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Scientist profile

Knut Matre


Department of Clinical Science

Section for Cardiology

Title: Professor

Phone: +47 55 97 29 86

Cellphone: +47 416 57 024 SMS


Visiting address: Haukeland universitetssykehus, Laboratoriebygget

Medical ultrasound

Cardiac mechanics

Acoustic phantoms

B.Sc. Applied Physics, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland

M.Sc. Medical Physics, Aberdeen University, Scotland

dr.philos (ph.D.) University of Bergen

Teaching ultrasound methods and applications for students:



Postgraduate courses

1. Effect of left ventricular hypertrophy on myocardial strain and torsion

2. Studies on myocardial dysfunction following ischemia and reperfusion

3. Develoment of acoustic phantoms

4. Accuracy of cardiac 3D deformation methods