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PROCEEDINGS VOLUME 9412

Medical Imaging 2015: Physics of Medical Imaging
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Volume Number: 9412
Date Published: 30 April 2015
Softcover: 186 papers (1526) pages
ISBN: 9781628415025

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Front Matter: Volume 9412
Author(s): Proceedings of SPIE
Complementary contrast media for metal artifact reduction in dual-energy CT
Author(s): Jack W. Lambert; Peter M. Edic; Paul Fitzgerald; Andrew S. Torres; Benjamin M. Yeh
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Preliminary study of copper oxide nanoparticles acoustic and magnetic properties for medical imaging
Author(s): Or Perlman; Iris S. Weitz; Haim Azhari
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Determination of contrast media administration to achieve a targeted contrast enhancement in CT
Author(s): Pooyan Sahbaee; Yuan Li; Paul Segars; Daniele Marin; Rendon Nelson; Ehsan Samei
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Application of a non-convex smooth hard threshold regularizer to sparse-view CT image reconstruction
Author(s): Sean Rose; Emil Y. Sidky; Xioachuan Pan
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Cone-beam CT of traumatic brain injury using statistical reconstruction with a post-artifact-correction noise model
Author(s): H. Dang; J. W. Stayman; A. Sisniega; J. Xu; W. Zbijewski; J. Yorkston; N. Aygun; V. Koliatsos; J. H. Siewerdsen
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Fat-constrained 18F-FDG PET reconstruction using Dixon MR imaging and the origin ensemble algorithm
Author(s): Christian Wülker; Susanne Heinzer; Peter Börnert; Steffen Renisch; Sven Prevrhal
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Feasibility of CT-based 3D anatomic mapping with a scanning-beam digital x-ray (SBDX) system
Author(s): Jordan M. Slagowski; Michael T. Tomkowiak; David A. P. Dunkerley; Michael A. Speidel
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Clinical image benefits after model-based reconstruction for low dose dedicated breast tomosynthesis
Author(s): Eri Haneda; J. Eric Tkaczyk; Giovanni Palma; Răzvan Iordache; Serge Muller; Bruno De Man
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Rank-sparsity constrained, spectro-temporal reconstruction for retrospectively gated, dynamic CT
Author(s): D. P. Clark; C. L. Lee; D. G. Kirsch; C. T. Badea
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Low-dose performance of wafer-scale CMOS-based X-ray detectors
Author(s): Willem H. Maes; Inge M. Peters; Chiel Smit; Yves Kessener; Jan Bosiers
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Apodized-aperture pixel design to increase high-frequency DQE and reduce noise aliasing in x-ray detectors
Author(s): Elina Ismailova; Karim Karim; Ian A. Cunningham
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Low dose digital X-ray imaging with avalanche amorphous selenium
Author(s): James R. Scheuermann; Amir H. Goldan; Olivier Tousignant; Sébastien Léveillé; Wei Zhao
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Multi-energy imagers for a radiotherapy treatment environment
Author(s): Larry E. Antonuk; Langechuan Liu; Albert K. Liang; Youcef El-Mohri; Qihua Zhao; Martin Koniczek; Hao Jiang
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Investigation of the screen optics of thick CsI(Tl) detectors
Author(s): Adrian Howansky; Boyu Peng; Katsuhiko Suzuki; Masanori Yamashita; A. R. Lubinsky; Wei Zhao
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New signal extraction method in x-ray differential phase contrast imaging with a tilted collinear analyzer grating
Author(s): Yongshuai Ge; John Garrett; Ke Li; Guang-Hong Chen
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Phase-contrast imaging using radiation sources based on laser-plasma wakefield accelerators: state of the art and future development
Author(s): D. Reboredo.; S. Cipiccia; P. A. Grant; G. H. Welsh; D. W. Grant; G. McKendrick; A. Subiel; D. Maneuski; S. M. Wiggins; D. A. Jaroszynski
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Laboratory implementation of edge illumination X-ray phase-contrast imaging with energy-resolved detectors
Author(s): P. C. Diemoz; M. Endrizzi; F. A. Vittoria; C. K. Hagen; G. Kallon; D. Basta; M. Marenzana; P. Delogu; A. Vincenzi; L. De Ruvo; G. Spandre; A. Brez; R. Bellazzini; A. Olivo
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Small animal lung imaging with an in-line X-ray phase contrast benchtop system
Author(s): A. B. Garson; S. Gunsten; H. Guan; S. Vasireddi; S. Brody; M. A. Anastasio
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Redefining the lower statistical limit in x-ray phase-contrast imaging
Author(s): M. Marschner; L. Birnbacher; M. Willner; M. Chabior; A. Fehringer; J. Herzen; P. B. Noël; F. Pfeiffer
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Optimization and image quality assessment of the alpha-image reconstruction algorithm: iterative reconstruction with well-defined image quality metrics
Author(s): Sergej Lebedev; Stefan Sawall; Stefan Kuchenbecker; Sebastian Faby; Michael Knaup; Marc Kachelrieß
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An example-based brain MRI simulation framework
Author(s): Qing He; Snehashis Roy; Amod Jog; Dzung L. Pham
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Motion estimation and compensation for coronary artery and myocardium in cardiac CT
Author(s): Qiulin Tang; James Matthews; Marco Razeto; Jesper James Linde; Satoru Nakanishi
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Estimating ROI activity concentration with photon-processing and photon-counting SPECT imaging systems
Author(s): Abhinav K. Jha; Eric C. Frey
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Monte Carlo simulation of inverse geometry x-ray fluoroscopy using a modified MC-GPU framework
Author(s): David A. P. Dunkerley; Michael T. Tomkowiak; Jordan M. Slagowski; Bradley P. McCabe; Tobias Funk; Michael A. Speidel
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Image-based material decomposition with a general volume constraint for photon-counting CT
Author(s): Zhoubo Li; Shuai Leng; Lifeng Yu; Zhicong Yu; Cynthia H. McCollough
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Fluence field modulated CT on a clinical TomoTherapy radiation therapy machine
Author(s): Timothy P. Szczykutowicz; James Hermus
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Dual-energy imaging of bone marrow edema on a dedicated multi-source cone-beam CT system for the extremities
Author(s): W. Zbijewski; A. Sisniega; J. W. Stayman; G. Thawait; N. Packard; J. Yorkston; S. Demehri; J. Fritz; J. H. Siewerdsen
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Initial results from a prototype whole-body photon-counting computed tomography system
Author(s): Z. Yu; S. Leng; S. M. Jorgensen; Z. Li; R. Gutjahr; B. Chen; X. Duan; A. F. Halaweish; L. Yu; E. L. Ritman; C. H. McCollough
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Fluid dynamic bowtie attenuators
Author(s): Timothy P. Szczykutowicz; James Hermus
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A new CT system architecture for high temporal resolution with applications to improved geometric dose efficiency and sparse sampling
Author(s): G. M. Besson
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Spectral CT of the extremities with a silicon strip photon counting detector
Author(s): A. Sisniega; W. Zbijewski; J. W. Stayman; J. Xu; K. Taguchi; J. H. Siewerdsen
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Pulse detection logic for multibin photon counting detectors: beyond the simple comparator
Author(s): Scott S. Hsieh; Norbert J. Pelc
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Evaluation of spectral CT data acquisition methods via non-stochastic variance maps
Author(s): Adrian A. Sanchez; Emil Y. Sidky; Taly Gilat Schmidt; Xiaochuan Pan
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Low rank approximation (LRA) based noise reduction in spectral-resolved x-ray imaging using photon counting detector
Author(s): Yinsheng Li; Jiang Hsieh; Guang-Hong Chen
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Multivariate Gaussian model based Cramér-Rao lower bound evaluation of the in-depth PCXD
Author(s): Yuan Yao; Norbert J. Pelc
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Energy calibration of photon counting detectors using x-ray tube potential as a reference for material decomposition applications
Author(s): Mini Das; Bigyan Kandel; Chan Soo Park; Zhihua Liang
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Modelling the channel-wise count response of a photon-counting spectral CT detector to a broad x-ray spectrum
Author(s): Xuejin Liu; Han Chen; Hans Bornefalk; Mats Danielsson; Staffan Karlsson; Mats Persson; Cheng Xu; Ben Huber
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Quantitative imaging as cancer biomarker
Author(s): David A. Mankoff
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Respiratory motion compensation for simultaneous PET/MR based on a 3D-2D registration of strongly undersampled radial MR data: a simulation study
Author(s): Christopher M. Rank; Thorsten Heußer; Barbara Flach; Marcus Brehm; Marc Kachelrieß
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Theoretical and experimental comparison of image signal and noise for dual-energy subtraction angiography and conventional x-ray angiography
Author(s): Christiane S. Burton; John R. Mayo; I. A. Cunningham
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A quantitative metrology for performance characterization of breast tomosynthesis systems based on an anthropomorphic phantom
Author(s): Lynda Ikejimba; Yicheng Chen; Nadia Oberhofer; Nooshin Kiarashi; Joseph Y. Lo; Ehsan Samei
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Volumetric limiting spatial resolution analysis of four dimensional digital subtraction angiography (4D-DSA)
Author(s): Brian Davis; Erick Oberstar; Kevin Royalty; Sebastian Schafer; Charles Strother; Charles Mistretta
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New family of generalized metrics for comparative imaging system evaluation
Author(s): M Russ; V. Singh; B. Loughran; D. R. Bednarek; S. Rudin
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Approximate path seeking for statistical iterative reconstruction
Author(s): Meng Wu; Qiao Yang; Andreas Maier; Rebecca Fahrig
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Enhancing 4D PC-MRI in an aortic phantom considering numerical simulations
Author(s): Jonas Kratzke; Nicolai Schoch; Christian Weis; Matthias Müller-Eschner; Stefanie Speidel; Mina Farag; Carsten J. Beller; Vincent Heuveline
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Experimental implementation of coded aperture coherent scatter spectral imaging of cancerous and healthy breast tissue samples
Author(s): Manu N. Lakshmanan; Joel A. Greenberg; Ehsan Samei; Anuj J. Kapadia
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Monte Carlo evaluation of the relationship between absorbed dose and contrast-to-noise ratio in coherent scatter breast CT
Author(s): B. Ghammraoui; L. M. Popescu; A. Badal
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Monte Carlo simulation of breast tomosynthesis: visibility of microcalcifications at different acquisition schemes
Author(s): Hannie Petersson; Magnus Dustler; Anders Tingberg; Pontus Timberg
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Asymmetric scatter kernels for software-based scatter correction of gridless mammography
Author(s): Adam Wang; Edward Shapiro; Sungwon Yoon; Arundhuti Ganguly; Cesar Proano; Rick Colbeth; Erkki Lehto; Josh Star-Lack
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Anatomical background noise power spectrum in differential phase contrast breast images
Author(s): John Garrett; Yongshuai Ge; Ke Li; Guang-Hong Chen
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Three dimensional dose distribution comparison of simple and complex acquisition trajectories in dedicated breast CT using radiochromic film
Author(s): Jainil P. Shah; Steve D. Mann; Randolph L. McKinley; Martin P. Tornai
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Fluid-filled dynamic bowtie filter: a feasibility study
Author(s): Picha Shunhavanich; Scott S. Hsieh; Norbert J. Pelc
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Imaging task-based optimal kV and mA selection for CT radiation dose reduction: from filtered backprojection (FBP) to statistical model based iterative reconstruction (MBIR)
Author(s): Ke Li; Daniel Gomez-Cardona; Meghan G. Lubner; Perry J. Pickhardt; Guang-Hong Chen
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First results from a prototype dynamic attenuator system
Author(s): Scott S. Hsieh; Mark V. Peng; Christopher A. May; Picha Shunhavanich; Norbert J. Pelc
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Ultra low radiation dose digital subtraction angiography (DSA) imaging using low rank constraint
Author(s): Kai Niu; Yinsheng Li; Sebastian Schafer; Kevin Royalty; Yijing Wu; Charles Strother; Guang-Hong Chen
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Evaluation of a video-based head motion tracking system for dedicated brain PET
Author(s): S. Anishchenko; D. Beylin; P. Stepanov; A. Stepanov; I. N. Weinberg; S. Schaeffer; V. Zavarzin; D. Shaposhnikov; M. F. Smith
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Computation of synthetic mammograms with an edge-weighting algorithm
Author(s): Hanno Homann; Frank Bergner; Klaus Erhard
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Lesion insertion in projection domain for computed tomography image quality assessment
Author(s): Baiyu Chen; Chi Ma; Zhicong Yu; Shuai Leng; Lifeng Yu; Cynthia McCollough
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Examining wide-arc digital breast tomosynthesis: optimization using a visual-search model observer
Author(s): Mini Das; Zhihua Liang; Howard C. Gifford
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Performance comparison of breast imaging modalities using a 4AFC human observer study
Author(s): Premkumar Elangovan; Alaleh Rashidnasab; Alistair Mackenzie; David R. Dance; Kenneth C. Young; Hilde Bosmans; William P. Segars; Kevin Wells
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X-ray attenuation of adipose breast tissue: in-vitro and in-vivo measurements using spectral imaging
Author(s): Erik Fredenberg; Klaus Erhard; Karl Berggren; David R Dance; Kenneth C. Young; Björn Cederström; Henrik Johansson; Mats Lundqvist; Elin Moa; Hanno Homan; Paula Willsher; Fleur Kilburn-Toppin; Matthew Wallis
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Detector, collimator and real-time reconstructor for a new scanning-beam digital x-ray (SBDX) prototype
Author(s): Michael A. Speidel; Michael T. Tomkowiak; Amish N. Raval; David A. P. Dunkerley; Jordan M. Slagowski; Paul Kahn; Jamie Ku; Tobias Funk
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Digital breast tomosynthesis with minimal breast compression
Author(s): David A. Scaduto; Min Yang; Jennifer Ripton-Snyder; Paul R. Fisher; Wei Zhao
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Task-driven imaging in cone-beam computed tomography
Author(s): G. J. Gang; J. W. Stayman; S. Ouadah; T. Ehtiati; J. H. Siewerdsen
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The rotate-plus-shift C-arm trajectory: complete CT data with limited angular rotation
Author(s): Ludwig Ritschl; Jan Kuntz; Marc Kachelrieß
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Simultaneous imaging of multiple contrast agents using full-spectrum micro-CT
Author(s): D. P. Clark; M. Touch; W. Barber; C. T. Badea
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Spectral deblurring: an algorithm for high-resolution, hybrid spectral CT
Author(s): D. P. Clark; C. T. Badea
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Performance comparison between static and dynamic cardiac CT on perfusion quantitation and patient classification tasks
Author(s): Michael Bindschadler; Dimple Modgil; Kelley R. Branch; Patrick J. La Riviere; Adam M. Alessio
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Methods to mitigate data truncation artifacts in multi-contrast tomosynthesis image reconstructions
Author(s): John Garrett; Yongshuai Ge; Ke Li; Guang-Hong Chen
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Feasibility study of the diagnosis and monitoring of cystic fibrosis in pediatric patients using stationary digital chest tomosynthesis
Author(s): Marci Potuzko; Jing Shan; Caleb Pearce; Yueh Z. Lee; Jianping Lu; Otto Zhou
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Segmentation methods for breast vasculature in dual-energy contrast-enhanced digital breast tomosynthesis
Author(s): Kristen C. Lau; Hyo Min Lee; Tanushriya Singh; Andrew D. A. Maidment
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Initial clinical evaluation of stationary digital breast tomosynthesis
Author(s): Jabari Calliste; Andrew W. Tucker; Emily Gidcumb; Cherie M. Kuzmiak; Jianping Lu; Otto Zhou; Yueh Z. Lee
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The impact of breast structure on lesion detection in breast tomosynthesis
Author(s): Nooshin Kiarashi; Loren W. Nolte; Joseph Y. Lo; William P. Segars; Sujata V. Ghate; Ehsan Samei
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Circular tomosynthesis for neuro perfusion imaging on an interventional C-arm
Author(s): Bernhard E. Claus; David A. Langan; Omar Al Assad; Xin Wang
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NSECT sinogram sampling optimization by normalized mutual information
Author(s): Rodrigo S. Viana; Miguel A Galarreta-Valverde; Choukri Mekkaoui; Hélio Yoriyaz; Marcel P. Jackowski
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Feasibility study of dose reduction in digital breast tomosynthesis using non-local denoising algorithms
Author(s): Marcelo A. C. Vieira; Helder C. R. de Oliveira; Polyana F. Nunes; Lucas R. Borges; Predrag R. Bakic; Bruno Barufaldi; Raymond J. Acciavatti; Andrew D. A. Maidment
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Virtual clinical trials using inserted pathology in clinical images: investigation of assumptions for local glandularity and noise
Author(s): Alaleh Rashidnasab; Premkumar Elangovan; Alistair Mackenzie; David R. Dance; Kenneth C. Young; Hilde Bosmans; Kevin Wells
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Region of interest processing for iterative reconstruction in x-ray computed tomography
Author(s): Felix K. Kopp; Radin A. Nasirudin; Kai Mei; Andreas Fehringer; Franz Pfeiffer; Ernst J. Rummeny; Peter B. Noël
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Improving low-dose cardiac CT images using 3D sparse representation based processing
Author(s): Luyao Shi; Yang Chen; Limin Luo
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Complete optical stack modeling for CMOS-based medical x-ray detectors
Author(s): Alexander S. Zyazin; Inge M. Peters
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Incorporating corrections for the head-holder and compensation filter when calculating skin dose during fluoroscopically guided interventions
Author(s): Sarath Vijayan; Vijay K. Rana; Stephen Rudin; Daniel R. Bednarek
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An attempt to estimate out-of-plane lung nodule elongation in tomosynthesis images
Author(s): Artur Chodorowski; Jonathan Arvidsson; Christina Söderman; Angelica Svalkvist; Åse A. Johnsson; Magnus Båth
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A wire scanning based method for geometric calibration of high resolution CT system
Author(s): Ruijie Jiang; Guang Li; Ning Gu; Gong Chen; Shouhua Luo
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Reduction of iodinated contrast medium in CT: feasibility study
Author(s): Radin A. Nasirudin; Kai Mei; Felix K. Kopp; Petar Penchev; Ernst J. Rummeny; Martin Fiebich; Peter B. Noël
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Physics-based modeling of computed tomography systems
Author(s): Hanbean Youn; Ho Kyung Kim; Soohwa Kam; Seung Ho Kim; Ji Woong Park; Hosang Jeon
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A novel CT-FFR method for the coronary artery based on 4D-CT image analysis and structural and fluid analysis
Author(s): K. Hirohata; A. Kano; A. Goryu; J. Ooga; T. Hongo; S. Higashi; Y. Fujisawa; S. Wakai; K. Arakita; Y. Ikeda; S. Kaminaga; B. S. Ko; S. K. Seneviratne
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NVIDIA OptiX ray-tracing engine as a new tool for modelling medical imaging systems
Author(s): Jakub Pietrzak; Krzysztof Kacperski; Marek Cieślar
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Feasibility of ray- and pixel-driven projector/back-projector in linear motion tomosynthesis
Author(s): Sunghoon Choi; Seungwan Lee; Young-Jin Lee; Ye-Seul Kim; Haeng-Hwa Lee; Hee-Joung Kim
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A rapid parallelization of cone-beam projection and back-projection operator based on texture fetching interpolation
Author(s): Lizhe Xie; Yining Hu; Yang Chen; Luyao Shi
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Using digital subtraction in computer simulated images as a tool to aid the visual detection of masked lesions in dense breasts
Author(s): Homero Schiabel; Luciana T. Guimarães; Maria A. Z. Sousa
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Optimized magnetic resonance diffusion protocol for ex-vivo whole human brain imaging with a clinical scanner
Author(s): Benoit Scherrer; Onur Afacan; Aymeric Stamm; Jolene Singh; Simon K. Warfield
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Convolution-based estimation of organ dose in tube current modulated CT
Author(s): Xiaoyu Tian; W. Paul Segars; R. L. Dixon; Ehsan Samei
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Personalized low dose CT via variable kVp
Author(s): Hui Wang; Yannan Jin; Yangyang Yao; Mingye Wu; Ming Yan; Kun Tao; Zhye Yin; Bruno De Man
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Dosimetry for spectral molecular imaging of small animals with MARS-CT
Author(s): Noémie Ganet; Nigel Anderson; Stephen Bell; Anthony Butler; Phil Butler; Pierre Carbonez; Nicholas Cook; Tony Cotterill; Steven Marsh; Raj Kumar Panta; John Laban; Sophie Walker; Adam Yeabsley; Jérôme Damet
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Patient specific tube current modulation for CT dose reduction
Author(s): Yannan Jin; Zhye Yin; Yangyang Yao; Hui Wang; Mingye Wu; Mannudeep Kalra; Bruno De Man
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A real-time skin dose tracking system for biplane neuro-interventional procedures
Author(s): Vijay K. Rana; Stephen R. Rudin; Daniel R. Bednarek
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A Monte Carlo study on the effect of the orbital bone to the radiation dose delivered to the eye lens
Author(s): Andreas Stratis; Guozhi Zhang; Reinhilde Jacobs; Ria Bogaerts; Hilde Bosmans
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Analysis of uncertainties in Monte Carlo simulated organ dose for chest CT
Author(s): John S. Muryn; Ashraf G. Morgan; W. Paul Segars; Chris L. Liptak; Frank F. Dong; Andrew N. Primak; Xiang Li
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A numerical investigation for the optimal positions and weighting coefficients of point dose measurements in the weighted CTDI
Author(s): Jang-Hwan Choi; Dragos Constantin; Rebecca Fahrig
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3D dosimetry estimation for selective internal radiation therapy (SIRT) using SPECT/CT images: a phantom study
Author(s): Senait A. Debebe; Juan Franquiz; Anthony J. McGoron
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A comparison of mammographic systems for different breast thicknesses using model observer detectability
Author(s): Nelis Van Peteghem; Elena Salvagnini; Hilde Bosmans; Lesley Cockmartin; Nicholas W. Marshall
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Influence of DBT reconstruction algorithm on power law spectrum coefficient
Author(s): Laurence Vancamberg; Ann-Katherine Carton; Ilyes Hadj Abderrahmane; Giovanni Palma; Pablo Milioni de Carvalho; Răzvan Iordache; Serge Muller
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Intrinsic noise power spectrum for the electronic noise in radiography image detectors
Author(s): Dong Sik Kim; Eun Kim; Choul Woo Shin
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Noise performance studies of model-based iterative reconstruction (MBIR) as a function of kV, mA and exposure level: Impact on radiation dose reduction and image quality
Author(s): Daniel Gomez-Cardona; Ke Li; Meghan G. Lubner; Perry J. Pickhardt; Guang-Hong Chen
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Directional MTF measurement using sphere phantoms for a digital breast tomosynthesis system
Author(s): Changwoo Lee; Jongduk Baek
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Comparison of methods for quantitative evaluation of endoscopic distortion
Author(s): Quanzeng Wang; Kurt Castro; Viraj N. Desai; Wei-Chung Cheng; Joshua Pfefer
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An experimental study of the accuracy in measurement of modulation transfer function using an edge method
Author(s): Dong-Hoon Lee; Ye-seul Kim; Hye-Suk Park; Young-Jin Lee; Hee-Joung Kim
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Physical performance testing of digital breast tomosynthesis
Author(s): Takao Kuwabara; Kenji Yoshikawa
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Iterative CT reconstruction with small pixel size: distance-driven forward projector versus Joseph's
Author(s): K. Hahn; U. Rassner; H. C. Davidson; H. Schöndube; K. Stierstorfer; J. Hornegger; F. Noo
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Application of the fractal Perlin noise algorithm for the generation of simulated breast tissue
Author(s): Magnus Dustler; Predrag Bakic; Hannie Petersson; Pontus Timberg; Anders Tingberg; Sophia Zackrisson
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Investigating materials for breast nodules simulation by using segmentation and similarity analysis of digital images
Author(s): Paula N. Siqueira; Karem D. Marcomini; Maria A. Z. Sousa; Homero Schiabel
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Acoustic characterization of polyvinyl chloride and self-healing silicone as phantom materials
Author(s): Dennis Ceh; Terry M. Peters; Elvis C. S. Chen
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SPECT reconstruction using DCT-induced tight framelet regularization
Author(s): Jiahan Zhang; Si Li; Yuesheng Xu; C. Ross Schmidtlein; Edward D. Lipson; David H. Feiglin; Andrzej Krol
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Robust iterative image reconstruction for breast CT by use of projection differentiation
Author(s): David N. Kraemer; Erin G. Roth; Emil Y. Sidky; Ingrid S. Reiser; Xiaochuan Pan
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Adapted fan-beam volume reconstruction for stationary digital breast tomosynthesis
Author(s): Gongting Wu; Christine Inscoe; Jabari Calliste; Yueh Z. Lee; Otto Zhou; Jianping Lu
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Adaptive nonlocal means-based regularization for statistical image reconstruction of low-dose X-ray CT
Author(s): Hao Zhang; Jianhua Ma; Jing Wang; Yan Liu; Hao Han; Lihong Li; William Moore; Zhengrong Liang
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Performance evaluation of a novel high performance pinhole array detector module using NEMA NU-4 image quality phantom for four head SPECT Imaging
Author(s): Tasneem Rahman; Murat Tahtali; Mark R. Pickering
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A mathematical approach to image reconstruction on dual-energy computed tomography
Author(s): Sungwhan Kim; Chi Young Ahn; Sung-Ho Kang; Taeyoung Ha; Kiwan Jeon
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Statistical model based iterative reconstruction in myocardial CT perfusion: exploitation of the low dimensionality of the spatial-temporal image matrix
Author(s): Yinsheng Li; Kai Niu; Guang-Hong Chen
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Statistical iterative reconstruction for multi-contrast x-ray micro-tomography
Author(s): S. Allner; A. Velroyen; A. Fehringer; F. Pfeiffer; P. B. Noël
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Multi-dimensional tensor-based adaptive filter (TBAF) for low dose x-ray CT
Author(s): Michael Knaup; Sergej Lebedev; Stefan Sawall; Marc Kachelrieß
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Impact of covariance modeling in dual-energy spectral CT image reconstruction
Author(s): Yan Liu; Zhou Yu; Yu Zou
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Direct composite fillings: an optical coherence tomography and microCT investigation
Author(s): Meda L. Negrutiu; Cosmin Sinescu; Mugurel V. Borlea; Adrian Manescu; Virgil F. Duma; Mihai Rominu; Adrian Gh. Podoleanu
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A clinical evaluation of total variation-Stokes image reconstruction strategy for low-dose CT imaging of the chest
Author(s): Yan Liu; Hao Zhang; William Moore; Priya Bhattacharji; Zhengrong Liang
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CBCT reconstruction via a penalty combining total variation and its higher-degree term
Author(s): Nanbo Sun; Tao Sun; Jing Wang; Shan Tan
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Limited angle C-arm tomosynthesis reconstruction algorithms
Author(s): Nuhad A. Y. Malalla; Shiyu Xu; Ying Chen
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Hessian Schatten-norm regularization for CBCT image reconstruction using fast iterative shrinkage-thresholding algorithm
Author(s): Xinxin Li; Jiang Wang; Shan Tan
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Absorption imaging performance in a future Talbot-Lau interferometer based breast imaging system
Author(s): Yongshuai Ge; Wei Zhao; John Garrett; Ke Li; Guang-Hong Chen
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Comparison of CT scatter rejection effectiveness using antiscatter grids and energy-discriminating detectors
Author(s): Erica M. Cherry; Rebecca Fahrig
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Evaluation of the effective focal spot size of x-ray tubes by utilizing the edge response analysis
Author(s): Masayuki Nishiki
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Model based predictive design of post patient collimation for whole body CT scanners
Author(s): Prakhar Prakash; John Boudry
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Measurements and simulations of scatter imaging as a simultaneous adjunct for screening mammography
Author(s): Katie Kern; Laila Hassan; Lubna Peerzada; Mahboob Ur-Rehman; C. A. MacDonald
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Prospective gated chest tomosynthesis using CNT X-ray source array
Author(s): Jing Shan; Laurel Burk; Gongting Wu; Yueh Z. Lee; Michael D. Heath; Xiaohui Wang; David Foos; Jianping Lu; Otto Zhou
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Anti-scatter grid artifact elimination for high resolution x-ray imaging CMOS detectors
Author(s): R. Rana; V. Singh; A. Jain; D. R. Bednarek; S. Rudin
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A combination of spatial and recursive temporal filtering for noise reduction when using region of interest (ROI) fluoroscopy for patient dose reduction in image guided vascular interventions with significant anatomical motion
Author(s): S. V. Setlur Nagesh; P. Khobragade; C. Ionita; D. R. Bednarek; S. Rudin
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Directional information of the simultaneously active x-ray sources and fast CT reconstruction
Author(s): Sajib Saha; Murat Tahtali; Andrew Lambert; Mark Pickering
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A study on quality improvement of x-ray imaging of the respiratory-system based on a new image processing technique
Author(s): Jun Torii; Yuichi Nagai; Tatsuya Horita; Yuuji Matsumoto; Takehiro Izumo; Mayumi Kitagawa; Kanyu Ihara; Tadashi Nakamura; Wataru Mukoyoshi; Kounosuke Tennmei; Katsumi Suzuki; Akio Hara; Shinji Sasada; Tomohiko Aso
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Anatomy-based transmission factors for technique optimization in portable chest x-ray
Author(s): Christopher L. Liptak; Deborah Tovey; William P. Segars; Frank D. Dong; Xiang Li
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Low dose scatter correction for digital chest tomosynthesis
Author(s): Christina R. Inscoe; Gongting Wu; Jing Shan; Yueh Z. Lee; Otto Zhou; Jianping Lu
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Signal uniformity of mammography systems and its impact on test results from contrast detail phantoms
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