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Elimination of volume anisotropy in tomosynthesis through biorthogonal merging of reconstructions produced from contiguous projections
Author(s): Richard L. Webber; Alexander L. Berestov; Jeffrey W. Duryea
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Paper Abstract

This investigation tests the hypothesis that volume anisotropy intrinsic to tomosynthetic reconstructions can be minimized through integration of contiguously sampled orthogonal projections. The basic idea involves the acquisition of data from two orthogonal projection geometries using total disparity angles of 90 degree(s) for each projection series. This allows projections at the angular extremes of one series to correspond to projections produced at opposite angular extremes of the series orthogonal to the first.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 June 2001
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 4320, Medical Imaging 2001: Physics of Medical Imaging, (28 June 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.430905
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Richard L. Webber, Wake Forest Univ. School of Medicine (United States)
Alexander L. Berestov, Canon USA Inc. (United States)
Jeffrey W. Duryea, Univ. of California/San Francisco (United States)


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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