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Development of a real-time digital radiography system using a scintillator-type flat-panel detector
Author(s): Shigeyuki Ikeda; Katsumi Suzuki; Ken Ishikawa; Kenichi Okajima
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Paper Abstract

In order to study the advantage and remaining problems of FPD (flat panel detector) for clinical use by the real-time DR (digital radiography) system, we developed a prototype system using a scintillator type FPD and which was compared with previous I.I.-CCD type real-time DR. We replaced the X- ray detector of DR-2000X from I.I.-4M (4 million pixels)-CCD camera to the scintillator type dynamic FPD(7' X 9', 127 micrometers ), which can take both radiographic and fluoroscopic images. We obtained the images of head and stomach phantoms, and discussed about the image quality with medical doctors.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 June 2001
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 4320, Medical Imaging 2001: Physics of Medical Imaging, (28 June 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.430875
Show Author Affiliations
Shigeyuki Ikeda, Hitachi Medical Corp. (Japan)
Katsumi Suzuki, Hitachi Medical Corp. (Japan)
Ken Ishikawa, Hitachi Medical Corp. (Japan)
Kenichi Okajima, Hitachi Central Research Lab. (Japan)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4320:
Medical Imaging 2001: Physics of Medical Imaging
Larry E. Antonuk; Martin Joel Yaffe, Editor(s)

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