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Zbijewski Leads New Program for Imaging of Bone Health

No bones about it: Dr. Wojciech Zbijewski‘s research is breaking new ground in imaging technology and advancing the clinical understanding of conditions affecting the bones and joints. Dr. Z (“Wojtek”) and his team are developing new imaging methods that break … Continue reading

Automatic Planning for Spine Surgery: Paper by Joseph Goerres

Dr. Joseph Goerres, postdoctoral fellow in the I-STAR Lab and Carnegie Center for Surgical Innovation, recently published a paper in Physics in Medicine and Biology that highlights the challenge of achieving precision guidance in spinal surgery. His work addresses the … Continue reading

I-STARs at the 2017 SPIE Medical Imaging Conference

Eleven I-STARs will attend the 2017 SPIE Medical Image Conference in Orlando, FL from February 11-16, 2017 where they will present research in Image Registration, Cone-Beam CT, Image Reconstruction and Image-Guided Surgery. A complete schedule of talks and posters – … Continue reading

Paper by Jen Xu: Image quality for a new cone-beam CT head scanner

A recent publication in Physics in Medicine and Biology entitled: “Evaluation of detector readout gain mode and bowtie filters for cone-beam CT imaging of the head”, reports evaluation of the efficacy and benefits of various detector gain modes and/or use … Continue reading

I-STAR’s ‘Expanding Horizons’ at the AAPM 2016 Annual Meeting

New research from the I-STAR lab will be presented at the AAPM Annual Meeting at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington DC betewen July 31st and August 4th, 2016. Qian Cao will discuss his research on “High-Resolution Cone-Beam … Continue reading