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Summary: The application of scientific knowledge or technology to the field of radiology. The applications center mostly around x-ray or radioisotopes for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes but the technological applications of any radiation or radiologic procedure is within the scope of radiologic technology.
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- Problems with film processing in medical X-ray imaging in LithuaniaMigle Sniureviciute
Radiation Protection Centre, Kaunas department, Kaunas, Lithuania
Radiat Prot Dosimetry 114:260-3. 2005..New equipment is being installed, new devices for quality control are being used and, last but not least, the view of hospital administrators, radiologists and laboratory workers towards quality assurance and quality control is changing...
- Dose-image quality optimisation in digital chest radiographyP Doyle
Health Physics, Department of Clinical Physics and Bio engineering, Gartnavel Royal Hospital, Glasgow G12 OXH, UK nhs uk
Radiat Prot Dosimetry 114:269-72. 2005..SNR measurements provided a useful objective measure for assessment of image quality for optimising DR systems...
- Incidence of haematopoietic malignancies in US radiologic technologistsM S Linet
Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
Occup Environ Med 62:861-7. 2005..There are limited data on risks of haematopoietic malignancies associated with protracted low-to-moderate dose radiation...
- Mortality from diseases of the circulatory system in radiologic technologists in the United StatesMichael Hauptmann
Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA
Am J Epidemiol 157:239-48. 2003..007 and < 0.001, respectively). The data suggest increased mortality from diseases of the circulatory system with occupational radiation exposure before 1950 when radiation doses were likely high...
- Cancer risks among radiologists and radiologic technologists: review of epidemiologic studiesShinji Yoshinaga
Radiation Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
Radiology 233:313-21. 2004....
- Cancer incidence in the US radiologic technologists health study, 1983-1998Alice J Sigurdson
Radiation Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
Cancer 97:3080-9. 2003..However, characterizing risk at low doses requires large populations and ideally should include a large proportion of women, both of which rarely are available...
- Estimating historical radiation doses to a cohort of U.S. radiologic technologistsSteven L Simon
Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute NCI, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
Radiat Res 166:174-92. 2006..The models and predictions presented here, while continuing to be modified and improved, represent one of the most comprehensive dose reconstructions undertaken to date for a large cohort of medical radiation workers...
- Risk of melanoma among radiologic technologists in the United StatesD Michal Freedman
Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, Radiation Epidemiology Branch, National Cancer Institute, Executive Plaza South, Room 7087, 6120 Executive Boulevard, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
Int J Cancer 103:556-62. 2003....
- Cancer and other causes of mortality among radiologic technologists in the United StatesAparna K Mohan
Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7244, USA
Int J Cancer 103:259-67. 2003....
- Dose comparison between conventional and quasi-monochromatic systems for diagnostic radiologyP Baldelli
Dipartimento di Fisca, Università di Ferrara and INFN, Sezione di Ferrara, Via Paradiso 12, 44100 Ferrara, Italy
Phys Med Biol 49:4135-46. 2004..With parameters chosen in this study a significant dose reduction can be achieved for two out of four kinds of examination...
- Flat detectors and their clinical applicationsMartin Spahn
Siemens AG, Medical Solutions, Angiography, Fluoroscopic and Radiography Systems, Siemensstrasse 1, 91301 Forchheim, Germany
Eur Radiol 15:1934-47. 2005..These characteristics and their compatibility with strong magnetic fields are the basis for improved diagnostic methods and innovative interventional applications...
- Advances in cardiac CT imaging: 64-slice scannerKonstantin Nikolaou
Department of Clinical Radiology, University Hospitals Grosshadern Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 20:535-40. 2004....
- Flat-detector computed tomography (FD-CT)Willi A Kalender
Institute of Medical Physics, University of Erlangen Nuernberg, Henkestr 91, 91052, Erlangen, Germany
Eur Radiol 17:2767-79. 2007....
- [Simplified technology for a more human approach]G Wahart
J Radiol 85:937-40. 2004
- Effect of area x-ray beam equalization on image quality and dose in digital mammographyJerry Wong
Department of Radiological Sciences, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
Phys Med Biol 49:3539-57. 2004..Moreover, equalized images of a breast phantom showed improved image quality. These results indicate that area beam equalization can improve image quality in digital mammography...
- A novel method for producing x-ray test objects and phantomsC Theodorakou
Clinical Physics Group, St Bartholomew s Hospital, Queen Mary University, EC1A 7BE London, UK
Phys Med Biol 49:1423-38. 2004..A good agreement between the clinical image and the printed clinical image was found. In conclusion, the method is a reliable, cost-effective, flexible and alternative way for producing x-ray test objects and clinically related phantoms...
- What is cone-beam CT and how does it work?William C Scarfe
Department of Surgical Hospital Dentistry, University of Louisville School of Dentistry, 501 South Preston Street, Louisville, KY 40292, USA
Dent Clin North Am 52:707-30, v. 2008..Future enhancements most likely will be directed toward reducing scan time; providing multimodal imaging; improving image fidelity, including soft tissue contrast; and incorporating task-specific protocols to minimize patient dose...
- Reduction of a grid moiré pattern by integrating a carbon-interspaced high precision x-ray grid with a digital radiographic detectorJai Woong Yoon
Department of Biomedical Engineering, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul 137 701, Korea
Med Phys 34:4092-7. 2007..The image quality factors including the contrast, signal-to-noise ratio and uniformity in the images with and without the moiré pattern were investigated...
- A practical method to determine the heating and cooling curves of x-ray tube assembliesM Bottaro
Instituto de Eletrotécnica e Energia da Universidade de São Paulo, Av Prof Luciano Gualberto, 1289, CEP 05508 010, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
Med Phys 34:3982-6. 2007..In the present work we describe procedures which use a calorimetric system and do not require the operation of the x-ray equipment. The method was applied successfully to a x-ray tube assembly that was under test in our laboratory...
- Advances in computed radiography systems and their physical imaging characteristicsA R Cowen
LXi_Research, Academic Unit of Medical Physics, The University of Leeds, Leeds, West Yorkshire, UK
Clin Radiol 62:1132-41. 2007..As a result CR currently affords greater scope for reducing patient dose, and provides a more substantive challenge to the new solid-state, flat-panel, digital radiography detectors...
- A comparison of film-screen, CR and DR: a community hospital time-motion studyMitesh Mehta
St Joseph s Health Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Radiol Manage 25:38-42. 2003..DR may not deliver significant improvements in efficiencies for certain types of examinations...
- Management of patient dose and image noise in routine pediatric CT abdominal examinationsFrancis R Verdun
University Institute for Applied Radiophysics, Grand pré 1, 1007 Lausanne, Switzerland
Eur Radiol 14:835-41. 2004..The proposed values correspond to high- quality images and can be reduced if only high-contrast organs are assessed...
- Dose reduction in skeletal and chest radiography using a large-area flat-panel detector based on amorphous silicon and thallium-doped cesium iodide: technical background, basic image quality parameters, and review of the literatureMarkus Volk
Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospital of Regensburg, Franz Josef Strauss Allee 11, 93053 Regensburg, Germany
Eur Radiol 14:827-34. 2004..Due to its high detective quantum efficiency and dynamic range compared with traditional screen-film systems, a dose reduction of up to 50% is possible without loss of image quality...
- Near monochromatic X-rays for digital slot-scan mammography: initial findingsFelix Diekmann
Department of Radiology, University Hospital Charite, Schumannstrasse 20 21, 10117 Berlin, Germany
Eur Radiol 14:1641-6. 2004..The results suggest that monochromatization has a potential for improving image quality or decreasing dose in X-ray mammography...
- Technical note: Signal resolution increase and noise reduction in a CCD digitizerA Gonzalez
Servicio de Radiofísica y Protección Radiológica, Hospital Universitario Virgen de la Arrixaca, Ctra Madrid Cartagena s n, E 30120 El Palmar Murcia, Spain
Med Phys 31:525-7. 2004..The procedure is applied to a commercially available CCD digitizer, and noise reduction by means of signal resolution increase is compared to that obtained by low pass filtering...
- Comparison of dual energy detector system performanceRobert E Alvarez
Aprend Technology, Mountain View, California 94043, USA
Med Phys 31:556-65. 2004....
- Quantitative assessment of computed radiography quality control parametersO Rampado
Struttura Complessa Fisica Sanitaria, Azienda Ospedaliera San Giovanni Battista, Corso Bramante 88, 10126 Torino, Italy
Phys Med Biol 51:1577-93. 2006..The obtained results showed that the developed image processing tools allow us to implement a quality control program for CR with short processing time and with absence of subjectivity in the evaluation of the parameters...
- Status and prospects of digital detector technology for CR and DRUlrich Neitzel
Philips Medical Systems, Röntgenstrasse 24, D 22335 Hamburg, Germany
Radiat Prot Dosimetry 114:32-8. 2005..Therefore, it is assumed that the CR and direct radiography systems will coexist for many years to come. This paper reviews the digital detector technologies and the possible future directions of development...
- A software tool for increased efficiency in observer performance studies in radiologySara Börjesson
Department of Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, SE 413 45 Goteborg, Sweden
Radiat Prot Dosimetry 114:45-52. 2005..The risk of human errors in the process of data collection and analysis is also minimised. The viewer has been used in a major trial containing approximately 2700 images...
- [Place of the radiation safety officer in the implementation of the ALARA principle through European directive 97-43 items]J G Mozziconacci
Service d imagerie et de médecine du travail, Hôpital J Coeur, 18020 Bourges
J Radiol 86:455-60. 2005..The different items presented in this paper should allow routine implementation of the required elements described in the law 2003-270, i.e the French translation of European Directive 97-43...
- Impact of the z-flying focal spot on resolution and artifact behavior for a 64-slice spiral CT scannerYiannis Kyriakou
Institute of Medical Physics, University Erlangen Nurnberg, Henkestr 91, 91052, Erlangen, Germany
Eur Radiol 16:1206-15. 2006..6 mm in the case without zFFS. The zFFS effectively reduces windmill artifacts in the reconstructed images while maintaining the transverse resolution, even at the largest available pitch value of 1.5...
- Dynamic flat panel detector versus image intensifier in cardiac imaging: dose and image qualityE Vano
Radiology Department, Medicine School, Complutense University and San Carlos University Hospital, Madrid, Spain
Phys Med Biol 50:5731-42. 2005..There is potential in the future to set those systems with dynamic FD to lower doses than are possible in the current II versions, especially for digital cine runs, or to benefit from improved image quality...
- Comparison of a CCD and a flat-panel digital system in an Interventional Cardiology LaboratoryV Tsapaki
Medical Physics Department, Konstantopoulio Agia Olga Hospital, 3 5 Agias Olgas, Nea Ionia, 14233 Athens, Greece
Radiat Prot Dosimetry 117:93-6. 2005....
- AEC set-up optimisation with computed radiography imagingS Mazzocchi
S O D Fisica Sanitaria, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Careggi, Viale Pieraccini 17, Florence, Italy
Radiat Prot Dosimetry 117:169-73. 2005..The plate response has been characterised in terms of digital signal, exposure on the plate and signal-to-noise ratio for different beam qualities, in a patient of standard size...
- Quality control of equipment used in digital and interventional radiologyJ Zoetelief
Delft University of Technology, Iri, Mekelweg 15, 2629 JB Delft, The Netherlands
Radiat Prot Dosimetry 117:277-82. 2005..The results of the various tests are reported...
- Image quality and dose management in digital radiography: a new paradigm for optimisationH P Busch
Department of Radiology, Krankenhaus der Barmherzigen Brudder, Nordalle, Trier, Germany
Radiat Prot Dosimetry 117:143-7. 2005..These fundamental differences in comparison to conventional film/screens necessitate the development of new strategies for dose and quality optimizations. A set of referral criteria based upon three dose levels is proposed...
- The application of image quality measurements for digital angiographyA Peterzol
Dipartimento di Fisica, Universita di Trieste, Via Valerio 2, 34100 Trieste, Italy
Radiat Prot Dosimetry 117:38-43. 2005..Setup B included X-ray radiation scattered by the patient-PMMA. A clinical DQE, describing the transmission of the input signal-to-noise ratio associated with both primary and secondary X-ray spectra, was defined...
- Image quality measurements in radiologyM Tapiovaara
STUK Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority, P O Box 14, 00881 Helsinki, Finland
Radiat Prot Dosimetry 117:116-9. 2005..The main emphasis of the paper is on objective image quality measurements, however, subjective assessment methods are also discussed briefly...
- A new extended-length parallel-plate ionization chamberAna F Maia
Instituto de Pesquisas Energéticas e Nucleares, Comissao Nacional de Energia Nuclear, Av Prof Lineu Prestes, 2242, CEP 05508 000, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Phys Med Biol 50:3837-47. 2005..The new ionization chamber was submitted to several characterization and quality control tests, showing its very good performance...
- [Technological subjects on mammography]Masahiro Sai
Nihon Hoshasen Gijutsu Gakkai Zasshi 62:636-41. 2006
- A novel technique to suppress grid line artifactsDavid M Gauntt
X Ray Imaging Innovations, Birmingham, Alabama 35209, USA
Med Phys 33:1654-67. 2006..The technique allows for the design of compact coarse strip density grid systems. We present experimental results that demonstrate the feasibility of the technique...
- Evaluation of image quality of lumbar spine images: a comparison between FFE and VGAAnders Tingberg
Department of Radiation Physics, Malmo University Hospital, SE 205 02 Malmo, Sweden
Radiat Prot Dosimetry 114:53-61. 2005..The aim of the present study is to compare two different methods for evaluation of the quality of clinical X-ray images...
- Optimising automatic exposure control in computed radiography and the impact on patient doseP Doyle
Health Physics, Department of Clinical Physics and Bio engineering, Gartnavel Royal Hospital, Glasgow G12 OXH, UK
Radiat Prot Dosimetry 114:236-9. 2005..Experiences gained in setting up the systems are described and results of a patient dose survey are reported...
- Molecular imaging in radiology: the latest fad or the new frontier?Gabriel P Krestin
Eur Radiol 16:2383-5. 2006
- Distributions of scatter-to-primary and signal-to-noise ratios per pixel in digital chest imagingGustaf Ullman
Department of Radiation Physics, Linkoping University, SE 581 85 Linkoping, Sweden
Radiat Prot Dosimetry 114:355-8. 2005..The corresponding variation of the SNRp is a factor of 3, with the highest values in the lung. Increasing the patient thickness from 20 to 28 cm increases the epsilon(s)/epsilon(p) by a factor of 2.2 behind the spine and heart...
- Clinical evaluation of a new set of image quality criteria for mammographyA Grahn
Department of Medical Radiation Physics, Lund University, Malmo University Hospital, 205 02 Malmo, Sweden
Radiat Prot Dosimetry 114:389-94. 2005..These results indicate that the new set of image quality criteria has a higher discriminative power than the old set and thus seems to be more suitable for evaluation of image quality in mammography...
- RADIUS--closing the circle on the assessment of imaging performanceB M Moores
Integrated Radiological Services Ltd, Unit 188 Century Buildings, Tower Street, Brunswick Business Park, Liverpool L3 4BJ, UK
Radiat Prot Dosimetry 114:450-7. 2005..The relevance of the project's outcomes to future European research will also be presented...
- [Detection of drug transport using X-ray techniques]Hermann Vogel
Aus der Abteilung Röntgendiagnostik des Asklepios Klinikums St Georg Hamburg
Arch Kriminol 218:1-21. 2006..The pictures obtained with the backscatter technique show the person checked in the nude, which raises the question of privacy versus the right of the state to carry out inspections and controls...
- Ultra-high resolution flat-panel volume CT: fundamental principles, design architecture, and system characterizationRajiv Gupta
Department of Radiology, Founders House, FND 2 216, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
Eur Radiol 16:1191-205. 2006..The fundamental principles of scatter correction and dose reduction are illustrated with the help of an actual prototype. The image quality metrics of this prototype are characterized and compared with a multi-detector CT (MDCT)...
- Progress toward paperless radiology in the digital environment: planning, implementation, and benefitsMatthew D Ralston
Department of Radiology, Maine Medical Center, 22 Bramhall Street, Portland, ME 04102, USA
J Digit Imaging 17:134-43. 2004..We describe the process utilized at Maine Medical Center (MMC) to achieve a substantial degree of freedom from paperwork. Some of the benefits were expected, but some unexpected benefits also revealed themselves during this process...
- [New computed radiography technologies in digital radiography]R Fasbender
Healthcare, Agfa Gevaert AG, Munich
Radiologe 43:367-73. 2003..After a brief review of the current state of CR technology, this paper will explore several of these new CR developments and present some examples of their potential clinical impact...
- Use of a quality index in threshold contrast detail detection measurements in television fluoroscopyD J Gallacher
Medical Physics Department, Guy s and St Thomas Hospital, London SE1 7EH, UK
Br J Radiol 76:464-72. 2003..The TCDD quality index, and dose normalized quality index, were found to be useful image quality assessment parameters for serial testing of systems, which augment the use of graphical methods for the display of TCDD curves...
- [Digital thorax radiography: flat-panel detector or storage phosphor plates]C Schaefer-Prokop
Universitatsklinik fur Radiodiagnostik, AKH Vienna, Austria
Radiologe 43:351-61. 2003..These facts are further underlined by the fact that image quality also in storage phosphor radiography could be constantly increased by improving detector technology and image processing and consequently has a high standard...
- [Flat-panel detectors in X-ray systems]M Spahn
Angiographie, Durchleuchtungs und Aufnahmesysteme, Medical Solutions, Siemens AG, Forchheim
Radiologe 43:340-50. 2003....
- Signal detectability in digital radiography: spatial domain figures of meritRobert M Gagne
Center for Devices and Radiological Health, FDA, 12720 Twinbrook Parkway, Rockville, Maryland 20857, USA
Med Phys 30:2180-93. 2003....
- Solid-state, flat-panel, digital radiography detectors and their physical imaging characteristicsA R Cowen
LXi Research, Academic Unit of Medical Physics, The University of Leeds, West Yorkshire, UK
Clin Radiol 63:487-98. 2008..Salient innovations include WiFi-enabled, portable DR detectors, improvements in x-ray absorber layers and developments in alternative electronic media to a-Si:H...
- Image quality assessment and radiation doses in intraoral radiographyE N Yakoumakis
Department of Medical Physics, University of Athens Medical School, Greece
Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 91:362-8. 2001..The mean entrance surface dose for imaging the phantom was 3.8 mGy. CONCLUSION: Intraoral imaging techniques and film processing must be standardized to improve image quality and further reduce patient radiation doses...
- Precise image-receptor calibration and monitoring of beam quality with a step wedgeR A Couture
Department of Radiology, Washington University, 510 South Kingshighway, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
Dentomaxillofac Radiol 31:56-62. 2002..To describe an extended bootstrap calibration procedure that uses a step-wedge absorber and minimal equipment for rapid, accurate calibration of image receptors and simultaneous monitoring of beam quality...
- The evolution of digital radiography: from storage phosphors to flat-panel detectorsAlessandra Porcelli
Istituto di Radiologia, Universita Cattolica del S Cuore, Policlinico A Gemelli, Roma, Italy
Rays 28:5-12. 2003....
- [The amorphous selenium based flat-panel detector. Clinical experiences]E L Schmidt
Zentrum Radiologie, Westpfalz Klinikum GmbH Kaiserslautern
Radiologe 43:374-8. 2003..The working and advantages of the amorphous selenium based direct-conversion detectors will be examined in detail. Clinical cases will be presented based on a three-year experience with over 200,000 exposures with a detector chest unit...
- Capabilities of computerized clinical decision support systems: the implications for the practicing dental professionalHikmet Umar
Department of Information Sciences and Telecommunications, School of Information Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, USA
J Contemp Dent Pract 3:27-42. 2002..A quality matrix identifies target values for dental informatics while demonstrating an "importance-weighting" of dental characteristics...
- Radiologic sciences. Faculty needs assessmentKevin J Powers
Radiol Technol 76:211-5. 2005..Finally, the retention of educators must be emphasized. Program applicant trends indicate radiologic technology students are older, have prior postsecondary education experience or are making a career change...
- Laparoscopic lymph node dissection for gastric cancer with intraoperative navigation using three-dimensional angio computed tomography images reconstructed as laparoscopic viewS Takiguchi
Department of Surgery and Clinical Oncology, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, 2 2 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka 565 0876, Japan
Surg Endosc 18:106-10. 2004..We report our experience with laparoscopic gastrectomy with radical lymph node dissection using this advanced radiological technology...
- Recruitment and retention topics for a changing environment in medical imagingD R Luckett
Crittenden Memorial Hospital, West Memphis, Ark, USA
Radiol Manage 22:32-7. 2000..One is the closure of many hospital and community college-based programs of radiologic technology in the late 1980s and 1990s...
- Distance assisted training in sub-Saharan Africa: a program evaluationGeraldine M Philotheou
Radiography Education, Peninsula Technikon Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa
J Nucl Med Technol 32:166-70. 2004..have access to formal training in nuclear medicine and have been recruited mostly from related fields of radiologic technology. Because of the nature of the specialty, the numbers that require training are small, and it is therefore ..
- Nonprogrammatic accreditation: programs and attitudesBecky Britt
Northwestern State University in Shreveport, Louisiana, USA
Radiol Technol 80:123-9. 2008..Radiologic science programs subscribe to regional or programmatic accreditation or both. Decisions regarding the type of accreditation a program holds are based on many factors...
- [Estimation of entrance skin dose from fluoroscopy for tracking fiducial markers during real-time tumor-tracking radiotherapy-simulation with a sine wave respiration model-]Masateru Kawakubo
Division of Radiology, Department of Medical Technology, Kyushu University Hospital
Nihon Hoshasen Gijutsu Gakkai Zasshi 65:456-61. 2009..We applied sine wave simulation to resemble the respiratory motion of the tumor. In conclusion, we confirm that entrance skin dose from fluoroscopy during RTRT is lower than the threshold dose for radiodermatitis...
- Quantitative evaluation of expression difference in report assignments between nursing and radiologic technology departmentsNaoki Nishimoto
Department of Healthcare Systems Research, Graduate School of Medicine, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan
Radiol Phys Technol 4:29-36. 2011..study was to investigate the expression differences in report assignments between students in nursing and radiologic technology departments...
- The path to simulated learning: developing a valid and reliable tool to evaluate performance of radiological technology students in patient interactionsRae Gropper
Michener Institute for Applied Health Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
J Allied Health 39:28-33. 2010....
- Factors to consider in the transition to digital radiological imagingDavid MacDonald
Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, Faculty of Dentistry, University of British Columbia, Canada
J Ir Dent Assoc 55:26-34. 2009..He/she should also consider the mode of display, image enhancement, radiation dose reduction, how the image can be stored long term, and infection control...
- Imaging of peritoneal carcinomatosisSantiago Gonzalez-Moreno
Peritoneal Surface Oncology Program, Department of Surgical Oncology, Centro Oncológico MD Anderson International España, Calle Arturo Soria 270, Madrid 28033, Spain
Cancer J 15:184-9. 2009..Magnetic resonance imaging may offer complementary valuable data. Positron emission tomography (PET) has a more limited role, its main indication being the detection of unsuspected extraperitoneal involvement in nonmucinous neoplasms...
- A new parameter enhancing breast cancer detection in computer-aided diagnosis of X-ray mammogramsNobuyoshi Tanki
Department of Medical Physics and Engineering, Division of Medical Technology and Science, Course of Health Science, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, 1 7 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
Igaku Butsuri 26:207-15. 2006..When Q-FD was added to inputs in addition to the above parameters, the A(z) value was significantly improved to become 0.93+/-0.09. These results suggested that Q-FD is effective for discriminating between benign and malignant masses...
- The radiologist assistant: the solution to radiology workforce needsNorman McLeod
Department of Medical Imaging Sciences, School of Health Related Professions, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, 65 Bergen Street, Newark, NJ 07101 3001, USA
Emerg Radiol 17:253-6. 2010..The authors suggest that RAs are the ideal complement to radiologists; and based on their radiologic technology background, have a vested interest in the field.
- Establishing a health outcomes and economics center in radiology: strategies and resources requiredL Santiago Medina
Department of Radiology, Miami Children s Hospital, 3100 SW 62 Avenue, Miami, FL 33155, USA
Pediatr Radiol 32:755-64. 2002..To describe the resources and strategies required to establish a health outcomes and economics center in radiology...
- What causes increasing and unnecessary use of radiological investigations? A survey of radiologists' perceptionsKristin B Lysdahl
Faculty of Health Sciences, Oslo University College, Oslo, Norway
BMC Health Serv Res 9:155. 2009..Radiologists hold key positions for providing such knowledge. Therefore the purpose of this study was to obtain radiologists' perspective on the causes of increasing and unnecessary use of radiological investigations...
- Performance analysis of a new computer aided detection system for identifying lung nodules on chest radiographsRussell C Hardie
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Dayton, 300 College Park, Dayton, OH 45469 0232, United States
Med Image Anal 12:240-58. 2008..1% of the nodules in the JRST test set with and average of 4.0 false positives per image (excluding 14 cases containing lung nodules in retrocardiac and subdiaphragmatic regions of the lung)...
- One year's results from a server-based system for performing reject analysis and exposure analysis in computed radiographyA Kyle Jones
Department of Imaging Physics, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Unit 1352, Houston, TX 77030, USA
J Digit Imaging 24:243-55. 2011..The distributions were positively skewed and leptokurtic. S value decreases due to radiologic technology student rotations, and CR plate reader calibrations were observed...
- The influence of liquid crystal display (LCD) monitors on observer performance for the detection of nodular lesions on chest radiographsH Usami
Department of Radiology, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, 65 Tsurumai Cho, Showa Ku, Nagoya, 466 8560, Japan
Eur Radiol 16:726-32. 2006..To access the influence of liquid crystal display (LCD) monitors on the detectability of nodular lesions depicted on chest radiographs by comparing them with a high-resolution cathode ray tube (CRT) monitor...
- Educational program emergency planningTammy Curtis
Northwestern State University in Shreveport, Louisiana, USA
Radiol Technol 80:515-22. 2009..Tragic university shootings have prompted administrators of higher education institutions to re-evaluate their emergency preparedness plans and take appropriate measures for preventing and responding to emergencies...
- The first 50 years of military radiology 1895-1945Adrian M K Thomas
Department of Nuclear Medicine, Princess Royal University Hospital, Orpington, Kent BR6 8ND, UK
Eur J Radiol 63:214-9. 2007..In addition the needs of warfare stimulated the development of all aspects of radiology...
- [Progress in skeletal age estimation with measurement method of X-ray film]Lei Wan
Department of Forensic Medicine, Medical College of Soochow University, Suzhou, China
Fa Yi Xue Za Zhi 25:373-5. 2009..According to the relationships the personal life age may be estimated. In this article the measurement methods above mentioned and its application in age estimation were reviewed...
- [Portal vein embolization before surgery for liver tumours]Øystein Mathisen
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 129:29-32. 2009..Embolization of the portal vein in the tumour-bearing side of the liver may induce growth of the healthy part and thereby render liver resection possible...
- Forensic radiography: an overviewApril Reynolds
Philosophy, University of California, Los Angeles, Biomedical Writing, University of the Sciences, Philadelphia, USA
Radiol Technol 81:361-79. 2010..specialties to aid in investigating civil and criminal matters has increased as investigators realize how radiologic technology can yield information that otherwise is unavailable...
- The staffing shortage: AHRA respondsPenny M Olivi
Radiology Department, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Radiol Manage 24:36-41. 2002..Create a quality monitor useful to the majority of radiology leaders to begin to systematically document the shortage. Support limited licensure and/or create a defined position of "staff extender" for radiologic technology.
- The President's Conference 2005: "Technology in Imaging and Radiotherapy--towards improved workflow and productivity"P P Dendy
Br J Radiol 79:1-4. 2006
- Automated analysis of the American College of Radiology mammographic accreditation phantom imagesK W Brooks
Department of Radiation Oncology, Emory Clinic, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
Med Phys 24:709-23. 1997....
- Scanning the futureCeela McElveny
Radiol Technol 77:91-2. 2005
- Teaching methods in the affective domainJane Van Valkenburg
Weber State University, Ogden, Utah, USA
Radiol Technol 75:347-54. 2004
- Nontraditional clinical experienceLeslie Winter
Radiol Technol 75:149-50. 2003
- Radiologic evaluation of the esophagus: methods and value in motility disorders and GERDM E Baker
Department of Radiology, Center for Swallowing and Esophageal Disorders, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 13:201-25. 2001....
- Mammography technology overviewC W Yohe
York Hospital Wellspan, York, Penn, USA
Radiol Manage 23:52-4. 2001....
- Childhood cancer in the offspring born in 1921-1984 to US radiologic technologistsK J Johnson
Department of Pediatrics, Division of Epidemiology Clinical Research, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
Br J Cancer 99:545-50. 2008..8 (95% CI 0.7-4.6). In conclusion, we found no convincing evidence of an increased risk of childhood cancer in the offspring of RTs in association with parental occupational radiation exposure...
- Web-based radiology: a future to be createdAdolfo Canadè
Istituto di Radiologia, Universita Cattolica del S Cuore, Policlinico A Gemelli, Roma, Italy
Rays 28:109-17. 2003..In a near future, the Internet could be applied in the simulation of clinicoradiologic cases or in applications of artificial intelligence with expert systems to support the solution of most complex cases...
- The detectability and localization accuracy of implanted fiducial markers determined on in-room computerized tomography (CT) and electronic portal images (EPI)Rebecca Owen
Radiation Therapy Services, Department of Physical Sciences and Division of Radiation Oncology, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Victoria, Australia
Med Dosim 33:226-33. 2008..However, CT imagery does provide important soft tissue information, the benefits of which are being investigated further...
- SNMTS leadership updateLyn M Mehlberg
J Nucl Med 45:37N-8N. 2004
- [Flat-screen detector systems in skeletal radiology]S Grampp
Abteilung für Osteologie, Universitätsklinik für Radiodiagnostik Vienna, Austria
Radiologe 43:362-6. 2003....
- Cooperative ventures in a competitive environment: the influence of regulation on management decisionsJ P Weingarten
Mid South Foundation for Medical Care, Memphis, TN, USA
J Healthc Manag 44:282-300. 1999..The interviews confirm a preemptive motive behind each hospital's decision to compete and that the certificate-of-need requirement contributed to the eventual joint venture agreement...
- Patterns of care for brachytherapy in Europe. Results in SpainJ López Torrecilla
Servicio de Oncología Radioterápica ERESA, Hospital General Universitario, Valencia, Spain
Clin Transl Oncol 8:362-8. 2006..In 2003 ESTRO began a project whose primary objective, was to make a map in the European area of infrastructures in technology and personnel for brachytherapy...
- [Digital mammography: performance evaluation parameters and available systems in France]J Stines
J Radiol 88:933-42. 2007..For each vendor, the type of detector, type of available mammographic units and workstation, optional features (CAD), archival and printing possibilities (when vendors specifically offer dedicated solutions)...
- The changing CT environmentLaura Logan
Stanford University Department of Radiology, Stanford, Calif, USA
Radiol Technol 74:467-75. 2003
- Survey of R.T.s with doctorates: barriers to conducting researchKimberly L Metcalf
Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions, Boston, MA, USA
Radiol Technol 81:417-27. 2010....
- ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY FLAT PANEL IMAGER FOR FLUOROSCOPYLarry Antonuk; Fiscal Year: 2001..The successful development of a technology exhibiting these performance levels could have a profound impact on digital radiology. ..
- Energy-based image reconstruction for new generation PETLUCRETIU POPESCU; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- A Chiang Mai University - HMRI MRI/MRS Project: A Neurobiology Study of MethampheNapapon Sailasuta; Fiscal Year: 2013..These data will serve as preliminary data to develop hypothesis in the dysfunction of CNS for subsequence R01 grant application. ..
- HIGH SENSITIVITY PHOTOCONDUCTOR FOR XERORADIOGRAPHYMICHAEL SQUILLANTE; Fiscal Year: 1990..The goal of the proposed effort is to examine the deposition of films, of TIBr, characterize their physical and electrical properties, and determine their feasibility for use in xeroradiography...
- Randomized trial of sinus CT for acute sinusitisYoshimi Anzai; Fiscal Year: 2006..For both groups of patients, the candidate will ascertain antibiotic use (Aim 1), clinical outcome (Aim 2), as well as societal costs (Aim 3). ..
- END USER PROGRAM AT CENTRAL MAINE MEDICAL CENTERMARYANNE GREVEN; Fiscal Year: 1990..Potential end-users such as CMMC nursing and radiologic technology students, residents, clinical rotated students, physicians and other health professionals are the target ..
- INTERACTIVE MEDICAL IMAGING EDUCATION SOFTWAREMEHRAN ZAINI; Fiscal Year: 2000..Interactivity, graphical nature, and the relationship between this software and the scientific, medical, and clinical training of the medical imaging and radiological technology students can attract many educators. ..
- METHODOLOGY FOR ONCOLOGY IMAGING WITH A PET/CT SCANNERDavid Townsend; Fiscal Year: 2002..The proposed developments in methodology will further improve the image quality of PET/CT studies. ..
- ACRIN FELLOWSHIP TRAINING PROGRAMBRUCE HILLMAN; Fiscal Year: 2004..Fellows who have suitably progreessed will be given an opportunity to develop and lead an ACRIN trial as PI under the tutelege of Program mentors. ..
- A High Performance PET and CT TomographDavid Townsend; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- Resolution requirements for mammographic displaysEhsan Samei; Fiscal Year: 2004..The results will be used to formulate recommendations to the breast imaging community concerning display resolution criteria for safe and optimized soft-copy display of digital mammograms. ..
- Hybrid Nuclear/X-ray Projection System for Mouse ImagingJohn Boone; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- Bi-Plane Correlation Imaging: Detection of Lung CancerEhsan Samei; Fiscal Year: 2007..The findings will be used to substantiate the capability of BCI for improving the early detection of lung nodules and to optimize its performance on actual clinical cases. ..
- Imaging of Pulmonary Cancer: Overcoming LimitationsJane Ko; Fiscal Year: 2007..The proposed method will enable early recognition of nodule growth and, therefore, the early diagnosis of malignancy. ..
- Chemotherapy with injectable microdropletsFRANCESCO D ERRICO; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- A High Quantum Efficiency Flat-Panel Radiotherapy ImagerLarry Antonuk; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- Feasibility of CT in high risk breast cancer patientsJohn Boone; Fiscal Year: 2003..The results of this investigation should provide a clear understanding of the potential of breast CT as a tool to reduce breast cancer mortality in the population of women with dire risk of breast cancer. ..
- Breast CT scanner for earlier cancer detectionJohn Boone; Fiscal Year: 2002..that particularly warrant screening using breast CT. The Phase II trial will shed more light on this issue. ..
- HYBRID, FLAT-PANEL, ACTIVE MATRIX MAMMOGRAPHIC IMAGERLarry Antonuk; Fiscal Year: 2001....
- An Image Guided Small Animal Radiation Research PlatformJohn Wong; Fiscal Year: 2007..The collaborative efforts are best coordinated in a Bioengineering Research Partnership (BRP). An Oversight Group is formed to evaluate the progress of the BRP, and to help identify opportunities and hypotheses for future research. ..
- Medical Image Perception Society Confrence XIElizabeth Krupinski; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- MIPS XII ConferenceElizabeth Krupinski; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- SCAR TRIP Conference: Transforming Medical ImagingKatherine Andriole; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- Early Detection of Lung Cancer via Bi Plane CorrelationEhsan Samei; Fiscal Year: 2002..The findings will be used to demonstrate the capability of the approach for improving the detection of lung nodules, and thus the prognosis of lung cancer. ..
- Application of Breast Imaging Techn to Molecular ImagingMark Williams; Fiscal Year: 2003..Use mathematical and physical phantoms to evaluate 3D cone beam reconstruction techniques 5. Construct and characterize an integrated system, combining the CT and SPECT systems on a single gantry. ..
- Non-Invasive Localization of Vulnerable PlaquesCynthia McCollough; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- MRI of Fetal Ventriculomegaly: Morphology and OutcomeDeborah Levine; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- OPTIMIZING SOFTCOPY DISPLAYS FOR DIGITAL MAMMOGRAPHYElizabeth Krupinski; Fiscal Year: 2003..The JND metrix model will then be used to systematically explore and optimize CRT design tradeoffs for current and future digital-mammography display systems. ..
- SODIUM EFFECTS ON BONE METABOLISMLaura Carbone; Fiscal Year: 2002..This study proposes to examine the effects of sodium load and then a sodium restriction diet of calciotropic hormones and biochemical markers of bone metabolism in African American and Caucasian women. ..
- An Integrated PET-MRI System for Molecular ImagingBernd Pichler; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- Conference--Medical Image PerceptionElizabeth Krupinski; Fiscal Year: 2003..This grant will be used to provide financial support for about 12 graduate students and residents, as well as logistic support for publicity and program printing. ..
- ENHANCED EVALUATION OF FETAL CNS WITH ULTRAFAST MRIDeborah Levine; Fiscal Year: 2002..Thus the results of this study could significantly decrease morbidity of fetuses with ventriculomegaly. ..
- GAS EXCHA03NGE IMAGING IN THE LUNG USING MRISamuel Patz; Fiscal Year: 2001..Early detection of the loss of alveolar surface area is a serious public health imperative, since chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is now the Th leading cause of death in the US. ..
- RADIATION THERAPY WITH ACTIVE BREATHING CONTROLJohn Wong; Fiscal Year: 2001..Clinical feasibility of treatment with ABC will also be tested on 25 patients undergoing conventional treatment by studying the reproducibility and acceptance of the procedure by the patients and the treatment personnel. ..
- OPTIMIZING SOFTCOPY DISPLAYS FOR DIGITAL MAMMOGRAPHYElizabeth Krupinski; Fiscal Year: 2002..The JND metrix model will then be used to systematically explore and optimize CRT design tradeoffs for current and future digital-mammography display systems. ..
- Optimized Compression for Telepathology Virtual SlidesElizabeth Krupinski; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- Change Detection in Serial MRIs of Patients with Brain GliomasBradley Erickson; Fiscal Year: 2008..It is our hope that in the future, a measurement method superior to or as an adjunct to human observation will become available, though this study will not attempt to go that far. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- HETEROGENEITY CORRECTIONS IN BRACHYTHERAPY DOSIMETRYJeffrey Williamson; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- Infrastructure and Applications of Hyperpolarized 129XeSamuel Patz; Fiscal Year: 2006..A polarizer will be built, sited and supported at Brigham and Women's Hospital. Animal and human studies are proposed to demonstrate the structural and functional information 129Xe MRI can provide. ..
- Non-Invasive Imaging of T Cell TraffickingBernd Pichler; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..