Mammographic Breast Volume Information Software (MaVIS)

MaVIS is a software tool for estimating breast volume from the analysis of digital mammograms. The software was developed to automate the objective evaluation of Estimated Percentage of Breast Volume Excised (EPBVE) following breast conserving survey.

Traditional techniques for measuring breast volume typically involve physical patient measurements that are often time consuming, labour intensive, or invasive. MaVIS simplifies the measurement of breast volume by analysing mammograms that are routinely acquired

during mammographic screening and surgical workup.

The accuracy of the MaVIS method of breast volume calculation has been internally validated by comparison against volumetric laser scanning and Archimedes displacement technique measurements on actual mastectomy specimens.


MaVIS has been developed by the Department of Medical Technology & Physics, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Perth, Western Australia.


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Conditions of Use

By downloading this software you acknowledge that it is endorsed for research purposes only, and that the developers accept no responsibility or liability for the accuracy of results obtained with the program.

Copyright (c) 2019, Medical Technology & Physics, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, All rights reserved. Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions are met: * Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer. * Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer in the documentation and/or other materials provided with the distribution * Neither the name of Department of Medical Technology & Physics, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital nor the names of its contributors may be used to endorse or promote products derived from this software without specific prior written permission. THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY THE COPYRIGHT HOLDERS AND CONTRIBUTORS "AS IS" AND ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE DISCLAIMED. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE COPYRIGHT OWNER OR CONTRIBUTORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES; LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE OF THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.


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