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December 14th, 2017

New JMI publication – Rajendran et al

By Kris Nunez knunez

From the Journal of Medical Imaging: Measuring arterial wall perfusion using photon-counting computed tomography: improving computed tomography number accuracy of artery wall using image deconvolution. Read more here.

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December 4th, 2017

RSNA Certificate of Merit

By Kris Nunez knunez

Congratulations to Nikkole Weber and colleagues on receiving a Certificate of Merit for their RSNA educational exhibit entitled “Breathe New Life Into Your Chest CT Exams.”

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November 29th, 2017

New JMI publication – Sung et al

By Kris Nunez knunez

From the Journal of Medical Imaging: Phase-contrast imaging with a compact x-ray light source: system design. Read more here.

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October 25th, 2017

New Med Phys publication – McCollough et al

By Kris Nunez knunez

From Medical Physics: Low-dose CT for the detection and classification of metastatic liver lesions: Results of the 2016 Low Dose CT Grand Challenge Read more here. To read more about the Low Dose CT Grand Challenge, click here.

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October 23rd, 2017

New Abdom Radiol publication – Michalak et al

By Kris Nunez knunez

From Abdominal Radiology: Selection of optimal tube potential settings for dual-energy CT virtual mono-energetic imaging of iodine in the abdomen. Read more here.

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October 12th, 2017

New Abdom Radiol publication – Hanson et al

By Kris Nunez knunez

From Abdominal Radiology: Low kV versus dual-energy virtual monoenergetic CT imaging for proven liver lesions: what are the advantages and trade-offs in conspicuity and image quality? A pilot study Read more here.

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October 10th, 2017

New JMI publication – Favazza et al

By Kris Nunez knunez

From the Journal of Medical Imaging: Use of a channelized Hotelling observer to assess CT image quality and optimize dose reduction for iteratively reconstructed images. Read more here.

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October 3rd, 2017

Photon-counting work highlighted

By Kris Nunez knunez

Work done by Dr. Shuai Leng is highlighted in a recent article on medical physics web.  The article focuses on a recent paper by Dr. Leng published in Physics in Medicine and Biology, in which photon-counting CT is shown to demonstrate characteristics equivalent to or even better than energy-integrating detector systems. Read more here.

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September 29th, 2017

Welcome, Irene!

By Kris Nunez knunez

The CT CIC welcomes Irene Duba, who comes to us from the University of Lewis & Clark in Portland, OR.  Irene is doing an internship with Siemens Healthineers under the direction of the Mayo Siemens Liaison, Ahmed Halaweish.

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September 5th, 2017

New JMI Publication – Li et al

By Kris Nunez knunez

From the Journal of Medical Imaging: Estimation of signal and noise for a whole-body research photon counting CT system. Read more here.

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