2014

- F. A. Kotasidis, C. Tsoumpas, and A. Rahmim

Advanced kinetic modelling strategies: towards adoption in clinical PET imaging (invited review article)

Clinic. & Transl. Imaging, vol. 2, pp. 219-237, 2014. - A. Rahmim, A. K. Tahari, and T. H. Schindler

Towards quantitative myocardial perfusion PET in the clinic

J. Am. Coll. Radiol., vol. 11, pp. 429-432, 2014. - A. K. Tahari, P. E. Bravo, A. Rahmim, F. M. Bengel, and Z. Szabo

Initial human experience with Rubidium-82 renal PET/CT imaging

J. Med. Imag. Rad. Onc., vol. 58, pp. 25-31, 2014. - H. Ghadiri, M. B. Shiran, H. R. Soltanian-Zadeh, A. Rahmim, H. Zaidi, and M. R. Ay

Derivation of attenuation map for attenuation correction of PET data in the presence of nanoparticulate contrast agents using spectral CT imaging

Ann. Nucl. Med., vol. 28, pp. 559-570, 2014. - P. Ghafarian, M. R. Ay, A. Fard-Esfahani, A. Rahmim, and H. Zaidi

Quantification of PET and CT misalignment errors due to bulk motion in cardiac PET/CT imaging: phantom and clinical studies

Frontiers in Biomed. Tech., vol. 1, pp. 159-167, 2014. - Z. Shahpouri, A. K. Asl, A. B. Rajabi, J. Hossain, S. M. Entezarmahdi, S. Mohseni, N. Yaghoobi, and A. Rahmim

A comparative assessment of dynamic and conventional Thallium-201 SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging: Monte Carlo simulations and case studies

Frontiers in Biomed. Tech., vol. 1, pp. 91-102, 2014. - N. Zeraatkar, S. Sajedi, M. H. Farahani, H. Arabi, S. Sarkar, P. Ghafarian, A. Rahmim, and M. R. Ay

Resolution-recovery-embedded image reconstruction for a high-resolution animal SPECT

Physica Medica, vol. 30, pp. 774-781, 2014. - S. Sajedi, N. Zeraatkar, V. Moji, M. H. Farahani, S. Sarkar, H. Arabi, B. Tehmoorian, P. Ghafarian, A. Rahmim, and M. R. Ay

Design and development of a high resolution animal SPECT scanner dedicated for rat and mouse imaging

Nucl. Inst. & Methods in Phys. Research A, vol. 741, pp. 169-176, 2014. - A. Rahmim, J. Tang, and H. Mohy-ud-Din

Direct 4D parametric imaging in dynamic myocardial perfusion PET

Frontiers in Biomed. Tech., vol. 1, pp. 4-13, 2014. - N. A. Karakatsanis, G. Loudos, A. Rahmim, and K. Nikita

Monte-Carlo based characterization of the counting rate (NECR) response for personalized optimization of the administered activity in clinical PET imaging

Frontiers in Biomed. Tech., vol. 1, pp. 14-34, 2014.

2013

- A. M. Alessio, A. Rahmim, and C. G. Orton (Moderator)

Resolution modeling enhances PET imaging (invited point/counterpoint) (erratum)

Med. Phys., vol. 40, pp. 120601, 2013. - A. Rahmim and J. Tang

Noise propagation in resolution modeled PET imaging and its impact on detectability

Phys. Med. Biol., vol. 58, pp. 6945-6968, 2013. - N. A. Karakatsanis, M. A. Lodge, A. K. Tahari, Y. Zhou, R. L. Wahl, and A. Rahmim

Dynamic whole body PET parametric imaging: I. concept, acquisition protocol optimization and clinical application

Phys. Med. Biol., vol. 58, pp. 7391-7418, 2013. - N. A. Karakatsanis, M. A. Lodge, Y. Zhou, R. L. Wahl, and A. Rahmim

Dynamic whole body PET parametric imaging: II. task-oriented statistical estimation

Phys. Med. Biol., vol. 58, pp. 7419-7445, 2013. - A. Rahmim, J. Qi, and V. Sossi

Resolution modeling in PET imaging: theory, practice, benefits, and pitfalls (review article)

Med. Phys., vol. 40, pp. 064301, 2013. - A. Rahmim, J. Tang, and H. Zaidi

Four-dimensional image reconstruction strategies in cardiac-gated and respiratory-gated PET imaging (invited review article)

PET Clinics, vol. 8, pp. 51-67, 2013. - P. Geramifar, M. S. Zafarghandi, P. Ghafarian, A. Rahmim, and M. R. Ay

Respiratory-induced errors in tumor quantification and delineation in CT attenuation corrected PET images: effects of tumor size, tumor location and respiratory trace – a simulation study using the 4D XCAT Phantom

Molec. Imag. Biol., vol. 15, pp. 655-665, 2013. - A. Mehranian, M. R. Ay, A. Rahmim, and H. Zaidi

X-ray CT metal artifact reduction using wavelet domain L0 sparse regularization

IEEE Trans. Med. Imag., vol. 32, pp. 1707-1722, 2013. - A. Mehranian, M. R. Ay, A. Rahmim, and H. Zaidi

3D prior image constrained projection completion for X-ray CT metal artifact reduction

IEEE Trans. Nucl. Sci., vol. 60, pp. 3318-3332, 2013. - A. Mehranian, A. Rahmim, M. R. Ay, F. Kotasidis, and H. Zaidi

An ordered-subsets proximal preconditioned gradient algorithm for edge-preserving PET image reconstruction

Med. Phys., vol. 40, pp. 052503, 2013. - S. Sajedi, A. Kamali-Asl, M. R. Ay, M. H. Farahani, and A. Rahmim

A novel non-linear recursive filter design for extracting high rate pulse features in nuclear medicine imaging and spectroscopy

Med. Eng. Phys., vol. 35, pp. 754-764, 2013. - A. Mehranian, H. S. Rad, A. Rahmim, M. R. Ay, and H. Zaidi

Smoothly clipped absolute deviation (SCAD) regularization for compressed sensing MRI using an augmented Lagrangian scheme

Mag. Reson. Imag., vol. 31, pp. 1399-1411, 2013.

2012

- L. Lu, N. A. Karakatsanis, J. Tang, W. Chen, and A. Rahmim

3.5D dynamic PET image reconstruction incorporating kinetics-based clusters

Phys. Med. Biol., vol. 57, pp. 5035-5055, 2012. - A. Rahmim, Y. Zhou, J. Tang, L. Lu, V. Sossi, and D. F. Wong

Direct 4D parametric imaging for linearized models of reversibly binding PET tracers using generalized AB-EM reconstruction

Phys. Med. Biol., vol. 57, pp. 733-755, 2012.

2011

- N. Zeraatkar, M. R. Ay, P. Ghafarian, S. Sarkar, P. Geramifar, and A. Rahmim

Monte Carlo-based evaluation of inter-crystal scatter and penetration in the PET subsystem of three GE Discovery PET/CT scanners

Nucl. Inst. & Methods in Phys. Research A, vol. 659, pp. 508-514, 2011. - P. Geramifar, M. R. Ay, M. S. Zafarghandi, S. Sarkar, G. Loudos, and A. Rahmim

Investigation of time-of-flight benefits in an LYSO-based PET/CT scanner: A Monte Carlo study using GATE

Nucl. Inst. & Methods in Phys. Research A, vol. 641, pp. 121-127, 2011. - J. Tang, W. P. Segars, T-S. Lee, X. He, A. Rahmim, and B. M. W. Tsui

Quantitative study of cardiac motion estimation and abnormality classification in emission computed tomography

Med. Eng. Phys., vol. 33, p. 563-572, 2011. - M. R. Ay, M. Shirmohammad, S. Sarker, A. Rahmim, and H. Zaidi

Comparative assessment of energy mapping approaches in CT-based attenuation correction for PET

Molec. Imag. Biol., vol. 13, pp. 187-198, 2011. - P. Ghafarian P, S. M. Aghamiri, M. R. Ay, A. Rahmim, T. H. Schindler, O. Ratib, and H. Zaidi

Is metal artefact reduction mandatory in cardiac PET/CT imaging in the presence of pacemaker and implantable cardioverter defibrillator leads?

Eur. J. Nucl. Med. Mol. Imaging, vol. 38, p. 252-262, 2011.

2010

- J. Tang, H. Kuwabara, D. F. Wong, and A. Rahmim

Direct 4D reconstruction of parametric images incorporating anato-functional joint entropy

Phys. Med. Biol., vol. 55, 4261-4272, 2010. - P. Ghafarian P, S. M. Aghamiri, M. R. Ay, B. Fallahi, A. Rahmim, T. H. Schindler, O. Ratib, and H. Zaidi

Coronary calcium score scan-based attenuation correction in cardiovascular PET imaging

Nucl. Med. Commun., vol. 31, p. 780-787, 2010. - D. F. Wong
*et al.*

Quantification of cerebral cannabinoid receptors subtype 1 (CB1) in healthy subjects and schizophrenia by the novel PET radioligand [11C]OMAR

NeuroImage, vol. 52, pp. 1505-1513, 2010. - J.-C. Cheng, S. Blinder, A. Rahmim, and V. Sossi

A scatter calibration technique for dynamic brain imaging in high resolution PET

IEEE Trans. Nucl. Sci., vol. 57, pp. 225-233, 2010. - M. A. Lodge, A. Rahmim, and R. L. Wahl

Simultaneous measurement of noise and spatial resolution in PET phantom images

Phys. Med. Biol., vol. 55, pp. 1069-1081, 2010. - M. S. Ardestani
*et al.*

Novel and facile methods for the synthesis of DTPA-mono-amide: a new completely revised strategy in radiopharmaceutical chemistry

J. Radioanalytical & Nucl. Chem., vol. 283, pp. 447-455, 2010.

2009

- A. Rahmim, J. Tang, and H. Zaidi

Four-dimensional (4D) image reconstruction strategies in dynamic PET: beyond conventional independent frame reconstruction (review article)

Med. Phys., vol. 36, pp. 3654-3670, 2009. - J. Tang and A. Rahmim

Bayesian PET image reconstruction incorporating anato-functional joint entropy

Phys. Med. Biol., vol. 54, pp. 7063-7075, 2009. - J. Tang, A. Rahmim, R. Lautamaki, M. A. Lodge, F. M. Bengel, and B. M. W. Tsui

Optimization of Rb-82 PET acquisition and reconstruction protocols for myocardial perfusion defect detection

Phys. Med. Biol., vol. 54, pp. 3161-3171, 2009. - M. A. Lodge, A. Rahmim, and R. L. Wahl

A practical, automated quality assurance method for measuring spatial resolution in positron emission tomography

J. Nucl. Med., vol. 50, pp. 1307-1314, 2009. - P. Geramifar, M. R. Ay, M. S. Zafarghandi, G. Loudos, and A. Rahmim

Performance comparison of four commercial GE Discovery PET/CT scanners: a Monte Carlo study using GATE

Iranian J. Nucl. Med., vol. 17, pp. 26-33, 2009. - S. Lashkari, M. R. Ay, S. Sarkar, and A. Rahmim

The influence of crystal size and material on intercrystal scattering and parallax in PET block detectors: a Monte Carlo study

Iranian J. Med. Phys., vol. 5, pp. 67-76, 2009.

2008

- A. Rahmim, J. Tang, M. A. Lodge, S. Lashkari, M. R. Ay, R. Lautamaki, B. M. W. Tsui, and F. M. Bengel

Analytic system matrix resolution modeling in PET: an application to Rb-82 cardiac imaging

Phys. Med. Biol., vol. 53, pp. 5947-5965, 2008. - A. Rahmim, K. Dinelle, J.-C. Cheng, M. A. Shilov, W. P. Segars, S. C. Lidstone, S. Blinder, O. G. Rousset, H. Vajihollahi, B. M. W. Tsui, D. F. Wong, and V. Sossi

Accurate event-driven motion compensation in high-resolution PET incorporating scattered and random events

IEEE Trans. Med. Imag., vol. 27, pp. 1018-1033, 2008. - A. Rahmim, J.-C. Cheng, K. Dinelle, M. A. Shilov, W. P. Segars, O. G. Rousset, B. M. W. Tsui, D. F. Wong, and V. Sossi

System matrix modelling of externally tracked motion

Nucl. Med. Comm., vol. 29, pp. 574-581, 2008. - A. Rahmim and H. Zaidi

PET versus SPECT: strengths, limitations and challenges (invited review article)

Nucl. Med. Comm., vol. 29, pp. 193-207, 2008. - O. G. Rousset, D. L. Collins, A. Rahmim, and D. F. Wong

Design and implementation of an automated partial volume correction in PET: application to dopamine receptor quantification in the normal human striatum

J. Nucl. Med., vol. 49, pp. 1097-1106, 2008. - K. M. Wilcox, Y. Zhou, D. F. Wong, M. Alexander, A. Rahmim, J. Hilton, and M. R. Weed

Blood levels and DA transporter occupancy of orally administered methylphenidate in juvenile rhesus monkeys measured by high resolution PET

Synapse, vol. 62, pp. 950-952, 2008. - M. Shirmohammad, M. R. Ay, S. Sarkar, and A. Rahmim

Comparing 511keV attenuation maps obtained from different energy mapping methods for CT based attenuation correction of PET data

Iranian J. Med. Phys., vol. 5, pp. 23-34, 2008. - H. F. Moghaddam, M. S. Ardestani, M. Saffari, L. Navidpour, A. Shafiee, and A. Rahmim

Dopaminergic but not glutamatergic neurotransmission is increased in the striatum after selective cyclooxygenase-2 inhibition in normal and hemiparkinsonian rats

Basic & Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology, vol. 103, pp. 293-296, 2008.

2007

- A. Rahmim, O. G. Rousset, and H. Zaidi

Strategies for motion tracking and correction in PET (invited review article)

PET Clinics, vol. 2, pp. 251-266, 2007. - O. G. Rousset, A. Rahmim, A. Alavi, and H. Zaidi

Partial volume correction strategies in PET (invited review article)

PET Clinics, vol. 2, pp. 235-249, 2007. - J.-C. Cheng, A. Rahmim, S.Blinder, M-L. Camborde, K. Raywood, and V Sossi

A scatter corrected list-mode reconstruction and a practical scatter/random approximation technique for dynamic PET imaging

Phys. Med. Biol, vol. 52, pp. 2089-2106, 2007. - S. Sarkar, M. A. Oghabian, I. Mohammadi, A. Mohammadpur, and A. Rahmim

A linogram/sinogram cross-correlation method for motion correction in planar and SPECT imaging

Trans. Nucl. Sci., vol. 54, pp. 71-79, 2007.

2006

- A. Rahmim and R. L. Wahl

An overview of clinical PET/CT (invited review article)

Iranian J. Nucl. Med., vol. 14, pp. 1-14, 2006 - A. Horti, H. Fan, H. Kuwabara, J. Hilton, H. Ravert, D. P. Holt, M. Alexander, A. Kumar, A. Rahmim, U. Scheffel, D. F. Wong, and R. F. Dannals

11C-JHU75528: a radiotracer for PET imaging of CB1 cannabinoid receptors

J. Nucl. Med., vol. 47, pp. 1689-1696, 2006.

2005

- A. Rahmim, J. C. Cheng, S. Blinder, M-L. Camborde, and V. Sossi

Statistical dynamic image reconstruction in state-of-the-art high resolution PET

Phys. Med. Biol., vol. 50, pp. 4887-4912, 2005. - V. Sossi, M-L. Camborde, G. Tropini, D. Newport, A. Rahmim, D. J. Doudet, and T. J. Ruth

The influence of measurement uncertainties on the evaluation of the distribution volume ratio and binding potential in rat studies on a microPET R4: a phantom study

Phys. Med. Biol., vol. 50, pp. 2859-2869, 2005.

2004

- A. Rahmim, M. Lenox, A. J. Reader, C. Michel. Z. Burbar, T. J. Ruth, and V. Sossi

Statistical list-mode image reconstruction for the high resolution research tomograph

Phys. Med. Biol., vol. 49, pp. 4239-4258, 2004. - A. Rahmim, P. Bloomfield, S. Houle, M. Lenox, C. Michel, K. R. Buckley, T. J. Ruth, and V. Sossi

Motion compensation in histogram-mode and list-mode EM reconstructions: beyond the event-driven approach

IEEE Trans. Nucl. Sci., vol. 51, pp. 2588-2596, 2004. - V. Sossi, K. R. Buckley, P. Piccioni, A. Rahmim, M.-L. Camborde, E. Strome, S. Lapi, and T. J. Ruth

Printed sources for positron emission tomography (PET)

IEEE Trans. Nucl. Sci., vol. 52, pp. 114-118, 2004.

2002

- A. Rahmim, S. Tixier, T. Tiedje, S. Eisebitt, M. Lorgen, R. Scherer, W. Eberhardt, J. Luning, and A. Scholl

Interference between magnetism and surface roughness in coherent soft x-ray scattering

Phys. Rev. B, vol. 65, 235421, 2002.