3D Microwave bone imaging

Paul M. Meaney, Douglas Goodwin, Amir Golnabi, Matthew Pallone, Shireen Geimer, Keith D. Paulsen

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Abstract

We are developing a microwave imaging system for interrogating the calcaneus bone as a way of monitoring bone health progression in diseases such as osteoporosis We have previously shown that the dielectric properties of trabecular bone correspond well to the associated bone volume fraction which can be used as a good indicator of fracture risk. We present 3D results showing that the technique is sophisticated enough to recover the pertinent structures and that ultimately this technique will be sufficiently sensitive for disease monitoring

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of 6th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation, EuCAP 2012
Pages1770-1771
Number of pages2
DOIs
StatePublished - 2 Jul 2012
Event6th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation, EuCAP 2012 - Prague, Czech Republic
Duration: 26 Mar 201230 Mar 2012

Publication series

NameProceedings of 6th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation, EuCAP 2012

Other

Other6th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation, EuCAP 2012
CountryCzech Republic
CityPrague
Period26/03/1230/03/12

Keywords

  • bone
  • dielectric property
  • microwave tomography
  • osteoporosis

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