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In vivo small animal lung speckle imaging with a benchtop in-line XPC system
Author(s): A. B. Garson; S. Gunsten; S. Vasireddi; S. Brody; M. A. Anastasio
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Paper Abstract

X-ray phase-contrast (XPC) images of mouse lungs were acquired in vivo with a benchtop XPC system employing a conventional microfocus source. A strong speckled intensity pattern was present in lung regions of the XPC radiographs, previously only observed in synchroton experiments and in situ benchtop studies. We showed how the texture characteristics of the speckle is influenced by the amount of air present in the lungs at different points in the breathing cycle.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 April 2016
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 9783, Medical Imaging 2016: Physics of Medical Imaging, 97834Z (1 April 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2217267
Show Author Affiliations
A. B. Garson, Washington Univ. in St. Louis (United States)
S. Gunsten, Washington Univ. in St. Louis (United States)
S. Vasireddi, Case Western Reserve Univ. (United States)
S. Brody, Washington Univ. in St. Louis (United States)
M. A. Anastasio, Washington Univ. in St. Louis (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9783:
Medical Imaging 2016: Physics of Medical Imaging
Despina Kontos; Thomas G. Flohr, Editor(s)

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