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Researcher: Mark Kliewer

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Areas of Expertise
  • Minimally-invasive image-guided therapies
  • Disease detection
  • Diagnosis
  • Treatment monitoring
  • MRI
  • CT scan
  • Molecular imaging
  • Advanced ultrasound imaging techniques to problems of tissue characterization and the pathophysiology of blood flow
  • Obstetrical and vascular doppler ultrasound
  • Fetal malformations
  • Spectral waveforms in both normal and abnormal hemodynamic states
Web Site Dr. Mark Kliewer's University Web Page
Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Issued Patent(s)
  • 8,029,452 - Arm brace for sonographers, issued October 2011.
  • 7,297,116 - Method and apparatus for imaging the cervix and uterine wall, issued November 2007.
USPTO Published Applications
  • 20080097215 - Ultrasonic probe with finger shelf, published April 2008.
  • 20080051662 - Arm brace for sonographers, published February 2008.
  • 20040210136 - Method and apparatus for imaging the cervix and uterine wall, published October 2004.
Recent Publication(s)
  • Dynamic and quasi-static mechanical testing for characterization of the viscoelastic properties of human uterine tissue. Omari EA, Varghese T, Kliewer MA, Harter J, Hartenbach EM. J Biomech. 2015 Jul 16;48(10):1730-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jbiomech.2015.05.013. Epub 2015 May 29.

  • Estimation of ultrasound strain indices in carotid plaque and correlation to cognitive dysfunction. Wang X, Jackson DC, Mitchell CC, Varghese T, Hermann BP, Kliewer MA, Dempsey RJ. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2014;2014:5627-30. doi: 10.1109/EMBC.2014.6944903.

  • Correlation of cognitive function with ultrasound strain indices in carotid plaque. Wang X, Jackson DC, Varghese T, Mitchell CC, Hermann BP, Kliewer MA, Dempsey RJ. Ultrasound Med Biol. 2014 Jan;40(1):78-89. doi: 10.1016/j.ultrasmedbio.2013.08.001. Epub 2013 Oct 11.

  • Accuracy of sonographic diagnosis of superficial masses. Wagner JM, Lee KS, Rosas H, Kliewer MA. J Ultrasound Med. 2013 Aug;32(8):1443-50. doi: 10.7863/ultra.32.8.1443.

View Mark Kliewer's publications at PubMed.
Recent Artistic Works
  • Intra-University Collaboration: Medical Physics, Neurological Surgery
Research Tools
Research Facilities
E-mail Address [email protected]
Phone Number 608-262-3114
Current University UW–Madison
Department Radiology
Title Professor
Other Appointments
Address Line 1 Box 3252 Clinical Science Center
Address Line 2 600 Highland Avenue
City Madison
State WI
Zip Code 53792
Bachelor's Degree Oberlin College
Master's Degree
Other Degrees M.D., Duke University
Technologies Available for Licensing Elastographic Imaging of the Cervix and Uterine Wall

Arm Brace for Sonographers to Reduce Wrist Injuries