UCL  IRIS
Institutional Research Information Service
UCL Logo
Please report any queries concerning the funding data grouped in the sections named "Externally Awarded" or "Internally Disbursed" (shown on the profile page) to your Research Finance Administrator. Your can find your Research Finance Administrator at http://www.ucl.ac.uk/finance/research/post_award/post_award_contacts.php by entering your department
Please report any queries concerning the student data shown on the profile page to:

Email: portico-services@ucl.ac.uk

Help Desk: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/ras/portico/helpdesk
Publication Detail
Three-dimensional time-resolved optical mammography of the uncompressed breast
  • Publication Type:
    Conference
  • Authors:
    Enfield LC, Gibson AP, Everdell NL, Delpy DT, Hebden JC, Arridge SR, Douek M, Keshtgar MRS
  • Publication date:
    01/01/2006
  • Published proceedings:
    Optics InfoBase Conference Papers
  • ISBN-10:
    1557528071
  • ISBN-13:
    9781557528070
  • Status:
    Published
Abstract
We present initial results from a new approach to optical mammography in which the patient lies with her uncompressed breast suspended in a cup filled with a tissue-equivalent liquid. Data are acquired using a 32 channel time-resolved optical tomography system, from which images of blood volume and oxygenation are reconstructed. To date, we have imaged twelve patients with lesions (eight malignant, four benign). In eight cases the lesion was the dominant feature in the image, and in three of the remaining four patients the lesion was clearly identifiable. Initial results confirm that malignant tumors commonly appear as regions of anomalously high absorption, and sometimes of higher than average scatter. These encouraging results suggest that optical mammography of the uncompressed breast may provide a practical alternative to other approaches which is clinically acceptable and provides full 3D localization. © 2006 Optical Society of America.
Publication data is maintained in RPS. Visit https://rps.ucl.ac.uk
 More search options
UCL Researchers Show More
Author
Dept of Computer Science
Author
Dept of Med Phys & Biomedical Eng
Author
Dept of Med Phys & Biomedical Eng
Author
Dept of Med Phys & Biomedical Eng
Author
Dept of Med Phys & Biomedical Eng
University College London - Gower Street - London - WC1E 6BT Tel:+44 (0)20 7679 2000

© UCL 1999–2011

Search by