Ultrasound tomography imaging: results of breast phantom study and resolution estimation
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In order to improve breast cancer detection rates, new and better imaging methods are required. Currently, the ultrasound tomography (UT) as non-invasive and safe hybrid method may contribute to achieving a new standard for breast cancer diagnostics. The aim of the paper was to analyse the imaging ability of tissue-like media structure found in female breast using the developed novel ultrasound computer-assisted tomographic scanner. Measurements was performed on commercial breast biopsy phantoms due to their well-defined structure with inclusions mimicking glandular tissue with lesions, as well as on the simple agar phantom. Obtained magnetic resonance images (MRI), conventional ultrasound images (US) or X-ray computed tomography (CT) images of the measured media sections were used for comparison. The analysis of the obtained results and carried out theoretical considerations have allowed to estimate the resolution of soft tissue UT imaging.
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- Department of Acoustics and Multimedia, Faculty of Electronics, Wroclaw University of Science and Technology, Wyb. Wyspianskiego 27, 50-370 Wroclaw, Poland, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Department of Internal Diseases with a Clinic for Horses, Dogs and Cats, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Wroclaw University of Environmental and Life Sciences, Plac Grunwaldzki 47, 50-366, Wroclaw, Poland, email@example.com
- Center of Experimental Diagnostics and Innovative Biomedical Technologies, The Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Wroclaw University of Environmental and Life Sciences, Plac Grunwaldzki 47A, 50-366, Wroclaw, Poland, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Department of General Radiology, Interventional Radiology and Neuroradiology, Wroclaw Medical University, Borowska 213, 50-556 Wroclaw, Poland, email@example.com
- Department of Acoustics and Multimedia, Faculty of Electronics, Wroclaw University of Science and Technology, Wyb. Wyspianskiego 27, 50-370 Wroclaw, Poland, firstname.lastname@example.org
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