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Improving light quantification of large breast lesions imaged by diffuse optical tomography
Author(s): Behnoosh Tavakoli; Quing Zhu
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Paper Abstract

Due to the exponential decay of the photon density wave, the accuracy of quantifying deeper portion of the large lesions by diffuse optical tomography in reflection geometry is much lower than that of the top portion. In this study, we introduce a modified depth correction method that incorporates the target depth information provided by co-registered ultrasound. Phantom experiments and clinical example will be presented to demonstrate the utility of the method in improving light quantification of large lesions.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 March 2011
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 7896, Optical Tomography and Spectroscopy of Tissue IX, 789618 (1 March 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.878781
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Behnoosh Tavakoli, Univ. of Connecticut (United States)
Quing Zhu, Univ. of Connecticut (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7896:
Optical Tomography and Spectroscopy of Tissue IX
Bruce Jason Tromberg; Arjun G. Yodh; Mamoru Tamura; Eva Marie Sevick-Muraca; Robert R. Alfano, Editor(s)

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