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 OJBIPHY  Vol.6 No.4 , October 2016
Novel Mixture of Materials Produces Bone- and Soft Tissue-Like Imaging Density
Abstract: The objective of the present study was to access to imaging material density close to or identical density imaging of bone and soft tissue, from raw materials of nature to be used in different model applications and to provide comprehensive evaluation of the imaging system and techniques under realistic conditions in radiology departments for educational purposes. The palm tree of abundance in Saudi Arabia was chosen to study the date’s seeds and palm leaves in terms of photographic density. The results achieved were referring to the lack of imaging density of dates seeds and palm leaves compared to bone density. Thus, it was necessary to use two additional materials: Salt and eggshells in order to find the highest density and graphic approach to bone density. The present preliminary study indicated that the permanent and stable model can be achieved by palm leaves, salt & eggshell powder with imaging material density close to the imaging density of the bone and soft tissue for achieving more clinical skills and medical education.
Cite this paper: Jastaniah, S. (2016) Novel Mixture of Materials Produces Bone- and Soft Tissue-Like Imaging Density. Open Journal of Biophysics, 6, 90-97. doi: 10.4236/ojbiphy.2016.64010.
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