Hybrid imaging method for early breast cancer dtection

Abbosh, A. M. and Crozier, S. (2008). Hybrid imaging method for early breast cancer dtection. In: B. Tawfik, Proceedings of: 2008 Cairo International Biomedical Engineering Conference. Cairo International Biomedical Engineering Conference, 2008, Cairo, Egypt, (1-4). 18-20 December 2008. doi:10.1109/CIBEC.2008.4786049


Author Abbosh, A. M.
Crozier, S.
Title of paper Hybrid imaging method for early breast cancer dtection
Conference name Cairo International Biomedical Engineering Conference, 2008
Conference location Cairo, Egypt
Conference dates 18-20 December 2008
Proceedings title Proceedings of: 2008 Cairo International Biomedical Engineering Conference
Journal name 2008 Cairo International Biomedical Engineering Conference, CIBEC 2008
Place of Publication Piscataway, N.J, U.S.A.
Publisher IEEE
Publication Year 2008
Sub-type Fully published paper
DOI 10.1109/CIBEC.2008.4786049
ISBN 978-1-4244-2695-9
9781424426942
1424426944
Editor B. Tawfik
Start page 1
End page 4
Total pages 4
Collection year 2009
Language eng
Formatted Abstract/Summary
A theoretical model is presented to investigate the possibility of using a hybrid imaging method for early breast cancer detection. It uses the combined microwave and acoustic excitations to exploit contrasts in both the dielectric and elastic properties of malignant and normal breast tissues. The calculated results presented in this paper show that value of the scattering contrast between the malignant and healthy tissues is increased significantly when using the proposed hybrid method, which means an increase in the detection capability of the imaging system.
©2008 IEEE
Subjects E1
090303 Biomedical Instrumentation
920102 Cancer and Related Disorders
Keyword Imaging system
Breast cancer
Microwave
Acoustic
Q-Index Code E1
Q-Index Status Confirmed Code
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