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International Journal of Biomedical Imaging
Volume 2009 (2009), Article ID 406854, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2009/406854
Research Article

Elastography Method for Reconstruction of Nonlinear Breast Tissue Properties

1Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
2Department of Biomedical Engineering, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI), Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
3School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
4Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697, USA

Received 15 January 2009; Accepted 18 May 2009

Academic Editor: Guowei Wei

Copyright © 2009 Z. G. Wang et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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