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Three dimensional breast cancer models for X-ray Imaging research

Deliverables

Launch of MaXIMA project website

This deliverable consists of the MaXIMA project website and its periodical updates.

Systemised and consolidated educational materials

This deliverable comprises a library of systemised and consolidated Educational materials presented at organised events as well as initiative actions on the establishment of a training e-learning platform that will allow to sustainably replicate the results and further to enhance the host capacity beyond the project’s lifetime.

Launch of MaXIMA project

This deliverable consists of a short announcement on the successful start of MaXIMA project.

Report of previous publications in the participant portal

The deliverable consists of a one-page statement that the task has been completed.

Report on dissemination and communication activities

This deliverable consists of a report on the organisation and coordination of dissemination and communication activities such as consortium meetings, elaboration of publications, participation in conferences, round tables, invited lectures, seminars, workshops, and other events as well as distribution of promotional materials.

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Publications

Contrast Detail Phantoms for X-ray Phase-Contrast Mammography and Tomography

Author(s): Kristina Bliznakova, Giovanni Mettivier, Paolo Russo, Ivan Buliev
Published in: Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 2016, Page(s) 611-617
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-41546-8_76

Evaluation of the BreastSimulator Software Platform for Breast Tomography: Preliminary Results

Author(s): Giovanni Mettivier, Kristina Bliznakova, Francesca Di Lillo, Antonio Sarno, Paolo Russo
Published in: Lecture Notes in Copmuter Science, 2016, Page(s) 145-151
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-41546-8_19

Computer-Based Platform for Phase Contrast Tomosynthesis: Targeting an Application for Breast Imaging

Author(s): Kristina Bliznakova, Zacharias Kamarianakis, Ivan Buliev
Published in: XIV Mediterranean Conference on Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing 2016, 2016, Page(s) 367-371
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-32703-7_72

In-line phase contrast tomography of the breast with a dedicated micro-CT scanner

Author(s): Giovanni Mettivier, Kristina Bliznakova, Antonio Sarno, Francesca Di Lillo, Roberta Castriconi, Paolo Russo
Published in: 2016 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium, Medical Imaging Conference and Room-Temperature Semiconductor Detector Workshop (NSS/MIC/RTSD), 2016, Page(s) 1-3
DOI: 10.1109/NSSMIC.2016.8069591

Three Dimensional Breast Cancer Models for X-Ray Imaging Research

Author(s): Zhivko Bliznakov, Yanita Chernogorova, Kristina Bliznakova
Published in: Scientific Works of the Union of Scientists in Bulgaria, Issue Series G. Medicine, Pharmacy and Dental Medicine, 2016, Page(s) 98 - 101
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.1065850

Computational Breast Cancer Models Created from Patient Specific CT Images: Preliminary Results

Author(s): Nikolay Dukov, Firgan Feradov, Kristina Bliznakova, Elica Encheva, Yana Gluhcheva, Daniel Bulyashki, Radoslav Radev
Published in: Scientific Works of the Union of Scientists in Bulgaria, Issue Series G. Medicine, Pharmacy and Dental Medicine, 2016, Page(s) 106 - 109
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.1065918

Feasibility Study of the Suitability of Several Low Density Materials for the Production of X-Ray Physical Breast Phantoms

Author(s): Danail Ivanov, Silviya Boncheva, Kristina Bliznakova
Published in: Scientific Works of the Union of Scientists in Bulgaria, Issue Series G. Medicine, Pharmacy and Dental Medicine, 2016, Page(s) 119 - 122
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.1065989

Software Platform for Evaluation of X-ray Images: Application for Validation of Anthropomorphic Software Breast Model

Author(s): Stoyko Marinov, Ivan Buliev, Zhivko Bliznakov
Published in: Scientific Works of the Union of Scientists in Bulgaria, Issue Series G. Medicine, Pharmacy and Dental Medicine, 2016, Page(s) 139 - 142
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.1066007

Segmentation of Cancer Formations from Breast Tomosynthesis

Author(s): Nikolay Dukov, Dessislava Kostova-Lefterova, Ivan Buliev, Zhivko Bliznakov, Kristina Bliznakova
Published in: "Proceedings of the 2nd Scientific Forum ""Innovation and Business"" 2016", 2016, Page(s) 67 - 70
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.1067584

Business Sustainability Plan for Innovative Products

Author(s): Yanita Chernogorova
Published in: "Proceedings of the 3rd Scientific Forum ""Innovation and Business"" 2017", 2017
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.1068233

Creation of Computational Breast Phantoms with Extracted Abnormalities from Real Patient Images

Author(s): Nikolay Dukov, Zhivko Bliznakov, Ivan Buliev, Kristina Bliznakova
Published in: World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering 2018. IFMBE Proceedings, Issue vol 68/1, 2018, Page(s) 213-217
DOI: 10.1007/978-981-10-9035-6_38

Three dimensional breast cancer models for x-ray imaging research

Author(s): Kristina Bliznakova
Published in: Proceedings of the 1st International Conference Applied Computer Technologies: ACT 2018, June, 21-23 Ohrid, FYROM, 2018, Page(s) 154 - 160
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.1407919

An Approach of Modelling of Breast Lesions

Author(s): Galya Gospodinova, Kristina Bliznakova
Published in: Proceedings of the 1st International Conference Applied Computer Technologies: ACT 2018, June, 21-23 Ohrid, FYROM, 2018, Page(s) 149 - 153
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.1407925

Study of suitability of new materials for use with physical breast phantoms

Author(s): Kristina Bliznakova, Ivan Buliev, Jordan Kolev, Zhivko Bliznakov, Nikola Kolev
Published in: 2013 E-Health and Bioengineering Conference (EHB), 2013, Page(s) 1-4
DOI: 10.1109/EHB.2013.6707335

In-line phase-contrast breast tomosynthesis: a phantom feasibility study at a synchrotron radiation facility

Author(s): K Bliznakova, P Russo, Z Kamarianakis, G Mettivier, H Requardt, A Bravin, I Buliev
Published in: Physics in Medicine and Biology, Issue 61/16, 2016, Page(s) 6243-6263, ISSN 0031-9155
DOI: 10.1088/0031-9155/61/16/6243

Evaluation of the BreastSimulator software platform for breast tomography


Published in: ISSN 1361-6560
DOI: 10.1088/1361-6560/aa6ca3

Evaluation of a breast software model for 2D and 3D X-ray imaging studies of the breast

Author(s): Yanka Baneva, Kristina Bliznakova, Lesley Cockmartin, Stoyko Marinov, Ivan Buliev, Giovanni Mettivier, Hilde Bosmans, Paolo Russo, Nicholas Marshall, Zhivko Bliznakov
Published in: Physica Medica, Issue 41, 2017, Page(s) 78-86, ISSN 1120-1797
DOI: 10.1016/j.ejmp.2017.04.024

A Monte Carlo model for mean glandular dose evaluation in spot compression mammography

Author(s): Antonio Sarno, David R. Dance, Ruben E. van Engen, Kenneth C. Young, Paolo Russo, Francesca Di Lillo, Giovanni Mettivier, Kristina Bliznakova, Baowei Fei, Ioannis Sechopoulos
Published in: Medical Physics, Issue 44/7, 2017, Page(s) 3848-3860, ISSN 0094-2405
DOI: 10.1002/mp.12339

Virtual study to investigate the detectability of breast abnormalities on 2D mammography and digital breast tomosynthesis

Author(s): Tri Wigati, Kristina; Manssens, Hannah; Vancoillie, Liesbeth; Cockmartin, Lesley; Soejoko, Djarwani S.; Bosmans, Hilde; Bliznakova, Kristina
Published in: Journal of Medical Physics and Biophysics, Issue Vol 5, No 1, 2018, Page(s) 124-138, ISSN 2355-2719
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.1220580

Homogeneous vs. patient specific breast models for Monte Carlo evaluation of mean glandular dose in mammography

Author(s): A. Sarno, G. Mettivier, F. Di Lillo, K. Bliznakova, I. Sechopoulos, P. Russo
Published in: Physica Medica, Issue 51, 2018, Page(s) 56-63, ISSN 1120-1797
DOI: 10.1016/j.ejmp.2018.04.392

Monte Carlo evaluation of glandular dose in cone-beam X-ray computed tomography dedicated to the breast: Homogeneous and heterogeneous breast models

Author(s): Antonio Sarno, Giovanni Mettivier, Raffaele M. Tucciariello, Kristina Bliznakova, John M. Boone, Ioannis Sechopoulos, Francesca Di Lillo, Paolo Russo
Published in: Physica Medica, Issue 51, 2018, Page(s) 99-107, ISSN 1120-1797
DOI: 10.1016/j.ejmp.2018.05.021

Suitability of low density materials for 3D printing of physical breast phantoms


Published in: ISSN 1361-6560
DOI: 10.1088/1361-6560/aad315

Translation from murine to human lung imaging using x-ray dark field radiography: A simulation study

Author(s): Janne Vignero, Nicholas W. Marshall, Greetje Vande Velde, Kristina Bliznakova, Hilde Bosmans
Published in: PLOS ONE, Issue 13/10, 2018, Page(s) e0206302, ISSN 1932-6203
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0206302

Normalized glandular dose coefficients in mammography, digital breast tomosynthesis and dedicated breast CT

Author(s): A. Sarno, G. Mettivier, F. Di Lillo, R.M. Tucciariello, K. Bliznakova, P. Russo
Published in: Physica Medica, Issue 55, 2018, Page(s) 142-148, ISSN 1120-1797
DOI: 10.1016/j.ejmp.2018.09.002

Models of breast lesions based on three-dimensional X-ray breast images

Author(s): Nikolay Dukov, Kristina Bliznakova, Firgan Feradov, Ivan Buliev, Hilde Bosmans, Giovanni Mettivier, Paolo Russo, Lesley Cockmartin, Zhivko Bliznakov
Published in: Physica Medica, Issue 57, 2019, Page(s) 80-87, ISSN 1120-1797
DOI: 10.1016/j.ejmp.2018.12.012

Dimensional accuracy and surface roughness of polymeric dental bridges produced by different 3D printing processes

Author(s): T.D. Dikova, D.A. Dzhendov, D. Ivanov, K. Bliznakova
Published in: Archives of Materials Science and Engineering, Issue 2/94, 2018, Page(s) 65-75, ISSN 1897-2764
DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0012.8660

Investigation of the refractive index decrement of 3D printing materials for manufacturing breast phantoms for phase contrast imaging

Author(s): Giuseppina Esposito, Giovanni Mettivier, Kristina Bliznakova, Zhivko Bliznakov, Hilde Bosmans, Alberto Bravin, Ivan Buliev, Francesca Di Lillo, Danail Ivanov, Martina Minutillo, Antonio Sarno, Janne Vignero, Paolo Russo
Published in: Physics in Medicine and Biology, 2019, ISSN 0031-9155
DOI: 10.1088/1361-6560/ab0670

Power spectrum analysis of the x-ray scatter signal in mammography and breast tomosynthesis projections

Author(s): Ioannis Sechopoulos, Kristina Bliznakova, Baowei Fei
Published in: Medical Physics, Issue 40/10, 2013, Page(s) 101905, ISSN 0094-2405
DOI: 10.1118/1.4820442

A software platform for phase contrast x-ray breast imaging research

Author(s): K. Bliznakova, P. Russo, G. Mettivier, H. Requardt, P. Popov, A. Bravin, I. Buliev
Published in: Computers in Biology and Medicine, Issue 61, 2015, Page(s) 62-74, ISSN 0010-4825
DOI: 10.1016/j.compbiomed.2015.03.017

Breast tomosynthesis with monochromatic beams: a feasibility study using Monte Carlo simulations

Author(s): A Malliori, K Bliznakova, I Sechopoulos, Z Kamarianakis, B Fei, N Pallikarakis
Published in: Physics in Medicine and Biology, Issue 59/16, 2014, Page(s) 4681-4696, ISSN 0031-9155
DOI: 10.1088/0031-9155/59/16/4681