Quantitative contrast-enhanced mammography for contrast medium kinetics studies

  title={Quantitative contrast-enhanced mammography for contrast medium kinetics studies},
  author={Costas D. Arvanitis and Robert D. Speller},
  journal={Physics in Medicine \& Biology},
  pages={6041 - 6064}
Quantitative contrast-enhanced mammography, based on a dual-energy approach, aims to extract quantitative and temporal information of the tumour enhancement after administration of iodinated vascular contrast media. Simulations using analytical expressions and optimization of critical parameters essential for the development of quantitative contrast-enhanced mammography are presented. The procedure has been experimentally evaluated using a tissue-equivalent phantom and an amorphous silicon… 

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