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Paper 13006-73

Novel tissue-mimicking phantoms to assess image formation in optical elastography

9 April 2024 • 18:10 - 20:00 CEST | Galerie Schweitezer, Niveau/Level 0

Abstract

Optical elastography techniques utilise light to map the mechanical properties of tissue by measuring tissue deformation in response to an applied load. As is the case for most medical imaging techniques, the ongoing development of optical elastography is dependent on the parallel development of suitable tissue-mimicking phantoms. As optical elastography is still an emerging modality, existing phantoms are rudimentary and fail to capture the complex mechanical and structural heterogeneity of tissue. In this work, we present a methodology for the design of detailed tissue-mimicking phantoms that accurately represent the structures, surface profiles, and mechanical contrast of breast tissue specimens.

Presenter

Rowan W. Sanderson
The Univ. of Western Australia (Australia)
Dr Rowan Sanderson is a Research Associate in the School of Engineering at The University of Western Australia and a member of BRITElab at the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research. He received his PhD from The University of Western Australia in 2022. His doctoral thesis focussed on the development of novel probes for optical elastography. His current research focuses on the development of optical coherence tomography and optical elastography and their application in a range of fields, particularly in oncology and surgery. He has published one book chapter, 15 peer-reviewed journal papers and holds one granted patent.
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Rowan W. Sanderson
The Univ. of Western Australia (Australia)
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Kai L. Metzner
The Univ. of Western Australia (Australia)
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Harrison T Caddy
The Univ. of Western Australia (Australia)
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The Univ. of Western Australia (Australia)
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The Univ. of Western Australia (Australia)
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Lachlan J Kelsey
The Univ. of Western Australia (Australia)
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The Univ. of Western Australia (Australia)
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The Univ. of Western Australia (Australia)
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PathWest, Fiona Stanley Hospital (Australia)
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PathWest, Fiona Stanley Hospital (Australia)
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Christobel M Saunders
University of Melbourne (Australia)
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Barry J Doyle
The Univ. of Western Australia (Australia)
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Brendan F. Kennedy
The Univ. of Western Australia (Australia), Nicolaus Copernicus Univ. (Poland)