Stephen Rudin, PhD

Selected Publications

  1. Rana VK, Gill K, Rudin S, and Bednarek DR: Significance of Including Field Non-Uniformities such as the Heel Effect and Beam Scatter in the Determination of the Skin Dose Distribution during Interventional Fluoroscopic Procedures. SPIE vol. 8313-59, 2012. In: Proceedings from Medical Imaging 2012: Physics of Medical Imaging, San Diego, CA, paper 83131N:1-9. NIHMSID 391950.
  2. Swetadri Vasan SN, Panse A, Jain A, Sharma P, Ionita CN, AH Titus, AN Cartwright, Bednarek DR, Rudin S: Dose Reduction Technique Using a Combination of a Region of Interest (ROI) Material X-Ray Attenuator and Spatially Different Temporal Filtering for Fluoroscopic Interventions. SPIE vol. 8313-191, 2012. In: Proceedings from Medical Imaging 2012: Physics of Medical Imaging, San Diego, CA, paper 831357:1-11. NIHMSID 391952.
  3. Sharma P, Swetadri Vasan SN, Cartwright AN, Titus AH, Bednarek DR, Rudin S: Two dimensional extensible array configuration for EMCCD-based solid state x-ray detectors. SPIE vol. 8313-194, 2012. In: Proceedings from Medical Imaging 2012: Physics of Medical Imaging, San Diego, CA, paper 83135A:1-12. NIHMSID 391956.
  4. Swetadri Vasan SN, Ionita CN, Titus AH, Cartwright AN,  Bednarek DR, Rudin S: Graphics Processing Unit(GPU) implementation of Image Processing algorithms to  improve system performance of the Control Acquisition, Processing and Image Display System (CAPIDS) of the Micro-Angiographic Fluoroscope (MAF). SPIE vol. 8313-159, 2012. In: Proceedings from Medical Imaging 2012: Physics of Medical Imaging, San Diego, CA, paper 83134C:1-8. NIHMSID 391955
  5. Rana V, Rudin S and Bednarek DR: Use of a graphic processing unit (GPU) to facilitate real-time 3D graphic presentation of the patient skin-dose distribution during fluoroscopic interventional procedures. SPIE vol. 8313-150, 2012. In: Proceedings from Medical Imaging 2012: Physics of Medical Imaging, San Diego, CA, paper 831343:1-8. NIHMSID 391958.
  6. Panse A, Swetadri Vasan SN, Jain A, Bednarek DR, Rudin S: Dose reduction by moving a region of interest (ROI) beam attenuator to follow a moving object of interest. SPIE vol. 8313-189, 2012. In: Proceedings from Medical Imaging 2012: Physics of Medical Imaging, San Diego, CA, paper 831355:1-7. NIHMSID 391960.
  7. Gupta S, Jain A, Bednarek DR, Rudin S: Overcoming x-ray tube small focal spot output limitations for high-resolution region of interest imaging. SPIE vol. 8313-192, 2012. In: Proceedings from Medical Imaging 2012: Physics of Medical Imaging, San Diego, CA, paper 831358:1-11. NIHMSID 391962. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3419545/
  8. Ionita CN, Loughran B, Jain A, Swetadri Vasan SN, Bednarek DR, Rudin S: New head equivalent phantom for task and image performance evaluation representative for neurovascular procedures occurring in the Circle of Willis. SPIE vol. 8313-25, 2012. In: Proceedings from Medical Imaging 2012: Physics of Medical Imaging, San Diego, CA, paper 83130Q:1-12. NIHMSID 391963.
  9. Ionita CN, Jain A, Loughran B,  Swetadri Vasan SN, Bednarek DR, Levi E, Siddiqui A, Hopkins LN, Rudin S: Evaluation of intracranial aneurysm coil embolization in phantoms and patients using a high resolution Microangiograpic Fluoroscope (MAF). SPIE vol. 8313-42, 2012. In: Proceedings from Medical Imaging 2012: Physics of Medical Imaging, San Diego, CA, paper 831316:1-12. NIHMSID 391964. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3419595/
  10. Wang W, Ionita CN, Huang Y, Qu B, Panse A, Jain A, Bednarek DR, Rudin S: Region-of-Interest Micro-Angiographic Fluoroscope Detector Used in Aneurysm and Artery Stenosis Diagnoses and Treatment. SPIE vol. 8313-43, 2012. In: Proceedings from Medical Imaging 2012: Physics of Medical Imaging, San Diego, CA, paper 831317:1-9. NIHMSID 391966.
  11. Ionita CN, Bednarek DR, Rudin S: Investigation of metrics to assess vascular flow modification for diverter device designs using hydrodynamics and angiographic studies. SPIE vol. 8317-14, 2012. In: Proceedings from Medical Imaging 2012: Biomedical Applications: Molecular, Structural, and Functional Imaging, San Diego, CA, paper 83170F:1-12. NIHMSID 391967.
  12. Sharma P, Vasan SNS, Titus A, Cartwright AN, Bednarek DR, Rudin S: A 2x2 Array of EMCCD-Based Solid State X-Ray Detectors. Proceedings of IEEE-EMBS 2012 Annual Meeting, Anahiem CA, paper353.
  13. Sharma P, Vasan SNS, Titus A, Cartwright AN, Bednarek DR, Rudin S: Implementation of Digital Multiplexing for High Resolution X-ray Detector Arrays. Proceedings of IEEE-EMBS 2012 Annual Meeting, Anahiem CA, paper 1567.
  14. Dai Tiantian, Deng Xiao, Ionita CN, Wei Qingyang, Ma T, Lui Y, Bednarek DR, Rudin S, Yao R: Development and Assessment of Statistical Iterative Image Reconstruction for CT on a Small Animal SPECT/CT Dual-Modality System. 2012 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference, Oct 27 – Nov 3, 2012, Anaheim, CA, accepted Poster M17-41.
  15. Wei Qingyang, Jain A, Ionita CN, Deng Xiao, Dai Tiantian, Ma T, Lui Y, Bednarek DR, Rudin S, Yao R: Signal Characteristics Study of Continuous-Scintillator CCD-Based Single Photon Counting (SPC) Detector. 2012 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference, Oct 27 – Nov 3, 2012, Anaheim, CA, accepted Poster M10-44.
  16. Deng X, Dai Tiantian, Ionita CN, Jain A, Panse A, Bednarek DR, Rudin S, Yao R: Development of a Small Animal SPECT and CT Dual Function Imager with a Micro-columnar CsI(Tl) and CCD based Detector. 2012 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference, Oct 27 – Nov 3, 2012, Anaheim, CA, accepted Poster M10-58.
  17. Singh V, Rudin S, Bednarek DR, Vasan SNS, Jain A: Intrinsic and total system performance evaluation for a newly developed Solid State X-ray Image Intensifier (SSXII) detector. SPIE vol. 8668-18, 2013. In: Proceedings from Medical Imaging 2013: Physics of Medical Imaging, Orlando, FL, paper 8668??:?-?. In print.
  18. Vasan SNS, Sharma P, Singh V, Jain A, Ionita CN, Titus AH, Cartwright AN, Bednarek DR, Rudin S: Quantitative analysis of an enlarged area Solid State X-ray Image Intensifier (SSXII) detector based on Electron Multiplying Charge Coupled Device (EMCCD) technology. SPIE vol. 8668-17, 2013. In: Proceedings from Medical Imaging 2013: Physics of Medical Imaging, Orlando, FL, paper 8668??:?-?. In print.
  19. Loughran B, Vasan SNS, Singh V, Ionita CN, Jain A, Bednarek DR, Titus AH, Rudin S: Design considerations for a new, high resolution Micro-Angiographic Fluoroscope based on a CMOS sensor SPIE vol. 8668-4, 2013. In: Proceedings from Medical Imaging 2013: Physics of Medical Imaging, Orlando, FL, paper 8668??:?-?. In print.
  20. Ionita CN, Bednarek DR, Rudin S: Evaluation of embolic deflection devices using optical particle tracking. SPIE vol. 8672-41, 2013. In: Proceedings from Medical Imaging 2013: Biomedical Applications in Molecular, Structural, and Functional Imagin, Orlando, FL, paper 8672??:?-?. In print.
  21. Jain A, Bednarek DR, Rudin S: Theoretical performance analysis for CMOS based high resolution detectors. SPIE vol. 8668-212, 2013. In: Proceedings from Medical Imaging 2013: Physics of Medical Imaging, Orlando, FL, paper 8668??:?-?. In print.
  22. Vasan SNS, Sharma P, Ionita CN, Titus AH, Cartwright AN, Bednarek DR, Rudin S: Image acquisition, geometric correction and display of images from a 2x2 x-ray detector array based on Electron Multiplying Charge Coupled Device (EMCCD) technology. SPIE vol. 8668-201, 2013. In: Proceedings from Medical Imaging 2013: Physics of Medical Imaging, Orlando, FL, paper 8668??:?-?. In print.
  23. Vasan SNS, Pope L, Ionita CN, Titus AH, Cartwright AN, Bednarek DR, Rudin S: Dose Reduction in Fluoroscopic Interventions Using a Combination of a Region of Interest (ROI) X-Ray Attenuator and Spatially-Different, Temporally-Variable Temporal Filtering. SPIE vol. 8668-142, 2013. In: Proceedings from Medical Imaging 2013: Physics of Medical Imaging, Orlando, FL, paper 8668??:?-?. In print.
  24. Rana VK, Rudin S, Bednarek DR: Updates in the real-time Dose Tracking System (DTS) to improve the accuracy in calculating the radiation dose to the patient’s skin during fluoroscopic procedures. SPIE vol. 8668-143, 2013. In: Proceedings from Medical Imaging 2013: Physics of Medical Imaging, Orlando, FL, paper 8668??:?-?. In print.

Abstracts of presentations

  1. Bednarek DR, Rana VK, Rudin S: Peak Skin Dose for Cardiac Catheterization Procedures Determined with an Automatic Dose-tracking System (abstract). Program of 97nd Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of RSNA, Nov. 27 - Dec. 2, 2011, Chicago, November 30, 2011, Scientific Presentation (Oral Paper) SSK15-02, p. 196, ID 11012154. Online program abstract: page 69-70.
  2. Ionita CN, Loughran B, Swetadri Vasan SN, Jain A, Bednarek DR, Rudin S: Estimation of Micro-Angiographic Fluoroscope (MAF) gain settings for digital subtraction angiography (DSA) based on the fluoroscopic exposure (abstract). Medical Physics 39(6):3630, June 2012, SU-E-I-26.
  3. Ionita CN, Bednarek DR, Rudin S: Effect of the flow diverter resistance on the aneurysm angiographic time density curves (abstract). Medical Physics 39(6):3894, June 2012, TU-A-218-3.
  4. Loughran B, Ionita CN, Bednarek DR, Rudin S: Evaluating a Brain Imaging Material (BIM) as a brain-tissue surrogate for use in Neuro-Endovascular Imaged-Guided Intervention (EIGI) research (abstract). Medical Physics 39(6):3632, June 2012, SU-E-I-31.
  5. Loughran B, Singh V, Panse A, Bednarek DR, Rudin S: Alignment and assembly of small field of view pre-clinical images taken with a Micro-Solid State X-ray Imaging Detector (abstract). Medical Physics 39(6):3651, June 2012, SU-E-I-113.
  6. Rudin S, Bednarek DR: An Educational Physical Environment Concept with Close Research and Clinical Collaborations (abstract). Medical Physics 39(6):3624, June 2012, SU-E-E-5.
  7. Jain A, Ionita CN, Panse A, Bednarek DR, Rudin S: Effect of focal spot choice on the system performance of a high-resolution Micro-Angiographic Fluoroscope (MAF) detector (abstract). Medical Physics 39(6):3631, June 2012, SU-E-I-27.
  8. Jain A, Bednarek DR, Rudin S: Performance evaluation of a proposed CMOS-based x-ray detector using linear cascade model analysis (abstract). Medical Physics 39(6):3630, June 2012, SU-E-I-25.
  9. Gupta S, Jain A, Huang Y, Bednarek DR, Rudin S: Evaluation of the Performance of the Solid State X-ray Image Intensifier (SSXII) using Generalized Metrics (abstract). Medical Physics 39(6):3622, June 2012, SU-D-218-4.
  10. Singh V, Loughran B, Bednarek DR, Rudin S: An ultra-high resolution small field of view solid state x–ray imaging detector based on an electron multiplying CCD (abstract). Medical Physics 39(6):3647, June 2012, SU-E-I-99.
  11. Singh V, Loughran B, Bednarek DR, Rudin S: Pre-clinical imaging with an ultra-high resolution x-ray detector (abstract). Medical Physics 39(6):3651, June 2012, SU-E-I-112.
  12. Swetadri Vasan SN, Sharma P, Singh V, Jain A, Ionita CN, Titus AH, Cartwright AN,  Bednarek DR, Rudin S: Phantom studies of newly developed Solid State X-ray Image Intensifier (SSXII) for x-ray image guided neurovascular interventions (abstract). Medical Physics 39(6):3894, June 2012, TU-A-218-4.
  13. Swetadri Vasan SN, Panse A, Jain A, Sharma P, Ionita CN, Titus AH, Cartwright AN,  Bednarek DR, Rudin S: Real-time adaptive corrections for varying Source-to-Image-distance (SID), for a novel Region of Interest (ROI) fluoroscopy dose reduction technique involving spatially different temporal filtering (abstract). Medical Physics 39(6):3608, June 2012, SU-C-218-2.
  14. Rana VK, Bednarek DR, Rudin S: Development of graphic patient models for a real-time skin dose tracking system (DTS) for fluoroscopic interventional procedures (abstract). Medical Physics 39(6):3631, June 2012, SU-E-I-28.
  15. Dai Tiantian, Deng Xiao, Ionita CN, Wei Qingyang, Ma T, Bednarek DR, Rudin S, Yao R: Statistical iterative image reconstruction with accurate system matrix for a small animal CT. Proceeding of 2012 World Congress, Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, Beijing, May 26-31, 2012.
  16. Wei Qingyang, Ionita CN, Deng Xiao, Jain A, Vasan SN, Dai Tiantian, Lui Y, Bednarek DR, Rudin S, Yao R: Feasibility study of a SPECT detector composed of LYSO scintillator and EMCCD. Proceeding of 2012 World Congress, Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, Beijing, May 26-31, 2012.
  17. Rudin S, Jain A, Ionita CN, Bednarek DR, Siddiqui A, Levy E, Hopkins LN: Advances in the Micro-Angiographic Fluoroscope (MAF) (abstract). Program of 98nd Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of RSNA, Nov. 25 - Nov. 30, 2012, Chicago, November 2012, Scientific Presentation (Oral Paper) SSM18-01, ID 12024775. http://rsna2012.rsna.org/search/event_display.cfm?em_id=12024775
  18. Dashkoff N, Bednarek DR, Rana VK, Rudin S: Implementation of a real-time skin dose tracking system in a cardiac catheterization laboratory (abstract). Poster presentation, J Am Coll Cardiol (JACC) 2012;60(17_S) Abstract TCT-317, Oct 23, 2012. http://content.onlinejacc.org/article.aspx?articleid=1383587