Simulation of dose reduction in tomosynthesis.

  title={Simulation of dose reduction in tomosynthesis.},
  author={Angelica Svalkvist and Magnus B{\aa}th},
  journal={Medical physics},
  volume={37 1},
PURPOSE Methods for simulating dose reduction are valuable tools in the work of optimizing radiographic examinations. Using such methods, clinical images can be simulated to have been collected at other, lower, dose levels without the need of additional patient exposure. A recent technology introduced to healthcare that needs optimization is tomosynthesis, where a number of low-dose projection images collected at different angles is used to reconstruct section images of an imaged object. The… CONTINUE READING

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