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pulse-inversion contrast harmonic imaging


Definition: contrast harmonic imaging is an ultrasound technique that enhances the images of vessels containing contrast microbubbles because of bubble-amplified harmonics; pulse inversion uses alternating polarities to cancel the effects of second harmonics.

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