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Scattering estimation from digital breast tomosynthesis guiding near infrared spectral tomographic reconstruction
Author(s): Kelly E. Michaelsen; Venkataramanan Krishnaswamy; Brian W. Pogue; Steven P. Poplack; Keith D. Paulsen
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Paper Abstract

X-ray image pixel intensity and optical scattering are compared for 11 normal subjects to assess the feasibility of using X-ray imaging as a surrogate for optical scattering in NIR spectral tomography. Digital breast tomosynthesis exams, as well as twenty single point reflectance measurements of optical breast scattering are compared for a wide variety of breast sizes and densities to determine if scattering can be accurately predicted based on x-ray attenuation. If implemented, x-ray based scattering estimation will decrease exam time and cost as well as simplify the design of a newly developed integrated near infrared spectral tomography and digital breast tomosynthesis imaging system.

Paper Details

Date Published: 25 March 2013
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 8578, Optical Tomography and Spectroscopy of Tissue X, 857811 (25 March 2013); doi: 10.1117/12.2002465
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Kelly E. Michaelsen, Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth (United States)
Venkataramanan Krishnaswamy, Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth (United States)
Brian W. Pogue, Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth (United States)
Steven P. Poplack, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Ctr. (United States)
Keith D. Paulsen, Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8578:
Optical Tomography and Spectroscopy of Tissue X
Bruce J. Tromberg; Arjun G. Yodh; Eva Marie Sevick-Muraca, Editor(s)

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