An innovative, three-dimensional x-ray imaging technique that enhances projection radiography by adding depth resolution, Tomosynthesis Imaging explores tomosynthesis, an emerging limited-angle tomographic imaging technology that is being considered for use in a range of clinical applications, and is currently being used for breast cancer screening
Section I Introduction. The history of tomosynthesis. Section II System Design. System design and acquisition parameters for breast tomosynthesis. Detectors for tomosynthesis. Patient dose. Tomosynthesis with circular orbits. Tomosynthesis system modeling. Section III Image Reconstruction. Filtered back projection-based methods for tomosynthesis image reconstruction. Iterative image reconstruction design for digital breast tomosynthesis. Section IV System Performance. Fourier-domain methods for optimization of tomosynthesis (NEQ). Spatial-domain model observers for optimizing tomosynthesis. Observer experiments with tomosynthesis. section V Clinical Applications. Clinical applications of breast tomosynthesis. Chest tomosynthesis. Tomosynthesis applications in radiation oncology. Future developments in breast tomosynthesis. Index.