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Computed radiography acceptance testing
Author(s): Walter Huda; Manuel Arreola; Zhenxue Jing
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Paper Abstract

Compact sized computed radiography (CR) systems based on photostimulable phosphor technology are now being more widely used in radiology departments. Measurement of imaging performance at time of installation is essential to ensure that the CR system is operating within the manufacturer's specifications and producing a clinically acceptable image quality. At any given radiation dose, CR imaging performance primarily relates to image contrast, spatial resolution, and noise. Tests for these key aspects of CR performance are described and typical results, as obtained with a commercial system, are presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 May 1995
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 2432, Medical Imaging 1995: Physics of Medical Imaging, (8 May 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.208372
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Walter Huda, Univ. of Florida (United States)
Manuel Arreola, Univ. of Florida (United States)
Zhenxue Jing, Univ. of Florida (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2432:
Medical Imaging 1995: Physics of Medical Imaging
Richard L. Van Metter; Jacob Beutel, Editor(s)

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