Michiel Postema

Summary

Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi High-speed photography during ultrasound illustrates potential therapeutic applications of microbubbles
    Michiel Postema
    Institute for Medical Engineering, Ruhr Universitat Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    Med Phys 32:3707-11. 2005
  2. ncbi Bubble dynamics involved in ultrasonic imaging
    Michiel Postema
    Institute for Medical Engineering, Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, Ruhr Universitat Bochum, Building IC, 6 146, D 44780 Bochum, Germany
    Expert Rev Mol Diagn 6:493-502. 2006
  3. pmc Contrast-enhanced and targeted ultrasound
    Michiel Postema
    Emmy Noether Research Group, Institute of Medical Engineering, Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Sciences, Ruhr Universitat Bochum, 44780 Bochum, Germany
    World J Gastroenterol 17:28-41. 2011
  4. ncbi Nitric oxide delivery by ultrasonic cracking: some limitations
    Michiel Postema
    Institute for Medical Engineering, Ruhr Universitat Bochum, Building IC, 6 146, D 44780 Bochum, Germany
    Ultrasonics 44:e109-13. 2006
  5. ncbi Ultrasonic bubbles in medicine: influence of the shell
    Michiel Postema
    Institute for Medical Engineering, Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, Ruhr Universitat Bochum, Building IC, 6 146, D 44780 Bochum, Germany
    Ultrason Sonochem 14:438-44. 2007
  6. doi Microfoam formation in a capillary
    Spiros Kotopoulis
    Emmy Noether Group, Institute of Medical Engineering, Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, Ruhr Universitat Bochum, D 44780 Bochum, Germany
    Ultrasonics 50:260-8. 2010
  7. ncbi Noninvasive microbubble-based pressure measurements: a simulation study
    Michiel Postema
    Erasmus MC University Medical Center, Thoraxcentre, Department of Experimental Echocardiography, Dr Molewaterplein 50, Rm Ee 2302, 3000 DR, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Ultrasonics 42:759-62. 2004
  8. ncbi Ultrasound-induced encapsulated microbubble phenomena
    Michiel Postema
    Department of Experimental Echocardiography, Thoraxcentre, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Ultrasound Med Biol 30:827-40. 2004
  9. ncbi Ultrasound-induced microbubble coalescence
    Michiel Postema
    Department of Experimental Echocardiography, Thoraxcentre, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Ultrasound Med Biol 30:1337-44. 2004
  10. ncbi Ultrasound-induced gas release from contrast agent microbubbles
    Michiel Postema
    IEEE Trans Ultrason Ferroelectr Freq Control 52:1035-41. 2005

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. ncbi High-speed photography during ultrasound illustrates potential therapeutic applications of microbubbles
    Michiel Postema
    Institute for Medical Engineering, Ruhr Universitat Bochum, Bochum, Germany
    Med Phys 32:3707-11. 2005
    ..This opens up a whole new area of potential applications of diagnostic ultrasound related to targeted imaging and therapeutic delivery of drugs such as nitric oxide...
  2. ncbi Bubble dynamics involved in ultrasonic imaging
    Michiel Postema
    Institute for Medical Engineering, Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, Ruhr Universitat Bochum, Building IC, 6 146, D 44780 Bochum, Germany
    Expert Rev Mol Diagn 6:493-502. 2006
    ..Owing to microbubble-based contrast agents, ultrasound is becoming an even more important technique in clinical diagnostics...
  3. pmc Contrast-enhanced and targeted ultrasound
    Michiel Postema
    Emmy Noether Research Group, Institute of Medical Engineering, Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Sciences, Ruhr Universitat Bochum, 44780 Bochum, Germany
    World J Gastroenterol 17:28-41. 2011
    ..These are beginning to be accepted into clinical practice. In the long term, targeted microbubbles for molecular imaging and eventually for directed anti-tumor therapy are expected to be tested...
  4. ncbi Nitric oxide delivery by ultrasonic cracking: some limitations
    Michiel Postema
    Institute for Medical Engineering, Ruhr Universitat Bochum, Building IC, 6 146, D 44780 Bochum, Germany
    Ultrasonics 44:e109-13. 2006
    ..This indicates that ultrasonic cracking mostly occurs during the expansion phase...
  5. ncbi Ultrasonic bubbles in medicine: influence of the shell
    Michiel Postema
    Institute for Medical Engineering, Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, Ruhr Universitat Bochum, Building IC, 6 146, D 44780 Bochum, Germany
    Ultrason Sonochem 14:438-44. 2007
    ..We demonstrated how the phase angle differences between a damped radially oscillating bubble and an incident sound field depend on shell parameters...
  6. doi Microfoam formation in a capillary
    Spiros Kotopoulis
    Emmy Noether Group, Institute of Medical Engineering, Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, Ruhr Universitat Bochum, D 44780 Bochum, Germany
    Ultrasonics 50:260-8. 2010
    ..Subjecting an ultrasound contrast agent of given concentration to a continuous low-amplitude signal makes it cluster to a microfoam of known position and known size, allowing for sonic manipulation...
  7. ncbi Noninvasive microbubble-based pressure measurements: a simulation study
    Michiel Postema
    Erasmus MC University Medical Center, Thoraxcentre, Department of Experimental Echocardiography, Dr Molewaterplein 50, Rm Ee 2302, 3000 DR, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Ultrasonics 42:759-62. 2004
    ..Overpressures as small as 11 mmHg may be discriminated with this method...
  8. ncbi Ultrasound-induced encapsulated microbubble phenomena
    Michiel Postema
    Department of Experimental Echocardiography, Thoraxcentre, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Ultrasound Med Biol 30:827-40. 2004
    ..Hence, liquid jets may act as remote-controlled microsyringes, delivering a drug to a region-of-interest. Encapsulated microbubbles have (potential) clinical applications in both diagnostics and therapeutics...
  9. ncbi Ultrasound-induced microbubble coalescence
    Michiel Postema
    Department of Experimental Echocardiography, Thoraxcentre, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Ultrasound Med Biol 30:1337-44. 2004
    ..We conclude that the lipid shell ruptures upon expansion, exposing clean free bubble interfaces that support plug flow profiles in the film and inertia-limited drainage whose time scales match those of the observed coalescence...
  10. ncbi Ultrasound-induced gas release from contrast agent microbubbles
    Michiel Postema
    IEEE Trans Ultrason Ferroelectr Freq Control 52:1035-41. 2005
    ..Coalescence may account for the long dissolution times acoustically observed and published in previous studies. After sonic cracking, the cracked bubbles stay acoustically active...
  11. ncbi Ultrasound-directed drug delivery
    Michiel Postema
    Department of Engineering, The University of Hull, Kingston upon Hull, HU6 7RX, UK
    Curr Pharm Biotechnol 8:355-61. 2007
    ..Ultrasound-directed drug delivery using microbubbles is a promising method that has great potential in the treatment of malignant disorders...