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First results from the Philips optical mammoscope
Author(s): Jan H. Hoogenraad; Martin B. van der Mark; Sel-Brian B. Colak; Gert W. t'Hooft; E. S. van der Linden
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Paper Abstract

The Philips Optical Mammoscope Prototype is a versatile CW optical mammography apparatus with which fully 3D images of breast tissue can be obtained at several wavelengths. We present the properties of the machine, and show the first images obtained with it. We elaborate on the tissue parameter that can be quantitatively reconstructed from the measurements, and show some preliminary research into the natural variation of this parameter.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 January 1998
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 3194, Photon Propagation in Tissues III, (1 January 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.301053
Show Author Affiliations
Jan H. Hoogenraad, Philips Research Labs. (Netherlands)
Martin B. van der Mark, Philips Research Labs. (Netherlands)
Sel-Brian B. Colak, Philips Research Labs. (Netherlands)
Gert W. t'Hooft, Philips Research Labs. (Netherlands)
E. S. van der Linden, Academic Hospital Maastricht (Netherlands)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3194:
Photon Propagation in Tissues III
David A. Benaron; Britton Chance; Marco Ferrari, Editor(s)

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