Biopsy Systems For Breast Computed Tomography

  • US 20080187095A1
  • Filed: 05/03/2006
  • Published: 08/07/2008
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/03/2005
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method for breast imaging, comprising the steps of:

  • (a) generating a three-dimensional volume data set of at least a portion of the breast;

    (b) compressing the volume data set in a first direction to simulate compression of the breast in the first direction per compression mammography; and

    (c) projecting the compressed volume data along the first direction to produce a simulated compression mammogram image.

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