National Physical Laboratory

Improved ultrasound CT of breasts for cancer screening

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Published: 4 April 2013

Authors: Christian Baker, Bajram Zeqiri, Guiseppe Alosa, Peter N. T. Wells and Haidong Liang

Related: Acoustics, Ionising Radiation

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The use of novel phase-insensitive sensors in ultrasound computed tomography scans of breast mimicking phantoms results ingreatly improved image quality, contributing to the development of ultrasound tomography into a potential X-ray free 3D breast cancer screening technology.

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