Noise Suppression in Image-domain Multi-material Decomposition for Dual-energy CTs.

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Summary of "Noise Suppression in Image-domain Multi-material Decomposition for Dual-energy CTs."

Dual-energy CT (DECT) strengthens the material characterization and quantification due to its capability of material discrimination. The image-domain multi-material decomposition (MMD) via matrix inversion suffers from serious degradation of the signal-to-noise ratios (SNRs) of the decomposed images and thus the clinical application of DECT is limited. In this work, we propose a noise suppression algorithm based on the noise propagation for image-domain MMD.


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Name: IEEE transactions on bio-medical engineering
ISSN: 1558-2531


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