Thursday, May 31, 2007

Electromagnetic Breast Imaging

Electromagnetic breast imaging: results of a pilot study in women with abnormal mammograms. Radiology 2007 May;243(2):350-9. Epub 2007 Mar 30

Study by Poplack SP et al published in Radiology May 2007 used three EM imaging methods: electrical impedance spectroscopy (EIS), microwave imaging spectroscopy (MIS), and near-infrared spectral tomography (NIR).Results from EM breast examinations provide statistical evidence of a mean increase in image contrast of 150%-200% between abnormal (benign and malignant) and normal breast tissue.

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