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Modelling Mammographic Compression of the Breast [chapter]

Jae-Hoon Chung, Vijay Rajagopal, Poul M. F. Nielsen, Martyn P. Nash
2008 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Images of the uncompressed breast were segmented into skin and pectoral muscle, from which a finite element (FE) mesh of the left breast was generated using a nonlinear geometric fitting process.  ...  We have developed a biomechanical model of the breast to simulate compression during mammographic imaging. The modelling framework was applied to a set of MR images of the breasts of a volunteer.  ...  Ralph Highnam for valuable discussions, and Sandra Winsor and Shelley Park at the Centre for Advanced MRI, Auckland, New Zealand, for their help in obtaining the MR images.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-85990-1_91 fatcat:va5cvbcrdrgxxg3svxsa4z657u

Towards an in-plane methodology to track breast lesions by using mammograms and patient-specific finite element simulations

Andres Lapuebla-Ferri, Jose Cegoñino-Banzo, Antonio-Jose Jimenez-Mocholi, Amaya Perez del Palomar
2017 Physics in Medicine and Biology  
A realistic, three-dimensional, computer model of a patient's breast was generated from magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to simulate mammographic compressions in cranio-caudal (CC, head-to-toe) and medio-lateral  ...  For each compression being simulated, a virtual mammogram was obtained and posteriorly superimposed to the corresponding real mammogram, by sharing the nipple as a common feature.  ...  Acknowledgements This work was supported by the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness through project DPI 2016-79302-R. The authors declare that there are no conflicts of interest.  ... 
doi:10.1088/1361-6560/aa8d62 pmid:29091591 fatcat:ldbtnzw7tffcbfytn4o5aji4sa

A review of biomechanically informed breast image registration

John H Hipwell, Vasileios Vavourakis, Lianghao Han, Thomy Mertzanidou, Björn Eiben, David J Hawkes
2016 Physics in Medicine and Biology  
The breast was deformed using virtual compression plates by applying displacements to the surface nodes.  ...  soft tissues are essential in predicting accurate large breast deformations under plate compression, despite the fact that the skin wasn't explicitly modelled in their analyses.  ... 
doi:10.1088/0031-9155/61/2/r1 pmid:26733349 fatcat:rmwkus6xofdv5faroeih53l26i

Segmentation of the Breast Skin and Its Influence in the Simulation of the Breast Compression during an X-Ray Mammography

J. A. Solves Llorens, M. J. Rupérez, C. Monserrat, E. Feliu, M. García, M. Lloret
2012 The Scientific World Journal  
In addition, a biomechanical model of the breast, which considers the skin segmented in this way, is constructed to study the influence of considering real skin in the simulation of the breast compression  ...  The results of this work show that, in most of the cases, the method of skin segmentation is accurate and that real skin should be considered in the simulation of the breast compression during the X-ray  ...  The authors would like to express their gratitude to the personnel from the Hospitals HCB and La Fe.  ... 
doi:10.1100/2012/876489 pmid:22629220 pmcid:PMC3354746 fatcat:v2icp5ct3vdsfke27msqjnm5gu

Methodology based on genetic heuristics for in-vivo characterizing the patient-specific biomechanical behavior of the breast tissues

M.A. Lago, M.J. Rupérez, F. Martínez-Martínez, S. Martínez-Sanchis, P.R. Bakic, C. Monserrat
2015 Expert systems with applications  
The methodology was validated using breast software phantoms for virtual clinical trials, compressed to mimic MRI-guided biopsies.  ...  For the first time, a combination of overlap and distance coefficients were used for the evaluation of the similarity between a deformed MRI of the breast and a simulation of that deformation.  ...  This device takes an MRI of the uncompressed breast in prone 65 position as well as an MRI of the same breast under compression.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.eswa.2015.05.058 pmid:27103760 pmcid:PMC4834716 fatcat:orhfuninjvdvpnfetarjzoxacu

Using Breast Tissue Information and Subject-Specific Finite-Element Models to Optimize Breast Compression Parameters for Digital Mammography

Tien-Yu Chang, Jay Wu, Pei-Yuan Liu, Yan-Lin Liu, Dmytro Luzhbin, Hsien-Chou Lin
2022 Electronics  
The results of this study provides a subject-specific and evidence-based suggestion of mammographic compression force for radiographers considering image quality and patient comfort.  ...  Subjects were recruited for digital mammography and breast magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) within a month.  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors thank Mei Lan Huang from Chi Mei Medical Center, Tainan, Taiwan, for case collection. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/electronics11111784 fatcat:uc7fi7acmbbphg7vyl6du45w3y

MRI/PET nonrigid breast-image registration using skin fiducial markers

Andrezej Krol, Mehmet Z. Unlu, Karl G. Baum, James A. Mandel, Wei Lee, Ioana L. Coman, Edward D. Lipson, David H. Feiglin
2006 Physica medica (Testo stampato)  
Si nilar stress conditions are assured by use of an MRI breast-antenna replica for breast support during PET, and use of the same positioning.  ...  The model is applicable only if the stress conditions in the imaged breast are virtually the same in PET and MRI.  ...  However, it can be applied only if the stress conditions in the imaged breast are virtually the same between PET and MRI.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s1120-1797(06)80022-0 pmid:17645992 fatcat:oxz6cbxsivghlpyetdgulcjlce

A New Validation Method for X-ray Mammogram Registration Algorithms Using a Projection Model of Breast X-ray Compression

John H. Hipwell, Christine Tanner, William R. Crum, Julia A. Schnabel, David J. Hawkes
2007 IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging  
In this paper, we describe a novel validation method which simulates plausible mammographic compressions of the breast using a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) derived finite element model.  ...  Establishing spatial correspondence between features visible in X-ray mammograms obtained at different times has great potential to aid assessment and quantitation of change in the breast indicative of  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT The authors would like to thank the MARIBS study [16] and Guy's and St. Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust for providing the image data used in this study.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tmi.2007.903569 pmid:17896592 fatcat:zobi7kv46zgengpawaeiy56xni

Efficient Breast Deformation Simulation [article]

Markus T. Harz, Joachim Georgii, Lei Wang, Kathy Schilling, Heinz-Otto Peitgen
2012 Workshop on Virtual Reality Interactions and Physical Simulations  
Such visualizations, however, are challenging to obtain, since the positioning for image acquisition in MRI is prone, while the patient lies supine for surgical procedures, causing a considerable deformation  ...  Breast surgery might benefit from image guidance, if position and extend of the disease could be visualized in the same breast deformation as the surgery is performed.  ...  Acknowledgements This work was partially supported by the Fraunhofer Internal Programs under Grant No.  ... 
doi:10.2312/pe/vriphys/vriphys12/117-126 dblp:conf/vriphys/HarzGWSP12 fatcat:n3rce2dd5fhnrkd2se37pwfobm

Computerized method for nonrigid MR-to-PET breast-image registration

M.Z. Unlu, A. Krol, A. Magri, J.A. Mandel, W. Lee, K.G. Baum, E.D. Lipson, I.L. Coman, D.H. Feiglin
2010 Computers in Biology and Medicine  
approximates nonrigid deformation of the breast tissue between the MRI and PET scans.  ...  The method requires five-nine fiducial skin markers (FSMs) visible in MRI and PET that need to be located in the same spots on the breast and two on the flanks during both scans.  ...  Baldwin Breast Cancer Research Foundation of Central New York, and from the Department of Radiology, SUNY Upstate Medical University. M.Z.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.compbiomed.2009.10.010 pmid:19942214 fatcat:7wm7nihynra6rpaj4i4r3637he

Recent Progress for the Techniques of MRI-Guided Breast Interventions and their applications on Surgical Strategy

Peng Gao, Xiangyi Kong, Ying Song, Yan Song, Yi Fang, Han Ouyang, Jing Wang
2020 Journal of Cancer  
However, the lower and variable specificity of MRI makes the MRI-guided intervention, including biopsies and localizations, necessary before surgery, especially for patients who need the treatment of breast-conserving  ...  With a high sensitivity of breast lesions, MRI can detect suspicious lesions which are occult in traditional breast examination equipment.  ...  The coil (a)which is designed for MRI-guided intervention. A Patient is positioned prone in the coil (b) for the examination of MRI, with a mild compression for the breast.  ... 
doi:10.7150/jca.46329 pmid:32626513 pmcid:PMC7330700 fatcat:imyoofpoejewtfp4vee4wafhhu

A Computational Framework for Breast Surgery: Application to Breast Conserving Therapy [chapter]

David Thanoon, Marc Garbey, Nam-Ho Kim, Barbara Bass
2009 Computational Surgery and Dual Training  
There are currently no tools, other than surgical experience and judgment, that can predict the impact of partial mastectomy on the contour and deformity of the treated breast.  ...  Breast conserving therapy (BCT) comprised of complete surgical excision of the tumor (partial mastectomy) with post-operative radiotherapy to the remaining breast tissue, is feasible for most women undergoing  ...  Most previous studies of breast modeling deformations have been conducted for large deformation due to mammographic compression or for biopsy.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-1-4419-1123-0_15 fatcat:2j5qcode6rdhdmkq5mh3fgoiu4

Multiscale Mechano-Biological Finite Element Modelling of Oncoplastic Breast Surgery—Numerical Study towards Surgical Planning and Cosmetic Outcome Prediction

Vasileios Vavourakis, Bjoern Eiben, John H. Hipwell, Norman R. Williams, Mo Keshtgar, David J. Hawkes, Hector Gomez
2016 PLoS ONE  
Wound repair and contraction numerical analyses of real MRI-derived breast geometries are investigated, and the final predictions of the breast shape are validated against post-operative follow-up optical  ...  In the proposed methodology, a partitioned, continuum-based mathematical model for tissue recovery and angiogenesis, and breast tissue deformation is considered.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors are indebted to members of the Royal Free Hospital NHS Foundation Trust for their support of this research; in particular Dominic Baxter for patient recruitment, Georgina Bartl  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0159766 pmid:27466815 pmcid:PMC4965022 fatcat:sclkw3muxna2hpymay7lwe2dte

Breast compression parameters among women imaged with full field digital mammography and breast tomosynthesis in BreastScreen Norway

N. Moshina, Solveig Hofvind, Gunvor Waade, Åsne Holen, Berit Hanestad, Sofie Sebuødegård, K. Pedersen, Elizabeth A. Krupinski
2018 14th International Workshop on Breast Imaging (IWBI 2018)  
to breast MRI.  ...  Abstract Text: Accurate segmentation of breast region is an essential step for quantitative analysis of breast parenchyma on mammograms.  ...  In this work, we investigated the effect of using BoVW methodology for the classification of benign and malignant mammographic masses.  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.2317918 dblp:conf/iwbi/WadeHHSMPH18 fatcat:gyksxd5b2jf4jpntucqs5zjc5i

Only skin deep: a pictorial review of skin and subcutaneous lesions

P Moyle, M Hunt, P Britton
2008 Breast Cancer Research  
Loss of volume is the leading cause of breast deformity, especially for central, medial and inferior tumours [2] .  ...  Indications BSOP are most appropriate when resecting 20% to 50% of the breast volume [4] , when the likelihood of major deformity escalates [2] .  ...  The speed of DicomNow and the compression system removes time limitations for telemedicine communication speeds in mammography. 6.  ... 
doi:10.1186/bcr2045 pmcid:PMC3332617 fatcat:66xtwxprybhf3ctosduh4hxyt4
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