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A technique to predict the time-of-arrival of a tumor response corrupted by clutter.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19163468     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Radar-based microwave imaging has been proposed as a complementary modality for early stage breast cancer screening. A considerable challenge for the successful implementation of this technique is the reduction of clutter, or components of the signal originating from objects other than the tumor. To remedy problems that arise due to the breast shape, size and tissue variations, a novel technique is presented that identifies and localizes the source of a target response. The ability of the algorithm to predict the time-of-arrival of a tumor response in a signal corrupted by clutter is demonstrated.
Authors:
Douglas J Kurrant; Elise C Fear
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Conference proceedings : ... Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. Annual Conference     Volume:  2008     ISSN:  1557-170X     ISO Abbreviation:  Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc     Publication Date:  2008  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-02-16     Completed Date:  2009-04-28     Revised Date:  2014-08-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101243413     Medline TA:  Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  3520-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Algorithms
Artifacts
Breast Neoplasms / diagnosis,  pathology*
Early Diagnosis
Equipment Design
Female
Humans
Image Enhancement / methods
Image Interpretation, Computer-Assisted / instrumentation,  methods*
Microwaves / diagnostic use*
Models, Biological
Pattern Recognition, Automated / methods
Regression Analysis
Signal Processing, Computer-Assisted
Subtraction Technique

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