Technique Publications

  • Langheinrich, A. C., E. L. Ritman: Quantitative imaging of microvascular permeability in a rat model of lipopolysaccharide-induced sepsis: evaluation using cryostatic micro-computed tomography. Investigative Radiology 41(8):645-650, 2006.
  • Ritman, E. L., J. H. Dunsmuir, A. Faridani, D. V. Finch, K. T. Smith and P. J. Thomas: Local reconstruction applied to x-ray microtomography. In: Chavent G, Papanicolaou G, Sacks P, Symes W (eds.): IMA Volumes in Mathematics and Its Applications, Inverse Problems in Wave Propagation. Springer- Verlag, New York, 1997, 90:443-452.
  • Jorgensen, S. M., O. Demirkaya and E. L. Ritman: Three-dimensional imaging of vasculature and parenchyma in intact rodent organs with x-ray micro-CT. American Journal of Physiology 275(Heart Circ Physiol 44):H1103-H1114, 1998.
  • Wan, S-Y., A. P. Kiraly, E. L. Ritman and W. E. Higgins: Extraction of the hepatic vasculature in rats using 3-D micro-CT images. IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging 19(9):964-971, 2000.
  • Kantor, B., S. M. Jorgensen, P. E. Lund, M. S. Chmelik, D. A. Reyes and E. L. Ritman: Cryostatic micro-computed tomography imaging of arterial wall perfusion. Scanning 24:186-190, 2002.
  • Wan, S-Y, E. L. Ritman and W. E. Higgins: Multi-generational analysis and visualization of the vascular tree in 3D micro-CT images. Computers in Biology and Medicine 32:55-71, 2002.
  • Ritman, E. L.: Molecular imaging in small animals - roles for micro-CT. J Cellular Biochem 39:116-124, 2002.
  • Masyuk, T. V., B. Q. Huang, C. J. Ward, A. I. Masyuk, D. Yuan, P. L. Splinter, R. Punyashthiti, E. L. Ritman, V. E. Torres, P. C. Harris and N. F. LaRusso: Defects in cholangiocyte fibrocystin expression and ciliary structure in the PCK rat. Gastroenterology 125:1303-1310, 2003.
  • Ritman, E. L.: Micro-computed tomography - current status and developments. Ann Rev of Biomed Eng'r 6:185-208, 2004.
  • Nordsletten, D. A., S. Blackett, M. D. Bentley, E. L. Ritman and N. P. Smith: Structural morphology of renal vasculature. Am J Physiol: Heart Circ Physiol 291:H296-H309, 2006.
  • Ritman, E. L., A. Lerman:  The dynamic vasa vasorum. Cardiovasc Res 75(4):649-658, 2007. [Invited Review].
  • Ritman, E. L.: Small-animal CT – its difference from, and impact on, clinical CT. Nucl Instr Methods in Physics Res A 580(2):968-970, 2007.
  • Yu, K-C., E. L. Ritman, W. E. Higgins: System for the analysis and visualization of large 3D anatomical trees. Computers in Biology and Medicine 37:1802-1820, 2007.
  • Lee, J., P. Beighley, E. Ritman, N. Smith: Automatic segmentation of 3D micro-CT coronary vascular images. Medical Image Analysis 11(6):630-647 (Dec) 2007.
  • Wischgoll, T., J. S. Choy, E. L. Ritman, G. S. Kassab: Validation of image-based method for extraction of coronary morphometry. Annals Biomedical Engineering 36(3):356-368, 2008.
  • Jorgensen, S. M., D. R. Eaker, A. J. Vercnocke, E. L. Ritman: Reproducibility of global and local reconstruction of three-dimensional micro-computed tomography of    iliac crest biopsies. IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging 27(4):569-575, 2008.
  • Ritman, E. L., S. M. Jorgensen, P. E. Lund, P. J. Thomas, J. H. Dunsmuir, J. C. Romero, R. T. Turner and M. E. Bolander: Synchrotron-based micro-CT of in situ biological Basic Functional Units and their integration. Proc SPIE, Developments in X-Ray Tomography 3149:13-24, 1997.
  • Wan, S-Y., E. L. Ritman and W. E. Higgins: Extraction and analysis of large vascular networks in 3D micro-CT images. Proc SPIE – Medical Imaging 1999, Physiology and Function from Multidisciplinary Images 3660:322-334, 1999.
  • Demirkaya, O. and E. L. Ritman: Noise reduction in x-ray microtomographic images by anisotropic diffusion filtration of the scanner projection images. Proc SPIE, Medical Imaging 1999, Imaging Processing 3661:690-697, 1999.
  • Jorgensen, S. M., D. A. Reyes, C. A. MacDonald and E. L. Ritman: Micro-CT scanner with a focusing polycapillary x-ray
  • Wan, S-Y., E. L. Ritman and W. E. Higgins: Exploration of extracted geometrical information from 3D vascular images. Medical Informatics Symposium in Taiwan 2000 (Oct 26-29), pp. 181-185. [Best Paper Award]
  • Riedel, C. H., S-C Chuah, M. Zamir and E. L. Ritman: Accurate segmentation for quantitative analysis of vascular trees in 3D micro-CT images. Proc SPIE Medical Imaging 2002: Physiology and Function from Multidimensional Images 4683:256-265, 2002.
  • Ritman, E. L. and F. Peyrin: Micro-imaging of small animals and biological specimens. Proc 2002 IEEE Internat'l Symposium on Biomed Imaging, pp 361-364, (July 7-10)2002. [IEEE Cat Nr: 02EX608C - CD-ROM]
  • Jorgensen, S. M., B. Blank and E. L. Ritman: Cryostatic micro-CT imaging of transient processes. Proc SPIE: Developments in X-ray Tomography III 4503:140-145, 2002.
  • Ritman, E. L.: Picture Perfect (Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering Take Center Stage at NIH Institute). Chemical & Engineering News 80(35):24-28, 2002. [Cover Story, Interview]
  • Witt, S. T., C. H. Riedel, M. Goessl, M. S. Chmelik and E. L. Ritman: Point spread function deconvolution in 3D micro-CT angiography for multiscale vascular tree separation. Proc SPIE Medical Imaging 2003: Physics of Med Imaging 5030:720-727, 2003.
  • Yu, K. C., E. L. Ritman, A. P. Kiraly, S. Y. Wang, M. Zamir and W. E. Higgins: Toward reliable multi-generational analysis of anatomical trees in 3D high-resolution CT images. Proc of SPIE Medical Imaging 2003: Physiology and Function - Methods, Systems, and Applications 5031:178-186, 2003.
  • Gössl, M., P. E. Beighley, S. M. Jorgensen and E. L. Ritman: Cryostatic micro-CT imaging of extravascular transport in various tissues. 7th Triennial International Symposium on Fluid Control, Measurement and Visualization, Sorrento, Italy, pp 1-9 (Aug 25-28) 2003. [CD-ROM Proc ISBN 0-9533991-4-1]
  • Yu, K-C., W. E. Higgins and E. L. Ritman: 3D model-based vascular tree analysis using differential geometry. Proc IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging, pp 177-180, (Apr 15-18) 2004. [CD-ROM Proc ISBN 0-7803-8389-3]
  • Jorgensen, S. M., M. S. Chmelik, D. R. Eaker, C. A. MacDonald and E. L. Ritman: A polycapillary x-ray optics-based integrated micro-SPECT/CT scanner. IN: Bonse U. (ed): Proc SPIE - Developments in X-ray Tomography IV 5535:36-42 2004.
  • Yu, K-C., E. L. Ritman and W. E. Higgins: Graphical tools for improved definition of 3D arterial trees. IN: Amini A., Manduca A., (eds.): Proc SPIE Medical Imaging 2004: Physiology, Function, and Structure from Medical Images 5369:485-495, 2004.
  • Masyuk T. V., A. I. Masyuk, E. L. Ritman, N. F. LaRusso: Three-dimensional reconstruction of the rat intrahepatic biliary tree: Physiological Implications. IN: Alpini, G., Alvaro D., Marzioni M., LeSage G., LaRusso N. (eds.): The Pathophysiology of Biliary Epithelia (Medical Intelligence Unit). Georgetown, Landes Bioscience, 2004, Chapter 5, pp 60-71.
  • Yu, K.-C., E. L. Ritman and W. E. Higgins: System for 3D visualization and data mining of large vascular trees. IN: Javadi B., Okano F., Son J. (eds.): Three-dimensional TV, Video and Display IV, SPIE Optics East 2005. Proc SPIE 6016:60160B-1-60160B-15, 2005.
  • MacDonald, C. A., Noor Mail, W. M. Gibson, S. M. Jorgensen, E. L. Ritman: Micro gamma camera optics with high sensitivity and resolution. Proc SPIE Medical Imaging 2005: Physics of Medical Imaging 5745:1-6, 2005.
  • Jorgensen, S. M., D. R. Eaker, A. J. Vercnocke and E. L. Ritman: Reproducibility of 3D micro-CT gray-scale and structural dimension data in longitudinal studies. Proc SPIE Medical Imaging 2006: Physiology, Function, and Structure from Medical Images 6143 (Prt 2):61433H-1-61433H-9, 2006.
  • Ritman, E. L., D. R. Eaker and S. M. Jorgensen: Micro-CT as a guide for clinical CT development. IN: Bonse U. (ed.): Proc SPIE: Developments in X-ray Tomography V 6318: 631801-1 – 631801-8, 2006.
  • Ritman, E. L.: Imaging of microvascular systems with micro-CT. IN: Gropler, R. J., Glover D. K., Sinusas A. J., Taegtmeyer H. (eds.): Cardiovascular Molecular Imaging, New
  • Easter RN, Chan Q, Lai B, Ritman EL, Caruso JA, Qin Z. Vascular metallomics: copper in the vasculature. Vascular Medicine.

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