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Evaluation of DSA Image Quality
Author(s): Robert S. Wenstrup
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Paper Abstract

Purchase of a digital subtraction angiography (DSA) system involves medical, financial, and technical considerations. The Lahey Clinic DSA phantoms were developed to assist in technical evaluation of DSA equipment by providing a noninvasive means of assessment of radiographic and digital equipment components before purchase. The same set of phantoms can also be used to assess performance of a. system at the time of installation and for routine evaluation. The critical components of a DSA system are detailed with special emphasis on the image intensifier and television camera. Individual phantom patterns are described, and images are presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 September 1985
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0555, Medical Imaging and Instrumentation '85, (19 September 1985); doi: 10.1117/12.949487
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Robert S. Wenstrup, Lahey Clinic Medical Center (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0555:
Medical Imaging and Instrumentation '85
James A. Mulvaney, Editor(s)

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