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Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
Dr. Nicole Ruiter

Email:  nicole ruiter does-not-exist.kit edu

Dose-Free Diagnostic Imaging

Components of the USCT: Patient bed with sensor aperture and data acquision hardware
usct monitor
Analysis of 3D images on a PC

In the project "Ultrasound Computer Tomography" (USCT) a new imaging methodology for early breast cancer detection is developed. It promises three dimensional images of the breast with high spatial resolution. Our aim is the detection of tumors with an average diameter of less than 5 mm to improve the survival probability of the patients.