# Program Information

Imaging General Poster Discussion | Sunday | ||

3:00PM - 6:00PM | Room: Exhibit Hall |

SU-E-I-1 | A Fast, Analytical Pencil Beam Based Method for First Order X-Ray Scatter Estimation of Kilovoltage Cone Beam X-RaysJ. Liu*, J. Bourland |

SU-E-I-3 | A Kinect-Based Method of Bone and Soft Tissue Image Separation Using Object Thickness MeasurementR. Fukuyoshi*, T. Kurata, S. Sato, K. Kozono, M. Ono, F. Toyofuku |

SU-E-I-5 | A Novel Application of SIFT Technique to Microcalcification DetectionY. Wang*, S. Lin, C. Lu, K. Lue, L. Lai, K. Chuang |

SU-E-I-6 | A Robust and Improved Method of Analysis for Dose Calibrator Linearity Data Based On First PrinciplesD. Gress*, S. Kappadath |

SU-E-I-7 | An Improved Technique for Scatter Correction in PETS. Lin*, Y. Wang, K. Lue, H. Lin, K. Chuang |

SU-E-I-8 | An Inpaint-Based Interpolation Technique to Recover Blocked Information for Cone Beam CT with a Synchronized Moving Grid (SMOG)V. Kong*, H. Zhang, L. Ren, J. Jin |

SU-E-I-9 | Application of LiF:Mg,Cu (TLD-100H) Dosimeters for in Diagnostic Radiologys. sina, B. Zeinali, M. Karimipourfard, F. Lotfalizadeh, M. Sadeghi, R. Faghihi* |

SU-E-I-10 | Automatic Monitoring of Accumulated Dose Indices From DICOM RDSR to Improve Radiation Safety in X-Ray AngiographyA. Omar*, R. Bujila, P. Nowik, A. Karambatsakidou |

SU-E-I-11 | Cascaded Linear System Model for Columnar CsI Flat Panel Imagers with Depth Dependent Gain and BlurB. Peng*, A. Lubinsky, A. Teymurazyan, H. Zheng, W. Zhao |

SU-E-I-12 | Characterization of Edge Effects in a Commercial Low-Dose Image Processing SystemR. Marsh*, M. Silosky |

SU-E-I-14 | Comparison of Iodine-Labeled and Indium-Labeled Antibody BiodistributionsL. Williams* |

SU-E-I-15 | Comparison of Radiation Dose for Radiography and EOS in Adolescent Scoliosis PatientsB. Schueler*, A. Walz-Flannigan |

SU-E-I-17 | Comparison of Two Novel Algorithms for the Modulation Transfer Function of CT Using a Simple Cylindrical PhantomS. Kam, H. Jeon*, H. Youn, H. Kim, D. Park |

SU-E-I-18 | CT Scanner QA Using Normalized CTDI RatioM. Randazzo*, M. Tambasco, B. Russell |

SU-E-I-19 | CTDI Values for All Protocols: Using the Ratio of the DLP Measured in CTDI Phantoms to the Measured Air ExposureG. Raterman*, D. Gauntt |

SU-E-I-20 | Dead Time Count Loss Compensation in SPECT/CT: Projection Versus Global CorrectionW. Siman*, S. Kappadath |

SU-E-I-21 | Deformation Mapping and Shape Prediction with 3D Tumor Volume MorphingS. Mao*, H. Wu, S. Fang, M. Lu |

SU-E-I-23 | Design and Clinical Application of External Marking Body in Multi-Mode Medical Images Registration and FusionZ. Chen*, G. Gong |

SU-E-I-24 | Design and Fabrication of a Multi-Functional Neck and Thyroid Phantom for Medical Dosimetry and CalibrationS. Mehdizadeh, s. sina, M. Karimipourfard, F. Lotfalizadeh, R. Faghihi*, A. Babaei |

SU-E-I-25 | Determining Tube Current, Tube Voltage and Pitch Suitable for Low-Dose Lung Screening CTK. Williams, K. Matthews* |

SU-E-I-26 | Development and Characterization of a Temporally Stable Tissue-Mimicking Photoacoustic-Ultrasonic PhantomT. Mitcham, J. Lynch, J. Cook, S. Emelianov, R. Bouchard* |

SU-E-I-27 | Establishing Target Exposure Index Values for Computed RadiographyN. Murphy*, P. Tchou, K. Belcher, A. Scott |

SU-E-I-28 | Evaluating the Organ Dose From Computed Tomography Using Monte Carlo CalculationsT. Ono*, F. Araki |

SU-E-I-29 | Generalized Relative Object Detectability (G-ROD): A Metric for Comparing X-Ray Imaging Detector SystemsV. Singh*, A. Jain, D. Bednarek, S. Rudin |

SU-E-I-30 | Image Analysis in Ultrasonography for Diagnosis of Sjoegren's Syndrome Using Dual-Tree Complex Wavelet TransformT. Matsui*, M. Ohki, T. Nakamura, Y. Takagi |

SU-E-I-31 | Image-Based Kernel Conversion Technique Normalizes the Reconstruction Kernel Effects in the Measurement of Emphysema Index in CTH. Jin*, J. Kim |

SU-E-I-32 | Improving Vessel Delineation in Brain Using Susceptibility Weighted MRI and Group Sparse ReconstructionW. Stefan*, K. Hwang, J. Hazle, R. Stafford |

SU-E-I-33 | Initial Evaluation of Model-Based Iterative CT Reconstruction Using Standard Image Quality PhantomsE. Gingold*, J. Dave |

SU-E-I-34 | Intermittent Low- and High-Dose Ethanol Exposure Alters Neurochemical Responses in Adult Rat Brain: An Ex Vivo 1H NMR Spectroscopy at 11.7 TD. Lee*, S. Kim, K. Song, B. Choe |

SU-E-I-35 | Investigation of Commercially Available Image Uniformity Filters in MRI ImagingY. Zhou* |

SU-E-I-36 | Investigation of Geometric Image Distortion Correction Using the Bricks Phantom for Multi-Modality ImagingC. Hong*, H. Cho, D. Lee, B. Ahn |

SU-E-I-37 | Low-Dose Real-Time Region-Of-Interest X-Ray Fluoroscopic Imaging with a GPU-Accelerated Spatially Different Bilateral FilteringH. Chung*, J. Lee, R. Pua, W. Jung, S. Cho |

SU-E-I-38 | Meeting the ACR QC Requirements for Mechanically Scanned TransducersA. Blatnica, A. Errico* |

SU-E-I-39 | Molecular Image Guided Cancer Stem Cells TherapyH. Abdollahi* |

SU-E-I-40 | New Method for Measurement of Task-Specific, High-Resolution Detector System PerformanceB. Loughran*, V. Singh, A. Jain, D. Bednarek, S. Rudin |

SU-E-I-41 | Non-Cartesian MR Image Reconstruction with Integrated Gradient Non-Linearity CorrectionS. Tao*, J. Trzasko, T. Polley, Y. Shu, M. Bernstein |

SU-E-I-42 | Normalized Embryo/fetus Doses for Fluoroscopically Guided Pacemaker Implantation Procedures Calculated Using a Monte Carlo TechniqueJ. Damilakis*, J. STRATAKIS, G. SOLOMOU |

SU-E-I-43 | Pediatric CT Dose and Image Quality OptimizationG. Stevens, R. Singh* |

SU-E-I-44 | Physics of MR Imaging to Study Whole Brain Atrophy in Ischemic Stroke PatientsR. Konduru*, S. Konduru, M. Kasam |

SU-E-I-45 | Reconstruction of CT Images From Sparsely-Sampled Data Using the Logarithmic Barrier MethodH. Xu* |

SU-E-I-46 | Sample-Size Dependence of Model Observers for Estimating Low-Contrast Detection Performance From CT ImagesI. Reiser*, Z. Lu |

SU-E-I-47 | Simultaneous Acquisition Quality Assurance and Design of Fused MRI-MRS Phantom for the Performance EvaluationK. Song*, D. Lee, S. Kim, B. Choe |

SU-E-I-48 | The Behavior of AEC in Scan Regions Outside the Localizer Radiograph FOV: An In Phantom Study of CT Systems From Four VendorsM. Supanich*, N. Bevins |

SU-E-I-49 | The Evaluation of Usability of Multileaf Collimator for Diagnostic Radiation in Cephalometric ExposureS. Han*, S. Park, K. kim, S. Choi, H. Jung, M. kim, Y. Ji |

SU-E-I-50 | Ultrahigh Resolution Reduced Field-Of-View Diffusion Tensor Imaging in the Spinal CordW. Gaggl*, J. Reuss, A. Field |

SU-E-I-52 | Validation of Multi-Frequency Electrical Impedance Tomography Using Computed TomographyK. Kohli*, F. Liu, K. Krishnan |

SU-E-I-53 | Variation in Measurements of Breast Skin Thickness Obtained Using Different Imaging ModalitiesU. Nguyen*, N. Kumaraswamy, M. Markey |

SU-E-I-55 | White Matter Fiber Tract Abnormalities by Voxel Wise Correlation Analysis in Neurodegenerative DiseaseR. Juh*, T. Suh |

SU-E-I-56 | Scan Angle Reduction for a Limited-Angle Intrafraction Verification (LIVE) SystemL. Ren*, Y. Zhang, F. Yin |

SU-E-I-57 | Evaluation and Optimization of Effective-Dose Using Different Beam-Hardening Filters in Clinical Pediatric Shunt CT ProtocolK. Gill*, S. Aldoohan, J. Collier |

SU-E-I-58 | Detecting Tumors with Extremely Low Contrast in CT ImagesK. Sheng*, S. Gou, P. Kupelian, M. Steinberg, D. Low |

SU-E-I-59 | Image Quality and Dose Measurement for Partial Cone-Beam CTE. Abouei*, N. Ford |

SU-E-I-60 | The Correct Selection of Pitch and Rotation Time for Optimal CT Scanning : The Big MisconceptionF. Ranallo*, T. Szczykutowicz |

SU-E-I-61 | The Role of Interpolation Method in Computing Dose-Volume HistogramsL. Pickup*, M. Aznar, T. Kadir |

SU-E-I-63 | Quantitative Evaluation of the Effects of Orthopedic Metal Artifact Reduction (OMAR) Software On CT Images for Radiotherapy SimulationS. Jani* |

SU-E-I-64 | X-Ray Coherent Scatter Mammography SimulationL. Hassan*, C. MacDonald |

SU-E-I-66 | Radiomics and Image Registration Updates for the Computational Environment for Radiotherapy Research (CERR)A. Apte*, Y. Wang, J. Deasy |

SU-E-I-67 | X-Ray Fluorescence for Energy Response Calibration of a Photon Counting Detector: A Simulation StudyH. Cho*, H. Ding, B. Ziemer, S. Molloi |

SU-E-I-68 | Practical Considerations On Implementation of the Image Gently Pediatric CT ProtocolsJ. Zhang*, E. Woods, C. Adams, C. Lumby, E. Richer, J. Dillon |

SU-E-I-69 | How to Appropriately Calculate Effective Dose for CT Using Either SSDE Or DLPS. Brady*, A. Mirro, B. Moore, R. Kaufman |

SU-E-I-70 | Quantification of Noise Reduction Dependency On Spatial Granularity With Adaptive Statistical Iterative ReconstructionY. Zhou*, A. Scott |

SU-E-I-71 | KVp Dependence of Transmitted Exposure for a Radiography UnitY. Liang*, D. Lynch, J. So, A. Dutta |

SU-E-I-72 | First Experimental Study of On-Board CBCT Imaging Using 2.5MV Beam On a Radiotherapy LinacQ. Xu*, R. Li, Y. Yang, L. Xing |

SU-E-I-73 | Clinical Evaluation of CT Image Reconstructed Using Interior TomographyJ. Zhang, G. Ge*, M. Winkler, W. Cong, G. Wang |

SU-E-I-75 | Evaluation of An Orthopedic Metal Artifact Reduction (O-MAR) Algorithm On Patients with Spinal Prostheses Near Spinal TumorsZ. Shen*, P. Klahr, P. Xia, T. Djemil |

SU-E-I-76 | Matching Primary and Scattered X-Ray Spectra for Use in Calculating the Diagnostic Radiation Index of ProtectionA. Pasciak*, A. Jones, L. Wagner |

SU-E-I-77 | A Noise Reduction Technique for Energy-Resolved Photon-Counting DetectorsA. Lam Ng*, H. Ding, H. Cho, S. Molloi |

SU-E-I-78 | Improving Prostatic Delineation Using Dual-Energy CTJ. Gersh*, D. Fried |

SU-E-I-79 | Effect of Number of Pinholes in Onboard Robotic Multi-Pinhole SPECT SystemM. Touch*, J. Bowsher, S. Yan, F. Yin |

SU-E-I-80 | Beta-Minus Emitting Radiotracers Improves Molecular EndoscopyC. Carpenter*, X. Ma, C. Sun, G. Pratx, Z. Cheng, L. Xing |

SU-E-I-81 | Assessment of CT Radiation Dose and Image Quality for An Automated Tube Potential Selection Algorithm Using Adult Anthropomorphic and ACR PhantomsU. Mahmood*, Y. Erdi, W. Wang |

SU-E-I-82 | Improving CT Image Quality for Radiation Therapy Using Iterative Reconstruction Algorithms and Slightly Increasing Imaging DosesG. Noid*, G. Chen, A. Tai, X. Li |

SU-E-I-84 | MRI Relaxation Properties of a Pre-Clinical Hypoxia-Sensitive MRI Contrast AgentS. Yee*, G. Wilson, F. Chavez |

SU-E-I-85 | Exploring the 18F-Fluorodeoxyglucose PET Characteristics in Staging of Esophageal Squamous Cell CarcinomaC. Ma*, Y. Yin |

SU-E-I-86 | Evaluation of the New RaySafe Unfors X2 Dosimetry SystemP. Heintz*, G. Chambers, D. Sandoval |

SU-E-I-87 | Automated Liver Segmentation Method for CBCT Dataset by Combining Sparse Shape Composition and Probabilistic Atlas ConstructionD. Li*, L. Liu, J. Chen, H. Li |

SU-E-I-88 | Mammography Imaging: Does Positioning Matter?J. Zhang*, M. Szabunio |

SU-E-I-89 | Assessment of CT Radiation Dose and Image Quality for An Automated Tube Potential Selection Algorithm Using Pediatric Anthropomorphic and ACR PhantomsU. Mahmood*, Y. Erdi, W. Wang |

SU-E-I-90 | Medical Physicists' Implication in Diagnostic CT in Switzerland: Results of After One Year of ExperienceN. Ryckx*, C. Elandoy, J. Bize, F. Verdun |

SU-E-I-91 | Reproducibility in Prescribed Dose in AEC CT Scans Due to Table Height, Patient Size, and Localizer Acquisition OrderJ. Winslow*, L. Hurwitz, O. Christianson, E. Samei |

SU-E-I-92 | Is Photon Starvation Preventing Metal Artifact Reduction Algorithm From Working in KVCT?M. Paudel*, M. MacKenzie, B. Fallone, S. Rathee |

SU-E-I-93 | Improved Imaging Quality for Multislice Helical CT Via Sparsity Regularized Iterative Image Reconstruction Method Based On Tensor FrameletH. Nam*, M. Guo, K. Lee, R. Li, L. Xing, H. Gao |

SU-E-I-94 | Automated Image Quality Assessment of Radiographic Systems Using An Anthropomorphic PhantomJ. Wells*, J. Wilson, Y. Zhang, E. Samei |

SU-E-I-95 | Personalized Radiography Technical Parameters for Each Patient and ExamF. Soares*, T. Camozzato, G. Kahl, A. Soares, A. Zottis |

SU-E-I-96 | A Study About the Influence of ROI Variation On Tumor Segmentation in PETL. Li, W. Lu, W. D'Souza, S. Tan*, S. Tan |

SU-E-I-97 | Smart Auto-Planning Framework in An EMR Environment (SAFEE)B. Zhang*, S. Chen, Y. Mutaf, K. Prado, W. D'Souza |

SU-E-I-98 | Dose Comparison for Pulmonary Embolism CT Studies: Single Energy Vs. Dual EnergyU. Mahmood*, Y. Erdi |

SU-E-I-99 | Estimation of Effective Charge Distribution by Dual-Energy CT ReconstructionD. Sakata*, S. Kida, M. Nakano, Y. Masutani, K. Nakagawa, A. Haga |

SU-E-I-100 | Heterogeneity Studying for Primary and Lymphoma Tumors by Using Multi-Scale Image Texture Analysis with PET-CT ImagesD. Li*, q. wang, H. Li, J. Chen |

SU-E-I-101 | Effects of Gantry Rotation Time On CT Number Accuracy in Single-Source Dual Energy CT Imaging with Fast-KVp SwitchingX. Liu*, D. Cody, J. Rong |