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Working Group on Quantitative B-mode Ultrasound QC Test Development (US01)

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ChargeThe primary task before this working group is to develop a set of quantitative tests for B-mode imaging systems. The main goal is to have a set of quality control tests that provide meaningful comparisions of ultrasound scanner performance between different scanners as well as demonstrating change in performance for individual scanners over time. Of particular interest will be tests that are able to detect scanner performance degradation as a result fo damaged or defective transducers. It is imperative that the tests be streamlined to require as little operator setup (to reduce operator variability) and to be as efficient as possible. This is because these tests are to be applied in a prospective study involving a large number of ultrasound systems and their associated transducers. The working group will seek the cooperation and support of vendors. These will include vendors who supply phantoms and test equipment as well as the major ultrasound instrument manufacturers.
Bylaws:Not Referenced.Rules: Not Referenced.
Approved Date(s)1/1/1995
Committee Keywords: US01

Board of Directors
Science Council  [Status]
Imaging Physics  [Status]
Ultrasound SC  [Status]
Working Group on Quantitative B-mode Ultrasound QC Test Development  [Status]
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Chairs

Mark Holland
Workgroup Co-Chair

Sandra Larson
Workgroup Co-Chair


2019 Roster

(dates shown below are start and end dates of position.)

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VOTING AppointmentsThere are 8 voting members.

up-to-datePaul L. Carson, PhD

12/10/2018 - 12/31/2021 Member

up-to-datePatricia G. Collins, PhD

12/10/2018 - 12/31/2021 Member

up-to-dateMark R. Holland, PhD

5/15/2018 - 12/31/2020 Workgroup Co-Chair

up-to-dateSandra C. Larson, PhD

5/15/2018 - 12/31/2020 Workgroup Co-Chair

up-to-dateZhimin Li, PhD

12/10/2018 - 12/31/2021 Member

up-to-dateZheng Feng Lu, PhD

12/10/2018 - 12/31/2021 Member

up-to-datePavlina Pike, PhD

12/10/2018 - 12/31/2021 Member

up-to-dateJames A. Zagzebski, PhD

12/10/2018 - 12/31/2021 Member
NON-VOTING AppointmentsThere are 4 non-voting members and guests.

up-to-dateCristel Baiu, MEng

12/10/2018 - 12/31/2021 Consultant (nonvoting)

up-to-dateSander Dekker, BS

12/10/2018 - 12/31/2021 Consultant (nonvoting)

up-to-dateTed Lynch, PhD

12/10/2018 - 12/31/2021 Consultant (nonvoting)

up-to-dateAngela Snyder

12/10/2018 - 12/31/2021 Consultant (nonvoting)
STAFF Appointed to CommitteeThere are 0 staff.