The quantitative potential for breast tomosynthesis imaging christina m shafera department of radiology, carl e ravin advanced imaging laboratories, duke university. Digital breast tomosynthesis (dbt) – a novel imaging technology duke university (dbt) – a novel imaging technology. Digital breast tomosynthesis (3-d mammography), now offered at the duke cancer center, is the latest diagnostic advance to detect breast cancer. Ehsan samei professor of radiology and electrical and computer engineering at duke his main modalities of interest are ct and tomosynthesis for. Ten reasons to get your mammogram at duke for example, we have been doing research on digital breast tomosynthesis (3d mammography) for the last 10 years.
Walker holds both an undergraduate and a doctoral degree in biomedical engineering from duke biomedical imaging: not just a pretty picture tomosynthesis. Tomo symposium at duke (2009-05-02) joseph lo and jim dobbins chaired the tomosynthesis imaging symposium at duke university, the first conference of its kind. Chest tomosynthesis: technical principles and clinical duke university medical this review article outlines the components of a tomosynthesis system. Campep-accredited medical physics graduate program at duke university dr ehsan samei, phd his main modalities of interest are ct and tomosynthesis for.
Tomosynthesis body dose john m sabol ge healthcare • duke university (j dobbins tomosynthesis requires significantly less dose than ct. Aua guidelines for imaging known or suspected ureteral calculi duke university medical center • digital tomosynthesis may help improve. Is tomosynthesis the future of lung is tomosynthesis the future of lung cancer screening separate studies from researchers at duke university and s. Explained: should you get a 3d mammogram tags: duke medicine and unc healthcare, among other places breast tomosynthesis. Digital breast tomosynthesis, or 3d mammography, is the latest advancement in breast imaging that has everyone talking, including my mother and her friends.
Tomosynthesis is used in 3d mammography in order to create a three dimensional image of breast tissue for better examination. The use of radiography to detect lung disease has been eclipsed in recent years by ct, which offers improved spatial resolution and the ability to find smaller tumors. Digital tomosynthesis • an imaging technique in which multiple x-rays of one object are take from a discrete number • duke advanced imaging laboratory. Biomedical imaging: not just a pretty picture october 13 in a trial at duke, tomosynthesis found two cancers in 300 subjects that were not found with other methods.
As a radiologist in the division of breast imaging, i am interested in studying techniques to better detect and assess breast lesions that may represent breast cancer. Principles of breast tomosynthesis acquisition image data duke university as the angular range of the tomosynthesis. Duke uses digital mammography and breast tomosynthesis to detect and diagnose breast cancer our breast imaging program at the duke cancer center is an american. Breast tomosynthesis (tomo) is a new 3d breast imaging technique with the potential to replace mammography in dec 2009, duke was 1st us site to receive. Early detection of breast cancer using tomosynthesis imaging: dumc mammography, duke south hospital, 2nd floor: durham, north carolina, united states, 27710.
Home may 2008 - volume 23 - issue 2 digital tomosynthesis of the chest you can read the full text of this article if you: duke university medical center. Optimized image acquisition for breast tomosynthesis in projection and reconstruction space duke advanced imaging. Technology an imaging system for performing tomosynthesis on a region of an object comprises an x-ray source, motion controller, an x-ray detector and a.