 p.

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13 Citations (Scopus)

A numerical investigation of the resonance of gas-filled microbubbles: resonance dependence on acoustic pressure amplitude

MacDonald, C. A., Sboros, V., Gomatam, J., Pye, S. D., Moran, C. M. & McDicken, W. N., Dec 2004, In : Ultrasonics. 43, 2, p. 113-122 10 p.

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34 Citations (Scopus)
2003

Peak mean myocardial velocities and velocity gradients measured by color M-mode tissue Doppler imaging in healthy cats

Koffas, H., Dukes-McEwan, J., Corcoran, B. M., Moran, C. M., French, A., Sboros, V., Anderson, T., Smith, P., Simpson, K. & McDicken, W. N., 2003, In : Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine. 17, 4, p. 510-524 15 p.

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24 Citations (Scopus)

The behaviour of individual contrast agent microbubbles

Sboros, V., Moran, C. M., Pye, S. D. & McDicken, W. N., May 2003, In : Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology. 29, 5, p. 687-694 8 p.

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63 Citations (Scopus)
2002

The dependence of ultrasound contrast agents backscatter on acoustic pressure: theory versus experiment

Sboros, V., MacDonald, C. A., Pye, S. D., Moran, C. M., Gomatam, J. & McDicken, W. N., May 2002, In : Ultrasonics. 40, 1-8, p. 579-583 5 p.

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37 Citations (Scopus)

Understanding the limitations of ultrasonic backscatter measurements from microbubble populations

Sboros, V., Ramnarine, K. V., Moran, C. M., Pye, S. D. & McDicken, W. N., 7 Dec 2002, In : Physics in Medicine and Biology. 47, 23, p. 4287-4299 13 p.

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30 Citations (Scopus)
2001

An in vitro system for the study of ultrasound contrast agents using a commercial imaging system

Sboros, V., Moran, C. M., Anderson, T., Gatzoulis, L., Criton, A., Averkiou, M., Pye, S. D. & McDicken, W. N., Dec 2001, In : Physics in Medicine and Biology. 46, 12, p. 3301-3321 21 p.

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6 Citations (Scopus)

Contrast agent stability: A continuous B-mode imaging approach

Sboros, V., Moran, C. M., Pye, S. D. & McDicken, W. N., Oct 2001, In : Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology. 27, 10, p. 1367-1377 11 p.

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32 Citations (Scopus)
2000

An in vitro comparison of ultrasonic contrast agents in solutions with varying air levels

Sboros, V., Moran, C. M., Anderson, T. & McDicken, W. N., Jun 2000, In : Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology. 26, 5, p. 807-818 12 p.

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23 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation of an experimental system for the in vitro assessment of ultrasonic contrast agents

Sboros, V., Moran, C. M., Anderson, T., Pye, S. D., Macleod, I. C., Millar, A. M. & McDicken, W. N., Jan 2000, In : Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology. 26, 1, p. 105-111 7 p.

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16 Citations (Scopus)

Quantification of microbubble destruction of three fluorocarbon-filled ultrasonic contrast agents

Moran, C. M., Anderson, T., Pye, S. D., Sboros, V. & McDicken, W. N., May 2000, In : Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology. 26, 4, p. 629-639 11 p.

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43 Citations (Scopus)
1998

Quantification of the enhanced backscatter phenomenon from an intravenous and an intra-arterial contrast agent

Moran, C. M., Anderson, T., Sboros, V., Sutherland, G. R., Wright, R. & McDicken, W. N., Jul 1998, In : Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology. 24, 6, p. 871-880 10 p.

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7 Citations (Scopus)