Technical Note: Multipurpose CT, ultrasound, and MRI breast phantom for use in radiotherapy and minimally invasive interventions.

@article{Ruschin2016TechnicalNM,
  title={Technical Note: Multipurpose CT, ultrasound, and MRI breast phantom for use in radiotherapy and minimally invasive interventions.},
  author={Mark Ruschin and Sean R. H. Davidson and William Phounsy and Tae Sun Yoo and Lee C L Chin and J. Pignol and Ananth Ravi and Claire McCann},
  journal={Medical physics},
  year={2016},
  volume={43 5},
  pages={
          2508
        }
}
PURPOSE To develop a multipurpose gel-based breast phantom consisting of a simulated tumor with realistic imaging properties in CT, ultrasound and MRI, or a postsurgical cavity on CT. Applications for the phantom include: deformable image registration (DIR) quality assurance (QA), autosegmentation validation, and localization testing and training for minimally invasive image-guided procedures such as those involving catheter or needle insertion. METHODS A thermoplastic mask of a typical… 

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