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The characterization of breast anatomical metrics using dedicated breast CT

By Shih-Ying Huang, John M. Boone, Kai Yang, Nathan J. Packard, Sarah E. McKenney, Nicolas D. Prionas, Karen K. Lindfors and Martin J. Yaffe

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Purpose: Accurate anatomical characterization of the breast is useful in breast phantom development and computer modeling of breast imaging technologies. Capitalizing on the three-dimensional capabilities of dedicated breast CT (bCT), a number of parameters which describe breast shape and fibroglandular distribution are defined

Topics: Radiation Imaging Physics
Publisher: American Association of Physicists in Medicine
OAI identifier: oai:pubmedcentral.nih.gov:3081868
Provided by: PubMed Central
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