Effects of Tissue Material Properties on X-Ray Image, Scatter and Patient Dose A Monte Carlo Simulation

@inproceedings{Roser2019EffectsOT,
  title={Effects of Tissue Material Properties on X-Ray Image, Scatter and Patient Dose A Monte Carlo Simulation},
  author={Philipp Roser and Annette I. Birkhold and Xia Zhong and Elizaveta Stepina and Markus Kowarschik and Rebecca Fahrig and Andreas K. Maier},
  booktitle={Bildverarbeitung f{\"u}r die Medizin},
  year={2019}
}
With increasing patient and staff X-ray radiation awareness, many efforts have been made to develop accurate patient dose estimation methods. To date, Monte Carlo (MC) simulations are considered golden standard to simulate the interaction of X-ray radiation with matter. However, sensitivity of MC simulation results to variations in the experimental or clinical setup of image guided interventional procedures are only limited studied. In particular, the impact of patient material compositions is… 
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