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Magnetic Resonance Electrical Impedance Mammography: A Pilot Study

  • Maria Kallergi
  • Ernest Wollin
  • John J. Heine
  • Nataliya Kovalchuk
  • Anand Manohar
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4046)

Abstract

A new breast imaging approach is proposed and implemented that combines Magnetic Resonance Mammography and Electrical Impedance Scanning. In this paper, we report the results of a pilot study that demonstrated the feasibility of this new breast imaging approach. We also discuss our initial experience with the MR imaging parameters and sequences that are critical in observing the desired signal.

Keywords

Electrical Impedance Spin Echo Breast Cancer Detection Magnetic Resonance Mammography Healthy Breast Tissue 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2006

Authors and Affiliations

  • Maria Kallergi
    • 1
  • Ernest Wollin
    • 2
  • John J. Heine
    • 1
  • Nataliya Kovalchuk
    • 1
  • Anand Manohar
    • 1
  1. 1.H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research InstituteCancer Control and PreventionTampaUSA
  2. 2.Wollin Ventures, Inc.MarathonUSA

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