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Effect of noise in dual-energy helical cone-beam computed tomography
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The effect of polychromatic x-rays on image reconstruction in helical cone-beam computed tomography is investigated. A pre-reconstruction dual-energy technique is developed to reduce beam-hardening artifacts and enhance contrast in soft tissue. The effect of realistic signal noise on the dual-energy method is studied.

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Date Published: 6 May 2004
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 5368, Medical Imaging 2004: Physics of Medical Imaging, (6 May 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.535963
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Emil Y. Sidky, Univ. of Chicago (United States)
Yu Zou, Univ. of Chicago (United States)
Xiaochuan Pan, Univ. of Chicago (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5368:
Medical Imaging 2004: Physics of Medical Imaging
Martin J. Yaffe; Michael J. Flynn, Editor(s)

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