Use of Infrared Light to Improve Breast Sonographic images Issa M. Kadhim|Salma A. Redha

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Baghdad Science Journal


It is well known that sonography is not the first choice in detecting early breast tumors. Improving the resolution of breast sonographic image is the goal of many workers to make sonography a first choice examination as it is safe and easy procedure as well as cost effective. In this study, infrared light exposure of breast prior to ultrasound examination was implemented to see its effect on resolution of sonographic image. Results showed that significant improvement was obtained in 60% of cases.


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Journal BS. Use of Infrared Light to Improve Breast Sonographic images: Issa M. Kadhim|Salma A. Redha. Baghdad Sci.J [Internet]. 2014Jun.1 [cited 2021Aug.4];11(2):625-34. Available from: