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Task Group No. 245 Tomosynthesis Quality Control

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Develop and recommend QC and Acceptance tasts for both radiographic and mammographic diagnostic x-ray tomosynthesis systems.  These tests will assess detector, system performance and image reconstructions.  Some of these tests may include: planar, spatial and vertical z-axis resolution, SDNR, contrast-details, NPS, uniformity, image lag between projections, artifacts, artifact spread function, line object spread function, cllimation, distance and angle measurements, and slice thickness (slice sensitivity profile).  The task group will test physical phantoms for quality assurance and image optimizations with radiation dose.  The phantoms can be used for both subjective and objective evaluations.  Objective evaluations will evaluate detector and image reconstructions.  Subjective evaluations will assess image quality visually and/or with computer scoring.

Bylaws:Not Referenced.Rules: Not Referenced.
Approved Date(s)Start: 3/11/2013
End: 12/31/2015
Committee Keywords: TG245
Most recent status update:We will have the first TG Meeting during the AAPM Annual Meeting - [4/3/2013 by Kish Chakrabarti] Click to update.
Chairs

Stephen Glick
Task Group Co-Chair

Wei Zhao
Task Group Co-Chair


2016 Roster

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There are 35 members and guests.
=complete and up-to-date, =complete, out-of-date, =incomplete conflict of interest statement.
VOTING Appointments
Heang-Ping Chan, PhD

3/11/2013  Member
no coi on file
Emmanuel . Christodoulou, PhD

3/11/2013  Member
no coi on file
Mini Das

2/18/2014  Member
no coi on file
Hugo De las Heras, PhD

3/11/2013  Member
up-to-date
Erik . Fredenberg, PhD

5/12/2014  Member
no coi on file
Stephen J. Glick, PhD

7/21/2015  Task Group Co-Chair
no coi on file
Mitchell M. Goodsitt, PhD

3/11/2013  Member
no coi on file
Razvan . Iordache, PhD

3/11/2013  Member
no coi on file
Bob Liu, PhD

1/1/2015  Member
up-to-date
Joseph Lo, PhD

3/11/2013  Member
up-to-date
Andrew D. A. Maidment, PhD

3/11/2013  Member
out-of-date
James G. Mainprize, PhD

3/11/2013  Member
up-to-date
Ingrid S. Reiser, PhD

5/12/2014  Member
up-to-date
Stefano . Rivetti, PhD

1/1/2015  Member
up-to-date
John M. Sabol, PhD

3/11/2013  Member
up-to-date
Ioannis Sechopoulos, PhD

2/18/2014  Member
up-to-date
Jerry A. Thomas, MS

3/11/2013  Member
up-to-date
Stefan J. Thunberg, MSc

2/18/2014  Member
no coi on file
Vladimir . Varchena, MS

2/18/2014  Member
out-of-date
Sara . Vecchio, PhD

3/11/2013  Member
no coi on file
Srinivasan Vedantham, PhD

10/20/2015  Member
out-of-date
Martin J. Yaffe, PhD

2/18/2014  Member
no coi on file
Wei Zhao, PhD

3/11/2013  Task Group Co-Chair
no coi on file
NON-VOTING Appointments
Cristel . Baiu, MEng

10/20/2015  Consultant (nonvoting)
no coi on file
Hilde T. Bosmans, PhD

3/11/2013  Member (nonvoting)
no coi on file
Patrice Heid

2/18/2014  Member (nonvoting)
no coi on file
Yue-Houng . Hu, PhD

11/4/2014  Member (nonvoting)
no coi on file
Thomas . Mertelmeier, PhD

3/11/2013  Member (nonvoting)
no coi on file
David A. Scaduto, MS

2/18/2014  Member (nonvoting)
up-to-date
Andrew Smith

11/19/2015  Guest (nonvoting)
no coi on file
Anders . Tingberg, PhD

2/18/2014  Member (nonvoting)
no coi on file
Marijean Trew

10/20/2015  Consultant (nonvoting)
no coi on file
Robert A. Uzenoff

2/18/2014  Member (nonvoting)
out-of-date
Ruben Van Engen

3/11/2013  Member (nonvoting)
no coi on file
Kenneth C. Young, PhD

2/18/2014  Member (nonvoting)
no coi on file

STAFF Appointed to Committee

None Appointed