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BioMed Research International
Volume 2014, Article ID 573249, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/573249
Research Article

A Methodological Evaluation of Volumetric Measurement Techniques including Three-Dimensional Imaging in Breast Surgery

1Department of Plastic and Maxillofacial Surgery, CHU de Liège, Domaine Universitaire du Sart Tilman, B. 35, 4000 Liège, Belgium
2Institute of Human Anatomy, University of Liège, Domaine Universitaire du Sart Tilman, B. 35, 4000 Liège, Belgium

Received 9 October 2013; Accepted 5 December 2013; Published 8 January 2014

Academic Editor: Claudine Piérard-Franchimont

Copyright © 2014 H. Hoeffelin 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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