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Kruchten D. A.; Anderson, A. L.
Health Physics: July 1990
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At the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, we are developing a system that will more accurately measure fat, muscle, and bone content from ultrasonic images of the chest wall. This paper describes a procedure that will allow chest-wall thickness to be determined to within ±1.5 mm (compared with the ±3–6 mm from current techniques) and may allow absolute errors in chest-wall composition to be reduced to ±4%.

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