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Biomedical Optics
Miami, Florida United States
April 28, 2012 - May 2, 2012
ISBN: 978-1-55752-942-8
Breast Cancer Imaging (BW3A)

Optical Assessment of Breast Density and its Dependence on Tissue Heterogeneity

Paola Taroni, Antonio Pifferi, Giovanna Quarto, Lorenzo Spinelli, Alessandro Torricelli, Francesca Abbate, Nicola Balestreri, Simona Menna, Enrico Cassano, and Rinaldo Cubeddu  »View Author Affiliations


http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/BIOMED.2012.BW3A.4


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Abstract

The optical assessment of breast density was effectively performed using time domain 7-wavelength (635-1060 nm) optical mammography. Notwithstanding tissue heterogeneity, BI-RADS categories can be discriminated even with a single point measurement.

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OCIS Codes
(170.3830) Medical optics and biotechnology : Mammography
(170.6510) Medical optics and biotechnology : Spectroscopy, tissue diagnostics
(170.6920) Medical optics and biotechnology : Time-resolved imaging

Citation
P. Taroni, A. Pifferi, G. Quarto, L. Spinelli, A. Torricelli, F. Abbate, N. Balestreri, S. Menna, E. Cassano, and R. Cubeddu, "Optical Assessment of Breast Density and its Dependence on Tissue Heterogeneity," in Biomedical Optics and 3-D Imaging, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper BW3A.4.
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=BIOMED-2012-BW3A.4

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