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On the Forward Scattering of Microwave Breast Imaging

Hoi-Shun Lui, Andreas Fhager, Mikael Persson
2012 International Journal of Biomedical Imaging  
However, the success of microwave breast imaging also heavily relies on the quality of the forward data such that the tumor inside the breast volume is well illuminated.  ...  Microwave imaging for breast cancer detection has been of significant interest for the last two decades. Recent studies focus on solving the imaging problem using an inverse scattering approach.  ...  The authors would particularly like to acknowledge the comprehensive and useful comments of the reviewers and editor of this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2012/582037 pmid:22611371 pmcid:PMC3352576 fatcat:woishezi4vgsvdb5t37rlrl7nm

2D Microwave Imaging of the Breast Tissue: Forward Problem Technique

Arofah S. L., Nugroho A. C., Sutisna Sutisna
2019 International Journal of Advanced Engineering Research and Science  
Microwave imaging is the method that used to detect breast cancer.  ...  Thus in this paper, microwave imaging is solved by different way, i.e. using forward problem solution only with the aim to easier the imaging process without ignoring the resolution.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENT The authors thank to Jember University and Research Group Nondestructive Electronic and Instrumentation of Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences for supporting this research.  ... 
doi:10.22161/ijaers.6766 fatcat:ir43bqsatbezxe7aivzvkn4jzq

2-D reconstruction of breast image using Forward-Backward Time-Stepping method for breast tumour detection

Marta A/P Elizabeth, Kismet Anak Hong Ping, Ng Shi Wei, Wan Azlan bin Wan Zainal Abidin, Thelaha bin Masri, Al-Khalid bin Othman, Toshifumi Moriyama, Takashi Takenaka
2012 2012 IEEE Asia-Pacific Conference on Applied Electromagnetics (APACE)  
Index Terms-Breast cancer detection, microwave imaging, inverse scattering, tumour.  ...  In this paper, time-domain inverse-scattering technique referred to as Forward-Backward Time-Stepping (FBTS) method is applied to microwave imaging breast cancer detection.  ...  The significant contrast in the dielectric properties of normal breast tissue and malignant tumours provides a valid reason for researchers to continue in the development of microwave based imaging [2-  ... 
doi:10.1109/apace.2012.6457634 fatcat:re7c7jawr5cn7njfepjlexgyle

2D Microwave Image Reconstruction of Breast Cancer Detector Using a Simplex Method and Method of Moments

Ki-Chai Kim, Byung-Doo Cho, Tae-Hong Kim, Jong-Moon Lee, Soon-Ik Jeon, Jeong-Ki Pack
2010 Journal of the Korean Institute of Electromagnetic Engineering and Science  
The results of the reconstructed image show that the method accurately shows the position of a breast tumor.  ...  To solve a 2D inverse scattering problem, the method of moments (MoM) is employed for forward problem solving, and the simplex method employed as an optimization algorithm.  ...  Forward Scattering Problem Fig. 2 shows the procedure of the image reconstruction from the forward and inverse scattering problems.  ... 
doi:10.5515/jkiees.2010.10.4.199 fatcat:n7a4v2pw5fbpbihe2d6zno4tgm

Inverse Scattering in Microwave Imaging for Detection of Malignant Tumor inside the Human Body

Muhammad Hassan Khalil, Xu Jiadong
2014 International Journal of Signal Processing, Image Processing and Pattern Recognition  
This paper presents the approaches of image reconstruction for breast cancer detection.  ...  In this study subscription, the writers have reviewed the research importance for inverse scattering method in the microwave tomographic imaging as well as discussed Born type approximation for malignant  ...  Acknowledgment The Authors are thankful to china Scholarship council and Northwestern Polytechnical University Xi'an, hina for the research support.  ... 
doi:10.14257/ijsip.2014.7.1.13 fatcat:y2nnqmchcngxvgwfakolqldmfe

3D Microwave Breast Imaging Based on Multistatic Radar Concept System

Nikolai Simonov, Soon-Ik Jeon, Seong-Ho Son, Jong-Moon Lee, Hyuk-Je Kim
2012 Journal of the Korean Institute of Electromagnetic Engineering and Science  
Microwave imaging (MI) is one of the most promising and attractive new techniques for earlier breast cancer detection.  ...  Microwave tomography (MT) realizes configuration of a multistatic multiple-input multiple-output system and reconstructs dielectric properties of the breast by solving a nonlinear inversion scattering  ...  The system provides microwave imaging of breast and tumor based on measured scattered waves in the 500~3,000 MHz frequency band. Ⅱ.  ... 
doi:10.5515/jkiees.2012.12.1.107 fatcat:nhyzvcy2cvh7rcninibvm2z26m

Two-dimensional microwave tomographic imaging of breast tissues

G. Bindu, S.J. Abraham, C.K. Aanandan, K.T. Mathew
2006 2006 IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium  
The present study analyzes two-dimensional microwave tomographic imaging on normal and malignant breast tissue samples extracted by mastectomy, to assess the suitability of the technique for early detection  ...  Hence microwave tomographic imaging is proposed as an alternate imaging modality for early detection of breast cancer.  ...  In vitro studies on normal and malignant breast tissues suggest that microwave tomographic imaging could satisfactorily image the tissues showing clear discrimination in terms of dielectric permittivity  ... 
doi:10.1109/aps.2006.1710508 fatcat:qjoeiytdqfbbzmw2znwmd7jcwy

An Improved Forward Scattering Simulation Technique for Microwave Breast Imaging

Bijilash Babu, Marissa Condon
2008 PIERS Online  
We propose an improvement over the existing integral equation based forward scattering simulation techniques for microwave breast cancer imaging. Early detection of breast cancer is crucial.  ...  At this stage, the size of malignant tissue can be in the order of millimeters. For imaging involving such a small malignancy, one must use high-frequency radiation.  ...  The forward scattering problem is modelled with the volume electric field integral equation approach of scattering theory.  ... 
doi:10.2529/piers071220101804 fatcat:u7f52klbvrhtbcr34jbn5pqi6u

Microwave breast imaging by the filtered forward-backward time-stepping method

Takashi Takenaka, Toshifumi Moriyama, Kismet Anak Hong Ping, Takafumi Yamasaki
2010 2010 URSI International Symposium on Electromagnetic Theory  
In this paper, an inverse scattering technique referred to as the filtered forward-backward time-stepping method is applied to microwave imaging for breast cancer detection.  ...  the efficacy of the proposed method.  ...  The microwave breast imaging techniques are classified into two approaches: one is based on the principle of radar and another is based on inverse scattering.  ... 
doi:10.1109/ursi-emts.2010.5637368 fatcat:7uskmqyuhjg3fnhox6n7zzmije

Reference Breast Phantoms for Low-Cost Microwave Imaging

Emine Avşar Aydin, Selin Yabaci Karaoğlan
2020 Tehnički glasnik  
Microwave imaging provides an alternative method for breast cancer screening and the diagnosis of cerebrovascular accidents.  ...  This paper puts forward the advances in the development of breast phantoms based on 3D printing structures filled with liquid solutions that mimic biological tissues in terms of complex permittivity in  ...  Acknowledgment This research was partially supported by the Adana Alparslan Türkeş Science and Technology University Scientific Research Project Commission. Project Number: 18119003.  ... 
doi:10.31803/tg-20190924124228 fatcat:vevfdtxfozb6lilkbigi2yilla

Preliminary investigations of three-dimensional microwave tomography using different data sets

Hoi-Shun Lui, Andreas Fhager, Mikael Persson
2012 2012 6th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (EUCAP)  
Keywords-microwave breast imaging, inverse scattering, microwave tomography, transient electromagnetic field, ultra wideband imaging I.  ...  The forward data is first evaluated quantitatively and image reconstruction using the two different sets of data from the same scattering problem is performed.  ...  INTRODUCTION Detection and imaging of tumor inside breast using microwave technologies have been of significant interest in the last two decades.  ... 
doi:10.1109/eucap.2012.6206299 fatcat:rdqxbg5nbbba5fjnsm6xqxl4ye

Quantitative Microwave Imaging of Realistic Numerical Breast Phantoms Using an Enclosed Array of Multiband, Miniaturized Patch Antennas

Matthew J. Burfeindt, Nader Behdad, Barry D. Van Veen, Susan C. Hagness
2012 IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters  
These results establish the feasibility of using an enclosed array of miniaturized, multiband patch antennas for quantitative microwave breast imaging.  ...  We present a 3-D microwave breast imaging study in which we reconstruct the dielectric profiles of MRI-derived numerical breast phantoms from simulated array measurements using an enclosed array of multiband  ...  Acknowledgments This work was supported by the Department of Defense SMART Scholarship for Service Program and the National Institutes of Health under Grant R21 CA161369.  ... 
doi:10.1109/lawp.2012.2236071 pmid:25419189 pmcid:PMC4237205 fatcat:6diqfoioj5flnec7oglkazusjm

Three-dimensional microwave imaging of realistic numerical breast phantoms via a multiple-frequency inverse scattering technique

Jacob D. Shea, Panagiotis Kosmas, Susan C. Hagness, Barry D. Van Veen
2010 Medical Physics (Lancaster)  
Imaging is performed on a high-resolution voxel basis and the solution is bounded by a known range of dielectric properties of the constituent breast tissues.  ...  The test phantoms include one sample from each of four classes of mammographic breast density.  ...  Though several practical issues are demanding of further study, the presented imaging results underscore the feasibility of microwave inverse scattering techniques in application to 3-D breast imaging.  ... 
doi:10.1118/1.3443569 pmid:20879582 pmcid:PMC2921423 fatcat:yhhtk26qlnddxnludac5anneyy

Microwave Tomography for Biomedical Quantitative Imaging

Sima Noghanian
2012 Journal of Electrical & Electronics  
The use of microwave to find information about an unknown object is not a new concept.  ...  One out of eight American women who live to be 85 years of age will develop breast cancer, a risk that was one out of 14 in 1960.  ...  The resolution of the resulted images dictates the complexity of the numerical forward solver.  ... 
doi:10.4172/2167-101x.1000e107 fatcat:su55vqnhfbeeniwuhilnun5enu

Real-Time Microwave Imaging of a Compressed Breast Phantom With Planar Scanning

Daniel Tajik, Farzad Foroutan, Denys S. Shumakov, Aaron D. Pitcher, Natalia K. Nikolova
2018 IEEE Journal of Electromagnetics RF and Microwaves in Medicine and Biology  
Despite the fact that these algorithms are based on a linear forward model of scattering, they have been capable of providing quantitative estimates of the tissue permittivity due to the experimentally  ...  Index Terms-Microwave imaging, quantitative microwave holography, scattered power mapping, direct inversion, tissue imaging. 2469-7249  ...  Here, we demonstrate imaging of breast phantoms of thickness 4.8 cm. There is another reason that makes the investigation of the microwave imaging of the compressed breast worthwhile.  ... 
doi:10.1109/jerm.2018.2841380 fatcat:35hiejkomngtzd5ykr4r7grga4
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