Fraunhofer IBMT at MEDICA 2013

Breast Cancer – Combining Imaging Techniques for Quicker and Gentler Biopsies

Press Release / 29.10.2013

Taking tissue samples can often be a traumatic experience for breast cancer patients. There are also significant costs associated with the procedure when magnetic resonance imaging is used. Fraunhofer scientists from IBMT and MEVIS working on the MARIUS project are developing a more cost-effective biopsy method that is easier on patients. They will showcase new alternative technologies and techniques combining MR and ultrasound imaging at MEDICA 2013 in Düsseldorf (Hall 10, Booth F05) from November 20 to 23.

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MR-compatible ultrasound research platform for multimodal imaging and combination of the advantages of MR-imaging and ultrasound imaging for ultrasound-supported tracking of inner organs´ movement within an MR tomograph.