AXTI talks at international conferences and courses

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2019

- Breast imaging dosimetry. ECR 2019, Vienna, Austria, March 2019


- Do subtraction CT-derived iodine maps have the same impact on pulmonary embolism detection as dual-energy CT-derived maps? ECR 2019, Vienna, Austria, March 2019


- Breast parenchyma analysis and classification for breast masses detection using texture feature descriptors and neural networks in dedicated breast CT images. SPIE Medical Imaging, San Diego, USA, February 2019.

- Computer-aided detection of breast masses in dedicated breast CT images using adaptive parenchyma local search and deep learning. ECR 2019, Vienna, Austria, March 2019

- Automatic deep learning-based denoising filter for 4D dedicated breast CT perfusion imaging of breast cancer. ECR 2019, Vienna, Austria, March 2019


- Validation of a method to simulate the acquisition of mammographic images with different techniques. SPIE Medical Imaging, San Diego, USA, February 2019.


- Patient evaluation of breast shape-corrected tomosynthesis reconstruction. SPIE Medical Imaging, San Diego, USA, February 2019.


- Proposal of a breast phantom for dosimetry quality control procedures in digital mammography and digital breast tomosynthesis. ECR 2019, Vienna, Austria, March 2019


- Dependence of MRI-based size estimates of small invasive breast cancers on patient and tumor characteristics. ECR 2019, Vienna, Austria, March 2019

- Diffusion Weighted Imaging for breast cancer screening. ECR 2019, Vienna, Austria, March 2019


- 2D single-slice vs. 3D viewing of simulated tomosynthesis images of a small-scale breast tissue model. SPIE Medical Imaging, San Diego, USA, February 2019.

- New difference of Gaussian channel-sets for the channelized Hotelling observer? SPIE Medical Imaging, San Diego, USA, February 2019.

- A new Fourier-based model observer for image quality evaluation in the central slice of simulated breast tomosynthesis images. ECR 2019, Vienna, Austria, March 2019


- Artificial intelligence detecting breast cancer on mammography: does breast density play a role? ECR 2019, Vienna, Austria, March 2019

- Scatter radiation correction in digital breast tomosynthesis with a deep learning convolutional neural network. ECR 2019, Vienna, Austria, March 2019

2018

- Detecting breast cancer in mammography: how close is AI to radiologists? RSNA 2018, Chicago, USA, November 2018.

- Strategies to optimise the potential of tomosynthesis for screening. EUSOBI 2018, Athens, Greece, October 2018.

- Towards tomographic x-ray breast imaging…and beyond (?). Zurich University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland, September 2018.

- Breast Tomosynthesis Dosimetry: Where are we and where are we going? ECMP 2018, Copenhagen, DK, August 2018.

- Patient-specific breast dosimetry. European Congress of Radiology, Vienna, Austria, March 2018.

- Digital mammography and digital breast tomosynthesis: Image Quality, Artifacts, and Radiation Dose. Annual meeting of the Cyprus Medical Physics Association, Nicosia, Cyprus, February 2018.

- Introduction to ROC analysis. Annual meeting of the Cyprus Medical Physics Association, Nicosia, Cyprus, February 2018.

- Breast Dosimetry: Where are we and where are we going? World Congress on Biomedical Engineering and Medical Physics (IUPESM 2018), Prague, Czech Republic, June 2018.

- Breast Tomosynthesis: Physics and its consequences. World Congress on Biomedical Engineering and Medical Physics (IUPESM 2018), Prague, Czech Republic, June 2018.


- Towards Normalization of Contrast Enhancement of the Pulmonary Parenchyma on Subtraction CT Imaging, ECMP 2018, Copenhagen, DK, August 2018.

- The LUMIC challenge: how accurate are registration algorithms in registrating lung CT images for subtraction? ECMP 2018, Copenhagen, DK, August 2018.

- Pulmonary embolism-induced perfusion defects on iodine maps: quantitative comparison of dual-energy CT and subtraction CT. European Congress of Radiology, Vienna, Austria, March 2018.

- Subtraction CT of the lungs: Accuracy of motion correction software. European Congress of Radiology, Vienna, Austria, March 2018.


- Visual Grading Analysis test of image quality. LRCB Research Afternoon, Nijmegen, the Netherlands, January 2018.

- Development of algorithms to degrade the image quality of mammograms for lesion detectability studies. European Congress of Radiology, Vienna, Austria, March 2018.

- Breast phantom validation of a mammographic image modification method. Fourteenth International Workshop on Breast Imaging, Atlanta, USA, July 2018.


- Can the breast cancer screening caseload be reduced by automatic classification of mammograms with deep learning? European Congress of Radiology, Vienna, Austria, March 2018.

- How does wide-angle breast tomosynthesis depict calcifications in comparison to digital mammography? A retrospective observer study. Fourteenth International Workshop on Breast Imaging, Atlanta, USA, July 2018.


- Computer-Aided Detection of Mass-Like Abnormalities in Dedicated Breast CT Images Through Segmentation-Based Candidate Proposals and Convolutional Neural Networks. MISP 2018, Rotterdam, the Netherlands, May 2018.

- Energy-minimizing region-based active contour model with edge information for image segmentation. World Congress on Biomedical Engineering and Medical Physics (IUPESM 2018), Prague, Czech Republic, June 2018.

- Automatic estimation of glandular tissue loss due to limited reconstruction voxel size in tomographic images of the breast. Fourteenth International Workshop on Breast Imaging, Atlanta, USA, July 2018.


- CLUES on Breast Imaging. University of Chicago (USA), May 2018.

- Independent images: a requirement for phantom-based image quality assessment using model observers? Fourteenth International Workshop on Breast Imaging, Atlanta, USA, July 2018.

- Channelized Hotelling Observer performance in acquired mammographic images of an anthropomorphic breast phantom. ECMP 2018, Copenhagen, DK, August 2018.


- Material Decomposition in Limited Angle Tomography. CT Meeting, Salt Lake City, USA, May 2018.

- Dose reduction in breast CT by spectrum switching. Fourteenth International Workshop on Breast Imaging, Atlanta, USA, July 2018.


- Monochromatic Phase-contrast breast CT: a phantom-based image comparison with a clinical system. ECMP 2018, Copenhagen, DK, August 2018.

- Experimental validation of Monte Carlo code for internal breast dosimetry in mammography. ECMP 2018, Copenhagen, DK, August 2018.


- Can radiologists improve their breast cancer detection in mammography when using a deep learning-based computer system as decision support? Fourteenth International Workshop on Breast Imaging, Atlanta, USA, July 2018.

2017

- Breast dosimetry: What it does and doesn’t mean and Towards tomographic x-ray breast imaging ...and beyond (?). University of Chicago, Chicago, USA, November 2017.

- Towards tomographic x-ray imaging of the breast: Future and present. University Hospital, University of the Republic, Montevideo, Uruguay, September 2017.

- Uncertainty in Modeling: It’s all over the chain! 2nd Maxima Project Training School: Methods for breast tumor modeling and breast imaging, Varna, Bulgaria, July 2017.

- Reading strategies to optimize the potential of breast tomosynthesis. 2nd Nijmegen Advanced Breast Imaging Course, Nijmegen, the Netherlands, May 2017.

- Using Models in Breast X-ray Imaging Research. Dosimetry: A Case Study. 2nd EUTEMPE-RX Module 5, Varna, Bulgaria, May 2017.

- Monte Carlo evaluation of mean glandular dose in spot compression mammography. European Congress of Radiology, Vienna, Austria, March 2017.

- Dose in Breast Tomosynthesis: Where are we, where are we going, and what does it mean? European Congress of Radiology, Vienna, Austria, March 2017.

- The role of tomographic imaging in screening. LRCB research afternoon, Nijmegen, the Netherlands, January 2017.

- Digital breast tomosynthesis: physical principles and breast dose. Digital breast tomosynthesis course by the Spanish Society of Medical Physics (SEFM), Madrid, Spain, March 2017.


- Artifact reduction in breast tomosynthesis by including prior knowledge of the compressed breast shape. The 2017 International Conference on Fully Three-Dimensional Image Reconstruction in Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Xi'an, China, June 2017.


- Monoenergetic experimental validations of a Geant4 Monte Carlo code for breast dosimetry applications. Geant4 Users Workshop, Wollongong, Australia, September 2017.

- Experimental validations of a Monte Carlo code for breast dosimetry applications. 22nd Geant4 Collaboration Meeting, Wollongong, Australia, September 2017.


- Intra-individual comparison of direct subtraction vs. dual-energy for imaging of pulmonary perfusion: a feasibility study. European Congress of Radiology, Vienna, Austria, March 2017.


- Detecting breast cancer in mammography: how close is artificial intelligence to radiologists? RSNA 2017, Chicago, USA, November 2017.

- One-view digital breast tomosynthesis as a standalone modality for breast cancer detection: do we need more? European Congress of Radiology, Vienna, Austria, March 2017.


- A novel automatic segmentation algorithm for tissue classification of dedicated breast CT images. RSNA 2017, Chicago, USA, November 2017.

- Patient-based 4D digital phantom for dynamic contrast-enhancement breast CT imaging. RSNA 2017, Chicago, USA, November 2017.

- Classification and segmentation of different breast tissue types in breast CT images. MISP 2017, Utrecht, the Netherlands, May 2017.


- Feasibility study of the NPWE model observer for objective image quality assessment of processed digital mammography images. RSNA 2017, Chicago, USA, November 2017.

2016

- Radiation Dosimetry in Breast Cancer Imaging, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium, January 29, 2016.

- Dedicated Breast CT: Technology and patient dose. European Congress of Radiology, Vienna, Austria, March 2016.

- Breast CT: The Next Level? Nijmegen Advanced Breast Imaging Course, Radboud University Medical Center, June 1st, 2016.

- Exciting Times! Upcoming Technologies in Breast Cancer Imaging. 4th IEEE Black Sea Conference on Communications and Networking, Varna, Bulgaria, June 2016.

- Dose in Breast Tomosynthesis: Where are we and what will be accepted? Siemens Breakfast Symposium, 13th IWDM – International Workshop on Breast Imaging, Malmo, Sweden, June 2016.

- Radiation Dosimetry in Breast Tomosynthesis. 58th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine, Washington, DC, USA, August 2016.

- (Un)certainties in Radiation Dosimetry in Breast Imaging. “Uncertainty in Image Reconstruction” workshop, Department of Applied Mathematics and Computer Science, Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby, Denmark, December 2016.

- Uncertainty in Medical Imaging: It’s all over the chain! “Uncertainty in Image Reconstruction” workshop, Department of Applied Mathematics and Computer Science, Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby, Denmark, December 2016.


- Results of quality control of three different digital breast tomosynthesis systems. European Congress of Radiology, Vienna, Austria, March 2016.

- Improvement of an objective model of compressed breasts undergoing mammography. European Congress of Medical Physics, Athens, Greece, September 2016.