TU-E-217BCD-05: Dedicated Breast CT: Skin Thickness Measurements in a Diagnostic Population.

PURPOSE To test the hypothesis that the mean skin thickness determined using cone-beam dedicated breast CT varied between breasts with malignant, hyperplasia and benign pathology, and to determine the appropriate skin thickness for Monte Carlo based estimation of normalized glandular dose coefficients. METHODS Breast skin thickness was estimated in 137… CONTINUE READING