A novel breast software phantom for biomechanical modeling of elastography.

  title={A novel breast software phantom for biomechanical modeling of elastography.},
  author={Syeda Naema Bhatti and Mallika Sridhar-Keralapura},
  journal={Medical physics},
  volume={39 4},
PURPOSE In developing breast imaging technologies, testing is done with phantoms. Physical phantoms are normally used but their size, shape, composition, and detail cannot be modified readily. These difficulties can be avoided by creating a software breast phantom. Researchers have created software breast phantoms using geometric and/or mathematical methods for applications like image fusion. The authors report a 3D software breast phantom that was built using a mechanical design tool, to… 

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