Optical assessment of breast density and its dependence on tissue heterogeneity

Paola Taroni, Antonio Pifferi, Giovanna Quarto, Lorenzo Spinelli, Alessandro Torricelli, Francesca Abbate, Nicola Balestreri, Simona Menna, Enrico Cassano, Rinaldo Cubeddu

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution


The optical assessment of breast density was effectively performed using time domain 7-wavelength (635-1060 nm) optical mammography. Notwithstanding tissue heterogeneity, BIRADS categories can be discriminated even with a single point measurement.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationBiomedical Optics, BIOMED 2012
Publication statusPublished - 2012
EventBiomedical Optics, BIOMED 2012 - Miami, FL, United States
Duration: Apr 28 2012May 2 2012


OtherBiomedical Optics, BIOMED 2012
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityMiami, FL

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biotechnology
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics


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