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Proceedings of SPIE Volume 2432

Medical Imaging 1995: Physics of Medical Imaging
Editor(s): Richard L. Van Metter; Jacob Beutel
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Volume Details

Volume Number: 2432
Date Published: 8 May 1995
Softcover: 60 papers (642) pages
ISBN: 9780819417800

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Quantifying the efficiency of imaging systems: a decade of progress in optimizing screen-films for x-ray detection
Author(s): Rodney Shaw
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Simulation of the imaging performance of x-ray image intensifier/TV camera chains
Author(s): Gerhard Spekowius; H. Boerner; W. Eckenbach; Peter Quadflieg; Gert Jan Laurenssen
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Investigation of coherent-scatter computed tomography
Author(s): Michael S. Westmore; Aaron Fenster; Ian A. Cunningham
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Sensitivity of radiographic screens to scattered radiation
Author(s): Kwok Leung Yip; Bruce R. Whiting; Thomas E. Kocher; David P. Trauernicht; Richard L. Van Metter
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From the finite-length line-spread function to the point-spread function
Author(s): William J. Sehnert
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Comparison of high-MTF and reduced-noise radiographic imaging systems
Author(s): Phillip C. Bunch
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Statistical processes limiting the noise of a screen-film system: II
Author(s): Jacob Beutel; Rodney Shaw; Michael Yampolsky
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Risk assessment from automated feature analysis of digitized mammograms
Author(s): Jeffrey W. Byng; Martin Joel Yaffe; L. Little; G. Lockwood; Roberta A. Jong; E. Fishell; D. Tritchler; Norman F. Boyd
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Digital mammography: tradeoffs between 50- and 100-micron pixel size
Author(s): Matthew T. Freedman; Dorothy E. Steller Artz; Hamid Jafroudi; Shih-Chung Benedict Lo; Rebecca A. Zuurbier; Raj Katial; Wendelin S. Hayes; Chris Yuzheng Wu; Jyh-Shyan Lin; Richard M. Steinman; Walid Gabriel Tohme; Seong Ki Mun
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Multiparameter optimization of mammography with alternative x-ray sources
Author(s): Hamid Jafroudi; Robert J. Jennings; E. Philip Muntz; Matthew T. Freedman; Seong Ki Mun
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Recent progress in noise reduction and scatter correction in dual-energy imaging
Author(s): Dean A. Hinshaw; James T. Dobbins
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Effect of finite detector-element width on the spatial-frequency-dependent detective quantum efficiency
Author(s): Ian A. Cunningham; Michael S. Westmore; Aaron Fenster
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Quantitative error mapping of MR relaxation times
Author(s): Wilburn E. Reddick; Robert J. Ogg
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Estimation performance at low SNR: predictions of the Barankin bound
Author(s): Stefan P. Mueller; Marie Foley Kijewski; Christian Kappeler; Stephen C. Moore
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Use of scattered radiation in radioisotope imaging
Author(s): Nagaaki Ohyama; Yoichi Kanai; Masahiro Mimura; Masahiro Yamaguchi
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Three-dimensional ultrasound imaging
Author(s): Aaron Fenster; Shidong Tong; S. Sherebrin; Donal B. Downey; R. N. Rankin
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Towards the volumetricardiogram: volume determination of cardiac chambers using 3D matrix-array ultrasound
Author(s): George D. Stetten; Michael Caines; Chikai J. Ohazama; Olaf T. von Ramm
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Simulation and analysis of the effects of strong scattering
Author(s): Sylvia K. Isler; Kavitha Chandra; Vineet Mehta; Charles Thompson
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Attenuation-weighted pulse-echo imaging with ultrasound
Author(s): Sidney Leeman; Andrew J. Healey; Mark C. Betts; Leonard A. Ferrari
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Large-area flat-panel amorphous silicon imagers
Author(s): Larry E. Antonuk; John M. Boudry; Youcef El-Mohri; Weidong Huang; Jeffrey H. Siewerdsen; John Yorkston; Robert A. Street
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Amorphous selenium liquid crystal light valve for x-ray imaging
Author(s): Pia M. Rieppo; Birendra Bahadur; John A. Rowlands
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New digital detector for projection radiography
Author(s): Denny L. Y. Lee; Lawrence K. Cheung; Lothar S. Jeromin
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Digital radiology using self-scanned readout of amorphous selenium: design considerations for mammography
Author(s): Wei Zhao; John A. Rowlands; Stephen Germann; David F. Waechter; Zhong Huang
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MTF measurements with high-resolution a-Si:H imaging arrays
Author(s): John Yorkston; Larry E. Antonuk; N. Seraji; Weidong Huang; Jeffrey H. Siewerdsen; Youcef El-Mohri
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Correction of image intensifier distortion for three-dimensional x-ray angiography
Author(s): Beth A. Schueler; Xiaoping Hu
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Image intensifier-based volume tomographic angiography imaging system: system evaluation
Author(s): Ruola Ning; Xiaohui Wang; Jianjun Shen; David L. Conover
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Development of a 3D CT scanner using cone beam
Author(s): Masahiro Endo; Nozomu Kamagata; Kazumasa Sato; Yuichi Hattori; Shigeo Kobayashi; Shinichi Mizuno; Masao Jimbo; Masahiro Kusakabe
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Blood vessel reconstruction from a limited number of cone-beam projections: application to cerebral blood vessel projections and to an excised animal heart
Author(s): Normand Robert; Francoise Peyrin; Martin Joel Yaffe
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Effect of helical pitch and collimation on tumor contrast and slice profile in helical CT imaging
Author(s): Hui Hu; Stanley H. Fox
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Nonlinear control of charge-coupled device sensors
Author(s): Greg E. Johnston
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Ion-polar collisions in gas-filled KCD imaging detectors
Author(s): George C. Giakos; P. Ghotra; Bindu Pillai; Donna B. Richardson; Anthony M. Passalaqua; Lakshmi Seetharaman; Frank A. DiBianca; Robert J. Endorf; Sreenivas Devidas
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Real-time portal imaging devices operating on high-pressure gaseous electronic principles
Author(s): George C. Giakos; Donna B. Richardson; P. Ghotra; Bindu Pillai; Lakshmi Seetharaman; Anthony M. Passalaqua; Frank A. DiBianca; Robert J. Endorf; Sreenivas Devidas
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Use of mixed media to improve the performance of kinestatic charge detectors
Author(s): Sreenivas Devidas; Frank A. DiBianca; George C. Giakos
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Combined SPECT and x-ray CT medical imaging system
Author(s): Kathrin Kalki; J. Keenan Brown; Stephen C. Blankespoor; Joseph A. Heanue; Xiang Wu; Christopher E. Cann; Bruce H. Hasegawa; Michael Chin; Carol A. Stillson; Michael W. Dae; James M. Carver
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Performance evaluation of image-intensifier-TV fluoroscopy systems
Author(s): Wilhelm J.M. van der Putten; Shawn Bouley
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Solid state detector for slit-scan mammography
Author(s): Bernard Munier; G. Roziere; Jean Chabbal
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Solid state x-ray detectors for digital mammography
Author(s): Justin M. Henry; Martin Joel Yaffe; Bo Pi; John E. Venzon; Frank Augustine; Tumay O. Tumer
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Imaging performance of a large-field kinestatic charge detector for digital radiography
Author(s): Frank A. DiBianca; Sreenivas Devidas; George C. Giakos; Shashidhar Kollipara; Joseph S. Laughter; Azad Mahmud; Senthilkumar Nagarajan; Qian Peng; Carlos Rodriguez; Herbert D. Zeman
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Clinical evaluation of CR versus plain film for neonatal ICU applications
Author(s): Katherine P. Andriole; Robert C. Brasch; Charles A. Gooding; Robert G. Gould; H. K. Huang
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Quantitative analysis of imaging performance for computed radiography systems
Author(s): Eiji Ogawa; Satoshi Arakawa; Masamitsu Ishida; Hisatoyo Kato
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Preliminary experience with monoenergetic photon mammography
Author(s): Richard Eugene Johnston; David Washburn; Etta D. Pisano; William C. Thomlinson; L. Dean Chapman; Nicholas F. Gmur; Zhong Zhong; Dale Sayers
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Preliminary characterizations of a new hybrid CdTe structure for x-ray dental imaging
Author(s): Francis Glasser; Marc Cuzin; Olivier C. Peyret; Francois Mongellaz; Philippe Rambaud; Michel Ravetto; Bernard Pitault; Andre Salaville; Sylvain Paltrier
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High-resolution x-ray imaging with a Gd2O3(Eu) transparent ceramic scintillator
Author(s): Herbert D. Zeman; Frank A. DiBianca; Gunnar Lovhoiden
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High-luminance fluorescent screen with interference filter
Author(s): Noritaka Satoh; Masahiro Kusakabe; Katsutoshi Ohno; Nozomu Kamagata; Masahiro Endo
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Performance characteristics of high-resolution charge-coupled device film digitizers
Author(s): Shih-Chung Benedict Lo; Philip D. Butson; Jyh-Shyan Lin; Huai Li; Matthew T. Freedman; Seong Ki Mun
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Development of large field of view and high-definition real-time digital radiography system
Author(s): Hisatake Yokouchi; Fumitaka Takahashi; Yoichi Onodera; Ken Ueda; Tetsuro Endo
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Digital mammography: the effects of decreased exposure
Author(s): Matthew T. Freedman; Dorothy E. Steller Artz; Hamid Jafroudi; Shih-Chung Benedict Lo; Rebecca A. Zuurbier; Raj Katial; Wendelin S. Hayes; Chris Yuzheng Wu; Jyh-Shyan Lin; Seong Ki Mun
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Resolution performance of a 2000-line system for digital fluoroscopy
Author(s): Timothy L. Stevener; Thomas L. Vogelsong; William Bitler; Marc W. Broemmelsiek
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Computed radiography acceptance testing
Author(s): Walter Huda; Manuel Arreola; Zhenxue Jing
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Fundamental statistics of the imaging process
Author(s): Bruce R. Whiting
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High-resolution (1k x 1k) progressive real-time CCD image sensor for radiology systems
Author(s): Chris J. Schaeffer; Bart G. M. Dillen; Holger Stoldt; Herman L. Peek; E. Roks; Agnes C. M. Kleimann; Willem Hoekstra; Jan van Dijk; Peter C. J. van de Rijt; Rik H. S. de Gruijter
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Quality assurance for CT and MRI scanners
Author(s): Alan H. Rowberg; David R. Haynor; Michael Denny; Marv Kleven; David J. Goodenough
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3D transvaginal ultrasound imaging for identification of endometrial abnormality
Author(s): Bjoern Olstad; Sevald Berg; Anders Herman Torp; Klaus P. Schipper; Sturla H. Eik-Nes
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Cost-effective, high-resolution, portable digital x-ray imager
Author(s): Evren M. Kutlubay; Richard M. Wasserman; Darold C. Wobschall; Raj S. Acharya; Stephen Rudin; Daniel R. Bednarek
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Quality control on storage phosphor digital radiography system
Author(s): Hamid Jafroudi; Dorothy E. Steller Artz; Matthew T. Freedman; Seong Ki Mun
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Performance and maintenance of storage phosphor plates and cassettes in digital radiography
Author(s): Dorothy E. Steller Artz; Hamid Jafroudi; Matthew T. Freedman; Seong Ki Mun
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Objective measures of quality assurance in a computed radiography-based radiology department
Author(s): Charles E. Willis; Robert G. Leckie; Jon R. Carter; Morgan P. Williamson; Stephen D. Scotti; Gary S. Norton
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Cluster formation and the shape of the arrival-time-spectrum of the kinestatic charge detector
Author(s): M. Waleed Gaber; Zeping Zhu; Frank A. DiBianca
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Preliminary performance characteristics of a dual-energy KCD
Author(s): Robert J. Endorf; Sunil Kulatunga; David C. Spelic; Stephen R. Thomas; Frank A. DiBianca; Herbert D. Zeman; George C. Giakos
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Exact technique for weighting function calculation in 3D cone-beam reconstruction
Author(s): Anindya Sen; Hsiang-Hsin Hsiung; Maqbool Patel; Beth A. Schueler; James E. Holte; Xiaoping Hu
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