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The Scientific World Journal
Volume 2012, Article ID 876489, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1100/2012/876489
Research Article

Segmentation of the Breast Skin and Its Influence in the Simulation of the Breast Compression during an X-Ray Mammography

1Instituto Interuniversitario de Investigación en Bioingeniería y Tecnología Orientada al Ser Humano/LabHuman, Universitat Politècnica de València, Camino de Vera s/n, 46022 Valencia, Spain
2Unidad RM, Hospital Clínica Benidorm, Avenida Alfonso Puchades 8, 03501 Benidorm, Spain
3Servicio de Radiodiagnóstico de Adultos, Hospital Universitari y Politécnic La Fe de Valencia, Bulevar Sur, 46026 Valencia, Spain

Received 24 November 2011; Accepted 15 January 2012

Academic Editors: C. Kappas, H. Lu, F. R. Verdun, and T. T. Yoshizumi

Copyright © 2012 J. A. Solves Llorens 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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