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Clinical performance of a 14-in. x 14-in. real-time amorphous selenium flat-panel detector
Author(s): Olivier Tousignant; Yves Demers; Luc Laperriere; Masayuki Nishiki; Seiichirou Nagai; Takayuki Tomisaki; Akihito Takahashi; Kunio Aoki
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Paper Abstract

Clinical evaluation results are presented using a large area, real time, amorphous selenium (a:Se), flat panel detector (FPD). The detector comprises of 1 mm thick amorphous selenium layer deposited onto a TFT panel that has a pixel pitch of .15 mm. The field of view of the detector is about 14” x 14” that is large enough to be used in R/F as well as general angiography application including digital subtraction angiography (DSA). Due to its high spatial resolution and low noise performance, it is shown that the detector is well suited to replace conventional image intensifier systems as well as film-screen systems.

Paper Details

Date Published: 5 June 2003
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 5030, Medical Imaging 2003: Physics of Medical Imaging, (5 June 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.480250
Show Author Affiliations
Olivier Tousignant, Anrad Corp. (Canada)
Yves Demers, Anrad Corp. (Canada)
Luc Laperriere, Anrad Corp. (Canada)
Masayuki Nishiki, Toshiba Corp. (Japan)
Seiichirou Nagai, Toshiba Corp. (Japan)
Takayuki Tomisaki, Toshiba Corp. (Japan)
Akihito Takahashi, Toshiba Corp. (Japan)
Kunio Aoki, Toshiba Corp. (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5030:
Medical Imaging 2003: Physics of Medical Imaging
Martin J. Yaffe; Larry E. Antonuk, Editor(s)

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