Imaging Sciences

Publications

Ruola Ning, David Conover, Yong, Yu, Weixing Cai, and Xianghua Lu, “Flat panel detector-based cone beam CT lung imaging: Preliminary system evaluation,” SPIE Physics of Medical Imaging, Vol. 5745, 147-158 (2005).

Zikuan Chen, Ruola Ning, Yong Yu, and David Conover, “Three-dimensional PSF characterization of circle-plus-arc cone-beam computed tomography,” SPIE Physics of Medical Imaging, Vol. 5745, 664-675 (2005).

David Conover, Ruola Ning, Yong Yu, Xianghua Lu, R Wood, J Reeder, and A Johnson, “Small animal imaging using a flat panel-based cone beam computed tomography (FPD-CBCT) imaging system,” SPIE Physics of Medical Imaging, Vol. 5745, 307-319 (2005).

Dong Yang, Ruola Ning, Yong Yu, David Conover, and Xianghua Lu, “Modified FDK half-scan (MFDKHS) scheme on a flat panel detector-based cone-beam CT,” SPIE Physics of Medical Imaging, Vol. 5745, 1030-1037 (2005).

Yan Zhang, Ruola Ning, David Conover, and Yong Yu, “Image noise due to quantum fluctuations in flat-panel detector based cone-beam CT imaging,” SPIE Physics of Medical Imaging, Vol. 5745, 656-663 (2005).

Zikuan Chen, and Ruola Ning, “Super-gridded cone-beam reconstruction and its application to PSF calculation,” Applied Optics, Vol. 44, 4615-4624 (2005).

Zikuan Chen and Ruola Ning, “Forest representation of vessels in cone-beam CT angiography,” Computerized Medical Imaging and Graphics, Vol. 29, 1-14 (2005).

Zikuan Chen and Ruola Ning, “Pixel-pyramid model for divergent projection geometry,” Optical Engineering, Vol. 44(2), 027002 (2005).

Zikuan Chen and Ruola Ning, “Pitfalls in point-spread-function measurement of computed tomography system by micro phantom reconstruction,” Optical Engineering, Vol. 44(1), 017002 (2005).

Ruola Ning, David Conover, Yong Yu, Yan Zhang, Weixing Cai, Dong Yang, and Xianghua Lu, “Flat panel detector-based cone beam CT for dynamic imaging: system evaluation,” Proc. SPIE Vol. 6142, 61422C (2006).

Ruola Ning, David Conover, Yong Yu, Yan Zhang, Weixing Cai, Xianghua Lu, and Ricardo Betancourt-Benitez, “A novel cone beam breast CT scanner: preliminary system evaluation,” Proc. SPIE Vol. 6142, 614211 (2006).

David Conover, Ruola Ning, Scott Paoni, Ian Wilson, Xianghua Lu, Yan Zhang, and Bruce Fenton, “Cone beam computed tomography angiogenesis imaging: preliminary studies,” Proc. SPIE Vol. 6143, 61433G (2006).

Zikuan Chen, Ruola Ning, David Conover, and Xianghua Lu, “Blood flow measurement by cone-beam CT bolus imaging,” Proc. SPIE Vol. 6143, 61432J (2006).

Zikuan Chen, Ruola Ning, David Conover, and Kathleen Willison, “Nonlinear dual-spectral image fusion for improving cone-beam-CT-based breast cancer diagnosis,” Proc. SPIE Vol. 6142, 61422P (2006).

Dong Yang, Ruola Ning, David Conover, and Yong Yu, “Reconstruction implementation based on a flat panel detector cone beam breast CT,” Proc. SPIE Vol. 6142, 61424H (2006).

Ricardo Betancourt Benítez, Ruola Ning, and David Conover, “Comparison measurements of DQE for two flat panel detectors: fluoroscopic detector vs. cone beam CT detector,” Proc. SPIE Vol. 6142, 61422K (2006).

Yan Zhang, Ruola Ning, and David Conover, “Investigation of image lag in a high-speed flat panel detector-based cone beam CT imaging system,” Proc. SPIE Vol. 6142, 61420Z (2006).

Weixing Cai, Ruola Ning, and David Conover, “Scatter correction using beam stop array algorithm for cone-beam CT breast imaging,” Proc. SPIE Vol. 6142, 61423E (2006).

Weixing Cai, Ruola Ning, and Dong Yang, “Computer simulation of FDK reconstruction with the in-line holographic projection data,” Proc. SPIE Vol. 6142, 61424G (2006).

Zikuan Chen and Ruola Ning, “Volume fusion for two-circular-orbit cone-beam tomography,” Applied Optics, Vol. 45(23), 5960-5966 (2006).

Zikuan Chen, Ruola Ning, David Conover, and Yong Yu, “Spatial shift variance and anisotropic blurring of cone-beam computed tomography imaging system,” Optical Engineering Vol. 45(9), 097003 (2006).

Dong Yang and Ruola Ning, “FDK Half-Scan with a Heuristic Weighting Scheme on a Flat Panel Detector-Based Cone Beam CT (FDKHSCW),” International Journal of Biomedical Imaging, Vol. 2006, 83983 (2006).

Ruola Ning, David Conover, Yong Yu, Yan Zhang, Weixing Cai, Ricardo Betancourt-Benitez, and Xianghua Lu, “A novel cone beam breast CT scanner: system evaluation,” Proc. SPIE Vol. 6510, 651030 (2007)

Zikuan Chen and Ruola Ning, “Anisotropic point spread function of cone-beam computed tomography,” Proc. SPIE Vol. 6510, 65100F (2007)

Zikuan Chen and Ruola Ning, “Bolus tracking by cone-beam reconstruction and reprojection,” Proc. SPIE Vol. 6511, 65111Z (2007)

Dong Yang, Ruola Ning, Shaohua Liu, and David Conover, “Implementation and evaluation of 4D cone beam CT (CBCT) reconstruction,” Proc. SPIE Vol. 6510, 65105T (2007)

Yan Zhang, Ruola Ning, and David Conover, “Metal artifacts correction in cone-beam CT bone imaging,” Proc. SPIE Vol. 6510, 65105K (2007)

Ricardo Betancourt Benítez, Ruola Ning, and David Conover, “Complete MTF evaluation of two cone beam CT systems,” Proc. SPIE Vol. 6510, 65104I (2007)

Ricardo Betancourt Benítez, Ruola Ning, and David Conover, “Cone beam CT image quality measurements: PSF de-convolution,” Proc. SPIE Vol. 6510, 65104Z (2007)

Weixing Cai, Ruola Ning, Yan Zhang and David Conover, “Evaluation of a new breast-shaped compensation filter for a newly built breast imaging system,” Proc. SPIE Vol. 6510, 651039 (2007)

Contact

Thomas Foster
University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 648
Rochester, NY 14642