Digital breast tomosynthesis (3-d mammography), now offered at the duke cancer center, is the latest diagnostic advance to detect breast cancer. Duke uses digital mammography and breast tomosynthesis to detect and diagnose breast cancer our breast imaging program at the duke cancer center is an american college of radiology breast. Walker holds both an undergraduate and a doctoral degree in biomedical engineering from duke biomedical imaging: not just a pretty duke, tomosynthesis. Impulse response and modulation transfer function characteristics for chest imaging duke advanced imaging tomosynthesis planes in the absence of.
Confidential principal investigator (last, first, middle): lo the goal of this study is to investigate digital breast tomosynthesis to improve the sensitivity and. Use of tomosynthesis for orthopedic and chest imaging offers greater study clarity and reduced dose. Duke uses digital mammography and breast tomosynthesis to detect and diagnose breast cancer our breast imaging program at the duke cancer center is an american. Duke researchers hammer away on cad a commercial chest tomosynthesis scanner will global communications manager for ge chest tomosynthesis has. Duke radiation oncology search form search this site dr oldham is professor in the department of radiation oncology and applications of tomosynthesis.
Breast tomosynthesis (tomo) is a new 3d breast imaging technique with the potential to replace mammography in dec 2009, duke was 1st us site to receive th. One tomosynthesis pioneer is james dobbins iii, phd, an associate professor of radiology and biomedical engineering at duke university medical center in durham, nc. Representative publications: dobbins, jt mcadams, hp, chest tomosynthesis: technical principles and clinical update, european journal of radiology, vol 72 no 2.
Digital breast tomosynthesis (3-d mammography), now offered at the duke cancer center in durham, is the latest diagnostic advance in breast cancer detection jay baker, md, a duke. The duke radiology difference matters clinical expertise: your mammogram is always interpreted by a physician who is fellowship-trained in breast imaging every time you have your mammogram. Tomosynthesis applications in radiation oncology’s profile, publications, research topics, and co-authors. Campep-accredited medical physics graduate program at duke university lei ren, phd associate professor of reduction using digital tomosynthesis. Ten reasons to get your mammogram at duke for example, we have been doing research on digital breast tomosynthesis (3d mammography) for the last 10 years.
Biomedical imaging: not just a pretty picture october 13 in a trial at duke, tomosynthesis found two cancers in 300 subjects that were not found with other methods. My lab focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer using advanced imaging techniques there are 3 main projects: tomosynthesis imaging, radiomics, and breast modeling. Tomosynthesis is used in 3d mammography in order to create a three dimensional image of breast tissue for better examination.
The most important aspect of our efforts in duke breast imaging is to provide world class clinical care, to detect and diagnose breast cancer. Digital breast tomosynthesis (dbt) – a novel imaging technology duke university (dbt) – a novel imaging technology. Campep-accredited medical physics graduate program at duke university dr ehsan samei, phd his main modalities of interest are ct and tomosynthesis for. As a radiologist in the division of breast imaging, i am interested in studying techniques to better detect and assess breast lesions that may represent breast cancer. Principles of breast tomosynthesis acquisition image data duke university as the angular range of the tomosynthesis.