Anthropomorphic phantoms for assessment of strain imaging methods involving saline-infused sonohysterography.

@article{Hobson2008AnthropomorphicPF,
  title={Anthropomorphic phantoms for assessment of strain imaging methods involving saline-infused sonohysterography.},
  author={Maritza A. Hobson and Ernest L. Madsen and Gary R. Frank and Jingfeng Jiang and Hairong Shi and Timothy J. Hall and Tomy Varghese},
  journal={Ultrasound in medicine & biology},
  year={2008},
  volume={34 10},
  pages={1622-37}
}
Two anthropomorphic uterine phantoms were developed that allow assessment and comparison of strain imaging systems adapted for use with saline-infused sonohysterography (SIS). Tissue-mimicking (TM) materials consist of dispersions of safflower oil in gelatin. TM fibroids are stiffer than the TM myometrium/cervix, and TM polyps are softer. The first uterine phantom has 3-mm-diameter TM fibroids distributed randomly in TM myometrium. The second uterine phantom has a 5-mm and 8-mm spherical TM… CONTINUE READING

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