P M Meaney

Summary

Affiliation: Dartmouth Medical School
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Bone dielectric property variation as a function of mineralization at microwave frequencies
    Paul M Meaney
    Thayer School of Engineering, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 03755, USA
    Int J Biomed Imaging 2012:649612. 2012
  2. pmc Surface wave multipath signals in near-field microwave imaging
    Paul M Meaney
    Thayer School of Engineering, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 03755, USA
    Int J Biomed Imaging 2012:697253. 2012
  3. pmc Clinical microwave tomographic imaging of the calcaneus: a first-in-human case study of two subjects
    Paul M Meaney
    Thayer School of Engineering, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 03755, USA
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 59:3304-13. 2012
  4. pmc Microwave tomography in the context of complex breast cancer imaging
    Paul M Meaney
    Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, USA
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2010:3398-401. 2010
  5. pmc Microwave thermal imaging of scanned focused ultrasound heating: phantom results
    Paul M Meaney
    Thayer School of Engineering, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 03755, USA
    Int J Hyperthermia 24:523-36. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Microwave imaging for tissue assessment: initial evaluation in multitarget tissue-equivalent phantoms
    P M Meaney
    Thayer School of Engineering, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 03755 8000, USA
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 43:878-90. 1996
  7. pmc Initial clinical experience with microwave breast imaging in women with normal mammography
    Paul M Meaney
    Thayer School of Engineering, HB 800, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 03755, USA
    Acad Radiol 14:207-18. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Image accuracy improvements in microwave tomographic thermometry: phantom experience
    P M Meaney
    Thayer School of Engineering, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, USA
    Int J Hyperthermia 19:534-50. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint A two-stage microwave image reconstruction procedure for improved internal feature extraction
    P M Meaney
    Thayer School of Engineering, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire 03755, USA
    Med Phys 28:2358-69. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Microwave image reconstruction utilizing log-magnitude and unwrapped phase to improve high-contrast object recovery
    P M Meaney
    Thayer School of Engineering, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 03755, USA
    IEEE Trans Med Imaging 20:104-16. 2001

Research Grants

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Publications25

  1. pmc Bone dielectric property variation as a function of mineralization at microwave frequencies
    Paul M Meaney
    Thayer School of Engineering, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 03755, USA
    Int J Biomed Imaging 2012:649612. 2012
    ..The results show a strong correlation between both the permittivity and conductivity and bone volume fraction and suggest that microwave imaging may be a good candidate for evaluating overall bone health...
  2. pmc Surface wave multipath signals in near-field microwave imaging
    Paul M Meaney
    Thayer School of Engineering, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 03755, USA
    Int J Biomed Imaging 2012:697253. 2012
    ..Theoretical predictions confirm the experimental observations...
  3. pmc Clinical microwave tomographic imaging of the calcaneus: a first-in-human case study of two subjects
    Paul M Meaney
    Thayer School of Engineering, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 03755, USA
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 59:3304-13. 2012
    ..These results represent the first clinical examples of microwave images of the calcaneus and some of the first 3-D tomographic images of any anatomical site in the living human...
  4. pmc Microwave tomography in the context of complex breast cancer imaging
    Paul M Meaney
    Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, USA
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2010:3398-401. 2010
    ..These observations further add to the complex nature of breast dielectric properties and the challenges for imaging them using microwave interrogation...
  5. pmc Microwave thermal imaging of scanned focused ultrasound heating: phantom results
    Paul M Meaney
    Thayer School of Engineering, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 03755, USA
    Int J Hyperthermia 24:523-36. 2008
    ..This combined approach is adaptable to multiple anatomical sites and may have the potential to be developed into a viable alternative to current clinical temperature monitoring devices for HIFU, such magnetic resonance (MR) imaging...
  6. ncbi request reprint Microwave imaging for tissue assessment: initial evaluation in multitarget tissue-equivalent phantoms
    P M Meaney
    Thayer School of Engineering, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 03755 8000, USA
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 43:878-90. 1996
    ....
  7. pmc Initial clinical experience with microwave breast imaging in women with normal mammography
    Paul M Meaney
    Thayer School of Engineering, HB 800, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 03755, USA
    Acad Radiol 14:207-18. 2007
    ..We have developed a microwave tomography system for experimental breast imaging...
  8. ncbi request reprint Image accuracy improvements in microwave tomographic thermometry: phantom experience
    P M Meaney
    Thayer School of Engineering, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, USA
    Int J Hyperthermia 19:534-50. 2003
    ..2 degrees C as compared with 1.6 degrees C for the previously published approach) in tracking thermal changes in phantoms where electrical properties vary linearly with temperature over a range relevant to hyperthermia cancer therapy...
  9. ncbi request reprint A two-stage microwave image reconstruction procedure for improved internal feature extraction
    P M Meaney
    Thayer School of Engineering, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire 03755, USA
    Med Phys 28:2358-69. 2001
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Microwave image reconstruction utilizing log-magnitude and unwrapped phase to improve high-contrast object recovery
    P M Meaney
    Thayer School of Engineering, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 03755, USA
    IEEE Trans Med Imaging 20:104-16. 2001
    ..In these cases, the new algorithm recovers high-quality images without resorting to the use of a priori information on object contrast and/or size as previously required...
  11. ncbi request reprint Microwave thermal imaging: initial in vivo experience with a single heating zone
    P M Meaney
    Thayer School of Engineering, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, USA
    Int J Hyperthermia 19:617-41. 2003
    ..Demonstration of in vivo temperature recovery and correlation with an independent monitoring device is an important milestone prior to clinical integration of this non-invasive imaging system with a thermal therapy device...
  12. ncbi request reprint Comparisons of three alternative breast modalities in a common phantom imaging experiment
    Dun Li
    Thayer School of Engineering, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire 03755, USA
    Med Phys 30:2194-205. 2003
    ..Future work includes the minimization of bias (artifacts) on the periphery of electrical impedance spectroscopy images to improve cross modality correlation and implementation of the multimodality diagnosis for breast cancer detection...
  13. ncbi request reprint Pre-scaled two-parameter Gauss-Newton image reconstruction to reduce property recovery imbalance
    Paul M Meaney
    Thayer School of Engineering Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, USA
    Phys Med Biol 47:1101-19. 2002
    ..The scheme provides a means for simultaneous optimization of the two permittivity and conductivity images...
  14. pmc Microwave tomographic imaging for osteoporosis screening: a pilot clinical study
    Tian Zhou
    Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 03755, USA
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2010:1218-21. 2010
    ..Early experience from our pilot study is encouraging and indicates that multiple planes of 2D images produce good representations of the 3D structural features within the heel...
  15. pmc The correlation of in vivo and ex vivo tissue dielectric properties to validate electromagnetic breast imaging: initial clinical experience
    Ryan J Halter
    Thayer School of Engineering, Darmouth College, Hanover, NH 03755, USA
    Physiol Meas 30:S121-36. 2009
    ..We present these results in addition to a case study demonstrating how discrete point spectroscopy measurements of the tissue can be correlated and used to validate EM imaging studies...
  16. ncbi request reprint Quantification of 3-D field effects during 2-D microwave imaging
    Paul M Meaney
    Thayer School of Engineering, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 03755, USA
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 49:708-20. 2002
    ..Comparisons between reconstructions utilizing phantom measurements and simulated 3-D data are also shown to validate the results. These findings suggest that for certain biomedical applications, 2-D approaches remain quite attractive...
  17. ncbi request reprint 3-Point support mechanical steering system for high intensity focused ultrasound
    Paul M Meaney
    Thayer School of Engineering, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, USA
    Phys Med Biol 52:3045-56. 2007
    ..The feasibility of simultaneously acquiring microwave thermal images is also demonstrated...
  18. ncbi request reprint Log transformation benefits parameter estimation in microwave tomographic imaging
    Paul M Meaney
    Thayer School of Engineering, Dartmouth College, Hanover New Hampshire 03755, USA
    Med Phys 34:2014-23. 2007
    ..In addition, several high contrast imaging experiments are performed, which demonstrate that different subsets of data are emphasized in each method and may contribute to the overall image quality differences...
  19. ncbi request reprint Microwave image reconstruction from 3-D fields coupled to 2-D parameter estimation
    Qianqian Fang
    Thayer School of Engineering, Dartmouth College, 8000 Cummings Hall, Hanover, NH 03755, USA
    IEEE Trans Med Imaging 23:475-84. 2004
    ....
  20. pmc Magnetic resonance microwave absorption imaging: feasibility of signal detection
    Bin Xie
    Thayer School of Engineering, Dartmouth College, Hanover New Hampshire 03755, USA
    Med Phys 36:5190-7. 2009
    ..Magnetic resonance (MR) technique was used to detect small displacements induced by localized absorption of pulsed 434 MHz microwave power as a potential method for tumor detection...
  21. ncbi request reprint The multidimensional phase unwrapping integral and applications to microwave tomographical image reconstruction
    Qianqian Fang
    Thayer School of Engineering, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 03755, USA
    IEEE Trans Image Process 15:3311-24. 2006
    ..Strategies for dynamic phase unwrapping in the microwave problem were developed and successfully tested in simulations and clinical experiments utilizing large, high contrast targets to validate the approach...
  22. ncbi request reprint Fundamental limitations of noninvasive temperature imaging by means of ultrasound echo strain estimation
    Naomi R Miller
    Joint Department of Physics, Institute of Cancer Research and Royal Marsden NHS Trust, Sutton, Surrey, UK
    Ultrasound Med Biol 28:1319-33. 2002
    ..Tissues with a very high fat content are likely to represent the most favourable conditions for ultrasonic temperature imaging...
  23. ncbi request reprint Electromagnetic breast imaging: results of a pilot study in women with abnormal mammograms
    Steven P Poplack
    Department of Radiology, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
    Radiology 243:350-9. 2007
    ..To prospectively assess quantitatively the inherent contrast of electromagnetic (EM) properties that can be imaged by using available technology in women with abnormal findings at conventional breast imaging who underwent subsequent biopsy...

Research Grants2

  1. Microwave Thermal Monitoring for Breast Hyperthermia
    PAUL MEANEY; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..It will set the stage for future treatment/monitoring systems targeting other anatomical sites. ..
  2. Microwave Thermal Monitoring for Breast Hyperthermia
    PAUL MEANEY; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..It will set the stage for future treatment/monitoring systems targeting other anatomical sites. ..