AXTI Publications

2018

Papers in international journals

  1. C. Balta, R.W. Bouwman, I. Sechopoulos, M.J.M. Broeders, N. Karssemeijer, R.E. van Engen and W.J.H. Veldkamp. "A model observer study using acquired mammographic images of an anthropomorphic breast phantom", Medical physics 2018;45:655-665. Abstract/PDF DOI PMID 29193129

  2. C. Balta, R.W. Bouwman, I. Sechopoulos, M.J.M. Broeders, N. Karssemeijer, R.E. van Engen and W.J.H. Veldkamp. "Can a Channelized Hotelling Observer assess image quality in acquired mammographic images of an anthropomorphic breast phantom including image processing?", Medical physics 2018. Abstract DOI PMID 30561108

  3. C. Balta, R.W. Bouwman, W.J.H. Veldkamp, M.J.M. Broeders, I. Sechopoulos, R. E and Veldkamp. "Signal template generation from acquired images for model observer-based image quality analysis in mammography.", J. of Medical Imaging 2018. Abstract DOI

  4. M. Caballo, J.M. Boone, R. Mann and I. Sechopoulos. "An unsupervised automatic segmentation algorithm for breast tissue classification of dedicated breast computed tomography images.", Medical physics 2018;45:2542-2559. Abstract DOI PMID 29676025

  5. M. Caballo, C. Fedon, L. Brombal, R. Mann, R. Longo and I. Sechopoulos. "Development of 3D patient-based super-resolution digital breast phantoms using machine learning.", Phys Med Biol. 2018;63. Abstract DOI

  6. M. Caballo, R. Mann and I. Sechopoulos. "Patient-Based 4D Digital Breast Phantom for Perfusion Contrast-Enhanced Breast CT Imaging.", Medical physics 2018;45:4448-4460. Abstract DOI

  7. C. Fedon, M. Caballo, R. Longo, A. Trianni and I. Sechopoulos. "Internal breast dosimetry in mammography: Experimental methods and Monte Carlo validation with a monoenergetic x-ray beam.", Medical physics 2018;45:1724-1737. Abstract DOI PMID 29405311

  8. C. Fedon, M. Caballo and I. Sechopoulos. "Internal breast dosimetry in mammography: Monte Carlo validation in homogeneous and anthropomorphic breast phantoms with a clinical mammography system.", Medical Physics 2018. Abstract DOI

  9. C. Fedon, C. Rabin, M. Caballo, O. Diaz, E. García, A. Rodríguez-Ruiz, G.A. González-Sprinberg and I. Sechopoulos. "Monte Carlo study on optimal breast voxel resolution for dosimetry estimates in digital breast tomosynthesis.", Physics in medicine and biology 2018;64:015003. Abstract DOI PMID 30524034

  10. C. Fedon, L. Rigon, F. Arfelli, D. Dreossi, E. Quai, M. Tonutti, G. Tromba, M.A. Cova and R. Longo. "Dose and diagnostic performance comparison between phase-contrast mammography with synchrotron radiation and digital mammography: a clinical study report", Journal of Medical Imaging 2018;5(1):013503.

  11. D. Grob, L. Oostven, M. Prokop, C.S. Prokop, I. Sechopoulos and M. Brink. "Imaging of pulmonary perfusion using subtraction CT angiography is feasible in clinical practice.", Eur. Radiol. 2018. Abstract DOI

  12. Y.-J. Kim, I. Sechopoulos, M.S. Newell, C.P. Ho, A.I. Holbrook, M. Fleming, M.B. Hamlin, P. Handa, N. Braykov and C.J. D'Orsi. "Comparison of two-view digital breast tomosynthesis to three-view digital mammography in a simulated screening setting.", Acta radiologica (Stockholm, Sweden : 1987) 2018:284185118815315. Abstract DOI PMID 30525870

  13. A. Rodriguez-Ruiz, A. Gubern-Merida, M. Imhof-Tas, S. Lardenoije, A.J.T. Wanders, I. Andersson, S. Zackrisson, K. Lång, M. Dustler, N. Karssemeijer, R.M. Mann and I. Sechopoulos. "One-view digital breast tomosynthesis as a stand-alone modality for breast cancer detection: do we need more?", European radiology 2018;28:1938-1948. Abstract/PDF DOI PMID 29230524

  14. A. Rodriguez-Ruiz, E. Krupinsky, J. Mordang, K. Schilling, S. Heywang-Kobrunner, I. Sechopoulos and R. Mann. "Detection of Breast Cancer with Mammography: Effect of an Artificial Intelligence Support System.", Radiology 2018;270. Abstract DOI

  15. A. Rodriguez-Ruiz, S. Lardenoije, A.J.T. Wanders, I. Sechopoulos and R.M. Mann. "Comparison of breast cancer detection and depiction between planar and rotating synthetic mammography generated from breast tomosynthesis.", European journal of radiology 2018;108:78-83. Abstract DOI PMID 30396675

  16. A. Rodriguez-Ruiz, J. Teuwen, S. Vreemann, R.W. Bouwman, R.E. van Engen, N. Karssemeijer, R.M. Mann, A. Gubern-Merida and I. Sechopoulos. "New reconstruction algorithm for digital breast tomosynthesis: better image quality for humans and computers.", Acta radiologica (Stockholm, Sweden : 1987) 2018;59:1051-1059. Abstract/PDF DOI PMID 29254355

  17. A. Sarno, G. Mettivier, F. Di Lillo, K. Bliznakova, I. Sechopoulos and P. Russo. "Homogeneous vs. patient specific breast models for Monte Carlo evaluation of mean glandular dose in mammography.", Physica medica : PM : an international journal devoted to the applications of physics to medicine and biology : official journal of the Italian Association of Biomedical Physics (AIFB) 2018;51:56-63. Abstract DOI PMID 29705184

  18. A. Sarno, G. Mettivier, R.M. Tucciariello, K. Bliznakova, J.M. Boone, I. Sechopoulos, F. Di Lillo and P. Russo. "Monte Carlo evaluation of glandular dose in cone-beam X-ray computed tomography dedicated to the breast: Homogeneous and heterogeneous breast models.", Physica medica : PM : an international journal devoted to the applications of physics to medicine and biology : official journal of the Italian Association of Biomedical Physics (AIFB) 2018;51:99-107. Abstract DOI PMID 29885958

  19. I. Sechopoulos, D.W.O. Rogers, M. Bazalova-Carter, W.E. Bolch, E.C. Heath, M.F. McNitt-Gray, J. Sempau and J.F. Williamson. "RECORDS: improved Reporting of montE CarlO RaDiation transport Studies.", International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics 2018;101:792-793. DOI PMID 29976491

  20. I. Sechopoulos, D.W.O. Rogers, M. Bazalova-Carter, W.E. Bolch, E.C. Heath, M.F. McNitt-Gray, J. Sempau and J.F. Williamson. "RECORDS: improved Reporting of montE CarlO RaDiation transport Studies: Report of the AAPM Research Committee Task Group 268.", Medical physics 2018;45:e1-e5. Abstract DOI PMID 29178605


Papers in conference proceedings

  1. J. Boita, A. Mackenzie and I. Sechopoulos. "Breast phantom validation of a mammographic image modification method", in: International Workshop on Breast Imaging (IWBI) of SPIE, 2018. DOI

  2. M. Caballo, C. Fedon, L. Brombal, K. Michielsen, R. Longo and I. Sechopolous. "Automatic estimation of glandular tissue loss due to limited reconstruction voxel size in tomographic images of the breast", in: International Workshop on Breast Imaging (IWBI) of SPIE, 2018. DOI

  3. M. Masi, F. Di Lillo, G. Mettivier, A. Sarno, F. Arfelli, L. Brombal, S. Donato, C. Fedon, L. Rigon and P. Russo. "Dose monitoring in synchrotron radiation breast computed tomography with radiochromic films", in: AIFM National conference of Physica Medica, 2018. DOI

  4. K. Michielsen, C. Fedon, J. Nagy and I. Sechopoulos. "Dose reduction in breast CT by spectrum switching", in: International Workshop on Breast Imaging (IWBI) of SPIE, 2018. DOI


2017

Papers in international journals

  1. G. Mettivier, K. Bliznakova, I. Sechopoulos, J. Boone, F. Di Lillo, A. Sarno, R. Castriconi and P. Russo. "Evaluation of the BreastSimulator software platform for breast tomography.", Physics in medicine and biology 2017. Abstract DOI PMID 28398906

  2. A. Rodríguez-Ruiz, G.A. Agasthya and I. Sechopoulos. "The compressed breast during mammography and breast tomosynthesis: in vivo shape characterization and modeling.", Physics in medicine and biology 2017;62:6920-6937. Abstract DOI PMID 28665291

  3. A. Sarno, D.R. Dance, R.E. van Engen, K.C. Young, P. Russo, F. Di Lillo, G. Mettivier, K. Bliznakova, B. Fei and I. Sechopoulos. "A Monte Carlo model for mean glandular dose evaluation in spot compression mammography.", Medical physics 2017;44:3848-3860. Abstract DOI PMID 28500759


2016

Papers in international journals

  1. D.R. Dance and I. Sechopoulos. "Dosimetry in x-ray-based breast imaging", Physics in Medicine and Biology 2016;61(19):R271-R304. Abstract/PDF DOI

  2. S. Ramamurthy, C.J. D'Orsi and I. Sechopoulos. "X-ray scatter correction method for dedicated breast computed tomography: improvements and initial patient testing.", Physics in Medicine and Biology 2016;61(3):1116-1135. Abstract/PDF DOI

  3. A. Rodriguez-Ruiz, M. Castillo, J. Garayoa and M. Chevalier. "Evaluation of the technical performance of three different commercial digital breast tomosynthesis systems in the clinical environment", Physica Medica 2016;32:767-77. Abstract/PDF DOI


2015

Papers in international journals

  1. R. Pike, I. Sechopoulos and B. Fei. "A minimum spanning forest based classification method for dedicated breast CT images.", Med Phys 2015;42(11):6190. Abstract/PDF DOI PMID 26520712

  2. I. Sechopoulos, E.S.M. Ali, A. Badal, A. Badano, J.M. Boone, I.S. Kyprianou, E. Mainegra-Hing, K.L. McMillan, M.F. McNitt-Gray, D.W.O. Rogers, E. Samei and A.C. Turner. "Monte Carlo reference data sets for imaging research: Executive summary of the report of AAPM Research Committee Task Group 195.", Med Phys 2015;42(10):5679-5691. Abstract/PDF DOI PMID 26429242