Auckland Bioengineering Institute


Biomechanics for Breast Imaging Group Publications

Refereed journal articles


Theses


Refereed conference papers and sections in books


Refereed published abstracts and short papers


  • Optimal design of experiments for in-vivo identification of breast tissue mechanical properties. T.P. Babarenda Gamage, H.Y. Baluwala, D.T.K. Malcolm, C.P. Bradley, M.P. Nash, and P.M.F. Nielsen. 6th International Conference on Computational Methods (ICCM2015), Auckland N.Z., 14-17 July, 2015.
  • Towards tracking breast tumours using biomechanical models. T.P. Babarenda Gamage , A.W.C. Lee, D. Malcolm, C.P. Bradley, P.M.F. Nielsen, and M.P. Nash.15th International Conference on Biomedical Engineering (ICBME), Singapore, 4-7 December, 2013.
  • Automatic 3D surface profiling using arbitrarily positioned cameras. A. Hajirassouliha, T.P. Babarenda Gamage, M. Parker, A.J. Taberner, M.P. Nash and P.M.F. Nielsen. In Proceedings of the 28th International Image and Vision Computing New Zealand Conference (IVCNZ 2013), eds. Delmas, Wuensche, James, Auckland NZ, November,  2013.
  • FPGA implementation of 2D cross-correlation for real-time 3D tracking of deformable surfaces. A. Hajirassouliha, T.P. Babarenda Gamage, M. Parker, A.J. Taberner, M.P. Nash and P.M.F. Nielsen. In Proceedings of the 28th International Image and Vision Computing New Zealand Conference (IVCNZ 2013), eds. Delmas, Wuensche, James, Auckland NZ, November, 2013.
  • Optimal design of experiments to determine mechanical properties of soft bodies. T.P. Babarenda Gamage, M.P. Nash and P.M.F. Nielsen. 46th Annual ORSNZ Conference, Wellington, 10-11 December, 2012.
  • 3D material point tracking using phase based cross-correlation stereoscopy. M. Azhar, A.J. Taberner, M.P. Nash and P.M.F. Nielsen. In Proceedings of the 26th International Image and Vision Computing New Zealand Conference (IVCNZ 2011), pp.541-546, eds. Delmas, Wuensche, James, Auckland NZ, 29 November - 1 December, 2011.
  • Predicting breast deformation under gravity loading. Babarenda Gamage, T.P., Boyes, R., Rajagopal, V., Nielsen, P.M.F. and Nash, M.P. 23rd Congress of the International Society of Biomechanics, p.107, Brussels Belgium, 3-7 July, 2011.
  • Predicting prone to supine breast deformation using heterogeneous biomechanical models. Babarenda Gamage, T.P., Boyes, R., Rajagopal, V., Nielsen, P.M.F. and Nash, M.P. 2nd International Conference on Mathematical and Computational Biomedical Engineering (CMBE2011), Washington D.C. U.S.A., 30 March – 1 April, 2011.
  • Modelling and identifying mechanical properties of the breast using gravity loading. Babarenda Gamage, T.P., Rajagopal, V., Nielsen, P.M.F. and Nash, M.P. Proceedings of the Physiological Society of N.Z., p.42, MedSciNZ Congress, Queenstown N.Z., November, 2010.
  • Mapping tumours between x-ray mammography and breast MRI. Puthran, J., Reynolds, H.M., Rajagopal, V., Doyle, a., Jones, W., Nielsen, P.M.F. and Nash, M.P. Proceedings of the Physiological Society of N.Z., p.52, MedSciNZ Congress, Queenstown N.Z., November, 2010.
  • In-vivo estimation of breast tissue mechanical properties using 3D normalised cross-correlation. Lee, a.W.C., Babarenda Gamage, T.P., Rajagopal, V., Nielsen, P.M.F. and Nash, M.P. Proceedings of the Physiological Society of N.Z., p.59, MedSciNZ Congress, Queenstown N.Z., November, 2010.
  • Statistical analysis and visualisation of lymphatic drainage patterns in the breast, E. I. Blumgart, R. F. Uren, P. M. F. Nielsen, M. P. Nash and H. M. Reynolds. In: Proceedings of the International Sentinel Node Society Meeting, Yokohama, 2010.
  • Identifying mechanical properties of the breast using gravity loading, T. P. Babarenda Gamage, V. Rajagopal, P. M. F. Nielsen, M. P. Nash. In: Proceedings of the 6th World Congress of Biomechanics, Singapore, 2010.
  • Mapping breast cancer between x-ray mammograms, J. Puthran, H. M. Reynolds, V. Rajagopal, A. Doyle, W. Jones, P. M. F. Nielsen and M. P. Nash. In: Proceedings of the 6th World Congress of Biomechanics, Singapore, 2010.
  • Mapping breast cancer from clinical x-ray to MR images using finite element modelling, H. M. Reynolds, J. Puthran, V. Rajagopal, A. Doyle, W. Jones, P. M. F. Nielsen and M. P. Nash. In: Proceedings of the 6th World Congress of Biomechanics, Singapore, 2010.
  • Breast MR image registration using a biomechanical model, A. W. C. Lee, V. Rajagopal, J. H. Chung, P. M. F. Nielsen and M. P. Nash. In: Proceedings IUPS, Kyoto, p.353, 2009.
  • Breast biomechanics for multi-modal image analysis, V. Rajagopal, R. P. Highnam, P. M. F. Nielsen and M. P. Nash. In: Engineering and Physical Sciences in Medicine & Australian Biomedical Engineering, Christchurch, 2008.
  • Breast image registration using biomechanical modelling, A. W. C. Lee, V. Rajagopal, J. H. Chung P. M. F. Nielsen and M. P. Nash. In: Engineering and Physical Sciences in Medicine & Australian Biomedical Engineering, Christchurch, 2008.
  • Image registration for a biomechanical breast model, A. W. C. Lee, V. Rajagopal, J. H. Chung, P. M. F. Nielsen and M. P. Nash. In: Proceedings of Physiol. Soc. NZ, MedSciNZ Congress, Queenstown, 2008.
  • Modelling mammographic deformation of the breast, J. H. Chung, V. Rajagopal, P. M. F. Nielsen and M. P. Nash. In: Proceedings of Engineering and Physical Sciences in Medicine and the Australian Biomedical Engineering (EPSM ABEC), Christchurch, 2008.
  • Biomechanical model for breast image registration, A. W. C. Lee, V. Rajagopal, J. H. Chung, P. M. F. Nielsen and M. P. Nash. In: Proceedings of Physiol. Soc. NZ, MedSciNZ Congress, Queenstown, 2007.
  • Biomechanics of mammographic compression: analysis of contact theories and the choice of reference state, J. H. Chung, V. Rajagopal, P. M. F. Nielsen and M. P. Nash. In: 5th World Congress of Biomechanics, Munich, 2006.
  • Breast biomechanics: validation of mammographic compression models including skin-tissue coupling, J. H. Chung, V. Rajagopal, P. M. F. Nielsen and M. P. Nash. In: 7th World Congress on Computational Mechanics, Los Angeles, 2006.
  • Finite Element Modelling of Breast Biomechanics: Directly Calculating the Reference State, V. Rajagopal, J. H. Chung, P. M. F. Nielsen and M. P. Nash. In: Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2006. EMBS '06. 28th Annual International Conference of the IEEE, New York, 2006.
  • Skin-tissue interactions under mammographic-like compressions, J. H. Chung, V. Rajagopal, P. M. F. Nielsen and M. P. Nash. In: World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, Seoul, 2006.
  • Finite Element Modelling of Breast Biomechanics: Predicting the Effects of Gravity, V. Rajagopal, J. H. Chung, Ruth Warren, R. P. Highnam, M. P. Nash and P. M. F. Nielsen. In: Computational Biomechanics for Medicine, MICCAI, Copenhagen, pp. 94-103, 2006.
  • A biomechanical model of the breast to track tumours, J. H. Chung, V. Rajagopal, P. M. F. Nielsen and M. P. Nash. In: 3rd European Medical and Biological Engineering Conference, Prague, 2005.
  • Finite element modelling of breast biomechanics: Finding a reference state, V. Rajagopal, J. H. Chung, M. P. Nash and P. M. F. Nielsen. In: 27th Annual International Conference of the Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2005. IEEE-EMBS 2005., IEEE, pp. 3268-3271, Shanghai, 2005.
  • Development of a three-dimensional finite element model of breast mechanics, V. Rajagopal, P. M. F. Nielsen and M. P. Nash. In: 26th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, San Francisco, 2004.
  • Modelling mammographic compression of the breast with applications to tumour tracking, J. H. Chung, V. Rajagopal, P. M. F. Nielsen and M. P. Nash. In: New Zealand Biomedical and Medical Societies Conference, Queenstown, 2004.
  • A 3D Finite Element Model of the Breast to Study Breast Cancer, V. Rajagopal, P. M. F. Nielsen and M. P. Nash. In: WC2003 World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, Sydney, 2003.