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Clinical Results Of A Digital Tracing Technique For Angiography With The Production Of High Quality Hard Copy On Film
Author(s): Ernest W. Edmonds; David M. Hynes; Dennis Baranoski; John Rowlands; Donald Epperson
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Paper Abstract

A vascular tracing technique is described using a digital storage method which optimizes the contrast produced from radiographic images using very small quantities of contrast medium. The effects of further post processing and the production of high quality hard copy in a multiformat camera are illustrated with a number of clinical examples. The implications of this technique are discussed, including the possibility of producing clinically acceptable digital angiographic images at relatively low cost. The effect of digital averaging on fluoroscopy dose reduction is also illustrated.

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Date Published: 29 December 1982
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0347, Application of Optical Instrumentation in Medicine X, (29 December 1982); doi: 10.1117/12.933806
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Ernest W. Edmonds, Mohawk College (Canada)
David M. Hynes, University of Toronto (Canada)
Dennis Baranoski, University of Toronto (Canada)
John Rowlands, University of Toronto (Canada)
Donald Epperson, CSF Broadcast, Inc. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0347:
Application of Optical Instrumentation in Medicine X
Gary D. Fullerton; James A. Mulvaney; Arthur G. Haus; William S. Properzio, Editor(s)

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