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Digital Tomosynthesis: Is This an Import...

Digital Tomosynthesis: Is This an Important New Breast Imaging Technique?
Time: 07:15 AM – 08:15 AM Author: Jay Alan Baker, MD, David Gur, ScD, and Elizabeth Ann Rafferty, MD Code: SH40 Objective: Attendees will learn about the potential advantages of tomosynthesis for breast imaging. They will also learn about potential obstacles to widespread implementation of clinical breast tomosynthesis. Attendees will be informed about the results of studies on...

Update Course in Diagnostic Radiology Ph...

Update Course in Diagnostic Radiology Physics: Advances in Digital Tomosynthesis
Time: 08:30 AM – 10:00 AM Author: James Talmage Dobbins, PhD,  Martin J. Yaffe, PhD,  James G. Mainprize, and Tao Wu Code: RC225 Objective: This session has three sections. The first is Matrix Inversion Tomosynthesis, which discusses various imaging geometries used with tomosynthesis. Attendees will learn mathematical principles behind matrix inversion tomosynthesis. They will...

Update Course in Diagnostic Radiology Ph...

Update Course in Diagnostic Radiology Physics: Overview of Tomosynthesis.
Time: 2:00 PM- 3:30 PM Author: Martin J. Yaffe, PhD, Mitchell M. Goodsitt, and James Talmage Dobbins, PhD Code: RC125 Objective: This session includes three sections. The first is Introduction to Tomosynthesis, which discusses the basic ideas of tomosynthesis and how it differs from CT. Attendees will become familiar with the major technical issues influencing image quality and...

New Trends in Digital Mammography.

New Trends in Digital Mammography.
Time: 2:00 PM- 3:30 PM Author: Andrew Karellas, PhD, and Maryellen L. Giger, PhD Code: RC121 Objective: This session includes two sections. The first is Digital Mammography: X-ray Generation and Image Acquisition, which discusses new trends in X-ray generation, X-ray target, filtration and spectra for digital mammography. Attendees will appreciate the impact of X-ray spectral changes...