Effects of compression on transillumination measurements of blood flow and chromophore concentrations in human breast tissue

David R. Busch, Chao Zhao, G. Yu, Regine Choe, Turgut Durduran, Mark Rosen, Mitchell D. Schnall, Arjun G. Yodh

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Abstract

We combine diffuse optical spectroscopic and correlation measurements of human breast tissue under compression. We expect a contrast between healthy (organized) and cancer- ous (chaotic) vascular response. Initial results suggest significant flow changes under compres- sion.

Original languageEnglish (US)
PagesBSuE16
StatePublished - Dec 1 2008
EventBiomedical Optics, BIOMED 2008 - St. Petersburg, FL, United States
Duration: Mar 16 2008Mar 19 2008

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OtherBiomedical Optics, BIOMED 2008
CountryUnited States
CitySt. Petersburg, FL
Period3/16/083/19/08

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Biomaterials
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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Busch, D. R., Zhao, C., Yu, G., Choe, R., Durduran, T., Rosen, M., Schnall, M. D., & Yodh, A. G. (2008). Effects of compression on transillumination measurements of blood flow and chromophore concentrations in human breast tissue. BSuE16. Paper presented at Biomedical Optics, BIOMED 2008, St. Petersburg, FL, United States.