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Non-linear inverse scattering: high resolution quantitative breast tissue tomography.
Recent published results in inverse scattering generally show the difficulty in dealing with moderate to high contrast inhomogeneities when employing linearized or iteratively linearized algorithmsExpand
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Pre-Clinical Experience with Full-Wave Inverse-Scattering for Breast Imaging
A new transmission ultrasound CT breast scanner (Techniscan Medical Systems, Inc.) was installed for pre-clinical testing at UCSD Medical Center. The scanner utilizes a 3D inverse scattering methodExpand
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Non-Invasive Breast Tissue Characterization Using Ultrasound Speed and Attenuation
TechniScan Medical Systems, Inc. is using novel inverse scattering methods to provide a unique method for calculating ultrasound characteristics of speed and attenuation of sound traveling throughExpand
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Quantitative transmission ultrasound tomography: Imaging and performance characteristics
Purpose Quantitative Transmission (QT) ultrasound has shown promise as a breast imaging modality. This study characterizes the performance of the latest generation of QT ultrasound scanners: QTExpand
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Imaging Performance of Quantitative Transmission Ultrasound
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Quantitative Transmission Ultrasound (QTUS) is a tomographic transmission ultrasound modality that is capable of generating 3D speed-of sound maps of objects in the field of view. Expand
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Anatomy-Correlated Breast Imaging and Visual Grading Analysis Using Quantitative Transmission Ultrasound™
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This study presents correlations between cross-sectional anatomy of human female breasts and Quantitative Transmission (QT) Ultrasound, does discriminate classifier analysis to validate the speed of sound correlations, and does a visual grading analysis comparing QT Ultrasounds with mammography. Expand
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Clinical Results with Ultrasound Computed Tomography of the Breast
Although the science and engineering of ultrasound computed tomography (USCT) has been explored for over four decades, there have been relatively few instances of a system being developed and appliedExpand
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Quantitative volumetric breast imaging with 3D inverse scatter computed tomography
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A method was developed to map tissue properties of the entire breast including sound speed and attenuation using fully 3D nonlinear inverse-scattering tomography. Expand
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Objective breast tissue image classification using Quantitative Transmission ultrasound tomography
Quantitative Transmission Ultrasound (QT) is a powerful and emerging imaging paradigm which has the potential to perform true three-dimensional image reconstruction of biological tissue. BreastExpand
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Quantitative assessment of breast density using transmission ultrasound tomography
Purpose Breast density is important in the evaluation of breast cancer risk. At present, breast density is evaluated using two‐dimensional projections from mammography with or without tomosynthesisExpand
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