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Journal of the Korean Society of Radiology
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Volume 7, Issue 6 - Dec 2013
Volume 7, Issue 5 - Oct 2013
Volume 7, Issue 4 - Aug 2013
Volume 7, Issue 3 - Jun 2013
Volume 7, Issue 2 - Apr 2013
Volume 7, Issue 1 - Feb 2013
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Application of Texture Feature Analysis Algorithm used the Statistical Characteristics in the Computed Tomography (CT): A base on the Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC)
Yoo, Jueun ; Jun, Taesung ; Kwon, Jina ; Jeong, Juyoung ; Im, Inchul ; Lee, Jaeseung ; Park, Hyonghu ; Kwak, Byungjoon ; Yu, Yunsik ;
Journal of the Korean Society of Radiology, volume 7, issue 1, 2013, Pages 9~15
DOI : 10.7742/jksr.2013.7.1.009
In this study, texture feature analysis (TFA) algorithm to automatic recognition of liver disease suggests by utilizing computed tomography (CT), by applying the algorithm computer-aided diagnosis (CAD) of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) design. Proposed the performance of each algorithm was to comparison and evaluation. In the HCC image, set up region of analysis (ROA, window size was
pixels) and by calculating the figures for TFA algorithm of the six parameters (average gray level, average contrast, measure of smoothness, skewness, measure of uniformity, entropy) HCC recognition rate were calculated. As a result, TFA was found to be significant as a measure of HCC recognition rate. Measure of uniformity was the most recognition. Average contrast, measure of smoothness, and skewness were relatively high, and average gray level, entropy showed a relatively low recognition rate of the parameters. In this regard, showed high recognition algorithms (a maximum of 97.14%, a minimum of 82.86%) use the determining HCC imaging lesions and assist early diagnosis of clinic. If this use to therapy, the diagnostic efficiency of clinical early diagnosis better than before. Later, after add the effective and quantitative analysis, criteria research for generalized of disease recognition is needed to be considered.
A Study on the Patient Exposure Doses from the Panoramic Radiography using Dentistry
Park, Ilwoo ; Jeung, Wonkyo ; Hwang, Hyungsuk ; Lim, Sunghwan ; Lee, Daenam ; Im, Inchul ; Lee, Jaeseung ; Park, Hyonghu ; Kwak, Byungjoon ; Yu, Yunsik ;
Journal of the Korean Society of Radiology, volume 7, issue 1, 2013, Pages 17~24
DOI : 10.7742/jksr.2013.7.1.017
This study estimate radiation biological danger factor by measuring patient's exposed dose and propose the low way of patient's exposed dose in panoramic radiography. We seek correcting constant of OSL dosimeter for minimize the error of exposed dose's measurement and measure the Left, Right crystalline lens, thyroid, directly included upper, lower lips, the maxillary bone and the center of photographing that indirect included in panoramic radiography by using the human body model standard phantom advised in ICRP. In result, the center of photographing's level of radiation maximum value is
and each upper, lower lips is
. Also in panoramic radiography, indirect included Left, Right crystalline lens's level of radiation are
, and thyroid's level of measured exposed dose can cause effect of radiation biological and we need justifiable analysis about radiation defense rule and substantiation advised international organization for the low way of patient's exposed dose in panoramic radiography of dental clinic and we judge need the additional study about radiation defense organization for protect the systematize protocol's finance and around internal organs for minimize until accepted by many people that is technological, economical and social fact by using panoramic measurement.
Time Series Analysis of Gamma exposure rates in Gangneung Area
Cha, Hohwan ; Kim, Jaehwa ;
Journal of the Korean Society of Radiology, volume 7, issue 1, 2013, Pages 25~30
DOI : 10.7742/jksr.2013.7.1.025
In this work, we investigate the statistical properties of gamma exposure rates using well-known analysis methods, such as Autocorrelation Function Analysis(ACF), Rescaled Range Analysis(R/S Analysis), and Detrended Fluctuation Analysis(DFA). Especially, DFA is an important method to reliably detect long-range correlations in non-stationary time series. Our data are measured by Gangneung regional radiation monitoring station over the period of 1998 to 2011. First, we find a crossover indicating two different governing regimes in fluctuations of gamma exposure rates. Within a year, they show a strong long-ranged memory while this property vanishes over the range of time period longer than one year. Second, our finding is very securely supported by a variety of analysis tools. Those tools yield many relevant exponents which satisfies the well known relation between them.
Study on the Measurement of Radon concentrations in soil samples using γ-spectrometer
Kang, Sunga ; Lee, Sangsoo ; Choi, Guirack ; Lee, Junhaeng ;
Journal of the Korean Society of Radiology, volume 7, issue 1, 2013, Pages 31~36
DOI : 10.7742/jksr.2013.7.1.031
The radioactive gas radon (
), which is generated from the decay process of uranium (
) originating from the soil of more than 85 percent higher the porosity of the soil, the soil can radiate out the possibility that many isotopes. In order to protect the human body from radon, above all, the development of accurate measurement techniques to formulate appropriate measures should be followed. This study Gamma-ray spectrometry using a high purity germanium (HPGe) detector, if you want to measure radon unstable the nature radiation of the background problems can be reduced, radium and radon daughter nuclides after radioactive equilibrium leads to Radon concentration was measured, the soil samples from the Gamma-ray emitting nuclides, and the energy spectrum is analyzed.
Evaluation of Clinical Availability for Shoulder Forced Traction Method to Minimize the Beam Hardening Artifact in Cervical-spine Computed Tomography (CT)
Kim, Moonjeung ; Cho, Wonjin ; Kang, Suyeon ; Lee, Wonseok ; Park, Jinwoo ; Yu, Yunsik ; Im, Inchul ; Lee, Jaeseung ; Kim, Hyeonjin ; Kwak, Byungjoon ;
Journal of the Korean Society of Radiology, volume 7, issue 1, 2013, Pages 37~44
DOI : 10.7742/jksr.2013.7.1.037
In study suggested clinical availability to shoulder forced traction method in term of quality of image, the patient's convenience and stability, according to whether to use of shoulder forced traction bend using computed tomography(CT) that X-ray calibration and various mathematic calibration algorithm application can be applied by AEC. To achieve this, 79 patients is complaining of cervical pain oriented that shoulder forced traction bend use the before and after acquires lateral projection scout image and transverse image. transverse image of a fixed size in concern field of pixel and figure the average HU value compare that quantitative analysis. Artifact and pixel and resolution to qualitative clinical estimation image analysis. the patient feel inconvenience degree that self-diagnosis survey that estimate. As a result, lateral projection scout image if you used shoulder forced traction bend for the depicted has been an increase in the number of a cervical vertebrae. transverse image concern field shoulder forced traction bend use the before and after for pixel and the average HU-value changes was judged to be almost irrelevant. Artifact and resolution and contrast, in qualitative analysis of the results relating the observer to the unusual result. So, the patients of 82.27% complained discomfort that use of shoulder forced traction bend in self-diagnosis survey. No merit of medical image by using of bend from result was analyzed quality of image to quantitative and qualitative method judged. Nowadays, CT is supplied possible revision of quality of radiation by reduction of slice and automatic exposure controller, etc and application of preconditioning filter process due to various mathematic revision algorithm. So, image noise by beam hardening artifact should not be a problem. shoulder forced traction bend of use no longer judged clinically availability because have not influence of image quality and give discomfort, have extra dangerousness.
Measurement of Space Dose Distribution during Exposure Micro Computed Tomography (μ-CT) for Scattering Rays
Jung, Hongmoon ; Won, Doyeon ; Kwon, Taegeon ; Jung, Jaeeun ;
Journal of the Korean Society of Radiology, volume 7, issue 1, 2013, Pages 45~50
DOI : 10.7742/jksr.2013.7.1.045
Non-invasive technique CT, called automated computed tomography, is used to detect lesion of a patient when diagnosing human body. Information obtained from CT plays an important role in assembling 3 dimensional images. Recently, new equipment, operated by CT, is required which can be appliable to physical and biological research. In accordance to this quest, micro-CT is invented that produce more detail and concrete information. Images supplied by CT are even more detailed and concrete, so it contributes much to the development of biology and polymer material engineering field. However, there has been little reliable reports regarding measuring information of space dose distribution about exposure dose limit of users operating micro-CT. In addition, little reports regarding space dose distribution of exposure has been known about unwanted diffraction light produced by usage of micro-CT. The exterior of micro-CT is covered by lead, which is for removing exposure of diffraction light. Thus, even if it is good enough to prevent exposure of diffraction light, consistent management of equipment will be required as time goes by and equipment are getting old as well. We measured space dose distribution regarding exposure of diffraction light of users operating micro-CT directly. Therefore, we suggest that proper management should be necessary for users operating micro-CT not to be exposed by unwanted diffraction light.
The energy spectrum and phantom image quality according to mammography target-filter combinations
Jang, Seyoung ; Oh, Wanggyun ; Park, Jongbae ; Jin, Gyehwan ;
Journal of the Korean Society of Radiology, volume 7, issue 1, 2013, Pages 51~55
DOI : 10.7742/jksr.2013.7.1.051
When the X-ray energy is high, the X-ray penetrates the object and decrease the contrast of imaging, and when the X-ray energy is low, the X-ray increases the contrast of imaging but it is to be absorbed into the object, which in the long run increases patient's radiation exposure level. Therefore, appropriate X-ray energy is an essential element affecting the imaging quality and radiation exposure level. This study simulated the energy spectrums according to the target materials of mammography, and compared qualities of phantom imaging for the management of radiolographic quality and patient's radiation exposure level with the introduction of the mammography that employs diversified radiation quality by using new anode materials.
Quantitative evaluation of MRI distortion using orthopedic prosthetic metal
Kim, Hyeonggyun ;
Journal of the Korean Society of Radiology, volume 7, issue 1, 2013, Pages 57~62
DOI : 10.7742/jksr.2013.7.1.057
Despite the many advantages of magnetic resonance imaging in orthopedic prosthetic body image distortion to the differences in the magnetic susceptibility occurs. Attached to the phantom and pork produced by the same
stainless steel and titanium specimen examined the relationship between magnetic resonance imaging and phantom images, the signal intensity changes of the subcutaneous tissue, fat-suppressed quantitative assessment of the degree through the length of image distortion and pig bones. Stainless steel to titanium to 2.8 times 4.4 times in the longitudinal direction than in the direction of the height of large image distortion, signal strength is relatively low 58.5%. Normal 56.2% compared to the subcutaneous tissue, fat-suppressed, were stainless steel 16.04%, 54.53% titanium. Experimental results than the diagnostic value of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) images of stainless steel with a titanium metal if better could see.
Research on Image Quality and Effective dose by Exposure Index Variation
Kim, Hyun Soo ; Jeong, Jae Ho ; Lee, Jong Woong ;
Journal of the Korean Society of Radiology, volume 7, issue 1, 2013, Pages 63~69
DOI : 10.7742/jksr.2013.7.1.063
Comparing with film-screen system, flat-panel detector has extensive dynamic range. Focusing flat-panel detector, whole body human phantom PBU-50 (Kyoto, kagaku, Japan) was used to perform comparative study of the estimate of image quality and exposure dose. the exposure condition was 81kV and 20mAs, which is used for Abdomen supine exam in clinical area. As a result of the kV change of the interpreted medical image which has over 30dB of PSNR value, the value of DAP shows the difference of 19.6 times. Moreover, the result of comparing kV change with effective dose of ICRP 103 shows that stochastic effect was increased by over exposure. Therefore, it is significantly necessary that digital radiation technical chart will be used to obtain high quality image and make the standard of dose by educating radio-technologist continually.
General Radiography Examination Statistical analysis of Patients in Geriatric hospitals
Kim, Kyuhyung ; Lee, Junhang ; Kim, Youngwan ;
Journal of the Korean Society of Radiology, volume 7, issue 1, 2013, Pages 71~79
DOI : 10.7742/jksr.2013.7.1.071
The purpose of this study is to establish the basic data for the management of the elderly patients aged more than 60 suffering from musculoskeletal disorders in geriatric hospitals. From January, 1 2012 to December 31, 2012, 2,500 patients who were taken the x-ray inspection and were analyzed x-ray order 5,042 cases above spines, upper lower extremities and joints. The elderly age was divided into 3 groups according to Brody elderly statistics. The majority of elderly patients who visited the hospital are exposed to spinal disorders and joint diseases. Shoulder, knee, L-spine examination cases had accounted for more than half the number of total. By age group, the number of the first quarter was most dominant commonly. Second and third quarter was maintaining slightly decrease. The fourth quarter had reduced compared to the first quarter. If the visiting purposes and the disease causes analysis and preventive measures are taken in a study, it is expected to utilize as basic data to make a plan of the education for preventing diseases and elderly behavior planning for geriatric hospitals and to redistribute health care resources of the rural areas efficiently.
The Feasibility Study of photoconductor materials for the use of a dosimeter in Radiotherapy
Jang, Giwon ; Shin, Jungwook ; Oh, Kyungmin ; Park, Sungkwang ; Kim, Jinyoung ; Park, Jikoon ; Nam, Sanghee ;
Journal of the Korean Society of Radiology, volume 7, issue 1, 2013, Pages 81~84
DOI : 10.7742/jksr.2013.7.1.081
The use of the dosimetry have been increasingly recognized as high radiation energy and radiation treatment planning(RTP) have rapidly developed in radiotherapy. There are many types of detectors for the dosimetry such as ionization chamber, film, TLD, diode, and etc. Among such detectors, the diode detector uses a photoconductor materials that generate electrical signals by the incident radiation energy. Though many research groups are recently interested in such materials, there is few experimental results except for silicon in the radiation therapy field. In this study, the feasibility of photoconductor materials was verified as a dosimeter through the evaluation of response properties at a high radiation energy. For the fabricated detectors based on
, reproducibility, linearity, and pulse-rate response were analyzed. Such evaluations are essential factors for the use of dosimeter. From results, linearity and reproducibility of the fabricated
detector indicated about 7% error. The fabricated
detector showed 1.7% error in linearity, and 12.2% error in reproducibility.
Selective transport characteristics of alkali metal ions through a cell membrane model which irradiated by γ-ray
Ko, Inho ; Yeo, Jindong ;
Journal of the Korean Society of Radiology, volume 7, issue 1, 2013, Pages 85~91
DOI : 10.7742/jksr.2013.7.1.085
The selective transport characteristics of
of cell membrane model which irradiated by 60Co
-ray was investigated. The cell membrane model used in this experiment was a Na+ type sulfonated copolymerized membrane of styrene and divinylbenezene. The initial flux of the ion was increased with increase of both
ion concentration. In this experiment range(pH 0.5-3, temperature
), first, the selectivity of
and the ratio K+/Na+ of membrane which was not irradiated was about 1.06 - 1.13 and second, that of K+ and the ratio
of membrane which was irradiated was near about 0. And the driving force of pH of irradiated membrane was significantly increased about 4-5 times than membrane which was not irradiated. As selective transport of K+ and Na+ of cell membrane model were abnormal, cell damages were appeared at cell.
Calibration of Optically Stimulated Luminescent nanoDot Dosimeter for 6 MV Photon Beam
Kim, Jongeon ; Kim, Seonghu ; Lee, Hyoyeong ;
Journal of the Korean Society of Radiology, volume 7, issue 1, 2013, Pages 93~98
DOI : 10.7742/jksr.2013.7.1.093
The purpose of this study is to investigate the calibration of an optically stimulated luminescent nanoDot dosimeter(OSLnD) to 6 MV photon beam. Dose ranges of the calibration of linear and non-linear from the analysis of dose response of the OSLnD were decided. To evaluate the accuracy of calibration equation and the calibration, the sets of the calibration and quality control dosimeter were used to make. The calibrations were performed by the linear and the non-linear in the dose range of 0~300 cGy and 20~1300 cGy, respectively. The errors of the calibration were acquired less than 0.1% respectively from the measurement of the quality control dosimeters for the calibration of linear and the non-linear. This study provides the calibration equation of the OSLnD to the 6 MV photon beam.
Effects of skin temperature change, cold pain and muscle activity by Cold Air Application type on the induced delayed onset muscle soreness
Choi, Yoorim ; Jung, Bongjae ; Hwang, Byeongjun ;
Journal of the Korean Society of Radiology, volume 7, issue 1, 2013, Pages 99~106
DOI : 10.7742/jksr.2013.7.1.099
The purpose of this study was to after induced delayed onset muscle soreness, the purpose of this study is to present the effective way on skin temperature changes and cold pain for 14 subjects during to applied with only Cold-jet stream and Cold-jet stream with infra red. 14 healthy men and women who delayed onset muscle soreness eccentric contractions induced by exercise and then the biceps alone was applied to the Cold-jet stream. We measured the time that skin temperature fall from room temperature to
(first period), the time rewarmed from
(second period), the time fall again to
(third period) and the time rewarmed again to
(fourth period). Cold-jet stream with infrared combination therapy was performed with the same method. Results of this study were 1st and 2nd experimental cooling experiments in the to fall to
Cold-jet stream with infrared combination therapy than in the Cold-jet stream was longer(p<.05). At second period, It took longer in Cold-jet stream with infrared rewarmed than Cold-jet stream to rewarm skin(p<.05). Cold-jet stream with infrared combination therapy than Cold-jet stream had less incidence of cold pain(p<.05). Thickness of biceps brachii were found significant difference related measurment each group was consistent. In this study, Cold-jet stream with infrared combination therapy more effective than Cold-jet stream in reduced cold pain and lowering skin temperature. This work was supported by education capacity building project fund of Taegu Science University, 2012.