Ultra-Wideband (UWB) Antenna Sensor Based Microwave Breast Imaging: A Review
AbstractGlobally, breast cancer is reported as a primary cause of death in women. More than 1.8 million new breast cancer cases are diagnosed every year. Because of the current limitations on clinical imaging, researchers are motivated to investigate complementary tools and alternatives to available techniques for detecting breast cancer in earlier stages. This article presents a review of concepts and electromagnetic techniques for microwave breast imaging. More specifically, this work reviews ultra-wideband (UWB) antenna sensors and their current applications in medical imaging, leading to breast imaging. We review the use of UWB sensor based microwave energy in various imaging applications for breast tumor related diseases, tumor detection, and breast tumor detection. In microwave imaging, the back-scattered signals radiating by sensors from a human body are analyzed for changes in the electrical properties of tissues. Tumorous cells exhibit higher dielectric constants because of their high water content. The goal of this article is to provide microwave researchers with in-depth information on electromagnetic techniques for microwave imaging sensors and describe recent developments in these techniques. View Full-Text
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Mahmud, M.Z.; Islam, M.T.; Misran, N.; Almutairi, A.F.; Cho, M. Ultra-Wideband (UWB) Antenna Sensor Based Microwave Breast Imaging: A Review. Sensors 2018, 18, 2951.
Mahmud MZ, Islam MT, Misran N, Almutairi AF, Cho M. Ultra-Wideband (UWB) Antenna Sensor Based Microwave Breast Imaging: A Review. Sensors. 2018; 18(9):2951.Chicago/Turabian Style
Mahmud, Md. Z.; Islam, Mohammad T.; Misran, Norbahiah; Almutairi, Ali F.; Cho, Mengu. 2018. "Ultra-Wideband (UWB) Antenna Sensor Based Microwave Breast Imaging: A Review." Sensors 18, no. 9: 2951.
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