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Proceedings of SPIE Volume 9033

Medical Imaging 2014: Physics of Medical Imaging
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Volume Number: 9033
Date Published: 11 April 2014
Softcover: 205 papers (1748) pages
ISBN: 9780819498267

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Front Matter: Volume 9033
Author(s): Proceedings of SPIE
Simulation evaluation of quantitative myocardial perfusion assessment from cardiac CT
Author(s): Michael Bindschadler; Dimple Modgil; Kelley R. Branch; Patrick J. La Riviere; Adam M. Alessio
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A combined local and global motion estimation and compensation method for cardiac CT
Author(s): Qiulin Tang; Beshan Chiang; Akinola Akinyemi; Alexander Zamyatin; Bibo Shi; Satoru Nakanishi
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Dose reduction assessment in dynamic CT myocardial perfusion imaging in a porcine balloon-induced-ischemia model
Author(s): Rachid Fahmi; Brendan L. Eck; Mani Vembar; Hiram G. Bezerra; David L. Wilson
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Estimating lesion volume in low-dose chest CT: How low can we go?
Author(s): Stefano Young; Michael F. McNitt-Gray
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A biological phantom for evaluation of CT image reconstruction algorithms
Author(s): J. Cammin; G. S. K. Fung; E. K. Fishman; J. H. Siewerdsen; J. W. Stayman; K. Taguchi
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Impact of norm selections on the performance of four-dimensional cone-beam computed tomography (4DCBCT) using PICCS
Author(s): Yinsheng Li; Jie Tang; Guang-Hong Chen
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3D image-based scatter estimation and correction for multi-detector CT imaging
Author(s): M. Petersilka; T. Allmendinger; K. Stierstorfer
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In-line X-ray phase-contrast lung imaging In situ with a benchtop system
Author(s): A. B. Garson; E. W. Izaguirre; S. G. Price; H. Guan; S. K. Vasireddi; M. A. Anastasio
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Fast data acquisition method in X-ray differential phase contrast imaging using a new grating design
Author(s): Yongshuai Ge; Ke Li; John Garrett; Guang-Hong Chen
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Slit-scanning differential phase-contrast mammography: first experimental results
Author(s): Ewald Roessl; Heiner Daerr; Thomas Koehler; Gerhard Martens; Udo van Stevendaal
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A multi-channel image reconstruction method for grating-based X-ray phase-contrast computed tomography
Author(s): Qiaofeng Xu; Alex Sawatzky; Mark A. Anastasio
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Simultaneous implementation of low dose and high sensitivity capabilities in differential phase contrast and dark-field imaging with laboratory x-ray sources
Author(s): A. Olivo; C. K. Hagen; T. P. Millard; F. Vittoria; P. C. Diemoz; M. Endrizzi
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Cramér-Rao lower bound in differential phase contrast imaging and its application in the optimization of data acquisition systems
Author(s): Yongshuai Ge; Ke Li; Guang-Hong Chen
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Statistical signal estimation methods in X-ray differential phase contrast imaging
Author(s): Yongshuai Ge; Ke Li; Guang-Hong Chen
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Depth resolution properties of in-line X-ray phase-contrast tomosynthesis
Author(s): Huifeng Guan; Qiaofeng Xu; Alfred Garson; Mark A. Anastasio
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Removing blooming artifacts with binarized deconvolution in cardiac CT
Author(s): Christian Hofmann; Michael Knaup; Marc Kachelrieß
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Automatic cable artifact removal for cardiac C-arm CT imaging
Author(s): C. Haase; D. Schäfer; M. Kim; S. J. Chen; J. Carroll; P. Eshuis; O. Dössel; M. Grass
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Ringing artifact reduction for metallic objects in direct digital radiography detectors with stationary antiscatter grids
Author(s): Dong Sik Kim; Sanggyun Lee
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Algorithms for optimizing CT fluence control
Author(s): Scott S. Hsieh; Norbert J. Pelc
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Towards in-vivo K-edge imaging using a new semi-analytical calibration method
Author(s): Carsten Schirra; Axel Thran; Heiner Daerr; Ewald Roessl; Roland Proksa
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Regularization design and control of change admission in prior-image-based reconstruction
Author(s): Hao Dang; Jeffrey H. Siewerdsen; J. Webster Stayman
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Novel iterative reconstruction method for optimal dose usage in redundant CT - acquisitions
Author(s): H. Bruder; R. Raupach; T. Allmendinger; S. Kappler; J. Sunnegardh; K. Stierstorfer; T. Flohr
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FINESSE: a Fast Iterative Non-linear Exact Sub-space SEarch based algorithm for CT imaging
Author(s): K. Schmitt; H. Schöndube; Karl Stierstorfer; J. Hornegger; F. Noo
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A new approach to regularized iterative CT image reconstruction
Author(s): Christian Hofmann; Michael Knaup; Marc Kachelrieß
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A practical statistical polychromatic image reconstruction for computed tomography using spectrum binning
Author(s): Meng Wu; Qiao Yang; Andreas Maier; Rebecca Fahrig
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Investigation of an efficient short-scan C-arm reconstruction method with radon-based redundancy handling
Author(s): Frank Dennerlein; Holger Kunze
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Statistical image reconstruction via denoised ordered-subset statistically penalized algebraic reconstruction technique (DOS-SPART)
Author(s): Yinsheng Li; Kai Niu; Jie Tang; Guang-Hong Chen
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Toward a dose reduction strategy using model-based reconstruction with limited-angle tomosynthesis
Author(s): Eri Haneda; J. Eric Tkaczyk; Giovanni Palma; Răzvan Iordache; Scott Zelakiewicz; Serge Muller; Bruno De Man
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Enhancing tissue structures with iterative image reconstruction for digital breast tomosynthesis
Author(s): Emil Y. Sidky; Ingrid S. Reiser; Robert M. Nishikawa; Xiaochuan Pan
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Estimation of sparse null space functions for compressed sensing in SPECT
Author(s): Joyeeta Mitra Mukherjee; Emil Sidky; Michael A. King
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Whole-body PET parametric imaging employing direct 4D nested reconstruction and a generalized non-linear Patlak model
Author(s): Nicolas A. Karakatsanis; Arman Rahmim
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Rapid scatter estimation for CBCT using the Boltzmann transport equation
Author(s): Mingshan Sun; Alex Maslowski; Ian Davis; Todd Wareing; Gregory Failla; Josh Star-Lack
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A patient-specific scatter artifacts correction method
Author(s): Wei Zhao; Stephen Brunner; Kai Niu; Sebastian Schafer; Kevin Royalty; Guang-Hong Chen
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Development and evaluation of a novel designed breast CT system
Author(s): Claudia Braun; Helmut Schlattl; Oleg Tischenko; Olaf Dietrich; Christoph Hoeschen
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Effective one step-iterative fiducial marker-based compensation for involuntary motion in weight-bearing C-arm cone-beam CT scanning of knees
Author(s): Jang-Hwan Choi; Andreas Maier; Martin Berger; Rebecca Fahrig
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Evaluation of low contrast detectability after scatter correction in digital breast tomosynthesis
Author(s): Koen Michielsen; Andreas Fieselmann; Lesley Cockmartin; Johan Nuyts
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An experimental study of practical computerized scatter correction methods for prototype digital breast tomosynthesis
Author(s): Y. Kim; H. Kim; H. Park; J. Choi; Y. Choi
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Optimizing the acquisition geometry for digital breast tomosynthesis using the Defrise phantom
Author(s): Raymond J. Acciavatti; Alice Chang; Laura Woodbridge; Andrew D. A. Maidment
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Increased microcalcification visibility in lumpectomy specimens using a stationary digital breast tomosynthesis system
Author(s): Andrew W. Tucker; Yueh Z. Lee; Cherie M. Kuzmiak; Jabari Calliste; Jianping Lu; Otto Zhou
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Evaluation of imaging geometry for stationary chest tomosynthesis
Author(s): Jing Shan; Andrew W. Tucker; Yueh Z. Lee; Michael D. Heath; Xiaohui Wang; David Foos; Jianping Lu; Otto Zhou
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CT calibration and dose minimization in image-based material decomposition with energy-selective detectors
Author(s): Sebastian Faby; Stefan Kuchenbecker; David Simons; Heinz-Peter Schlemmer; Michael Lell; Marc Kachelrieß
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Segmented targeted least squares estimator for material decomposition in multi bin PCXDs
Author(s): Paurakh L. Rajbhandary; Scott S. Hsieh; Norbert J. Pelc
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Pooling optimal combinations of energy thresholds in spectroscopic CT
Author(s): Thomas Koenig; Marcus Zuber; Elias Hamann; Armin Runz; Michael Fiederle; Tilo Baumbach
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Effects of energy-bin acquisition methods on noise properties in photon-counting spectral CT
Author(s): Taly Gilat Schmidt; Kevin C. Zimmerman; Emil Y. Sidky
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Photon counting CT at elevated X-ray tube currents: contrast stability, image noise and multi-energy performance
Author(s): S. Kappler; A. Henning; B. Kreisler; F. Schoeck; K. Stierstorfer; T. Flohr
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Direct spectral recovery using X-ray fluorescence measurements for material decomposition applications using photon counting spectral X-ray detectors
Author(s): Tom Campbell-Ricketts; Mini Das
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Energy weighting improves the image quality of spectral mammograms: Implementation on a photon-counting mammography system
Author(s): Johan Berglund; Henrik Johansson; Hanns-Ingo Maack; Erik Fredenberg
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Spectral lesion characterization on a photon-counting mammography system
Author(s): Klaus Erhard; Erik Fredenberg; Hanno Homann; Ewald Roessl
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Amorphous selenium direct detection CMOS digital x-ray imager with 25 micron pixel pitch
Author(s): Christopher C. Scott; Shiva Abbaszadeh; Sina Ghanbarzadeh; Gary Allan; Michael Farrier; Ian A. Cunningham; Karim S. Karim
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Reflection properties of scintillator-septum candidates for a pixelated MeV detector
Author(s): Mihye Shin; Josh Star-Lack; Martin Janecek; Eric Abel; Daniel Shedlock; Rebecca Fahrig
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Initial steps toward the realization of large area arrays of single photon counting pixels based on polycrystalline silicon TFTs
Author(s): Albert K. Liang; Martin Koniczek; Larry E. Antonuk; Youcef El-Mohri; Qihua Zhao; Hao Jiang; Robert A. Street; Jeng Ping Lu
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X-ray fluorescence molecular imaging of high-Z tracers: investigation of a novel analyzer based setup
Author(s): Bernhard H. Müller; Christoph Hoeschen; Florian Grüner; Thorsten R. C. Johnson
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Monte Carlo simulations of dose enhancement around gold nanoparticles used as X-ray imaging contrast agents and radiosensitizers
Author(s): W. B. Li; M. Müllner; M. B. Greiter; C. Bissardon; W. Z. Xie; H. Schlatll; U. Oeh; J. L. Li; C. Hoeschen
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Small-animal microangiography using phase-contrast X-ray imaging and gas as contrast agent
Author(s): Ulf Lundström; Daniel H. Larsson; Ulrica K. Westermark; Anna Burvall; Hans M. Hertz
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Small-animal dark-field radiography for pulmonary emphysema evaluation
Author(s): Andre Yaroshenko; Felix G. Meinel; Katharina Hellbach; Martin Bech; Astrid Velroyen; Mark Müller; Fabian Bamberg; Konstantin Nikolaou; Maximilian F. Reiser; Ali Ö. Yildirim; Oliver Eickelberg; Franz Pfeiffer
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Compton coincidence volumetric imaging: a new x-ray volumetric imaging modality based on Compton scattering
Author(s): Xiaochao Xu
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Apparatus and fast method for cancer cell classification based on high harmonic coherent diffraction imaging in reflection geometry
Author(s): Michael Zürch; Stefan Foertsch; Mark Matzas; Katharina Pachmann; Rainer Kuth; Christian Spielmann
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Patient-specific minimum-dose imaging protocols for statistical image reconstruction in C-arm cone-beam CT using correlated noise injection
Author(s): A. S. Wang; J. W. Stayman; Y. Otake; A. J. Khanna; G. L. Gallia; J. H. Siewerdsen
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Prospective optimization of CT under tube current modulation: I. organ dose
Author(s): Xiaoyu Tian; Xiang Li; W. Paul Segars; Donald Frush; Ehsan Samei
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Size-specific dose estimates (SSDE) for a prototype orthopedic cone-beam CT system
Author(s): Samuel Richard; Nathan Packard; John Yorkston
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Monte Carlo investigation of backscatter factors for skin dose determination in interventional neuroradiology procedures
Author(s): Artur Omar; Hamza Benmakhlouf; Maria Marteinsdottir; Robert Bujila; Patrik Nowik; Pedro Andreo
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Design of anthropomorphic textured phantoms for CT performance evaluation
Author(s): Justin Solomon; François Bochud; Ehsan Samei
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The development of a population of 4D pediatric XCAT phantoms for CT imaging research and optimization
Author(s): Hannah Norris; Yakun Zhang; Jack Frush; Gregory M. Sturgeon; Anum Minhas; Daniel J. Tward; J. Tilak Ratnanather; M. I. Miller; Donald Frush; Ehsan Samei; W. Paul Segars
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Construction of anthropomorphic hybrid, dual-lattice voxel models for optimizing image quality and dose in radiography
Author(s): Nina Petoussi-Henss; Janine Becker; Matthias Greiter; Helmut Schlattl; Maria Zankl; Christoph Hoeschen
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Population of 100 realistic, patient-based computerized breast phantoms for multi-modality imaging research
Author(s): W. Paul Segars; Alexander I. Veress; Jered R. Wells; Gregory M. Sturgeon; Nooshin Kiarashi; Joseph Y. Lo; Ehsan Samei; James T. Dobbins
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A second generation of physical anthropomorphic 3D breast phantoms based on human subject data
Author(s): Adam Nolte; Nooshin Kiarashi; Ehsan Samei; W. Paul Segars; Joseph Y. Lo
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Automatic insertion of simulated microcalcification clusters in a software breast phantom
Author(s): Varsha Shankla; David D. Pokrajac; Susan P. Weinstein; Michael DeLeo; Catherine Tuite; Robyn Roth; Emily F. Conant; Andrew D.A. Maidment; Predrag R. Bakic
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Cascaded systems modeling of signal, noise, and DQE for x-ray photon counting detectors
Author(s): J. Xu; W. Zbijewski; G. Gang; J. W. Stayman; K. Taguchi; M. Lundqvist; E. Fredenberg; J. A. Carrino; J. H. Siewerdsen
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Detector system comparison using relative CNR for specific imaging tasks related to neuro-endovascular image-guided interventions (neuro-EIGIs)
Author(s): Brendan Loughran; S. N. Swetadri Vasan; Vivek Singh; Ciprian N. Ionita; Amit Jain; Daniel R. Bednarek; Stephen Rudin
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Method for measuring the intensity profile of a CT fan-beam filter
Author(s): Bruce R. Whiting; Andreea Dohatcu
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Prospective optimization of CT under tube current modulation: II. image quality
Author(s): Xiaoyu Tian; Josh Wilson; Donald Frush; Ehsam Samei
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A task-based comparison of two reconstruction algorithms for digital breast tomosynthesis
Author(s): Ravi Mahadevan; Lynda C. Ikejimba; Yuan Lin; Ehsan Samei; Joseph Y. Lo
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A refined methodology for modeling volume quantification performance in CT
Author(s): Baiyu Chen; Joshua Wilson; Ehsan Samei
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Internal noise in channelized Hotelling observer (CHO) study of detectability index-differential phase contrast CT vs. conventional CT
Author(s): Xiangyang Tang; Yi Yang
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Towards continualized task-based resolution modeling in PET imaging
Author(s): Saeed Ashrafinia; Nicolas Karakatsanis; Hassan Mohy-ud-Din; Arman Rahmim
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CT x-ray tube voltage optimisation and image reconstruction evaluation using visual grading analysis
Author(s): Xiaoming Zheng; Ted Myeongsoo Kim; Rob Davidson; Seongju Lee; Cheongil Shin; Sook Yang
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High-performance soft-tissue imaging in extremity cone-beam CT
Author(s): W. Zbijewski; A. Sisniega; J. W. Stayman; A. Muhit; G. Thawait; N. Packard; R. Senn; D. Yang; J. Yorkston; J. A. Carrino; J. H. Siewerdsen
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Analyzing the performance of ultrasonic B-mode imaging for breast lesion diagnosis
Author(s): Sara Bahramian; Craig K. Abbey; Michael F. Insana
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Investigation of the potential causes of partial scan artifacts in dynamic CT myocardial perfusion imaging
Author(s): Yinghua Tao; Michael Speidel; Timothy Szczykutowicz; Guang-Hong Chen
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Quantification of microarchitectural anisotropy in bone with diffraction enhanced imaging
Author(s): Dean M. Connor; Meenal Mehrotra; Amanda C. LaRue
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Assessment of phase based dose modulation for improved dose efficiency in cardiac CT on an anthropomorphic motion phantom
Author(s): Adam Budde; Roy Nilsen; Brian Nett
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Image registration for motion estimation in cardiac CT
Author(s): Bibo Shi; Gene Katsevich; Be-Shan Chiang; Alexander Katsevich; Alexander Zamyatin
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A novel Region of Interest (ROI) imaging technique for biplane imaging in interventional suites: high-resolution small field-of-view imaging in the frontal plane and dose-reduced, large field-of-view standard-resolution imaging in the lateral plane
Author(s): Setlur Nagesh Swetadri Vasan; C. Ionita; D. R. Bednarek; Stephen Rudin
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Quantitative analysis of artifacts in 4D DSA: the relative contributions of beam hardening and scatter to vessel dropout behind highly attenuating structures
Author(s): James Hermus; Timothy P. Szczykutowicz; Charles M. Strother; Charles Mistretta
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Calibration-free coronary artery measurements for interventional device sizing using inverse geometry x-ray fluoroscopy: in vivo validation
Author(s): Michael T. Tomkowiak; Amish N. Raval; Michael S. Van Lysel; Tobias Funk; Michael A. Speidel
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Necessary forward model specification accuracy for basis material decomposition in spectral CT
Author(s): Hans Bornefalk; Mats Persson; Mats Danielsson
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A study of the x-ray image quality improvement in the examination of the respiratory system based on the new image processing technique
Author(s): Yuichi Nagai; Mayumi Kitagawa; Jun Torii; Takumi Iwase; Tomohiko Aso; Kanyu Ihara; Mari Fujikawa; Yumiko Takeuchi; Katsumi Suzuki; Takashi Ishiguro; Akio Hara
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Relaxation times estimation in MRI
Author(s): Fabio Baselice; Rocchina Caivano; Aldo Cammarota; Giampaolo Ferraioli; Vito Pascazio
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Comparison of the effect of simple and complex acquisition trajectories on the 2D SPR and 3D voxelized differences for dedicated breast CT imaging
Author(s): Jainil P. Shah; Steve D. Mann; Randolph L. McKinley; Martin P. Tornai
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C-arm perfusion imaging with a fast penalized maximum-likelihood approach
Author(s): Robert Frysch; Tim Pfeiffer; Sebastian Bannasch; Steffen Serowy; Sebastian Gugel; Martin Skalej; Georg Rose
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Simultaneous motion estimation and image reconstruction (SMEIR) for 4D cone-beam CT
Author(s): Jing Wang; Xuejun Gu
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Three dimensional image guided extrapolation for cone-beam CT image reconstruction
Author(s): Brian Nett
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Anti-scatter grid evaluation for wide-cone CT
Author(s): Roman Melnyk; John Boudry; Xin Liu; Mark Adamak
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Variance-based iterative image reconstruction from few views in limited-angle C-arm computed tomography
Author(s): Wissam El Hakimi; Georgios Sakas
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An experimental study on the noise correlation properties of CBCT projection data
Author(s): Hua Zhang; Luo Ouyang; Jianhua Ma; Jing Huang; Wufan Chen; Jing Wang
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A sinogram based technique for image correction and removal of metal clip artifacts in cone beam breast CT
Author(s): T. Wang; Y. Shen; Y. Zhong; C.-J. Lai; J. Wang; C. C. Shaw
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Preliminary study of region-of-interest image reconstruction with intensity weighting in cone-beam CT using iterative algorithm
Author(s): Kihong Son; Jiseoc Lee; Younjeong Lee; Jin Sung Kim; Seungryong Cho
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Reduction of metal artifacts: beam hardening and photon starvation effects
Author(s): Girijesh K. Yadava; Debashish Pal; Jiang Hsieh
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Acquiring tomographic images from panoramic X-ray scanners
Author(s): Van-Giang Nguyen; Soo-Jin Lee
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Impact of redundant ray weighting on motion artifact in a statistical iterative reconstruction framework
Author(s): Yinghua Tao; Jie Tang; Michael Speidel; Guang-Hong Chen
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Effective noise reduction and equalization in projection domain
Author(s): Zhi Yang; Alexander A. Zamyatin; Satoru Nakanishi
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X-ray pulsing methods for reduced-dose computed tomography in PET/CT attenuation correction
Author(s): Uwe Wiedmann; V. Bogdan Neculaes; Dan Harrison; Evren Asma; Paul E. Kinahan; Bruno De Man
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Dose, noise and view weights in CT helical scans
Author(s): Guangzhi Cao; Edgar Chino; Roy Nilsen; Jiang Hsieh
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Volume estimation of multi-density nodules with thoracic CT
Author(s): Marios A. Gavrielides; Qin Li; Rongping Zeng; Kyle J. Myers; Berkman Sahiner; Nicholas Petrick
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Accelerating ordered-subsets X-ray CT image reconstruction using the linearized augmented Lagrangian framework
Author(s): Hung Nien; Jeffrey A. Fessler
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Sinogram rebinning and frequency boosting for high resolution iterative CT reconstruction with focal spot deflection
Author(s): Jiao Wang; Yong Long; Lin Fu; Xue Rui; Ella A Kazerooni; Bruno De Man
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A multi-resolution approach to retrospectively-gated cardiac micro-CT reconstruction
Author(s): D. P. Clark; G. A. Johnson; C. T. Badea
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Generalized least-squares CT reconstruction with detector blur and correlated noise models
Author(s): J. Webster Stayman; Wojciech Zbijewski; Steven Tilley; Jeffrey Siewerdsen
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LBP-based penalized weighted least-squares approach to low-dose cone-beam computed tomography reconstruction
Author(s): Ming Ma; Huafeng Wang; Yan Liu; Hao Zhang; Xianfeng Gu; Zhengrong Liang
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Nonlocal means-based regularizations for statistical CT reconstruction
Author(s): Hao Zhang; Jianhua Ma; Yan Liu; Hao Han; Lihong Li; Jing Wang; Zhengrong Liang
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Low-dose CT reconstruction with patch based sparsity and similarity constraints
Author(s): Qiong Xu; Xuanqin Mou
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Noise study on cone-beam CT FDK image reconstruction by improved area-simulating-volume technique
Author(s): Yan Liu; Jin Wang; Hao Zhang; Yi Fan; Zhengrong Liang
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Mojette tomographic reconstruction for micro-CT: a bone and vessels quality evaluation
Author(s): H. Der Sarkissian; B. Recur; Jp. Guédon; P. Bléry; P. Pilet; Y. Amouriq
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Two-step iterative reconstruction of region-of-interest with truncated projection in computed tomography
Author(s): Keisuke Yamakawa; Shinichi Kojima
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Multigrid iterative method with adaptive spatial support for computed tomography reconstruction from few-view data
Author(s): Ping-Chang Lee
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Iterative raw measurements restoration method with penalized weighted least squares approach for low-dose CT
Author(s): Hisashi Takahashi; Taiga Goto; Koichi Hirokawa; Osamu Miyazaki
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Use of depth information from in-depth photon counting detectors for x-ray spectral imaging: a preliminary simulation study
Author(s): Yuan Yao; Hans Bornefalk; Scott S. Hsieh; Mats Danielsson; Norbert J. Pelc
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Fast model-based restoration of noisy and undersampled spectral CT data
Author(s): David Rigie; Patrick J. La Riviere
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Experimental study of two material decomposition methods using multi-bin photon counting detectors
Author(s): Kevin C. Zimmerman; Emil Y. Sidky; Taly Gilat Schmidt
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Prostate tissue decomposition via DECT using the model based iterative image reconstruction algorithm DIRA
Author(s): Alexandr Malusek; Maria Magnusson; Michael Sandborg; Robin Westin; Gudrun Alm Carlsson
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Investigation of the polynomial approach for material decomposition in spectral X-ray tomography using an energy-resolved detector
Author(s): A. Potop; V. Rebuffel; J. Rinkel; A. Brambilla; F. Peyrin; L. Verger
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Enabling photon counting detectors with dynamic attenuators
Author(s): Scott S. Hsieh; Norbert J. Pelc
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Noise balance in pre-reconstruction decomposition in spectral CT
Author(s): Xiaolan Wang; Yu Zou
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Energy-resolved CT imaging with a photon-counting silicon-strip detector
Author(s): Mats Persson; Ben Huber; Staffan Karlsson; Xuejin Liu; Han Chen; Cheng Xu; Moa Yveborg; Hans Bornefalk; Mats Danielsson
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Characterization of a hybrid energy-resolving photon-counting detector
Author(s): A. Zang; G. Pelzer; G. Anton; R. Ballabriga Sune; F. Bisello; M. Campbell; A. Fauler; M. Fiederle; X. Llopart Cudie; I. Ritter; F. Tennert; S. Wölfel; W. S. Wong; T. Michel
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X-ray light valve (XLV): a novel detectors' technology for digital mammography
Author(s): Sorin Marcovici; Vlad Sukhovatkin; Peter Oakham
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Characterization of a silicon strip detector for photon-counting spectral CT using monoenergetic photons from 40 keV to 120 keV
Author(s): Xuejin Liu; Hans Bornefalk; Han Chen; Mats Danielsson; Staffan Karlsson; Mats Persson; Cheng Xu; Ben Huber
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Experimental and theoretical performance analysis for a CMOS-based high resolution image detector
Author(s): Amit Jain; Daniel R. Bednarek; Stephen Rudin
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Measurement of imaging properties of scintillating fiber optic plate
Author(s): George Zentai; Arundhuti Ganguly; Josh Star-Lack; Gary Virshup; Hayley Hirsh; Daniel Shedlock; David Humber
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Optimizing two radioluminescence based quality assurance devices for diagnostic radiology utilizing a simple model
Author(s): Jan Lindström; Markus Hulthén; Gudrun Alm Carlsson; Michael Sandborg
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Investigation of spatial resolution and temporal performance of SAPHIRE (scintillator avalanche photoconductor with high resolution emitter readout) with integrated electrostatic focusing
Author(s): David A. Scaduto; Anthony R. Lubinsky; John A. Rowlands; Hidenori Kenmotsu; Norihito Nishimoto; Takeshi Nishino; Kenkichi Tanioka; Wei Zhao
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Imaging performance of a thin Lu2O3:Eu nanophosphor scintillating screen coupled to a high resolution CMOS sensor under X-ray radiographic conditions: comparison with Gd2O2S:Eu conventional phosphor screen
Author(s): I. Seferis; C. Michail; I. Valais; J. Zeler; P. Liaparinos; N. Kalyvas; G. Fountos; E. Zych; I. Kandarakis; G. Panayiotakis
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Physical properties of a new flat panel detector with irradiated side sampling (ISS) technology
Author(s): Martin Fiebich; Jan M. Burg; Christina Piel; Laura Rodenheber; Petar Penchev; Gabriele A. Krombach
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MTF characterization in 2D and 3D for a high resolution, large field of view flat panel imager for cone beam CT
Author(s): Jainil Shah; Steve D. Mann; Martin P. Tornai; Michelle Richmond; George Zentai
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Comparing analytical and Monte Carlo optical diffusion models in phosphor-based X-ray detectors
Author(s): N. Kalyvas; P. Liaparinos
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Radio-fluorogenic dosimetry with violet diode laser-induced fluorescence
Author(s): Peter Sandwall; Henry Spitz; Howard Elson; Michael Lamba; William Connick; Henry Fenichel
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Comparison of different approaches of estimating effective dose from reported exposure data in 3D imaging with interventional fluoroscopy systems
Author(s): Angelica Svalkvist; Jonny Hansson; Magnus Båth
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Improved-resolution real-time skin-dose mapping for interventional fluoroscopic procedures
Author(s): Vijay K. Rana; Stephen Rudin; Daniel R. Bednarek
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Beam hardening and partial beam hardening of the bowtie filter: Effects on dosimetric applications in CT
Author(s): X. Lopez-Rendon; G. Zhang; H. Bosmans; R. Oyen; F. Zanca
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CT-guided brachytherapy of prostate cancer: reduction of effective dose from X-ray examination
Author(s): Dmitriy B. Sanin; Vitaliy A. Biryukov; Sergey S. Rusetskiy; Pavel V. Sviridov; Tatiana V. Volodina
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X-ray scatter characterization in dedicated breast CT with bowtie filters
Author(s): Kimberly Kontson; Robert J. Jennings
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A simple scatter correction method for dual energy contrast-enhanced digital breast tomosynthesis
Author(s): Yihuan Lu; Beverly Lau; Yue-Houng Hu; Wei Zhao; Gene Gindi
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Development of mammography system using CdTe photon counting detector for the exposure dose reduction
Author(s): Sho Maruyama; Naoko Niwa; Misaki Yamazaki; Tsutomu Yamakawa; Tatsuya Nagano; Yoshie Kodera
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On imaging with or without grid in digital mammography
Author(s): Han Chen; Mats Danielsson; Björn Cederström
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Estimation of effective x-ray tissue attenuation differences for volumetric breast density measurement
Author(s): Biao Chen; Chris Ruth; Zhenxue Jing; Baorui Ren; Andrew Smith; Ashwini Kshirsagar
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Improving the spatial resolution characteristics of dedicated cone-beam breast CT technology
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