1 January 1987 Quantitative Angiography And Flow Characterization With A Photo-Diode Array Based X-Ray Imaging System
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A digital x-ray imaging system for quantitative arterial imaging and blood flow characterization has been developed in our laboratory and evaluated with a phantom study. The system consists of a low noise photo-diode array detector optically coupled to an x-ray image intensifier. The diode array can be considered as an "add-on" to an existing conventional XRII system to produce high quality images of small regions of interest selected from a larger field of view in fluoroscopy mode. X-ray collimation is used to reduce scatter and veiling glare to increase contrast, reduce a non-linear effect in logarithmically subtracted images, and minimize noise.
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I. A. Cunningham, B. B. Hobbs, R. K. Gerson, A. Fenster, "Quantitative Angiography And Flow Characterization With A Photo-Diode Array Based X-Ray Imaging System", Proc. SPIE 0767, Medical Imaging, (1 January 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.966997; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.966997
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