OSA's Digital Library

Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

| EXPLORING THE INTERFACE OF LIGHT AND BIOMEDICINE

  • Editors: Andrew Dunn and Anthony Durkin
  • Vol. 5, Iss. 14 — Nov. 16, 2010

Singular-value decomposition of a tomosynthesis system

Anna Burvall, Harrison H. Barrett, Kyle J. Myers, and Christopher Dainty  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 20, pp. 20699-20711 (2010)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.18.020699


View Full Text Article

Enhanced HTML    Acrobat PDF (1543 KB) Open Access





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations

Abstract

Tomosynthesis is an emerging technique with potential to replace mammography, since it gives 3D information at a relatively small increase in dose and cost. We present an analytical singular-value decomposition of a tomosynthesis system, which provides the measurement component of any given object. The method is demonstrated on an example object. The measurement component can be used as a reconstruction of the object, and can also be utilized in future observer studies of tomosynthesis image quality.

© 2010 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(000.1430) General : Biology and medicine
(100.3190) Image processing : Inverse problems
(340.7440) X-ray optics : X-ray imaging

ToC Category:
Image Processing

History
Original Manuscript: July 12, 2010
Revised Manuscript: September 8, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: September 10, 2010
Published: September 15, 2010

Virtual Issues
Vol. 5, Iss. 14 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

Citation
Anna Burvall, Harrison H. Barrett, Kyle J. Myers, and Christopher Dainty, "Singular-value decomposition of a tomosynthesis system," Opt. Express 18, 20699-20711 (2010)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/vjbo/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-18-20-20699


Sort:  Author  |  Year  |  Journal  |  Reset  

References

  1. J. T. DobbinsIII, and D. J. Godfrey, "Digital x-ray tomosynthesis: current state of the art and clinical potential," Phys. Med. Biol. 48, R65-R106 (2003). [PubMed]
  2. J. T. DobbinsIII, "Tomosynthesis: at translational crossroads," Med. Phys. 36, 1956-1967 (2009). [PubMed]
  3. L. T. Niklason, "Digital tomosynthesis in breast imaging," Radiology 1997, 399-406 (1997).
  4. G. Gennaro, A. Toledano, C. di Maggio, E. Baldan, E. Bezzon, M. La Grassa, L. Pescarini, I. Polico, A. Proietti, A. Toffoli, and P. C. Muzzio, "Digital breast tomosynthesis versus digital mammography: a clinical performance study," Eur. Radiol. (2009), doi:10.1007/s00330-009-1699-5. [PubMed]
  5. I. Andersson, D. M. Ikeda, S. Zackrisson, M. Ruschin, T. Svahn, P. Timberg, and A. Tingberg, "Breast tomosynthesis and digital mammography: a comparison of breast cancer visibility and BIRADS classification in a population of cancers with subtle mammographic findings," Eur. Radiol. 18, 2817-2825 (2008). [PubMed]
  6. W. F. Good, G. S. Abrams, V. J. Catullo, D. M. Chough, M. A. Ganott, C. M. Hakim, and D. Gur, "Digital breast tomosynthesis: a pilot observer study," Am. J. Radiology 190, 865-869 (2008).
  7. S. P. Poplack, T. D. Tosteson, C. A. Kogel, and H. M. Nagy, "Digital breast tomosynthesis: Initial experience in 98 women with abnormal digital screening mammography," Am. J. Radiology 189, 616-623 (2007).
  8. A. S. Chawla, J. Y. Lo, J. A. Baker, and E. Samei, "Optimized image acquisition for breast tomosynthesis in projection and reconstruction space," Med. Phys. 36, 4859-4869 (2009). [PubMed]
  9. T. Wu, R. H. Moore, E. A. Rafferty, and D. B. Kopans, "A comparison of reconstruction algorithms for breast tomosynthesis," Med. Phys. 31, 2636-2647 (2004). [PubMed]
  10. Y. Zhang, H.-P. Chan, B. Sahiner, J. Wei, M. M. Goodsitt, L. M. Hadjiiiski, J. Ge, and C. Zhou, "A comparative study of limited-angle cone-beam reconstruction methods for breast tomosynthesis," Med. Phys. 33, 3781-3795 (2006). [PubMed]
  11. H. H. Barrett, and K. J. Myers, Foundations of Image Science (John Wiley, Hoboken, New Jersey, 2004).
  12. M. Bertero, and P. Boccacci, Inverse Problems in Imaging (Institute of Physics Publishing, Bristol, UK, 1998).
  13. H. H. Barrett, J. N. Aarsvold, and T. J. Roney, "Null functions and eigenfunctions: tools for the analysis of imaging systems," Lect. Notes Comput. Sci. 11, 211-226 (1991).
  14. A. Burvall, H. H. Barrett, C. Dainty, and K. J. Myers, "Singular-value decomposition for through-focus imaging systems," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 23, 2440-2448 (2006).
  15. J. Yao, and H. H. Barrett, "Predicting human performance by a channelized Hotelling observer," Proc. SPIE 1768, 161-168 (1992).
  16. H. H. Barrett, J. Yao, J. P. Rolland, and K. J. Myers, "Model observers for assessment of image quality," Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 90, 9758-9765 (1993). [PubMed]
  17. M. Y. Chiu, H. H. Barrett, R. G. Simpson, C. Chou, J. W. Arendt, and G. R. Gindi, "Three-dimensional radiographic imaging with a restricted view angle," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 69, 1323-1333 (1979).
  18. R. Pierri, A. Liseno, F. Soldovieri, and R. Solimene, "In-depth resolution for a strip source in the Fresnel zone," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 18, 352-359 (2001).
  19. A. D. Polianin, and A. V. Manzhirov, Handbook of integral equations (CRC Press, Florida, 1998) chapter 11.2.
  20. C. Lanczos, Linear differential operators (Van Nostrand, London, 1961).
  21. A. E. Burgess, "Visual signal detection with two-component noise: low-pass spectrum effects," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 16, 694-704 (1999).
  22. I. Reiser, and R. M. Nishikawa, "Task-based assessment of breast tomosynthesis: Effects of acquisition parameters and quantum noise," Med. Phys. 37, 1591-1600 (2010). [PubMed]
  23. F. O. Bochud, C. K. Abbey, and M. P. Eckstein, "Statistical texture synthesis of mammographic images with clustered lumpy backgrounds," Opt. Express 4, 33-43 (1998).
  24. K. G. Metheany, C. K. Abbey, N. Packard, and J. M. Boone, "Characterizing anatomical variability in breast CT images," Med. Phys. 35, 4685-4694 (2008). [PubMed]
  25. C. K. Abbey, and J. M. Boone, "An ideal observer for a model of x-ray imaging in breast parenchymal tissue," (E.A. Krupinski, Ed.): IWDM 2008, LNCS 5116, 393-400 (2008).
  26. C. Zhang, P. R. Bakic, and A. D. A. Maidment, "Development of an anthropomorphic breast software phantom based on region growing algorithm," Proc. SPIE 6918, 69180V (2008).
  27. S. Park, J. M. Witten, and K. J. Myers, "Singular vectors of a linear imaging system as efficient channels for the Bayesian ideal observer," IEEE Trans. Med. Imaging 28, 657-668 (2009). [PubMed]

Cited By

Alert me when this paper is cited

OSA is able to provide readers links to articles that cite this paper by participating in CrossRef's Cited-By Linking service. CrossRef includes content from more than 3000 publishers and societies. In addition to listing OSA journal articles that cite this paper, citing articles from other participating publishers will also be listed.


« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited