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22 March 2010 Evaluation of the low dose cardiac CT imaging using ASIR technique
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Today Cardiac imaging is one of the key driving forces for the research and development activities of Computed Tomography (CT) imaging. It requires high spatial and temporal resolution and is often associated with high radiation dose. The newly introduced ASIR technique presents an efficient method that offers the dose reduction benefits while maintaining image quality and providing fast reconstruction speed. This paper discusses the study of image quality of the ASIR technique for Cardiac CT imaging. Phantoms as well as clinical data have been evaluated to demonstrate the effectiveness of ASIR technique for Cardiac CT applications.
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Jiahua Fan, Jiang Hsieh, Amy Deubig, Paavana Sainath, and Peter Crandall "Evaluation of the low dose cardiac CT imaging using ASIR technique", Proc. SPIE 7622, Medical Imaging 2010: Physics of Medical Imaging, 76222U (22 March 2010);

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