US Patent 7,840,249
United States Patent and Trademark Office
University of Iowa Research Foundation (Iowa City, IA, US)
The present invention relates to a method and system (CMCT system) for improving spatial resolution imaging of CT systems. The systems and method can achieve improved spatial resolution while using CT X-ray dosage levels comparable to those currently used in practice. The system and method can be used for micro-tomography and/or micortomosynthesis of a local region and/or volume of interest in a patient head or another body part.
Wang, Ge and Zhao, Shiying Clinical micro-CT (CMCT) methods, techniques and apparatus. US Patent 7,840,249 filed November 17, 2005 and issued November 23, 2010. https://ir.uiowa.edu/patents/525