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Variations in the geometrical distortion of x-ray image intensifiers
Author(s): Bert Verdonck; Philippe Bourel; Eric Coste; Frans A. Gerritsen; Jean Rousseau
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Paper Abstract

The paper investigates the variability of the geometrical deformation in digital X-ray image intensifier images as a function of acquisition parameters and time. We have increased our understanding of the deformation patterns and of how they are influenced by normal clinical use. Our goal is to reduce the frequency of calibration and the complexity of the protocol for diagnostic and interventional procedures so that geometrical distortion correction can become part of daily clinical practice.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 May 1999
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 3659, Medical Imaging 1999: Physics of Medical Imaging, (28 May 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.349501
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Bert Verdonck, Philips Medical Systems (Netherlands)
Philippe Bourel, Ctr. Hospitalier Universitaire de Lille (France)
Eric Coste, Ctr. Hospitalier Universitaire de Lille (France)
Frans A. Gerritsen, Philips Medical Systems (Netherlands)
Jean Rousseau, Ctr. Hospitalier Universitaire de Lille (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3659:
Medical Imaging 1999: Physics of Medical Imaging
John M. Boone; James T. Dobbins, Editor(s)

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