PROCEEDINGS VOLUME 5745
MEDICAL IMAGING | 12-17 FEBRUARY 2005
Medical Imaging 2005: Physics of Medical Imaging
MEDICAL IMAGING
12-17 February 2005
San Diego, California, United States
Keynote Session
Proc. SPIE 5745, Micro gamma camera optics with high sensitivity and resolution, 0000 (20 April 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.597193
Proc. SPIE 5745, Printed active-matrix TFT arrays for x-ray imaging, 0000 (20 April 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.593521
Proc. SPIE 5745, Investigation of strategies to achieve optimal DQE performance from indirect-detection active-matrix flat-panel imagers (AMFPIs) through novel pixel amplification architectures, 0000 (20 April 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.596786
Image Data Analysis
Proc. SPIE 5745, X-ray dark-field imaging and potential of its clinical application, 0000 (20 April 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.595021
Proc. SPIE 5745, High-contrast object localization and removal in cone-beam CT, 0000 (20 April 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.595766
Proc. SPIE 5745, Separating the uncorrelated noise from the correlated detector noise of flat panel systems in order to quantify flat panel noise easily, 0000 (20 April 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.595758
Proc. SPIE 5745, Tilted cone beam VCT reconstruction algorithm, 0000 (20 April 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.594700
Proc. SPIE 5745, Improving the imaging of calcifications in CT by histogram-based selective deblurring, 0000 (20 April 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.595491
Innovative Imaging Methods
Proc. SPIE 5745, Line array transmission sources for SPECT attenuation correction—design and reconstruction, 0000 (20 April 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.596081
Proc. SPIE 5745, Investigation of externally activated x-ray fluorescence tomography for use in medical diagnostics, 0000 (20 April 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.591663
Proc. SPIE 5745, Estimating surface radiation dose from multidetector CT: cylindrical phantoms, anthropomorphic phantoms, and Monte Carlo simulations, 0000 (20 April 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.595933
Proc. SPIE 5745, A backscattered x-ray imager for medical applications, 0000 (20 April 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.595507
Proc. SPIE 5745, Spectroscopic luminescent tomographic imaging for quantitative assessment of hemoglobin oxygenation, 0000 (20 April 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.595427
Proc. SPIE 5745, Model-based recovery of histological parameters from multi-spectral images of the colon, 0000 (20 April 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.595629
Proc. SPIE 5745, Optical-CT imaging of complex 3D dose distributions, 0000 (20 April 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.595525
X-ray Computed Tomography
Proc. SPIE 5745, Flat panel detector-based cone beam CT lung imaging: preliminary system evaluation, 0000 (20 April 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.596114
Proc. SPIE 5745, Soft tissue visualization using a highly efficient megavoltage cone beam CT imaging system, 0000 (20 April 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.602148
Proc. SPIE 5745, MTF analysis of a prototype table-top inverse-geometry volumetric CT system, 0000 (20 April 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.596083
Proc. SPIE 5745, Evaluation of image quality and dose on a flat-panel CT-scanner, 0000 (20 April 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.594583
Proc. SPIE 5745, Design and development of a fully 3D dedicated x-ray computed mammotomography system, 0000 (20 April 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.595636
Proc. SPIE 5745, Achieving high-resolution soft-tissue imaging with cone-beam CT: a two-pronged approach for modulation of x-ray fluence and detector gain, 0000 (20 April 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.595886
X-ray Imaging Detectors
Proc. SPIE 5745, Spatial and temporal image characteristics of a real-time large area a-Se x-ray detector, 0000 (20 April 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.602183
Proc. SPIE 5745, Selenium detector with a grid for selenium charge gain, 0000 (20 April 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.594623
Proc. SPIE 5745, Ghosting mechanisms in a-Se based direct conversion x-ray image sensors, 0000 (20 April 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.594692
Proc. SPIE 5745, Effect of detector element size on signal detectability in digital mammography, 0000 (20 April 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.593770
Proc. SPIE 5745, Performance tests on a-Si TFT arrays for flat panel digital x-ray detectors, 0000 (20 April 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.595559
Computational Simulations
Proc. SPIE 5745, X-ray scatter correction for cone-beam CT using moving blocker array, 0000 (20 April 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.594699
Proc. SPIE 5745, Potential of software-based scatter corrections in cone-beam volume CT, 0000 (20 April 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.595032
Proc. SPIE 5745, Model based scatter correction for cone-beam computed tomography, 0000 (20 April 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.594520
Proc. SPIE 5745, Image quality and dose optimization using novel x-ray source filters tailored to patient size, 0000 (20 April 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.595465
Proc. SPIE 5745, Simulation of internal backscatter effects on MTF and SNR of pixelated photon-counting detectors, 0000 (20 April 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.595219
Proc. SPIE 5745, Scatter in digital mammography: antiscatter grid versus slot-scanning, 0000 (20 April 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.593103
X-ray Computed Tomography
Proc. SPIE 5745, Small animal imaging using a flat panel detector-based cone beam computed tomography (FPD-CBCT) imaging system, 0000 (20 April 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.595582
Proc. SPIE 5745, Performance assessment of a pendant-geometry CT scanner for breast cancer detection, 0000 (20 April 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.595706
Proc. SPIE 5745, Wide coverage by volume CT: benefits for cardiac imaging, 0000 (20 April 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.595639
Proc. SPIE 5745, Four-arm variable-resolution x-ray detector for CT target imaging, 0000 (20 April 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.594102
Proc. SPIE 5745, Current status of the CBCT project at Varian Medical Systems, 0000 (20 April 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.593418
X-ray Imaging Detectors
Proc. SPIE 5745, Indirect flat-panel detector with avalanche gain: design and operation of the avalanche photoconductor, 0000 (20 April 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.597295
Proc. SPIE 5745, Statistics of the scintillation output using a combined x-ray/electron/optical Monte Carlo method, 0000 (20 April 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.596724
Proc. SPIE 5745, Non-Gaussian noise in x-ray and gamma-ray detectors, 0000 (20 April 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.589396
Proc. SPIE 5745, The effect of temporal lag in back illuminated photodiodes on CT image quality, 0000 (20 April 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.595077
Proc. SPIE 5745, Flat panel CT detectors for sub-second volumetric scanning, 0000 (20 April 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.595631
Performance Measurement
Proc. SPIE 5745, Effect of flare on computed radiography systems, 0000 (20 April 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.597382
Proc. SPIE 5745, Spatial frequency-dependent signal-to-noise ratio as a generalized measure of image quality, 0000 (20 April 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.593884
Proc. SPIE 5745, Generalized performance evaluation of x-ray image intensifier compared with a microangiographic system, 0000 (20 April 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.594593
Proc. SPIE 5745, Linear system models for lag in flat dynamic x-ray detectors, 0000 (20 April 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.594518
Proc. SPIE 5745, Toward a universal definition of speed for digitally acquired projection images, 0000 (20 April 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.595606
Digital Radiography
Proc. SPIE 5745, Evaluation of an optically coupled CCD digital radiography system, 0000 (20 April 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.595751
Proc. SPIE 5745, Optimized AEC for scanning digital mammography based on local variation of scan velocity, 0000 (20 April 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.596667
Proc. SPIE 5745, Detector evaluation of a prototype amorphous selenium-based full field digital mammography system, 0000 (20 April 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.596087
Proc. SPIE 5745, Quantifying the performance of human and software CDMAM phantom image observers for the qualification of digital mammography systems, 0000 (20 April 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.595510
Proc. SPIE 5745, Reflective and transmissive CR ScanHead technology on needle image plates, 0000 (20 April 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.597177
Proc. SPIE 5745, Advanced digital mammography system based on phase contrast technology, 0000 (20 April 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.594972
Tomosynthesis and Dual Energy Imaging
Proc. SPIE 5745, Generalized DQE analysis of dual-energy imaging using flat-panel detectors, 0000 (20 April 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.595534
Proc. SPIE 5745, Digital breast tomosynthesis using an amorphous selenium flat panel detector, 0000 (20 April 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.601622