Biomechanical properties of breast tissue, a state-of-the-art review.


This paper reviews the existing literature on the tests used to determine the mechanical properties of women breast tissues (fat, glandular and tumour tissue) as well as the different values of these properties. The knowledge of the mechanical properties of breast tissue is important for cancer detection, study and planning of surgical procedures such as… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10237-016-0763-8