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Proceedings of SPIE Volume 6142

Medical Imaging 2006: Physics of Medical Imaging
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Volume Number: 6142
Date Published: 28 February 2006
Softcover: 184 papers (1822) pages
ISBN: 9780819461858

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Low cost digital radiographic imaging systems: the x-ray light valve
Author(s): J. A. Rowlands; Christie Ann Webster; Ivaylo Koprinarov; Peter Oakham; Kelly C. Schad; Timothy Szeto; Stephen Germann
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A multi-beam x-ray imaging system based on carbon nanotube field emitters
Author(s): J. Zhang; G. Yang; Y. Z. Lee; Y. Cheng; B. Gao; Q. Qiu; J. P. Lu; O. Zhou
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Investigation of diagnostic and image quality attributes: comparison of screen-film to CR mammography
Author(s): Lynn Fletcher-Heath; Anne Richards; Susan Ryan-Kron
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Comparison of software and human observers in reading images of the CDMAM test object to assess digital mammography systems
Author(s): Kenneth C. Young; James J. H. Cook; Jennifer M. Oduko; Hilde Bosmans
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Anatomically adaptable automatic exposure control (AEC) for amorphous selenium (<i>a</i>-Se) full field digital mammography (FFDM) system
Author(s): Mari Varjonen; Pekka Strömmer
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Preliminary investigation of dose for a dedicated mammotomography system
Author(s): Randolph L. McKinley; Martin P. Tornai
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Comparison of polychromatic and monochromatic x-rays for imaging
Author(s): M. Hoheisel; P. Bernhardt; R. Lawaczeck; H. Pietsch
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Optimization of operating conditions in photon-counting multi-slit mammography based on Si-strip detectors
Author(s): Magnus Åslund; Björn Cederström; Mats Lundqvist; Mats Danielsson
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Evaluation of a photon-counting breast tomosynthesis imaging system
Author(s): Andrew D. A. Maidment; Christer Ullberg; Karin Lindman; Leif Adelöw; Johan Egerström; Mathias Eklund; Tom Francke; Ulf Jordung; Tomas Kristoffersson; Lars Lindqvist; Daniel Marchal; Hans Olla; Erik Penton; Juha Rantanen; Skiff Solokov; Niclas Weber; Hans Westerberg
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High-speed large angle mammography tomosynthesis system
Author(s): Jeffrey W. Eberhard; Paul Staudinger; Joe Smolenski; Jason Ding; Andrea Schmitz; Julie McCoy; Michael Rumsey; Abdulrahman Al-Khalidy; William Ross; Cynthia E. Landberg; Bernhard E. H. Claus; Paul Carson; Mitchell Goodsitt; Heang-Ping Chan; Marilyn Roubidoux; Jerry A. Thomas; Jacqueline Osland
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Quantification for contrast-enhanced digital breast tomosynthesis
Author(s): Ann-Katherine Carton; Jingjing Li; Michael Albert; Sara Chen; Andrew D. A. Maidment
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Gaussian frequency blending algorithm with matrix inversion tomosynthesis (MITS) and filtered back projection (FBP) for better digital breast tomosynthesis reconstruction
Author(s): Ying Chen; Joseph Y. Lo; Jay A. Baker; James T. Dobbins III
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Optimizing filtered backprojection reconstruction for a breast tomosynthesis prototype device
Author(s): Thomas Mertelmeier; Jasmina Orman; Wolfgang Haerer; Mithun K. Dudam
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Motion artifacts from an inverse-geometry CT system with multiple detector arrays
Author(s): Samuel Mazin; Norbert Pelc
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Design considerations in cardiac CT
Author(s): H. Bruder; K. Stierstorfer; C. McCullough; R. Raupach; M. Petersilka; M. Grasruck; C. Suess; B. Ohnesorge; T. Flohr
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Effect of heart rate on CT angiography using the enhanced cardiac model of the 4D NCAT
Author(s): W. P. Segars; K. Taguchi; G. S. K. Fung; E. K. Fishman; B. M. W. Tsui
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Toward time resolved 4D cardiac CT imaging with patient dose reduction: estimating the global heart motion
Author(s): Katsuyuki Taguchi; W. Paul Segars; George S. K. Fung; Benjamin M. W. Tsui
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Optimized time window for cardiac CT reconstruction based on Doppler tissue imaging (DTI) data
Author(s): Rui Guerra; Andre Codreanu; Yannick Ponvianne; Romain Grosjean; Jacques Felblinger
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ECG gated continuous circular cone-beam multi-cycle reconstruction for in-stent coronary artery imaging: a phantom study
Author(s): Udo van Stevendaal; Peter Koken; Philipp G. C. Begemann; Ralf Koester; Gerhard Adam; Michael Grass
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Impact of noise-on-image reconstruction for diffuse optical tomography
Author(s): Tim Nielsen; Thomas Köhler
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High-resolution multiphoton optical tomography of tissues: an in vitro and in vivo study
Author(s): Iris Riemann; Katja Schenke-Layland; Alexander Ehlers; Enrico Dimitrow; Martin Kaatz; Peter Elsner; Sven Martin; Karsten König
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Generalized auto-calibrating technique for image reconstruction from sensitivity encoded MRI data
Author(s): Eugene G. Kholmovski; Dennis L. Parker
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Reducing temporal fluctuations in MRI with the multichannel method SENSE
Author(s): Steen Moeller; Pierre-Francois Van de Moortele; Ute Goerke; Kâmil U&#287;urbil
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Description of statistical theory of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
Author(s): Tianhu Lei
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Performance evaluation of dual-crystal APD-based detector modules for positron emission tomography
Author(s): Catherine M. Pepin; Philippe Bérard; Jules Cadorette; Marc-André Tétrault; Jean-Daniel Leroux; Jean-Baptiste Michaud; Stéfan Robert; Henri Dautet; Murray Davies; Réjean Fontaine; Roger Lecomte
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High voltage protection in active matrix flat-panel imagers
Author(s): Joerg Lehnert; Wei Zhao
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Low-noise pixel architecture for advanced diagnostic medical x-ray imaging applications
Author(s): M. H. Izadi; K. S. Karim; A. Nathan; J. A. Rowlands
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A new 2D-tiled detector for multislice CT
Author(s): Randy Luhta; Marc Chappo; Brian Harwood; Rod Mattson; Dave Salk; Chris Vrettos
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Novel CT detector based on an inorganic scintillator working in photon-counting mode
Author(s): Philippe Bérard; Joël Riendeau; Catherine M. Pepin; Daniel Rouleau; Jules Cadorette; Réjean Fontaine; Roger Lecomte
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Three-dimensional columnar CsI model for x-ray imaging system simulations using MANTIS: validating for noise, blur, and light output
Author(s): Aldo Badano; Iacovos S. Kyprianou; Josep Sempau
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Evaluation of noise and resolution properties of penalized-likelihood CT sinogram smoothing and restoration algorithms
Author(s): Patrick J. La Rivière; Phillip Vargas
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Comparison of three sinogram restoration methods
Author(s): Peter Forthmann; Thomas Köhler; Michel Defrise; Patrick J. La Rivière
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Investigation of image lag in a high-speed flat panel detector-based cone beam CT imaging system
Author(s): Yan Zhang; Ruola Ning; David Conover
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Design and development of C-arm based cone-beam CT for image-guided interventions: initial results
Author(s): Guang-Hong Chen; Joseph Zambelli; Brian E. Nett; Mark Supanich; Cyril Riddell; Barry Belanger; Charles A. Mistretta
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A novel cone beam breast CT scanner: preliminary system evaluation
Author(s): Ruola Ning; David Conover; Yong Yu; Yan Zhang; Weixing Cai; Xianghua Lu; Richardo Betancourt-Benitez
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Guidance for cone-beam CT design: tradeoff between view sampling rate and completeness of scanning trajectories
Author(s): Guang-Hong Chen; Jeffrey H. Siewerdsen; Shuai Leng; Douglas Moseley; Brian E. Nett; Jiang Hsieh; David Jaffray; C. A. Mistretta
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Application of x-ray computed tomography based on the refraction contrast to biomedicine
Author(s): Eiko Hashimoto; Anton Maksimenko; Hiroshi Sugiyama; Kazuyuki Hyodo; Daisuke Shimao; Tetsuya Yuasa; Yoshinori Nishino; Tetsuya Ishikawa; Koichi Mori; Yoshinori Arai; Keiichi Hirano; Masami Ando
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3D cryo-section/imaging of blood vessel lesions for validation of MRI data
Author(s): Olivier Salvado; Debashish Roy; Meredith Heinzel; Eliot McKinley; David Wilson
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Performance of different reflectance and diffuse optical imaging tomographic approaches in fluorescence molecular imaging of small animals
Author(s): Jean-Marc Dinten; Philippe Petié; Anabela da Silva; Jérôme Boutet; Anne Koenig; Lionel Hervé; Michel Berger; Aurélie Laidevant; Philippe Rizo
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Image quality assessment of a pre-clinical flat-panel volumetric micro-CT scanner
Author(s): Louise Y. Du; Ting-Yim Lee; David W. Holdsworth
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Rotating slat collimator design for high-energy near-field imaging
Author(s): Amy Sharma; Carey Floyd; Brian Harrawood; Georgia Tourassi; Anuj Kapadia; Janelle Bender; Joseph Lo; Calvin Howell
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Regional exposure management with spatial x-ray gating
Author(s): Dimitri V. Yatsenko; R. Larry Anderton; Kris Sikorski; Robert M. Kirby
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Applying a proposed definition for receptor dose to digital projection images
Author(s): Richard Van Metter; John Yorkston
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The impact of angular separation on the performance of biplane correlation imaging for lung nodule detection
Author(s): Nariman Majdi Nasab; Ehsan Samei
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Evaluation of a physical based approach of scattered radiation correction in cone beam CT with an anthropomorphic thorax phantom
Author(s): Jean Rinkel; Laurent Gerfault; François Estève; Jean-Marc Dinten
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Scatter correction for cone-beam computed tomography using simulated object models
Author(s): Matthias Bertram; Jens Wiegert; Georg Rose
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Development of next generation digital flat panel catheterization system: design principles and validation methodology
Author(s): B. Belanger; F. Betraoui; P. Dhawale; P. Gopinath; Pal Tegzes; B. Vagvolgyi
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High-performance dual-energy imaging with a flat-panel detector: imaging physics from blackboard to benchtop to bedside
Author(s): J. H. Siewerdsen; N. A. Shkumat; A. C. Dhanantwari; D. B. Williams; S. Richard; M. J. Daly; N. S. Paul; D. J. Moseley; D. A Jaffray; J. Yorkston; R. Van Metter
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The impact of cardiac gating on the detection of coronary calcifications in dual-energy chest radiography: a phantom study
Author(s): John M. Sabol; Ray Liu; Rowland Saunders; Jonathan Markley; Nery Moreno; John Seamans; Scott Wiese; Kadri Jabri; Robert C. Gilkeson
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Accuracy and precision of dual energy CT imaging for the quantification of tissue fat content
Author(s): Deborah J. Walter; Eric J. Tkaczyk; Xiaoye Wu
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Dual-energy imaging using a photon counting detector with electronic spectrum-splitting
Author(s): Hans Bornefalk; Mats Lundqvist
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Multispectral single-scan lung imaging system: initial feasibility
Author(s): Guy M. Besson; Kenneth E. Crocker
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Simulated and experimental technique optimization of dual-energy radiography: abdominal imaging applications
Author(s): John M. Sabol; Samuel J. Wheeldon; Kadri N. Jabri
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Light transport in trabecular bone: Monte Carlo simulation based on 3D triangle meshes
Author(s): Eduardo Margallo-Balbás; Patrick J. French; Peter A. Wieringa
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Optimal spectra for indirect detector breast tomosynthesis
Author(s): Stephen J. Glick; Xing Gong
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Development of a computer-generated model for the coronary arterial tree based on multislice CT and morphometric data
Author(s): George S. K. Fung; W. Paul Segars; Katsuyuki Taguchi; Elliot K. Fishman; Benjamin M. W. Tsui
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Monte Carlo simulation of x-ray scatter based on patient model from digital breast tomosynthesis
Author(s): Bob Liu; Tao Wu; Richard H. Moore; Daniel B. Kopans
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Breast cancer diagnosis using neutron stimulated emission computed tomography: dose and count requirements
Author(s): Carey E. Floyd Jr.; Janelle E. Bender; Brian Harrawood; Amy C. Sharma; Anuj Kapadia; Georgia D. Tourassi; Joseph Y. Lo; Calvin Howell
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Theoretical investigation of very high-quantum-efficiency segmented crystalline detectors for low-contrast visualization in megavoltage cone-beam CT
Author(s): Yi Wang; Larry E. Antonuk; Youcef El-Mohri; Amit Sawant; Qihua Zhao; Hong Du; Yixin Li
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CMOS cassette for digital upgrade of film-based mammography systems
Author(s): Mehmet A. Baysal; Emre Toker
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New light-amplifier-based detector designs for high spatial resolution and high sensitivity CBCT mammography and fluoroscopy
Author(s): Stephen Rudin; Andrew T. Kuhls; Girijesh K. Yadava; Gaurav C. Josan; Ye Wu; Ravishankar N. Chityala; Hussain S. Rangwala; N. Ciprian Ionita; Kenneth R. Hoffmann; Daniel R. Bednarek
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Effect of ghosting on the modulation transfer function of amorphous selenium based flat panel detectors
Author(s): Lamia Chowdhury; Olivier Tousignant; Giovanni DeCrescenzo; P. Gauthier; J. Leboeuf; J. A. Rowlands
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Single-photon spatial and energy resolution enhancement of a columnar CsI(Tl)/EMCCD gamma-camera using maximum-likelihood estimation
Author(s): Brian W. Miller; H. Bradford Barber; Harrison H. Barrett; Irina Shestakova; Bipin Singh; Vivek V. Nagarkar
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A practical method for measuring the H matrix of digital x-ray and cone beam CT imaging systems
Author(s): Iacovos S. Kyprianou; Aldo Badano; Brandon D. Gallas; Subok Park; Kyle J. Myers
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Experimental spectral measurements of heavy K-edge filtered beams for x-ray computed mammotomography
Author(s): Dominic J. Crotty; Randolph L. McKinley; Martin P. Tornai
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Preliminary validation of a new methodology for estimating dose reduction protocols in neonatal chest computed radiographs
Author(s): Steven Don; Bruce R. Whiting; Charles F. Hildebolt; W. James Sehnert; Jacquelyn S. Ellinwood; Karin Töpfer; Parinaz Masoumzadeh; Richard A. Kraus; Keith A. Kronemer; Thomas Herman; William H. McAlister
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A method to measure the temporal MTF to determine the DQE of fluoroscopy systems
Author(s): S. N. Friedman; I. A. Cunningham
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A novel method to characterize the MTF in 3D for computed mammotomography
Author(s): Priti Madhav; Randolph L. McKinley; Ehsan Samei; James E. Bowsher; Martin P. Tornai
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Measurement of the spatial resolution of a clinical volumetric computed tomography scanner using a sphere phantom
Author(s): Michael M. Thornton; Michael J. Flynn
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Extension of the reconstruction field-of-view using sinogram decomposition
Author(s): Alexander A. Zamyatin; Michael D. Silver; Satoru Nakanishi
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Suppression of motion-induced streak artifacts along chords in fan-beam BPF-reconstructions of motion-contaminated projection data
Author(s): Martin King; Dan Xia; Lifeng Yu; Xiaochuan Pan; Maryellen Giger
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Reconstructions from parallel- and fan-beam data with truncations
Author(s): Dan Xia; Yu Zou; Xiaochuan Pan
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Iterative reconstruction of a region of interest for transmission tomography
Author(s): Andy Ziegler; Tim Nielsen; Michael Grass
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An iterative algorithm for soft tissue reconstruction from truncated flat panel projections
Author(s): D. Langan; B. Claus; P. Edic; R. Vaillant; B. De Man; S. Basu; M. Iatrou
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Conjugate backprojection approach for cone beam artifact reduction
Author(s): Jiang Hsieh; Xiangyang Tang
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Cone-beam local tomography image reconstruction on chords
Author(s): Mark A. Anastasio; E. Y. Sidky; Y. Zou; X. Pan
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3D-weighted cone beam filtered backprojection (CB-FBP) algorithm for image reconstruction at low-helical pitches to improve noise characteristics and dose efficiency
Author(s): Xiangyang Tang; Jiang Hsieh; Roy A. Nilsen
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ROI-image reconstruction for a circle-arc trajectory
Author(s): Yu Zou; Dan Xia; Xiaochuan Pan
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Accurate image reconstruction in CT from projection data taken at few-views
Author(s): Emil Y. Sidky; Chien-Min Kao; Xiaochuan Pan
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A new reconstruction algorithm for Radon data
Author(s): Y. Xu; O. Tischenko; C. Hoeschen
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Data pre-processing for quantification in tomography and radiography with a digital flat panel detector
Author(s): Jean Rinkel; Laurent Gerfault; François Estève; Jean-Marc Dinten
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Flat panel detector-based cone beam CT for dynamic imaging: system evaluation
Author(s): Ruola Ning; David Conover; Yong Yu; Yan Zhang; Weixing Cai; Dong Yang; Xianghua Lu
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Experimental comparison of cone beam CT (CBCT) reconstruction and multiview reconstruction (MVR) for microangiography (MA) detector system
Author(s): Vikas Patel; Andrew T. Kuhls; Peter B. Noël; Alan Walczak; Ciprian N. Ionita; Ravishankar Chityala; Rekha Tranquebar; Hussain S. Rangwala; Snehal S. Kasodekar; Kenneth R. Hoffmann; Daniel Bednarek; Stephen Rudin
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Geometry calibration phantom design for 3D imaging
Author(s): Bernhard E. H. Claus
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Impact of CT detector pixel-to-pixel crosstalk on image quality
Author(s): Klaus J. Engel; Lothar Spies; Gereon Vogtmeier; Randy Luhta
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Image quality improvement and exposure dose reduction with the combined use of X-ray modulation and Boost3D
Author(s): Masahiro Kazama; Shinsuke Tsukagoshi; Miwa Okumura
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Windmill artifacts analysis in MSCT
Author(s): O. Amir; I. Sabo-Napadensky
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Amplitude correlated 4-dimensional cone beam CT
Author(s): Jun Lu; X. Ronald Zhu; Peter Munro; Paichun M. Chi; Radhe Mohan; Tinsu Pan
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Combination of CT scanning and fluoroscopy imaging on a flat-panel CT scanner
Author(s): M. Grasruck; R. Gupta; B. Reichardt; Ch. Suess; B. Schmidt; K. Stierstorfer; S. Popescu; T. Brady; T. Flohr
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Comparison measurements of DQE for two flat panel detectors: fluoroscopic detector vs. cone beam CT detector
Author(s): Ricardo Betancourt Benítez; Ruola Ning; David Conover
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A new scanning device in CT with dose reduction potential
Author(s): Oleg Tischenko; Yuan Xu; Christoph Hoeschen
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X-ray tube voltage and image quality in adult and pediatric CT
Author(s): W. Huda; K. M. Ogden; E. M. Scalzetti; R. L. Lavallee; E. Samei
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Dual-energy contrast-enhanced digital mammography (DE-CEDM): optimization on digital subtraction with practical x-ray low/high-energy spectra
Author(s): Biao Chen; Zhenxue Jing; Andrew P. Smith; Samir Parikh; Yuri Parisky
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Dual-energy imaging using a digital scanned multi-slit system for mammography: evaluation of a differential beam filtering technique
Author(s): Hans Bornefalk; Magnus Hemmendorff; Torbjörn Hjärn
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Nonlinear dual-spectral image fusion for improving cone-beam-CT-based breast cancer diagnosis
Author(s): Zikuan Chen; Ruola Ning; David Conover; Kathleen Willison
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An iteration algorithm in dual-energy x-ray imaging based on polychromatic physics model
Author(s): Shaojie Tang; Xuanqin Mou; Tao Luo
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A computation method of dual-energy x-ray imaging
Author(s): Xuanqin Mou; Shaojie Tang; Wei Hong
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The line-noise-reduction for low dose x-ray fluoroscopy with the flat panel detector
Author(s): Tadashi Nakamura; Shigeyuki Ikeda; Katsumi Suzuki; Shinobu Takenouchi
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Light induced degradation in amorphous silicon photodiodes and implication for diagnostic medical imaging application
Author(s): I. Khodami; M.M. Adachi; M. Malhotra; F. Taghibakhsh; J.A. Rowlands; K.S. Karim; K.L. Kavanagh
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Temperature coefficients and noise performance and studies for the back-illuminated arrays for medical imaging applications
Author(s): Alexander O. Goushcha; Bernd Tabbert; Ilja Goushcha
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Novel x-ray image sensor using CsBr:Eu phosphor for computed radiography
Author(s): H. Nanto; Y. Takei; A. Nishimura; Y. Nakano; T. Shouji; T. Yanagita; S. Kasai
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Transparent BaCl<sub>2</sub>:Eu<sup>2+</sup> glass-ceramic scintillator
Author(s): Gang Chen; Jacqueline Johnson; Stefan Schweizer; John Woodford; Peter Newman; Douglas MacFarlane
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Energy-dependent scintillation intensity of fluorozirconate-based glass-ceramic x-ray detectors
Author(s): Stefan Schweizer; Bastian Henke; Stephanie Köneke; Jacqueline A. Johnson; Gang Chen; John Woodford
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Quantitative evaluation of mercuric iodide thick film for x-ray imaging device
Author(s): Kyung-Jin Kim; Sang-Sik Kang; Ji-Koon Park; Sung-Ho Cho; Byung-Youl Cha; Jung-Wook Shin; Sang-Hee Nam; Jae-Hyung Kim
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Applying the European protocol for the quality control of the physical and technical aspects of mammography screening threshold contrast visibility assessment to digital systems
Author(s): Richard Van Metter; Michael Heath; Lynn Fletcher-Heath
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Comparison of a-Se direct-conversion and CsI(Tl) indirect-conversion flat-panel digital detectors: a clinical assessment of image quality for general radiography applications
Author(s): Lori L. Barski; Xiaohui Wang; John Wandtke; David Waldman; Delphine Davis; David H. Foos; Michael Dupin; Weidong Huang; John Yorkston
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Novel features of the x-ray scatter profile that are not modeled by convolution of the primary
Author(s): J. Eric Tkaczyk; Yves Trousset; Deborah Walter; Yanfeng Du; Richard A. Thompson; Daniel Harrison
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Effects of radiation dose level on calcification visibility in cone beam breast CT: a preliminary study
Author(s): Chao-Jen Lai; Chris C. Shaw; Mustafa C. Altunbas; Yang Meng; Lingyun Chen; Shu-Ju Tu; Tianpeng Wang; Xinming Liu; Wei T. Yang; Gary J. Whitman
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An accurate scatter measurement and correction technique for cone beam breast CT imaging using scanning sampled measurement (SSM)technique
Author(s): Xinming Liu; Chris C. Shaw; Tianpeng Wang; Lingyun Chen; Mustafa C. Altunbas; S. Cheenu Kappadath
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Scattered radiation in flat-detector based cone-beam CT: analysis of voxelized patient simulations
Author(s): Jens Wiegert; Matthias Bertram
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Effects of scattered radiation and beam quality on low contrast performance in cone beam breast CT
Author(s): M. Cem Altunbas; Chris Shaw; Lingyun Chen; Tianpeng Wang; Shuju Tu
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Investigation of emission contamination in the transmission image of a dual modality computed mammotomography system
Author(s): Dominic J. Crotty; Caryl N. Brzymialkewicz; Randolph L. McKinley; Martin P. Tornai
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Comparison of scatter correction methods for CBCT
Author(s): Roland E. Suri; Gary Virshup; Luis Zurkirchen; Wolfgang Kaissl
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Calculation of images from an anthropomorphic chest phantom using Monte Carlo methods
Author(s): Gustaf Ullman; Alexandr Malusek; Michael Sandborg; David R. Dance; Gudrun Alm Carlsson
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A Monte Carlo investigation on the impact of scattered radiation on mammographic resolution and noise
Author(s): Robert S. Saunders; Ehsan Samei
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A comparison of the performance of new screen-film and digital mammography systems
Author(s): P. Monnin; D. Gutierrez; C. Castella; D. Lepori; F. R. Verdun
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Dynamic platform for moving organ imaging
Author(s): Romain Grosjean; Rui Guerra; Céline Lorentz; Cédric Pasquier; Pierre-André Vuissoz; Michel Claudon; Jacques Felblinger
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Anode heel affect in thoracic radiology: a visual grading analysis
Author(s): T. Mearon; P. C. Brennan
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Scatter correction using beam stop array algorithm for cone-beam CT breast imaging
Author(s): Weixing Cai; Ruola Ning; David Conover
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Response of a CsI/amorphous-Si flat panel detector as function of incident x-ray angle
Author(s): J. Eric Tkaczyk; Bernhard Claus; Dinko Gonzalez Trotter; J. W. Eberhard
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Dosimetric and image quality assessment of different acquisition protocols of a novel 64-slice CT scanner
Author(s): Cristina Vite; Monica Mangini; Sabina Strocchi; Raffaele Novario; Fabio Tanzi; Gianpaolo Carrafiello; Leopoldo Conte; Carlo Fugazzola
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Novel NPS measurement method for medical liquid crystal display using periodic components subtraction technique
Author(s): Katsuhiro Ichikawa; Yoshie Kodera; Akiko Horii
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A method of accuracy evaluation of line spread function (LSF) and point spread function (PSF) measured in computed tomography
Author(s): Shinichi Wada; Masaki Ohkubo; Toru Matsumoto; Kanae Nishizawa
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Substrate effect on indirect digital radiography system performance
Author(s): A. R. Lubinsky; Kwok L. Yip; David P. Trauernicht; John Yorkston
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A robust x-ray tube spectra measuring method by attenuation data
Author(s): Ying Yang; Xuanqin Mou; Xi Chen
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Choosing the right resolution for vessel visualization in MR angiography
Author(s): Prashanthi Vemuri; Eugene G. Kholmovski; Dennis L. Parker
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New microangiography system development providing improved small vessel imaging, increased contrast-to-noise ratios, and multiview 3D reconstructions
Author(s): Andrew T. Kuhls; Vikas Patel; Ciprian Ionita; Peter B. Noël; Alan M. Walczak; Hussain S. Rangwala; Kenneth R. Hoffmann; Stephen Rudin
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Stationary x-ray source for tomographic medical imaging
Author(s): Paul R. Schwoebel; John M. Boone
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Novel SNR determination method in parallel MRI
Author(s): Tosiaki Miyati; Hiroshi Imai; Akio Ogura; Tsukasa Doi; Toshio Tsuchihashi; Yoshio Machida
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Fast parallel MRI reconstruction using B-spline approximation (PROBER)
Author(s): Jan Petr; Jan Kybic; Václav Hlavá&#269;; Sven Müller; Michael Bock
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First attempt of the medical application of the refraction-based computed tomography
Author(s): Anton Maksimenko; Eiko Hashimoto; Masami Ando; Hiroshi Sugiyama; Tetsuya Yuasa
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Photo-bleaching compensation for autofocus algorithms in fluorescence microscope applications
Author(s): Paolo Soda; Giulio Iannello
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MR image reconstruction using the GPU
Author(s): Thomas Schiwietz; Ti-chiun Chang; Peter Speier; Rüdiger Westermann
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Spectral imaging of skin: experimental observations and analyses
Author(s): John Kerekes; Nithya Subramanian; Kevin Kearney; Nik Schad
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Fat/water separation in a single MRI image with arbitrary phase shift
Author(s): M. Dylan Tisdall; M. Stella Atkins
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Spectral imaging of near-surface oxygen saturation
Author(s): Nithya R. Subramanian; John P. Kerekes; Kevin Kearney; Nik Schad
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Effects of collimator dependency and correction methods on I-123 SPECT images using x-ray-based attenuation map
Author(s): Yu-Wen Yang; Jyh-Cheng Chen; Chia-Jung Chang; Cheng-Yi Cheng; Wen-Sheng Huang
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Discrete tomography from micro-CT data: application to the mouse trabecular bone structure
Author(s): K. J. Batenburg; J. Sijbers
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Development of a K-edge micro CT for the study of tumor angiogenesis in small animals
Author(s): G. Baldazzi; D. Bollini; M. Gambaccini; R. Golfieri; P. L. Lollini; A. Margotti; S. Masetti; G. Nicoletti; G. Pancaldi; L. Roma; P. L. Rossi; M. Zuffa
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Improved diagnostics using polarization imaging and artificial neural networks
Author(s): Uwe Klimach; Hongzhi Zhao; Qiushui Chen; Yingyin Kevin Zou; Yue Wang; Jianhua Xuan
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Comparison of two detector systems for cone beam CT small animal imaging: a preliminary study
Author(s): Yang Meng; Chris C. Shaw; Xinming Liu; Mustafa C. Altunbas; Tianpeng Wang; Lingyun Chen; Shu-Ju Tu; S. Cheeenu Kappadath; Chao-Jen Lai
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Maximum likelihood reconstruction of circular cone-beam CT data
Author(s): Andy Ziegler; Thomas Köhler
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Penalized weighted least-squares approach for low-dose x-ray computed tomography
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