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Development and Feasibility Testing of Image-Guided Minimally Invasive Tissue for Diagnosis Treatment of Benign and Malignant Breast DiseaseDr. Robert Mah and Dr. Stefanie Jeffrey worked on the development of the NASA Smart Probe in its application as a device to measure and interpret physiologic and image-based parameters of breast tissue. To date the following has been achieved: 1 . Choice of candidate sensors to be tested in breast tissue. 2. Preliminary designs for probe tip, specifically use of different tip shapes, cutting edges, and sensor configuration. 3. Design of sonographic guidance system. 4. Design of data extraction and analysis tool using scanned information of images of the breast tissue to provide a higher dimension of information for breast tissue characterization and interpretation. 5. Initial ex-vivo (fruit and tofu) and in-vivo (rodent) testing to confirm unique substance and tissue characterization by the Smart Probe software.
Document ID
19990114292
Document Type
Other
Authors
Jeffrey, Stefanie S. (Stanford Univ. Stanford, CA United States)
Date Acquired
August 19, 2013
Publication Date
March 15, 1999
Subject Category
Aerospace Medicine
Funding Number(s)
CONTRACT_GRANT: NCC2-5275
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.