Daniel R. Bednarek, MD

Selected Publications

  1. Rudin S, Bednarek DR, CY Yang: Real-time equalization of region of interest fluoroscopic images using binary masks. Medical Physics, 26(7):1359-1364, Jul 1999. 
  2. Liu R, Rudin S, Bednarek DR: Super-global model for image intensifier distortion. Medical Physics, 26(9): 1802-1810, 1999. 
  3. DR Bednarek, S Rudin: Comparison of two dose-area-product (DAP) ionization chambers with different conductive surface coating for Over-table and Under-table Tube Configurations. Health Phys. 78(3):316-321, March 2000. 
  4. Massoumzadeh P, Rudin S, Bednarek DR: Quantitative Evaluation of Amorphous Selenium (a-Se) for Region of Interest (ROI) Fluoroscopy SPIE vol. 3977, pp. 658-669, 2000, In: Proceedings from Med. Imag. 2000: Physics of Med. Imag., San Diego, CA. paper #76. Cum Laude Award (First Prize, Blue Ribbon) 
  5. Rudin S, Wu Y, Kyprianou I, Ionita C, Wang Z, Ganguly A, Bednarek DR: Microangiographic detector with fluoroscopic capability. SPIE vol. 4682, pp. 344 354, 2002. In: Proc. from Medical Imaging 2002: Physics of Medical Imaging, San Diego, CA. 
  6. Ganguly A, Rudin S, Bednarek DR, Hoffmann KR, Kyprianou I: Micro-angiography for Neuro-vascular Imaging, Part 1: Experimental Measurements and Feasibility. Medical Physics 30(11): 3018-3028, Nov 2003. 
  7. Ganguly A, Rudin S, Bednarek DR, Hoffmann KR: Micro-angiography for Neuro-vascular Imaging, Part 2: Cascade Model Analysis. Medical Physics 30(11): 3029-3039, Nov 2003. 
  8. I.S. Kyprianou, S. Rudin, D.R. Bednarek, K.R. Hoffmann: Generalizing the MTF and DQE to include x-ray scatter and focal spot unsharpness: Application to a new micro-angiographic system. Medical Physics 32(2): 613-626, 2005 
  9. Rudin S, Yadava G, Josan G, Kuhls A, Rangwala H, Wu Y, Ionita C, Bednarek DR: New light-amplifier-based detector designs for high spatial resolution and high sensitivity CBCT mammography. SPIE vol. 6142, pp. 6142R1-11, 2006. In: Proc. from Medical Imaging 2006: Physics of Med. Imag., San Diego, CA, paper #6 
  10. Rudin S, Bednarek DR, Hoffmann KR: Endovascular Image Guided Interventions (EIGI). Invited Vision 20/20 paper. Medical Physics 35(1): 301-309, Jan 2008. www.pubmedcentral.gov/articlerender.fcgi?artid=2669303 
  11. Kuhls-Gilcrist AT, Yadava GK, Patel V, Bednarek DR, Rudin S: The Solid-State X-Ray Image Intensifier (SSXII): An EMCCD-Based X-Ray Detector. SPIE vol. 6913, 2008. #19. PMCID2557100 
  12. Patel V, Hoffmann KR, Ionita CN, Keleshis C, Bednarek DR, Rudin S: Rotational micro-CT using a clinical rotational angiography gantry. Medical Physics Letter, Medical Physics 35(10): 4757–4764, Oct 2008. www.pubmedcentral.gov/articlerender.fcgi?artid=2663391 
  13. Yadava G, Rudin S, Kuhls-Gilcrist AT, Patel V, Hoffmann KR, Bednarek DR: A Practical X-ray Exposure-Equivalent Metric for Instrumentation Noise in High-Sensitivity and Fluoroscopic X-ray Imagers. Phys. Med. Biol. 53(18): 5107-5121, 21 Sep 2008. PMCID2562256 www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2692717/ 
  14. Kuhls-Gilcrist A, Jain A, Bednarek DR, Hoffmann KR, Rudin S: Measurement of the MTF of digital radiographic image receptors using the noise response. Medical Phys. 37(2):724-735, 2010. PMC in progress. 
  15. Wang W, Ionita CN, Keleshis C, Kuhls-Gilcrist A, Jain A, Bednarek DR, Rudin S: Progress in the Development of a new Angiography Suite including the High Resolution Micro-Angiographic Fluoroscope (MAF), a Control, Acquisition, Processing, and Image Display System (CAPIDS), and a New Detector Changer Integrated into a Commercial C-Arm Angiography Unit to Enable Clinical Use. SPIE vol. 7622, 2010, #200. www.nihms.nih.gov/pmc/articlerender.fcgi?artid=237867; Received Honorable Mention Award.