Microvascular blood flow changes in human breast during simulated mammography

David R. Busch, Regine Choe, Turgut Durduran, Wesley B. Baker, Ellen K. Foster, Tiffany A. Averna, Daniel Friedman, Mark A. Rosen, Michael D. Schnall, Arjun G. Yodh

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2 Scopus citations


We employ Diffuse Correlation Spectroscopy to measure microvascular blood flow in human breast during mammographic-like compression. Our results suggest that blood flow is reduced significantly by mild and ~90% by mammographic compression.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationBiomedical Optics, BIOMED 2012
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
ISBN (Print)9781557529428
StatePublished - 2012
Externally publishedYes
EventBiomedical Optics, BIOMED 2012 - Miami, FL, United States
Duration: Apr 28 2012May 2 2012

Publication series

NameBiomedical Optics, BIOMED 2012


OtherBiomedical Optics, BIOMED 2012
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityMiami, FL

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biotechnology
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics


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