We characterize the functional and mechanical response of breast tissue to external compression by optically monitoring tissue chromophore concentrations in parallel with tissue reaction force measurements. We estimate tissue metabolism using a partial occlusion model.
© 2008 Optical Society of America
(170.0170) Medical optics and biotechnology : Medical optics and biotechnology
(170.6510) Medical optics and biotechnology : Spectroscopy, tissue diagnostics
(170.6935) Medical optics and biotechnology : Tissue characterization
S. Carp, J. Selb, Q. Fang, R. Moore, D. Kopans, E. Rafferty, and D. Boas, "Dynamic Functional and Mechanical Response of Breast Tissue to Compression," in Biomedical Optics, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper BSuB7.
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