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Peer-reviewed journal publications

2017

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Arabi H and Zaidi H "Comparison of atlas-based techniques for whole-body bone segmentation" Med Image Anal Vol. 36, pp 98–112 (2017).

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Xie T, Kustner N and Zaidi H "Computational hybrid anthropometric paediatric phantom library for internal radiation dosimetry" Phys Med Biol Vol. 62, No. 8, pp 3263-3283 (2017).

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Mainta I, Perani D, Delattre B, Assal F, Haller S, Vargas MI, Zekry DS, Frisoni GB, Zaidi H, Ratib O, Garibotto V "FDG PET/MR imaging in dementia" Curr Alzheimer Res Vol. 14, No. 2, pp 186-197 (2017).

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Lamanna G, Tabouret-Viaud C, Rager O, Jorcano S, Vees H, Seimbille Y, Zaidi H, Ratib O, Buchegger F, Miralbell R, Zilli T, Garibotto V "Long-term results of a comparative PET/CT and PET/MRI study of 11C-acetate and 18F-fluorocholine for restaging of early recurrent prostate cancer" Clin Nucl Med Vol. 42, No. 5, pp e242-246 (2017).

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Poletti P-A, Becker M, Becker CD, Halfon-Poletti CD, Rutschmann OT, Zaidi H, Perneger T, Platon A "Emergency assessment of patients with acute abdominal pain using low-dose CT with iterative reconstruction: A comparative study" Eur Radiol Vol. 27, No. 8, pp 3300-3309 (2017).

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Hatt M, Lee J, Schmidtlein CR, El Naqa I, Caldwell C, De Bernardi E, Lu W, Das S, Geets X, Gregoire V, Jeraj R, MacManus M, Mawlawi O, Nestle U, Pugachev A, Schöder H, Shepherd T, Spezi E, Visvikis D, Zaidi H, Kirov AS "Classification and evaluation strategies of auto-segmentation approaches for PET" Med Phys Vol. 44, No. 6, pp e1-e42 (2017).

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Fatnassi C, Boucenna R and Zaidi H "Mixed model phase evolution for correction of magnetic field inhomogeneity effects in 3D quantitative gradient echo-based MRI" Med Phys Vol. 44, No. 7, pp 3739-3751 (2017).

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Berthon B, Spezi E, Galavis P, Shepherd AT, Apte A, Hatt M, Fayad H, De Bernardi E, Soffientini C, Schmidtlein CR, El Naqa I, Jeraj R, Lu W, Das S, Zaidi H, Mawlawi O, Visvikis D, Lee JA, and Kirov AS "Towards a standard for the evaluation of PET auto-segmentation methods following the recommendations of AAPM task group No. 211: requirements and implementation" Med Phys Vol. 44, No. 8, pp 4098-4111 (2017).

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Xie T, Kustner N and Zaidi H "Effects of body habitus on internal radiation dose calculations using the 5-year-old anthropomorphic male models" Phys Med Biol Vol. 62, No. 15, pp 6185-6206 (2017).

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Rager O, Nkoulou R, Exquis N, Garibotto V, Tabouret-Viaud C, Zaidi H, Amzalag G, Lee-Felker A, Zilli T and Ratib O "Whole-body SPECT/CT versus targeted SPECT/CT bone scan for metastatic workup of oncological patients" BioMed Res Int Vol. 2017, Article ID 7039406, 8 pages (2017).

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Mehranian A, Zaidi H and Reader A "MR-guided joint reconstruction of activity and attenuation in brain PET-MR" Neuroimage Vol. 162, No. 15, pp 276-288 (2017).

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Karakatsanis NA, Tsoumpas C and Zaidi H "Quantitative PET image reconstruction employing nested expectation-maximization deconvolution for motion compensation" Comput Med Imaging Graph Vol. 60, pp 11-21 (2017).

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Becker M, Varoquaux A, Combescure C, Rager O, Pusztaszeri M, Burkhardt K, Delattre B, Dulguerov P, Dulguerov N, Katirtzidou E, Caparrotti F, Ratib O, Zaidi H and Becker CD "Local recurrence of squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck after radiochemotherapy: diagnostic performance of FDG-PET/MRI with diffusion weighted sequences" Eur Radiol (2017) in press

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Xie T, Poletti PA, Platon A, Becker CD and Zaidi H "Assessment of CT dose to the fetus and pregnant female patient using patient-specific computational models" Eur Radiol (2017) in press

2016

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Zaidi H and Becker M "The promise of hybrid PET-MRI: Technical advances and clinical applications" IEEE Sign Proc Mag Vol. 33, No. 3, pp 67-85 (2016).

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Karakatsanis N, Casey ME, Lodge MA, Rahmim A and Zaidi H "Whole-body direct 4D parametric PET imaging employing nested generalized Patlak expectation-maximization reconstruction" Phys Med Biol Vol. 61, No 15, pp 5456–5485 (2016).

Followed with a special Editorial on medicalphysicsweb

In the top 10 most popular PMB papers published in 2016

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Mehranian A, Arabi H and Zaidi H "Vision 20/20: Magnetic resonance imaging-guided attenuation correction in PET/MRI: Challenges, solutions and opportunities" Med Phys Vol. 43, No. 3, pp 1130-1155 (2016).

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Mehranian A, Arabi H and Zaidi H "Quantitative analysis of MRI-guided attenuation correction methods in time-of-flight brain PET/MRI" Neuroimage Vol. 130, pp 1309-1331 (2016).

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Xie T and Zaidi H "Development of computational small animal models and their applications in preclinical research" Med Phys Vol. 43, No. 1, pp 111-131 (2016).

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Arabi H and Zaidi H "MRI-guided attenuation correction in whole-body PET/MRI using a sorted atlas approach" Med Image Anal Vol. 31, pp 1-15 (2016).

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Kotasidis F, Mehranian A and Zaidi H "Impact of time-of-flight on indirect 3-D and direct 4-D parametric image reconstruction in the presence of inconsistent dynamic PET data" Phys Med Biol Vol. 61, No. 9, pp 3343-3371 (2016).

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Arabi H,  Koutsouvelis N, Rouzaud M, Miralbell R and Zaidi H "Atlas-guided generation of pseudoCT images for MRI-only and hybrid PET-MRI guided radiotherapy treatment planning" Phys Med Biol Vol. 61, No 17, pp 6531–6552 (2016).

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Zhuang M, Dierckx RAJ and Zaidi H "Generic and robust method for automatic segmentation of PET images using an active contour model" Med Phys Vol. 43, No 8, pp 4483–4494 (2016).

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Arabi H and Zaidi H "One registration multi atlas-based pseudo-CT generation for attenuation correction in PET/MRI" Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging Vol. 43, No 11, pp 2021-2035 (2016).

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Arabi H and Zaidi H "Whole-body bone segmentation from MRI for PET/MRI attenuation correction using shape-based averaging" Med Phys Vol. 43, No 11, pp 5848-5861 (2016).

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Khazaee Moghadam M, Kamali Asl A, Geramifar P and Zaidi H "Evaluating the application of tissue-specific dose point kernels instead of water dose point kernels in internal dosimetry: A Monte Carlo study" Cancer Biother Radiopharm Vol. 31, No. 10, pp 367-379 (2016).

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Xie T and Zaidi H "Development of computational pregnant female and fetal models and assessment of radiation dose from positron-emitting tracers" Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging Vol. 43, No 13, pp 2290–2300 (2016).

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Abdoli M, Mehranian A, Ailianou A, Becker M and Zaidi H "Assessment of metal artifact reduction algorithms in pelvic CT" Med Phys Vol. 43, No. 4, pp 1588-1597 (2016).

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Mehranian A, Kotasidis F and Zaidi H "Accelerated time-of-flight (TOF) PET image reconstruction using TOF bin subsetization and TOF weighting matrix pre-computation" Phys Med Biol Vol. 61, No. 3, pp 1309-1331 (2016).

2015

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Mehranian A and Zaidi H "Clinical assessment of emission- and segmentation-based MRI-guided attenuation correction in whole body TOF PET/MRI" J Nucl Med Vol. 56, No. 6, pp 877-883 (2015).
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Mehranian A and Zaidi H "Joint estimation of activity and attenuation in whole-body TOF PET/MRI using constrained Gaussian mixture models" IEEE Trans Med Imaging Vol. 34, No. 9, pp 1808-1821 (2015).

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Mehranian A and Zaidi H "Impact of time-of-flight PET on quantification errors in MRI-based attenuation correction" J Nucl Med Vol. 56, No. 4, pp 635-641 (2015).
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Karakatsanis N, Zhou Y, Lodge MA, Casey ME, Wahl RL, Zaidi H and Rahmim A "Generalized whole-body Patlak parametric imaging for enhanced quantification in clinical PET" Phys Med Biol Vol. 60, No. 22, pp 8643-8673 (2015).

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Leemans E, Kotasidis FA, Wissmeyer M, Garibotto V and Zaidi H "Qualitative and quantitative evaluation of blob-based time-of-flight PET image reconstruction in brain PET imaging" Mol Imaging Biol Vol. 17, No. 5, pp 704-713 (2015).

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Mehranian A and Zaidi H "Emission-based estimation of lung attenuation coefficients for attenuation correction in time-of-flight PET/MR" Phys Med Biol Vol. 60, No. 12, pp 4813-4833 (2015).

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Arabi H, Kamali-Asl AR, Ay MR and Zaidi H "Monte Carlo-based assessment of the trade-off between spatial resolution, field-of-view and scattered radiation in the variable resolution x-ray CT scanner" Phys Med Vol. 31, No. 5, pp 510-516 (2015).

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Blomberg BA, Bashyam A, Ramachandran A, Gholami S, Houshmand S, Salavati A, Werner T, Zaidi H and Alavi A "Quantifying [18F]-Fluorodeoxyglucose uptake in the arterial wall: The effect of dual time-point imaging and partial volume correction" Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging Vol. 42, No. 9, pp 1414-1422 (2015).

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Xie T, Lee C, Bolch WE and Zaidi H "Assessment of radiation dose in nuclear cardiovascular imaging using realistic computational models" Med Phys Vol. 42, No. 6, pp 2955-2966 (2015).

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Allali G, Garibotto V, Mainta IC, Armand S, Camicioli R, Ratib O, Zaidi H, Herrmann FR and Assal F "Dopaminergic denervation is not necessary to induce gait disorders in atypical parkinsonian syndrome" J Neurol Sci Vol. 351, No. 1-2, pp 127-132 (2015).

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Wissmeyer M, Delattre B, Zaidi H, Ratib O, and Terraz A "Yttrium-90 PET/MR based dosimetry after liver radioembolization (SIRT)" Clin Nucl Med Vol. 40, No. 4, pp 455-457 (2015).

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Arabi H, Rager O, Alem A, Varoquaux A, Becker M and Zaidi H "Clinical assessment of MR-guided 3-class and 4-class attenuation correction in PET/MR" Mol Imaging Biol Vol. 17, No. 2, pp 264-276 (2015).

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Houshmand S, Salavati A, Hess S, Werner TJ, Alavi A and Zaidi H "An update on novel quantitative techniques in the context of evolving whole-body PET imaging" PET Clinics Vol. 10, No. 1, pp 45-58 (2015).

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Salavati A, Borofsky S, Teo B-J, Houshmand S, Khiewvan B, Saboury B, Codreanu I, Torigian D, Zaidi H and Alavi A "Application of partial volume effect correction and 4D PET in the quantification of FDG avid lung lesions" Mol Imaging Biol Vol. 17, No. 1, pp 140-148 (2015).

2014

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Xie T and Zaidi H "Fetal and maternal absorbed dose for positron-emitting molecular imaging probes" J Nucl Med Vol. 55, No 9, pp 1459-1466 (2014).
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Kotasidis FA, Matthews JC, Reader AJ, Angelis GI and Zaidi H "Application of adaptive kinetic modeling for bias propagation reduction in direct 4D image reconstruction" Phys Med Biol Vol. 59, No. 20, pp 6061-6084 (2014).

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Xie T and Zaidi H "Effect of respiratory motion on internal radiation dosimetry" Med Phys Vol. 41, No. 11, pp 112506-10 (2014).

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Kotasidis FA, Tsoumpas C, Polycarpou I and Zaidi H "A 5D computational phantom for pharmacokinetic simulation studies in dynamic emission tomography" Comput Med Imaging Graph Vol. 38, No. 8, pp 764-773 (2014).

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Ghafarian P, Ay MR, Fard-Esfahani A, Rahmim A and Zaidi H "Quantification of PET and CT misalignment errors due to bulk motion in cardiac PET/CT imaging: Phantom and clinical and studies" Frontiers in Biomedical Technologies Vol. 1, No. 3, pp 159-167 (2014).

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Kotasidis FA and Zaidi H "Experimental evaluation and basis function optimization of the spatially variant image-space PSF on the Ingenuity PET/MR scanner" Med Phys Vol. 41, No. 6, pp 062501-15 (2014).

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Kotasidis FA, Angelis GI, Anton-Rodriguez J, Matthews JC, Reader AJ and Zaidi H "Isotope specific resolution recovery image reconstruction in high resolution PET imaging" Med Phys Vol. 41, No. 5, pp 052503-11 (2014).

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Ay MR, Akbarzadeh A, Ahmadian and Zaidi H "Classification of bones from MR images in torso PET-MR imaging using a statistical shape model" Nucl Instrum Meth A Vol. 734 Part B, pp 196-200 (2014).

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Nelson J, Christianson O, Harkness B, Madsen M, Mah E, Thomas S, Zaidi H and Samei E "Improved nuclear medicine uniformity assessment using noise texture analysis" J Nucl Med Vol. 55, No 1, pp 169-174 (2014).

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Varoquaux A, Rager O, Delattre B, Dulguerov P, Poncet A, Ratib O, Becker CD, Zaidi H and Becker M "Lesion detection and FDG uptake quantification in head and neck tumors: PET/MR versus PET/CT" Eur J  Nucl Med Mol Imaging Vol. 41, No 3, pp 462-475 (2014).

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Prasad R and Zaidi H "Scatter characterization and correction for simultaneous multiple small animal PET imaging" Mol Imaging Biol Vol. 16, No. 2, pp 199-209 (2014).

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Becker M and Zaidi H "Imaging in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma: the potential role of PET/MRI" Br J Radiol Vol. 87, No. 1036, pp 20130677 (2014).

Best of British Journal of Radiology (BJR) 2014

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Xie T and Zaidi H "Evaluation of radiation dose to anthropomorphic paediatric models from positron-emitting labelled tracers" Phys Med Biol Vol. 59, No. 5, pp 1165-1187 (2014).

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Boivin G, Genoud V and Zaidi H "MRI-guided partial volume correction in brain PET imaging: Comparison of five algorithms" Frontiers in Biomedical Technologies (2014) Vol. 1, No. 2, pp 73-81 (2014).

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Ghadiri H, Shiran MB, Soltanian-Zadeh HR, Rahmim A, Zaidi H and Ay MR "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, No. 6, pp 559-570 (2014).

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Harnish R, Prevrhal S, Alavi A, Zaidi H and Lang T "The effect of metal artifact reduction on CT-based attenuation correction for PET imaging in the vicinity of metallic hip implants: A phantom study" Ann Nucl Med Vol. 28, No. 6, pp 540-550 (2014).

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Buchegger F, Garibotto V, Zilli T, Allainmat L, Jorcano S, Vees H, Rager O, Steiner C, Zaidi H, Seimbille Y, Ratib O, and Miralbell R "First imaging results of an intra-individual comparison of 11C-acetate and 18F-fluorocholine PET/CT for patients with prostate cancer at early biochemical first or second relapse after prostatectomy or radiotherapy" Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging Vol. 41 Part 1, pp 68-78 (2014).

2013

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Mehranian A, Ay MR, Rahmim A and Zaidi H "X-ray CT metal artifact reduction using wavelet domain L0 sparse regularization" IEEE Trans Med Imaging Vol. 32, No. 9, pp 1707-1722 (2013).

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Xie T and Zaidi H "Effect of emaciation and obesity on small animal internal radiation dosimetry for positron-emitting radionuclides" Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging Vol. 40, No. 11, pp 1748-1759 (2013)

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Torigian DA, Zaidi H, Kwee TC, Saboury B, Udupa J, Cho Z-H and Alavi A "PET-MRI: Technical aspects and potential clinical applications" Radiology Vol. 267, No. 1, pp 26-44 (2013).

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Zaidi H "A pivotal time for hybrid PET-MR imaging technology" J Am Coll Radiol Vol. 10, No. 11, pp 878-881(2013).

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Xie T and Zaidi H "Monte Carlo-based evaluation of S-values in mouse models for positron-emitting radionuclides" Phys Med Biol Vol. 58, No 1, pp 169-182 (2013).
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Akbarzadeh A, Ay MR, A. Ahmadian A, Riahi Alam N, and Zaidi H "MRI-guided attenuation correction in whole-body PET/MR: Assessment of the effect of bone attenuation" Ann Nucl Med Vol. 27, No. 2, pp 152-162 (2013).

Frequently cited paper 2014 ‒ Annals of Nuclear Medicine

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Mehranian A, Rahmim A, Ay MR, Kotasidis F and Zaidi H "An ordered-subsets proximal preconditioned gradient algorithm for edge-preserving PET image reconstruction" Med Phys Vol. 40, No. 5, pp 052503-14 (2013).

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Akbarzadeh A, Gutierrez D, Baskin A, Ay MR, A. Ahmadian A, Riahi Alam N, Lövblad KO and Zaidi H "Evaluation of whole-body MR to CT deformable image registration" J Appl Clin Med Phys Vol. 14, No. 4, pp 238-253 (2013).

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Abdoli M, Dierckx RAJ and Zaidi H "Contourlet-based active contour model for PET image segmentation" Med Phys Vol. 40, No. 8, pp 082507-12 (2013).

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Kepe V, Moghbel M, Långström B, Zaidi H, Vinters H, Huang S-C, Satyamurthy N, Doudet D, Mishani E, Cohen R, Høilund-Carlsen P, Alavi A, Barrio J "β-Amyloid positron emission tomography imaging probes: A critical review" J Alzheimers Dis Vol. 36, No. 4, pp 613-631 (2013).

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Ghadiri H, Shiran MB, Soltanian-Zadeh HR, Ay MR and Zaidi H "Identification of multiple nanoparticulate contrast agents in spectral CT imaging using a K-edge ratio method" Br J Radiol Vol. 86, No. 1029, 20130308 (2013).

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Markel D, Zaidi H and El Naqa I "Novel multimodality segmentation using level sets and Jensen-Rényi divergence" Med Phys Vol. 40, No. 12, pp 121908-15 (2013).

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Xie T, Bolch WE, Lee C and Zaidi H "Pediatric radiation dosimetry for positron-emitting radionuclides using anthropomorphic phantoms" Med Phys Vol. 40, No. 10, pp 102502-14 (2013).

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Mehranian A, Saligheh Rad H, Rahmim A, Ay MR and Zaidi H "Smoothly clipped absolute deviation (SCAD) regularization for compressed sensing MRI using an augmented Lagrangian scheme" Magn Reson Imaging Vol. 31, No. 8, pp 1399-1411 (2013).

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Xie T and Zaidi H "Age-dependent small animal internal dosimetry" Mol Imaging Vol. 12, No. 6, pp 364-375 (2013).

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Mehranian A, Ay MR, Rahmim A and Zaidi H "3D prior image constrained projection completion for x-ray CT metal artifact reduction" IEEE Trans Nucl Sci Vol. 60, No. 5, pp 3318-3332 (2013).

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Zaidi H, Nkoulou R, Bond S, Baskin A, Schindler TH, Ratib O, and Declerck J "Computed tomography calcium score scan for attenuation correction of N-13 ammonia cardiac positron emission tomography: Effect of respiratory phase and registration method" Int J Cardiovasc Imaging Vol. 29, No. 6, pp 1351-1360 (2013).

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Xie T and Zaidi H "Assessment of S-values in stylized and voxel-based rat models for positron-emitting radionuclides" Mol Imaging Biol Vol. 15, No. 5, pp 542-551 (2013).

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Garibotto V, Heinzer S, Vulliemoz S, Guignard R, Wissmeyer M, Seeck M, Lovblad KO, Zaidi H, Ratib O, Vargas MI "Clinical applications of hybrid PET/MR in neuroimaging" Clin Nucl Med Vol. 38, No. 1, pp e13-e18 (2013)

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Ay MR, Mehranian A, Maleki A, Ghadiri H, Ghafarian P and Zaidi H "Experimental assessment of the influence of beam hardening filters on image quality and patient dose in volumetric 64-slice x-ray CT scanners" Phys Med Vol. 29, No. 3, pp 249-260 (2013)

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Pan T and Zaidi H "Attenuation correction strategies for PET/CT and 4D PET/CT" PET Clinics Vol. 8, No. 1, pp 37-50 (2013).

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Garibotto V, Tabouret-Viaud C, Rager O, Vulliemoz S, Delattre B, Haller S, Wissmeyer M, Seeck M, Lovblad KO, Zaidi H, Gold G, Ratib O, Zekry D and Vargas MI " TEP/IRM hybride en neuro-imagerie" Med Nucl Vol. 37, No. 10-11, pp 561-566 (2013).

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Rahmim A, Tang J and Zaidi H "Four-dimensional image reconstruction strategies in cardiac-gated and respiratory-gated PET imaging" PET Clinics Vol. 8, No. 1, pp 51-67 (2013).

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Rigaud G, Régnier R, Nguyen MK and Zaidi H "Combined modalities of Compton scattering tomography" IEEE Trans Nucl Sci Vol. 60, No. 1, pp 1570-1577 (2013).

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Senthamizhchelvan S and Zaidi H "Novel quantitative techniques in hybrid (PET-MR) imaging of brain tumors" PET ClinicsVol. 8, No. 2, pp 219-232 (2013).

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Garibotto V, Montandon ML, Tabouret-Viaud C, Allaoua M, Assal F, Burkhard PR, Ratib O, and Zaidi H "ROI-based discriminant analysis of DaTSCAN SPECT and FDG-PET for the classification of dementia " Clin Nucl Med Vol. 38, No. 3, pp e112-e117 (2013).

2012

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Gutierrez D and Zaidi H "Automated analysis of small animal PET studies through deformable registration to an Atlas" Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging Vol. 39, No. 11, pp 1807-1820 (2012).

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Zaidi H, Abdoli M, Llina-Fuentes CS and El Naqa I "Comparative methods for PET image segmentation in pharyngolaryngeal squamous cell carcinoma" Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging Vol. 39, No 5. pp 881-991 (2012).

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Prasad R and Zaidi H "A cone-shaped phantom for assessment of small animal PET scatter fraction and count rate performance" Mol Imaging Biol Vol. 14, No. 5, pp 561-571 (2012).

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Shepherd T, Teras M, Beichel RR, Boellaard R, Bruynooghe M, Dicken V, Gooding M, Julyan PJ, Lee J, Lefevre S, Mix M, Naranjo V, Wu X, Zaidi H, Zeng Z, Minn H "Comparative study with new accuracy metrics for target volume contouring in PET image guided radiation therapy " IEEE Trans Med Imaging Vol. 31, No 11, pp 2006-2024 (2012).

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Abdoli M, Dierckx RA, and Zaidi H "Metal artifact reduction for accurate attenuation correction in hybrid PET/CT imaging" Med Phys Vol. 39, No. 6, pp 3343-3360 (2012).

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Xie T, Liu Q, and Zaidi H "Evaluation of S-values and dose distributions for 90Y, 131I, 166Ho and 188Re in seven lobes of the rat liver" Med Phys Vol. 39, No. 3, pp 1462-1472 (2012).

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Sharif MS, Abbod M, Amira A and Zaidi H "Artificial neural network-statistical approach for PET volume analysis and classification" Advances in Fuzzy Systems Vol. 2012, Article ID 327861, 10 pages (2012).

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Teimourian B, Ay MR, Shamsaei-Zafarghandi M, P. Ghafarian, H. Ghadiri and Zaidi H "A novel energy mapping approach for CT-based attenuation correction in PET" Med Phys Vol. 39, No. 4, pp 2078-2089 (2012).

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Habibzadeh MA, Ay MR, Kamali Asl AR, Ghadiri H and Zaidi H "Impact of miscentering on patient dose and image noise in x-ray CT imaging: Phantom and clinical studies" Phys Med Vol. 28, No. 3, pp 191-199 (2012).

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Gutierrez D, Montandon M-L, Assal F, Allaoua M, Ratib O, Lövblad K-O, Zaidi H "Anatomically-guided voxel-based partial volume effect correction in brain PET: Impact of MRI segmentation" Comput Med Imaging Graph Vol. 36 No 8, pp 610-619 (2012).

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Ratib O, Lord M, Becker M, Viallon M, Vallee J-P, Loubeyre P, Willi J-P, Rager O, Garibotto V, Zaidi H, Fleury E, Figueral A, and Becker CD "Clinical applications of hybrid PET-MR" Med Nucl Vol. 36, No. 10, pp 605-614 (2012).

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Vees H, Casanova N, Zilli T, Imperiano H, Ratib O, Popowski Y, Wang H, Zaidi H, Miralbell R "Impact of 18F-FDG PET/CT on target volume delineation in recurrent or residual gynaecologic carcinoma" Radiat Oncol Vol. 7, 176 (2012).

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Teo B-K, Saboury B, Munbodh R, Scheuermann J, Torigan DA, Karp JS, Zaidi H and Alavi A "The effect of breathing irregularities on quantitative accuracy of respiratory gated PET∕CTThe effect of breathing irregularities on quantitative accuracy of respiratory gated PET∕CT" Med Phys Vol. 39, No. 12, pp 7390-7397 (2012).

2011

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Zaidi H, Ojha N, Morich M, Griesmer J, Hu Z, Maniawski P, Ratib O, Izquierdo D, Fayad Z, and Shao L "PET performance of the Ingenuity TF PET-MR: a whole body PET-MRI system" Phys Med Biol Vol. 56, No. 10, pp 3091-3106 (2011).

Most cited PMB paper (2011-2013)

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Zaidi H and Del Guerra A "An outlook on future design of hybrid PET-MRI systems" Med Phys Vol. 38, No. 10, pp 5667–5689 (2011).

Cover page Med Phys, Vol. 38, No. 10
Selected to appear in October 2011
Virtual Journal of Biological Physics Research Vol. 22, No. 7

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Gutierrez D and Zaidi H "Assessment of scatter for the micro-CT subsystem of the FLEX Triumph™ preclinical PET-CT scanner" Med Phys Vol. 38, No. 7, pp 4154-4165 (2011).

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Prasad R, Ratib O and Zaidi H "NEMA NU-04-based performance characteristics of the LabPET-8™ small animal PET scanner" Phys Med Biol Vol. 56, No. 20, pp 6649–6664 (2011).

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Abdoli M, de Jong JR, Pruim J, Dierckx RA, and Zaidi H "Reduction of artefacts caused by hip implants in CT-based attenuation corrected PET images using 2D interpolation of a virtual sinogram on an irregular grid" Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging Vol. 38, No. 12, pp 2257–2268 (2011).

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Arabi H, Kamali-Asl AR, Ay MR and Zaidi H "Novel detector design for reducing inter-cell x-ray cross-talk in the variable resolution x-ray CT scanner: A Monte Carlo study" Med Phys Vol. 38, No. 3, pp 1389-1396 (2011).

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Peguret N, Vock J, Vinh-Hung V, Genoglietto P, Azria D, Zaidi H, Wissmeyer M, Ratib O and Miralbell R. "Breathing adapted radiotherapy: a 4D gating software for lung cancer" Radiat Oncol Vol. 6, 78 (2011).

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Zeraatkar N, Ay MR, Kamali-Asl AR and Zaidi H "Accurate Monte Carlo modeling and performance assessment of the X-PET™ subsystem of the FLEX Triumph™ preclinical PET/CT scanner" Med Phys Vol. 38, No. 3, pp 1217-1225 (2011).

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Nguyen MK, Truong TT, Morvidone M and Zaidi H "Scattered radiation emission imaging: Principles and applications" Int J Biomed Imaging Vol. 2011, Article ID 913893, 15 pages (2011).

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Basu S, Zaidi H, Holm S and Alavi A "Quantitative techniques in PET-CT imaging" Curr Med Imag Rev Vol. 7, No. 3, pp 216-233 (2011).

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Zaidi H and Pan T "Recent advances in hybrid imaging for radiation therapy planning: The cutting edge" PET Clinics Vol. 6, No. 2, pp 207-226 (2011).

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Ay MR, Shirmohammad M, Rahmim A, Sarkar S and Zaidi H "Comparative assessment of energy mapping approaches in CT-based attenuation correction for PET" Mol Imag Biol Vol. 13, No. 1, pp 187-198 (2011).

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Ghafarian P, Aghamiri S.M.R, Ay MR, Rahmim A, Schindler TH, Ratib O and Zaidi H "Is metal artifact 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, No. 2, pp 252-262 (2011).

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Prasad R, Ay MR, Ratib O and Zaidi H "CT-based attenuation correction on the FLEX Triumph™ preclinical PET/CT scanner" IEEE Trans Nucl Sci Vol. 58, No. 1, pp 66-75 (2011).

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Wissmeyer M, Heinzer S, Majno P, Buchegger F, Zaidi H, Garibotto V, Viallon M, Becker CD, Ratib O, and Terraz S "Yttrium-90 time of flight PET/MR on a hybrid scanner following liver radioembolisation (SIRT)" Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging Vol. 38, No. 9, pp 1744-1745 (2011).

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Buchegger F, Ratib O, Willi J-P, Steiner C, Seimbille Y, Zaidi H, Graf V, Peter R and Jung M " [11C]acetate PET/CT visualizes skeletal muscle exercise participation, impaired function and recovery after hip arthroplasty: first results" Mol Imag Biol Vol. 13, No. 4, pp 793-799 (2011).

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Nambakhsh M-S, Ahmadian A and Zaidi H "A novel contextual-based multiple watermarking of PET images by patient ID and ECG signal" Comput Med Prog Biomed Vol. 104, No. 3, pp 418–425 (2011).

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Ay MR, Mehranian A, Abdoli M, Ghafarian P and Zaidi H "Qualitative and quantitative assessment of metal artefacts arising from implantable cardiac pacing devices in oncological PET/CT studies: A phantom study" Mol Imag Biol Vol. 13, No. 6, pp 1077–1087 (2011).

2010

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Prasad R, Ratib O and Zaidi H "Performance evaluation of the FLEX Triumph X-PET scanner using the National Electrical Manufacturers Association NU-04 standards" J Nucl Med Vol. 51, No. 10, pp 1608-1615 (2010).

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Zaidi H and El Naqa I "PET-guided delineation of radiation therapy treatment volumes: A survey of image segmentation techniques" Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging Vol. 37, No. 11, pp 2165-2187 (2010).

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Sharif MS, Abbod M, Amira A and Zaidi H "Artificial neural network based system for PET volume segmentation" Int J Biomed Imaging Vol. 2010, 105610, 11 pages (2010).

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Vincenti G, Quercioli A, Zaidi H, Nkoulou R, Dewarrat S, Rager O, Ambrosio G, Seimbille Y, Mach F, Ratib O, Schindler TH "Radiation exposure of 13N-ammonia PET/CT for the combined evaluation of myocardial perfusion and coronary morphology in the identification of subclinical  CAD" Nuklearmedizin Vol. 49, No. 5, pp 173-182 (2010).

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Abdoli M, Ay MR, Ahmadian A, Dierckx RA, and Zaidi H "Reduction of dental filling metallic artefacts in CT-based attenuation correction of PET data using weighted virtual sinograms optimized by a genetic algorithm" Med Phys Vol. 37, No. 12, pp 6166-6177 (2010).

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Ghafarian P, Aghamiri S.M.R, Ay MR, Fallahi B, Rahmim A, Schindler T, Ratib O and Zaidi H "Coronary calcium score scan-based attenuation correction in cardiovascular PET imaging" Nucl Med Comm Vol. 31, No 9, pp 780-787 (2010).

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Morvidone M, Nguyen MK, Truong TT, and Zaidi H "On the V-line Radon transform and its imaging applications" Int J Biomed Imaging Vol. 2010, Article ID 208179, 6 pages (2010).

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Valenta I, Quercioli A, Vincenti GM, Nkoulou, Dewarrat S, Rager O, Zaidi H, Seimbille Y, Mach F, Ratib O, Schindler TH "Structural epicardial disease and microvascular function are determinants of an abnormal longitudinal myocardial blood flow difference in cardiovascular risk individuals as determined with PET/CT" J Nucl Cardiol Vol. 17, No. 6, pp 1023-1033 (2010).

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Lucignani G and Zaidi H "PET-guided prostate cancer radiotherapy: technological innovations for dose delivery optimization" Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging Vol. 37, No. 7, pp 1426-1429 (2010).

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Akbarzadeh A, Ay MR, Ghadiri H, Sarkar S and Zaidi H "Measurement of scattered radiation in a volumetric 64-slice CT scanner using three experimental techniques", Phys Med Biol Vol. 55, No. 8, pp 2269-2280 (2010).

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Belhassen S and Zaidi H "A novel fuzzy C-means algorithm for unsupervised heterogeneous tumor quantification in PET" Med Phys Vol. 37, No. 3, pp 1309-1324 (2010).

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Akbarzadeh A, Ay MR, Ghadiri H, Sarkar S and Zaidi H "A new method for experimental characterization of scattered radiation in 64-slice CT scanner" Biomed Imaging Interv J Vol. 5, No. 1, e3 (2010).

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Zaidi H, Montandon ML and Assal F "Structure-function based quantitative brain image analysis" PET Clin Vol. 5, No. 2, pp 155-168 (2010).

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Mehranian A, Ay MR, Riahi Alam N and Zaidi H "Quantifying the effect of anode surface roughness on diagnostic x-ray spectra using Monte Carlo simulation" Med Phys Vol. 37, No 2, pp 742-752 (2010).

Selected to appear in February 2010
Virtual Journal of Biological Physics Research Vol. 19, No. 3

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Abdoli M, Ay MR, Ahmadian A and Zaidi H "A virtual sinogram method to reduce dental metallic implant artefacts in CT-based attenuation correction for PET" Nucl Med Comm Vol. 30, No. 1, pp 22-31 (2010).

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Zaidi H, Montandon ML and Alavi A "The clinical role of fusion imaging using PET, CT and MRI" Magn Reson Imaging Clin N Am Vol. 18, No. 1, pp 133-149 (2010).

2009

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Zaidi H and Thompson CJ "Evolution and developments in instrumentation for Positron Emission Mammography" PET Clin Vol. 4, No. 4, pp 317-327 (2009).

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Zaidi H and Tsui BMW "Review of anthropomorphic computational anatomical and physiological models" Proceedings of the IEEE, Vol. 97, No. 12, pp 1938-1953 (2009).

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Wang H, Vees H, Miralbell R, Wissmeyer M, Steiner C, Ratib O, Senthamizhchelvan S and Zaidi H "18F-choline PET-based target volume delineation techniques for partial prostate reirradiation in local recurrent prostate cancer" Radiother Oncol Vol. 93, No. 2, pp 220-225 (2009).

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Weber DC, Wang H, Cozzi L, Di Pasquale G, Khan HG, Ratib O, Rouzaud M, Vees H, Zaidi H and Miralbell R "RapidArc, intensity modulated photon and proton techniques for Radiation treatment for recurrent prostate cancer after radiotherapy: A treatment planning comparison study" Radiat Oncol Vol. 4, 34 (2009).

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Rahmim A, Tang J and Zaidi H "Four-dimensional (4-D) image reconstruction strategies in dynamic PET: beyond conventional independent frame reconstruction" Med Phys Vol. 36, No. 8, pp 3654-3670 (2009).

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Zaidi H, Vees H and Wissmeyer M "Molecular PET/CT imaging-guided radiation therapy treatment planning" Acad Radiol Vol. 16, No. 9, pp 1108-1133 (2009).

Followed with a special Editorial on medicalphysicsweb

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Nguyen MK, Truong TT, Driol, C and Zaidi H "On a novel approach to Compton scattered emission imaging" IEEE Trans Nucl Sci Vol 56, No. 3, pp 1430-1437 (2009).

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Zaidi H and Prasad R "Advances in multimodality molecular imaging" J Med Phys Vol. 34, No. 3, pp 122-128 (2009).

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Vees H, Senthamizhchelvan S, Miralbell R, Weber DC, Ratib O and Zaidi H "Assessment of various strategies for delineation of target volumes in 18F-FET PET studies of high-grade glioma patients" Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging Vol. 36, No. 2, pp 182-193 (2009).

Followed with a special Editorial Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging Vol. 36, p 180-181 (2009).

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Steiner C, Vees H, Zaidi H, Wissmeyer M, Berrebi O, Kossovsky MP, Khan HG, Miralbell R, Ratib O and Buchegger F "Three-phase 18F-fluorocholine PET/CT in the evaluation of prostate cancer recurrence" Nuklearmedizin Vol. 48, No. 1, pp 1-9 (2009).

2008

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Weber DC, Zilli T, Buchegger F, Casanova N, Haller G, Rouzaud M, Nouet P, Dipasquale G, Ratib O, Zaidi H, Vees H, and Miralbell R "18F-Fluoroethyltyrosine Positron Emission Tomography-guided radiotherapy for high-grade glioma" Radiat Oncol Vol. 3, 44 (2008).

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Zaidi H, Montandon ML and Alavi A "The clinical role of fusion imaging using PET, CT and MRI" PET Clin Vol. 3, No. 3, pp 275-291 (2008).

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Stout DB and Zaidi H "Preclinical multimodality imaging in vivo" PET Clin Vol. 3, No. 3, pp 251-273 (2008).

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Lemmens C, Montandon M-L, Nuyts J, Ratib O, Dupont P and Zaidi H "Impact of metal artefacts due to EEG electrodes in brain PET/CT imaging" Phys. Med. Biol. Vol. 53, No. 16, pp 4417-4429 (2008).

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Ahmadian A, Ay MR, Bidgoli JH, Sarkar S and Zaidi H "Correction of oral contrast artefacts in CT-based attenuation correction of PET images using an automated segmentation algorithm" Eur. J. Nucl. Med. Mol. Imaging Vol. 35, No. 10, pp 1812-1823 (2008).

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Zaidi H "Medical physics in developing countries: Looking for a better world" Biomed. Imaging Interv. J. Vol. 4, No 1, e29 (2008).

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Nguyen MK, Driol C, Truong TT and Zaidi H "Towards a new concept for high sensitivity Compton scatter emission imaging" J. Europ. Opt. Soc. Rap. Public. Vol. 3, 08010 (2008).

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Rahmim A and Zaidi H "PET versus SPECT: strengths, limitations and challenges" Nucl. Med. Commun. Vol. 29, No. 3, pp 193-207 (2008).

2007

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Zaidi H and Alavi A "Current trends in clinical PET and combined (PET/CT and PET/MR) systems design" PET Clin. Vol. 2, No 2, pp 109-123 (2007).

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Levin CS and Zaidi H "Current trends in preclinical PET system design" PET Clin. Vol. 2, No 2, pp 125-160 (2007).

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Zaidi H and Montandon M-L "Scatter compensation techniques in PET" PET Clin. Vol. 2, No 2, pp 219-234 (2007).

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Zaidi H, Montandon M-L and Alavi A "Advances in attenuation correction techniques in PET" PET Clin. Vol. 2, No 2, pp 191-217 (2007).

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Rahmim A, Rousset OG and Zaidi H "Strategies for motion tracking and correction in PET" PET Clin. Vol. 2, No 2, pp 251-266 (2007).

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Bentourkia M and Zaidi H "Tracer kinetic modeling in PET" PET Clin. Vol. 2, No 2, pp 267-277 (2007).

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Reader AJ and Zaidi H "Advances in PET image reconstruction" PET Clin. Vol. 2, No 2, pp 173-190 (2007).

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Rousset OG, Rahmim A, Alavi A and Zaidi H "Strategies for partial volume correction in PET" PET Clin. Vol. 2, No 2, pp 235-249 (2007).

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Basu S, Zaidi H and Alavi A "Clinical and research applications of quantitative PET imaging" PET Clin. Vol. 2, No 2, pp 161-172 (2007).

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Basu S, Zaidi H and Alavi A "New concepts for assessing global organ function and disease activity based on combined PET and structural imaging techniques" PET Clin. Vol. 2, No 2, pp 279-287 (2007).

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Zaidi H and Ay MR "Current status and new horizons in Monte Carlo simulation of x-ray CT scanners" Med. Biol. Eng. Comput. Vol. 45, No. 9, pp 809-817 (2007).

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Zaidi H "Optimization of whole-body PET/CT scanning protocols" Biomed. Imaging Interv. J. Vol. 3, No 2, e36 (2007).

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Zaidi H, Montandon M-L and Meikle SR "Strategies for attenuation compensation in neurological PET studies" Neuroimage Vol. 34, No 2, pp 518-541 (2007).

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Montandon M-L and Zaidi H "Quantitative analysis of template-based attenuation compensation in 3D brain PET" Comput Med Imaging Graph Vol. 31, No 1, pp 28-38 (2007).

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Ay MR and Zaidi H "Impact of x-ray tube settings and metallic leads on neurological PET imaging when using CT-based attenuation correction" Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res. A Vol. 571, No 1-2, pp 411-414 (2007).

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Albrecht S, Buchegger F, Soloviev D, Zaidi H, Vees H, Khan H, Keller A, Bischof-Delaloye A, Ratib O and Miralbell R "11C-acetate PET in the early evaluation of prostate cancer recurrence" Eur. J. Nucl. Med. Mol. Imaging Vol 34, No 2, pp 185-196 (2007).

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Montgomery DW, Amira A and Zaidi H "Fully automated segmentation of oncological PET volumes using a combined mutiscale and statistical model" Med. Phys. Vol. 34, No 2, pp 722-736 (2007).

Recipient of 2008 Varian Prize awarded by the Swiss Society of Radiobiology and Medical Physics for the best paper impacting Radiation Oncology

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Basu S, Zaidi H, Houseni M, Udupa JK, Acton PD, Torigian DA and Alavi A "Novel quantitative techniques for assessing regional and global function and structure based on modern imaging modalities: Implications for normal variation, aging and diseased states" Sem. Nucl. Med. Vol. 37, No. 3, pp 223-239 (2007).

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Truong TT, Nguyen MK and Zaidi H "The mathematical foundations of Compton scatter emission imaging" Int. J. Biomed. Imaging. Vol. 2007, Article ID 92780, 11 pages, doi:10.1155/2007/92780 (2007).

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Zaidi H and Mawlawi O "Simultaneous PET/NMR will replace PET/CT as the molecular multimodality imaging platform of choice" Med. Phys. Vol. 34, No. 5, pp 1525-1528 (2007).

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Vees H, Buchegger F, Albrecht S, Kahn H, Husarik D, Zaidi H, Soloviev D, Hani T, and Miralbell R "F-choline and 11C-acetate PET in patients with PSA <1ng/ml after radical prostatectomy and high risk of recurrence: A comparative assessment" BJU Int. Vol. 99, No. 6, pp 1415-1420 (2007).

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Nguyen MK, Truong TT, Delarbre JL, Roux Ch and Zaidi H "Novel approach to stationary transmission scanning using Compton scattered radiation" Phys. Med. Biol. Vol. 52, No. 15, pp 4615-4632 (2007).

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Zaidi H and Xu XG "Computational anthropomorphic models of the human anatomy:The path to realistic Monte Carlo modeling in radiological sciences" Annu. Rev. Biomed. Eng. Vol. 9, pp 471-500 (2007).

2006

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Zaidi H and Montandon M-L "The new challenges of brain PET imaging technology" Curr. Med. Imag. Rev. Vol 2, No 1, pp 3-13 (2006).

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Zaidi H "Recent developments and future trends in nuclear medicine instrumentation" Z. Med. Phys. Vol 16, No 1, pp 5-17 (2006).

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Ay MR and Zaidi H "Computed Tomography-based attenuation correction in neurological PET: evaluation of the effect of x-ray tube voltage on quantitative analysis" Nucl. Med. Commun. Vol 27, No 4, pp 339-346 (2006).

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Dragone A, Corsi F, Marzocca C, Losito P, Pasqua S, Nappi E, De Leo R, Séguinot J, Braem A, Chesi E, Joram C, Weilhammer P, Garibaldi F and Zaidi H "An event driven read-out system for a novel PET scanner with Compton-enhanced 3D gamma reconstruction" IEEE Trans. Nucl. Sci. Vol 53, No. 3, pp 1156-1161 (2006)

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Vilardi I, Braem A, Chesi E, Ciocia F, Colonna N, Corsi F, Cusanno F, De Leo R, Dragone A, Garibaldi F, Joram C, Lagamba L, Marrone S, Nappi E, Seguinot J, Tagliente G, Valentini A, Weilhammer P and Zaidi H "Optimization of the effective light attenuation length of YAP:Ce and LYSO:Ce crystals for a novel geometrical PET concept" Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res. A Vol 564, No 4, pp 506-514 (2006).

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Séguinot J, Braem A, Chesi E, Joram C, Mathot S, Weilhammer P, Chamizo Llatas M, Correia JG, Ribeiro da Silva M, Garibaldi F, De Leo R, Nappi E, Corsi F, Dragone A, Schoenahl F and Zaidi H "Novel geometrical concept of high performance brain PET scanner: Principle, design and performance estimates" Nuovo Cimento C Vol 29, No 4, pp 429-463 (2006).

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Zaidi H, Ruest T, Schoenahl F, Montandon M-L "Comparative assessment of brain MR image segmentation algorithms and their impact on partial volume correction in PET" Neuroimage Vol 32, No 4, pp 1591-1607 (2006).

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Ay MR and Zaidi H "Assessment of errors caused by x-ray scatter and use of contrast medium when using CT-based attenuation correction in PET" Eur. J. Nucl. Med. Mol. Imaging Vol 33, No 11, pp 1301-1313 (2006).

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Boudraa AE, Cexus J-C and Zaidi H "Functional segmentation of dynamic nuclear medicie images by cross-yB-energy operator" Comput. Meth. Prog. BioMed. Vol. 84, No 2-3, pp 146-152 (2006).

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Toso C, Zaidi H, Morel P, Armanet M, Wojtusciszyn A, Mai G, Baertschiger R,Serre Beinier V, Bühler LH, Bosco D, Berney T, "Assessment of 18F-FDG Leucocyte imaging to monitor rejection after pancreatic islet transplantation", Transplantation Proceedings Vol. 38, No 9, pp 3033-3034 (2006).

2005

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Toso C, Zaidi H, Morel P, Armanet M, Andres A, Pernin N, Baertschiger R, Slosman DO, Bühler L, Bosco D, Berney T, "Positron emission tomography imaging of early events after transplantation of islets of Langerhans", Transplantation Vol 79, No 3, pp 353-355 (2005).

Recipient of 2005 Marti Prize awarded by the Department of Surgery, Geneva University Hospital

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Montandon M-L and Zaidi H "Atlas-guided non-uniform attenuation correction in cerebral 3D PET imaging" Neuroimage Vol 25, No 1, pp 278-286 (2005).

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Ay MR, Sarkar S, Shahriari M, Sardari D and Zaidi H, "Assessment of different computational models for generation of x-ray spectra in diagnostic radiology and mammography" Med. Phys. Vol 32, No 6, pp 1660-1675 (2005).

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Ay MR and Zaidi H, "Development and validation of MCNP4C-based Monte Carlo simulator for fan- and cone-beam x-ray CT" Phys. Med. Biol. Vol 50, No 20, pp 4863-4885 (2005).

2004

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H Zaidi, M-L Montandon and D O Slosman "Attenuation compensation in cerebral 3D PET: effect of the attenuation map on absolute and relative quantitation" Eur. J. Nucl. Med. Mol. Imaging Vol 31, No 1, pp 52-63 (2004).

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H Zaidi, V Sossi "Correction for image degrading factors is essential for accurate quantification of brain function using PET" Med. Phys. Vol 31, No 3, pp 423-426 (2004).

Selected to appear in February 2004 Virtual Journal of Biological Physics Research, Vol. 7, No. 4

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H Zaidi and KF Koral, "Satter modelling and compensation in emission tomography" Eur. J. Nucl. Med. Mol. Imaging Vol 31, No 5, pp 761-782 (2004).

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A Braem, M Chamizo Llatas, E Chesi, JG Correia, F Garibaldi, C Joram, S Mathot, E Nappi, Ribiero Da Silva M, F Schoenahl, J Séguinot, P Weilhammer and H Zaidi, "Feasibility of a novel design of high-resolution parallax-free Compton enhanced PET scanner dedicated to brain research" Phys. Med. Biol. Vol 49, No 12, pp 2547-2562 (2004).

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Braem A, Chamizo Llatas M, Chesi E, Colonna N, Cusanno R, De Leo R, Garibaldi F, Joram C, Marrone S, Mathot S, Nappi E, Schoenahl F, Séguinot J, Weilhammer P and H Zaidi, "Novel design of a parallax free Compton enhanced PET scanner" Nucl. Instrum. Methods Phys. Res. A Vol 525, No 1-2, pp 268-274 (2004).

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Ay MR, Shahriari M, Sarkar S, Adib M and Zaidi H, "Monte Carlo simulation of x-ray spectra in diagnostic radiology and mammography using MCNP4C" Phys. Med. Biol. Vol 29, No 21, pp 4897-4917 (2004).

2003

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H Zaidi and B H Hasegawa "Determination of the attenuation map in emission tomography" J. Nucl. Med. Vol 44, No 2, pp 291-315 (2003).

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H Zaidi, M-L Montandon and D O Slosman "Magnetic resonance imaging-guided attenuation and scatter corrections in three-dimensional brain positron emission tomography" Med. Phys. Vol 30, No 5, pp 937-948 (2003).
Selected to appear in May 2003 Virtual Journal of Biological Physics Research, Vol. 5, No. 9

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M-L Montandon, D O Slosman and H Zaidi "Assessment of the impact of model-based scatter correction on 18F-[FDG] 3D brain PET in healthy subjects using statistical parametric mapping" Neuroimage Vol 20, No 3, pp 1848-1856 (2003).

2002

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H Zaidi, M Diaz-Gomez, A Boudraa, D O Slosman "Fuzzy clustering-based segmented attenuation correction in whole-body PET imaging" Phys. Med. Biol. Vol 47, No 7, pp 1143-1160 (2002).

Recipient of 2003 Varian Prize awarded by the Swiss Society of Radiobiology and Medical Physics for the best paper impacting Radiation Oncology

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H Zaidi and M-L Montandon, "Which attenuation coefficient to use in combined attenuation and scatter corrections for quantitative brain SPECT?" Eur. J. Nucl. Med. Mol. Imaging Vol 29, No 7, pp 927-929 (2002).

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H Zaidi, "Strategies for development and evaluation of scatter correction techniques in positron emission tomography" Med. Imag. Int. Vol 12, No 5, pp 7-12 (2002).

2001

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H Zaidi "Reconstruction-based estimation of the scatter component in positron emission tomography" Ann. Nucl. Med. Sci. Vol 14, No 3, pp 161-171 (2001).

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H Zaidi "Scatter modelling and correction strategies in fully 3D PET" Nucl. Med. Comm. Vol 22, No 11, pp 1181-1184 (2001).

2000

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J Chval, D Clement, J Giba. J Hybler, J-F Loude, J A Mares, E Mihokova, C Morel, N Nejezchleb, M Nikl, A Vedda, H Zaidi "Development of new mixed Lux(RE3+)1-xAP:Ce scintillators (RE3+ =Y3+ or Gd3+): Comparison with other Ce-doped or intrinsic scintillation crystals" Nucl. Instrum. Meth. Phys. Res. A Vol 443, No 2-3, pp 331-341 (2000).

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H Zaidi "Addendum to Relevance of accurate Monte Carlo modeling in nuclear medical imaging" Med. Phys. Vol 27, No 4, pp 816-817 (2000).

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H Zaidi "Comparative evaluation of photon cross section libraries for materials of interest in PET Monte Carlo simulations" IEEE Trans. Nucl. Sci. Vol 47, No 6, pp  2722-2735 (2000)
 

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H Zaidi "Comparative evaluation of scatter correction techniques in 3D positron emission tomography" Eur. J. Nucl. Med. Vol 27, No 12, pp 1813-1826 (2000)
 

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H Zaidi "Object-oriented programming environments: a promising tool for biomedical imaging research" Pol. J. Med. Phys. Eng. Vol 6, No 2, pp 71-89 (2000)

1999

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H Zaidi "Relevance of accurate Monte Carlo modeling in nuclear medical imaging" Med. Phys. Vol 26, No 4, pp 574-608 (1999)
Selected to appear in 2000 Mosby-Year Book of Nuclear Medicine

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H Zaidi, AK. Hermann Scheurer, and C. Morel "An Object-Oriented Monte Carlo Simulator for 3D Cylindrical PET Tomographs" Comput. Meth. Prog. Biomed. Vol 58, No 2, pp 133-145 (1999)

1998

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H Zaidi, C. Labbe, and C. Morel "Implementation of a Monte Carlo simulation environment for fully 3D PET on a high performance parallel platform" Parallel Computing Vol 24 No 9-10, pp 1523-1536 (1998)

1997

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H Zaidi "Reflections on International Collaboration in Medical Physics". Phys. Med. Vol. XIII, Supplement 1, pp 417-419 (1997).

1996

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H Zaidi "Organ volume estimation using SPECT" IEEE Trans. Nucl. Sci. Vol 43, No. 3, pp 2174-2182 (1996).

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H Zaidi "Quantitative SPECT: Recent developments in detector response, attenuation and scatter correction techniques" Phys. Med. Vol. XII, No. 3, pp 101-117 (1996)

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H Zaidi "Assessment of thyroid volume with pinhole emission computed tomography" Phys. Med. Vol. XII, No. 2, pp  97-100 (1996)

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H Zaidi "Comparative methods for quantifying thyroid volume using planar imaging and SPECT" J. Nucl. Med. Vol 37, No.8, pp 1421-1426 (1996)
Selected to appear in 1998 Mosby Year Book of Nuclear Medicine

Guest Editorials

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Torigian D, Kjaer A, Zaidi H and Alavi A "PET/MRI: Clinical applications" PET Clinics Vol. 11, No. 4, , pp xi-xii (2016).

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Zaidi H "PET/MR Imaging: Advances in instrumentation and quantitative procedures" PET Clinics Vol. 11, No. 2, pp xiii-xiv (2016).

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Basu S, Zaidi H, Salavati A, Hess S, Flemming Høilund Carlsen P, Alavi A "FDG-PET/CT methodology for evaluation of treatment response in Lymphoma: From “graded visual analysis” and “Semiquantitative SUVmax” to global disease burden assessment" Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging Vol. 41, No. 11, pp 2158-2160 (2014).

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Zaidi H and Alavi A "Trends in PET quantification: Opportunities and challenges " Clin Trans Imaging Vol. 2, No. 3, pp 183-185 (2014).


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Kwee TC and Zaidi H "Guest Editorial" PET Clinics Vol. 8, No. 3, pp xi-xii (2013).

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Zaidi H and Teo K "Guest Editorial" PET Clinics Vol. 2, No 1, pp ix-x (2013).

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Zaidi H and Tsui BMW "Computational anthropomorphic anatomical models" Proceedings of the IEEE, Vol. 97, No. 12, pp 1935-1937 (2009).

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Zaidi H "Navigating beyond the 6th dimension: A challenge in the era of multi-parametric molecular imaging" Eur. J. Nucl. Med. Mol. Imaging Vol. 36, No. 7, pp 1025-1028 (2009).

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Zaidi H and El Fakhri G "Is absolute quantification of dopaminergic neurotransmission studies with 123I SPECT ready for clinical use?" Eur. J. Nucl. Med. Mol. Imaging Vol. 35, No. 7, pp 1330-1333 (2008).

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Zaidi H "Is MR-guided attenuation correction a viable option for dual-modality PET/MR imaging?" Radiology Vol 244, No. 3, pp 639-642 (2007).

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Zaidi H and Alavi A "Guest Editorial" PET Clinics Vol. 2, No 2, pp xi-xiv (2007).

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Zaidi H "Is radionuclide transmission scanning obsolete for dual-modality PET/CT systems?" Eur. J. Nucl. Med. Mol. Imaging Vol 34, No 6, pp 815-818 (2007).

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Zaidi H "Medical Image Segmentation: Quo Vadis" Comput. Meth. Prog. BioMed. Vol. 84, No 2-3, pp 63-65 (2006).

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Zaidi H "The quest for the ideal anato-molecular imaging fusion tool" Biomed. Imaging Interv. J. Vol. 2, No 4, e47 (2006).

 

Non-reviewed publications

 

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Zaidi H "Advances in hybrid PET-MR imaging" Diagnostic Imaging Europe Vol. 24, No. 2, pp 24-26 (2013).

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"PET/MR: Birth of a New Modality". Cardiovascular Business (2010).

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Séguinot J, Braem A, Chesi E, Joram C, Mathot S, Weilhammer P, Chamizo Llatas M, Correia JG, Ribeiro da Silva M, Garibaldi F, De Leo R, Nappi E, Corsi F, Dragone A, Schoenahl F and Zaidi H "Novel geometrical concept of high performance brain PET scanner: Principle, design and performance estimates" CERN preprint CERN-PH-EP-2004-05 (2004).

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H Zaidi and M-L Montandon "Functional brain imaging with SPECT and PET". Global Health Care, January Vol. 1 (2002) pp 59-61

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M-L Montandon and H Zaidi  "Perspectives in quantitative brain imaging". Global Health Care, Vol. 3 (2002)  pp 71-73

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H Zaidi "Medical Physics on the Internet and the World-Wide Web: an overview". SCOPE, Vol. 6, No. 1, March (1997) pp 31- 35

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H Zaidi "Medical Physics in Algeria". Medical Physics World, Vol. 13, No. 2, December (1997) pp 23.

Refeered conference proceedings

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H Zaidi and H. Merdas "Steps towards quantification of SPECT images by computer simulation" In Proceedings of the International Conference of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Oran, ALGERIA, pp 100-105 (1994)

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H Zaidi "Monte Carlo modeling: Applications in Positron Emission Tomography" In Proceedings of the International Workshop on Applied Mathematics, University of Kuwait, Kuwait, pp 533-539 (1996)

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H Zaidi "Reflections on International Collaboration in Medical Physics" Proceedings of the V International Conference on Applications of Physics in Medicine and Biology. Trieste, ITALY (1996).

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H Zaidi "Medical Imaging: Current status and future perspectives". Conf. Record, The International Conference on the Arab World and the Society of Information. Tunis, TUNISIA 4-8 May 1997 pp 1-21 (1997) Invited Talk

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H Zaidi, AK. Hermann Scheurer, and C. Morel "Development of an Object-Oriented Monte Carlo simulator for 3D Positron Tomography". Conf. Record of 1997 International Meeting on Fully Three-dimensional Image Reconstruction in Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Pittsburgh, USA 25-28 June 1997, pp 176-179 (1997)
 

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H Zaidi, C. Labbe, and C. Morel, "Improvement of the performance and accuracy of PET Monte Carlo simulations" Conf. Proc. SPIE's International Symposium on Medical imaging, San Diego, USA 20-26 February 1999, Ed. J. M. Boone and J. T. Dobbins, Vol 3659, pp 582-593 (1998).

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C. Labbe, K. Thielemans, D. Belluzzo, V. Bettinardi, M.C. Gilardi, D.S. Hague, M. Jacobson, S. Kaiser, R. Levkovitz, T. Margalit, G. Mitra, C. Morel, T. Spinks, P. Valente, H Zaidi, A. Zverovich "An object-Oriented Library for 3D PET Reconstruction using Parallel Computing". Conf. Proc Image Processing in Medicine Conference, Heidelberg, Germany, 4-5 March 1999. in Informatik aktuell, Springer, Eds. H. Evers, G. Glombitza, T. Lehmann, H.-P. Meinzer. pp 268-272 (1999)

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C. Labbe, K. Thielemans, H Zaidi, C. Morel, "An object-Oriented Library incorporating efficient projector/backprojector operators for 3D PET Reconstruction". Conf. Proc. 3D'99 meeting on Fully Three-dimensional Reconstruction in Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Egmond aan Zee, The Netherlands, 23-26 June 1999, pp 137-140 (1999)
 

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H Zaidi "Statistical reconstruction-based scatter correction: a new method for 3D PET" Oral presentation at The World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, Chicago, USA 23-28 July 2000. Proceedings of the 22nd Annual International Conference of the IEEE, Vol. 1, pp 86 -89 (2000)
 

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H Zaidi, M Diaz-Gomez, A Boudraa, DO Slosman "Attenuation correction for whole-body PET imaging using automated fuzzy clustering-based segmentation method" Proceedings 2001 Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference, San Diego, USA 04-10 November 2001, Vol. 4, pp 2100 -2104 (2001).

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H Zaidi, M-L Montandon, DO Slosman, "Comparison of six attenuation correction schemes in cerebral 3D positron emission tomography”. 2nd European Medical & Biological Engineering Conference (EMBEC'02), Vienna (Austria), December 04-08, 2002, ISSN 1680-0737, ISBN 3-901351-62-0, Vol. 3, pp 868-869.

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H Zaidi, "Monte Carlo techniques in diagnostic and therapeutic nuclear medicine". (Invited) Standards and Codes of Practice in Medical Radiation Dosimetry, ISBN 92-0-111403-6 Proc. of an International Symposium, Vienna, Austria (IAEA), 25-28 November 2002, Vol. 2, pp 29-44.

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F Schoenahl, Montandon M-L, Slosman DO, Zaidi H "Assessment of the performance of SPM analysis in PET neuroactivation studies: A Monte Carlo investigation" Conf. Proc. of 3D'03 meeting on Fully Three-dimensional Reconstruction in Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, 29 June - 4 July 2003, Saint Malo, (France) Available on CD-Rom.

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H Zaidi, Montandon M-L, Slosman DO, "Impact of the attenuation map on relative and absolute quantitation in 3D brain PET: assessment of 6 different methods" Conf. Proc. of 3D'03 meeting on Fully Three-dimensional Reconstruction in Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, 29 June - 4 July 2003, Saint Malo (France) Available on CD-Rom.

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M Chamizo Llatas, A Braem, E Chesi, C Joram, S Mathot, J Séguinot, P Weilhammer, F Garibaldi, E Nappi, F Schoenahl and H Zaidi, "High-resolution 3D brain PET with hybrid photon detectors" Conf. Proc. of the 8th ICATPP Conference on Astroparticle, Particle, Space Physics, Detectors and Medical Physics Applications, 6-10th October 2003, Villa Erba (Italy), World Scientific (2004), pp 391-395.

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A Braem, E Chesi, C Joram, S Mathot, J Séguinot, P Weilhammer, F Garibaldi, E Nappi, M Chamizo Llatas, F Schoenahl and H Zaidi, "Novel design of high-resolution parallax-free Compton enhanced PET scanner dedicated to brain research" Conf. Proc. of the First International meeting on Applied Physics, 15-18th October 2003, Badajoz (Spain) pp 86-87.

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Toso C, Zaidi H, Morel P, Armanet M, Andres A, Pernin N, Baertschiger R, Bühler L, Bosco D, Slosman D, Berney T, "Imaging of early post-islet transplant events by positron emission tomography (PET)", Proc. XXth International Congress of the Transplantation Society, 5-10 September 2004, Vienna, Austria. Transplantation 78(2) Supplement 1: pp 441.

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Ay MR, Sarkar S, Shahriari M, Sardari D and Zaidi H, "Comparative assessment of different computational models for generation of x-ray spectra in diagnostic radiology and mammography", (2004) Proceedings of IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium & Medical Imaging Conference, Rome, Italy, 19-22 October 2004; Vol 5, pp 4190- 4194.

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Schoenahl F and Zaidi H "Towards optimal model-based partial volume effect correction in oncological PET", (2004) Proceedings of IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium & Medical Imaging Conference, Rome, Italy, 19-22 October 2004; Vol 7, pp 3177- 3181.

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Vilardi I, Ciocia F, Colonna N, De Leo R, Lagamba L, Marrone S, Nappi E, Tagliente G, Valentini A, Braem A, Chesi E, Joram C, Seguinot J, Weilhammer P, Corsi F, Dragone A, Cusanno F, Garibaldi F and Zaidi H "Optimization of the effective light attenuation length of YAP:Ce and LYSO:Ce crystals for a novel geometrical PET concept" (2004) Proceedings of IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium & Medical Imaging Conference, Rome, Italy, 19-22 October 2004; Vol 5, pp 2859- 2863.

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Dragone A, Corsi F, Marzocca C, Losito P, Pasqua S, Nappi E, De Leo R, Séguinot J, Braem A, Chesi E, Joram C, Weilhammer P, Garibaldi F and Zaidi H "An event driven read-out system for a novel PET scanner with Compton-enhanced 3D gamma reconstruction" (2004) Proceedings of IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium & Medical Imaging Conference, Rome, Italy, 19-22 October 2004; Vol 5, pp 3156- 3160.

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Montandon M-L and Zaidi H, "Relevance of attenuation and scatter corrections toward quantification of 3D brain PET images" (2005) Proceedings of the First UAE International Conference on Biological and Medical Physics, Al-Ain, UAE, March 27-30 2005, pp 188.

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H Zaidi, "Future trends in nuclear medical imaging", In Recent Advances in Interdisciplinary Applied Physics Proceedings of the First UAE International Meeting on Applied Physics (APHYS-2003), Elsevier Science (Oxford, UK), Ed. A. Mendez-Vilas, ISBN 0-08-044648-5, 2005; pp 657-664.

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Ay MR, Sarkar S, Shahriari M, Sardari D and Zaidi H, "MCNP4C-based Monte Carlo simulator for fan- and cone-beam x-ray CT: development and experimental validation" (2005) Proceedings of the 14th International Conference of Medical Physics, Nuremberg, Germany, September 14-17 2005, Biomedizinische Technik Vol. 50, Suppl, part 1, pp 360-361.

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Ghaffarian P, Sharafi AA, Keshvarz K and Zaidi H, "MCNP4C-based Monte Carlo study of grid performance in diagnostic radiology" (2005) Proceedings of the 14th International Conference of Medical Physics, Nuremberg, Germany, September 14-17, 2005, Biomedizinische Technik Vol. 50, Suppl, part 1, pp 1098-1099.

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Dragone A, Corsi F, Marzocca C, Losito P, Pasqua S, Nappi E, De Leo R, Séguinot J, Braem A, Chesi E, Joram C, Weilhammer P, Garibaldi F and Zaidi H "Parallel chains based read-out system for a Compton-enhanced 3D PET scanner" Proceedings of Research in Microelectronics and Electronics Conference, Otranto, Italy, 12-15 June 2006, pp 401-404.

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Zaidi H "PET/CT: Technical aspects and image registration" (2006) Proceedings of the International Symposium on Advance in Diagnostic Medical Physics, New Delhi, India, 13-16 July 2006, pp 450-461.

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Zaidi H "Image correction techniques in PET" (2006) Proceedings of the International Symposium on Advance in Diagnostic Medical Physics, New Delhi, India, 13-16 July 2006, pp 441-449.

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Zaidi H "New frontiers in quantitative molecular imaging with PET" (2006) Proceedings of the World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, Seoul, Korea, 27 August - 1 September 2006, IFMBE Proceedings Series, Vol. 14, pp 1659-1662.

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Montandon ML and Zaidi H "Quantitative VOI-based analysis of template-guided attenuation correction in 3D brain PET" (2006) Proceedings of IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium & Medical Imaging Conference, San Diego, USA, 29 October - 4 November 2006,Vol. 6; pp 3326-3330.

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Zaidi H and Ay MR "Impact of x-ray scatter when using CT-based attenuation correction in PET: A Monte Carlo investigation" (2006) Proceedings of IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium & Medical Imaging Conference, San Diego, USA, 29 October - 4 November 2006,Vol. 4; pp 2161-2165.

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Ay MR and Zaidi H "Simulation-based assessment of the impact of contrast medium on CT-based attenuation correction in PET" (2006) Proceedings of IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium & Medical Imaging Conference, San Diego, USA, 29 October - 4 November 2006,Vol. 5; pp 2731-2735.

Recipient of 2006 IEEE Medical Imaging Conference Award

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Ay MR, Ghafarian P and Zaidi H "A hybrid approach for fast simulation of x-ray computed tomography" IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium & Medical Imaging Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii, 28 October – 3 November 2007; Vol. 4, pp 3155-3160.

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Ghafarian P, Ay MR, Ghadiri H, Sarkar S and Zaidi H "Impact of x-ray tube voltage, field size and phantom thickness on scattered radiation in diagnostic radiology: A Monte Carlo investigation" IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium & Medical Imaging Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii, 28 October – 3 November 2007; Vol. 5, pp 3830-3834.

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Bidgoli JH, Ay MR, Sarkar S, Ahmadian A and Zaidi H "Correction of oral contrast artefacts in CT-based attenuation correction of PET images using an automated segmentation algorithm" IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium & Medical Imaging Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii, 28 October – 3 November 2007; Vol. 5, pp 3542-3547.

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Ay MR, Ghadiri H, Ghafarian P, Sarkar S and Zaidi H "Influence of energy indexing algorithm and electron substeps on MCNP4C electron transport: Application to simulation of x-ray spectra in diagnostic radiology and mammography" IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium & Medical Imaging Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii, 28 October – 3 November 2007; Vol. 5, pp 4006-4011.

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Lemmens C, Montandon M-L, Nuyts J, Ratib O and Zaidi H "Impact of metal artifacts due to EEG electrodes in brain PET imaging" IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium & Medical Imaging Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii, 28 October – 3 November 2007; Vol. 4, pp 3026-3033.

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Akbarzadeh A, Ay MR, Ghadiri H, Sarkar S and Zaidi H "A novel approach for experimental measurement of scatter profile and scatter to primary ratio in a 64-slice CT scanner", 4th Kuala Lumpur International Conference on Biomedical Engineering, 25-28 June 2008, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, IFMBE Proceedings Series, Vol. 21, pp 473-477.

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Akbarzadeh A, Ay MR, Ghadiri H, Sarkar S and Zaidi H "A hybrid approach for accurate estimation of the scatter component in x-ray CT combining experimental measurements and Monte Carlo simulations" IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium & Medical Imaging Conference, Dresden, Germany, 19-25 October 2008, pp 3864-3867.

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Nguyen MK, Delarbre JL, Truong TT, Driol C and Zaidi H "Effect of energy resolution in Compton scattered radiation imaging" IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium & Medical Imaging Conference, Dresden, Germany, 19-25 October 2008, pp 1110-1113.

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Shafaei M, Ay MR, Sardari S and Zaidi H "Monte Carlo assessment of geometric, scatter and septal penetration components in high energy collimators" ECIFMBE 2008, Antwerp, Belgium, 23-27 November 2008; J. Vander Sloten, P. Verdonck, M. Nyssen, J. Haueisen (Eds.), IFMBE Proceedings Vol. 22, pp 2479-2482, 2008.

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Abdoli M, Ay MR, Ahmadian A, Sahba N and Zaidi H "A novel approach for reducing dental filling artefacts in CT-based attenuation correction of head and neck oncologic PET/CT data" ECIFMBE 2008, Antwerp, Belgium, 23-27 November 2008; J. Vander Sloten, P. Verdonck, M. Nyssen, J. Haueisen (Eds.), IFMBE Proceedings Vol. 22, pp 492-495, 2008.

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Ay MR, Bidgoli JH, Ghafarian P and Zaidi H "Reduction of intravenous contrast related artifacts in CT-based attenuation corrected PET images" ECIFMBE 2008, Antwerp, Belgium, 23-27 November 2008; J. Vander Sloten, P. Verdonck, M. Nyssen, J. Haueisen (Eds.), IFMBE Proceedings Vol. 22, pp 513-516, 2008.

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Shirmohammad M, Ay MR, Rahmim A, Sarkar S and Zaidi H "Comparative assessment of different energy mapping approaches in CT based attenuation correction: a patient study" ECIFMBE 2008, Antwerp, Belgium, 23-27 November 2008; J. Vander Sloten, P. Verdonck, M. Nyssen, J. Haueisen (Eds.), IFMBE Proceedings Vol. 22, pp 496-499, 2008.

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Fezza SA, Benamrane N, and Zaidi H "Optimisation à base de flot de graphe pour la mise en correspondance d’images stéréoscopiques" Proceedings of the 6th Conference on Optimisation and Information Systems (COSI'2009), 25-27 Mai 2009, Annaba, Algeria, pp 449-460.

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Ay MR, Maleki A, Ghadiri H, Ahmadian A, Ghafarian P and Zaidi H "The Influence of x-ray spectra filtration on image quality and patient dose in the GE VCT 64-slice cardiac CT scanner" The 3rd International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedical Engineering (ICBBE’2009), Beijing, China, 11-13 June 2009, pp 1-4.

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Ghafarian P, S.M.R. Aghamiri, Ay MR, Rahmim A and Zaidi H "Quantification of PET and CT misalignment errors in cardiac PET/CT: Phantom and clinical studies" The 3rd International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedical Engineering (ICBBE’2009), Beijing, China, 11-13 June 2009, pp 1-4.

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Abdoli M, Ay MR, Ahmadian A and Zaidi H "Metal artifact reduction in CT-based attenuation correction in PET using the virtual sinogram concept" The 3rd International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedical Engineering (ICBBE’2009), Beijing, China, 11-13 June 2009, pp 1-4.

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Abdoli M, Ay MR, Ahmadian A and Zaidi H "Reduction of dental filling metallic artifacts in CT-based attenuation correction of PET data using weighted virtual sinograms" IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium & Medical Imaging Conference, Orlando (FL) USA, 25-31 October 2009, pp 2752-2755.

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Mehranian A, Ay MR, Riahi Alam N and Zaidi H "Quantitative assessment of the effect of anode surface roughness on diagnostic x-ray spectra using Monte Carlo simulation" IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium & Medical Imaging Conference, Orlando (FL) USA, 25-31 October 2009, pp 2902-2907.

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Prasad R, Ay MR, Ratib O and Zaidi H "CT-based attenuation correction on the FLEX Triumph™ preclinical PET/CT scanner" IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium & Medical Imaging Conference, Orlando (FL) USA, 25-31 October 2009, pp 3357-3362.

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Akbari SM, Ay MR, Kamali Asl AR, Ghadiri H and Zaidi H "Experimental measurement of the modulation transfer function (MTF) for five commercial CT scanners" The 12th Mediterranean Conference on Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing (MEDICON 2010), Chalkidiki, Greece, 27-30 May 2010, IFMBE Proceedings Vol. 29, pp 351-354, 2010.

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Habibzadeh MA, Ay MR, Kamali-Asl AR, Ghadiri H and Zaidi H "The influence of patient miscentering on patient dose and image noise in two commercial CT scanners: A phantom study" The 12th Mediterranean Conference on Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing (MEDICON 2010), Chalkidiki, Greece, 27-30 May 2010, IFMBE Proceedings Vol. 29, pp 327-330, 2010.

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Mehranian A, Ay MR and Zaidi H "CT2MCNP: An integrated package for constructing patient-specific voxel-based models dedicated for MCNP(X) Monte Carlo simulations" The 12th Mediterranean Conference on Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing (MEDICON 2010), Chalkidiki, Greece, 27-30 May 2010, IFMBE Proceedings Vol. 29, pp 319-322, 2010.

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Teimourian B, Ay MR, Shamsaei-Zafarghandi M and Zaidi H "A novel approach for dual-energy mapping in CT-based attenuation correction using single kVp imaging: A feasibility study" The 12th Mediterranean Conference on Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing (MEDICON 2010), Chalkidiki, Greece, 27-30 May 2010, IFMBE Proceedings Vol. 29, pp 220-223, 2010.

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Zeraatkar N, Ay MR, Kamali-Asl AR and Zaidi H "Monte Carlo-based performance assessment of the preclinical Rodent Research PET (RRPET) scanner using the NEMA NU-4 standards" The 12th Mediterranean Conference on Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing (MEDICON 2010), Chalkidiki, Greece, 27-30 May 2010, IFMBE Proceedings Vol. 29, pp 311-314, 2010.

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Sharif S, Amira A and Zaidi H "3D oncological PET volume analysis using CNN and LVQNN" IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS 2010), Paris, France, 30 May – 02 June 2010, pp 1783-1786.

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Sharif S, Amira A and Zaidi H "Intelligent approach for PET volume analysis" IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS 2010), Paris, France, 30 May – 02 June 2010, pp 2291-2294.

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Nguyen MK, Régnier R, Truong TT, and Zaidi H "Compton scattered imaging based on the V-line Radon transform and its medical imaging applications" 32nd Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Aug 31 - Sept 4, 2010, Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc Vol. 1, pp 4300-4303.

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Morvidone M, Nguyen MK, Truong TT, and Zaidi H "a novel V-line Radon transform and its imaging applications" 17th International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP’10), Hong Kong, 26-29 September 2010, pp 629-632.

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Ojha N, Hu Z, Shao L, Izquierdo D, Machac J, Ratib O, Zaidi H, Fuster V, and Fayad ZA "PET performance of the Gemini TF PET-MR: the world’s first whole body PET-MRI scanner" IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium & Medical Imaging Conference, Knoxville (TN) USA, 30 October – 6 November 2010, pp 2013-2015.

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Gutierrez D and Zaidi H "Assessment of x-ray scatter for the micro-CT subsystem of the FLEX Triumph™ preclinical PET-CT scanner" IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium & Medical Imaging Conference, Knoxville (TN) USA, 30 October – 6 November 2010, pp 2216-2223.

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Sharif S, Abbod M, Amira A and Zaidi H "Automatic PET volume analysis and classification based on ANN and BIC", The 15th IEEE Symposium on Consumer Electronics (ISCE2011), Singapore 14-17 June 2011, pp 565-570.

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Sharif S, Abbod M, Amira A and Zaidi H "Novel hybrid approach combining ANN and MRA for PET volume segmentation" Proceedings of the 11th biennial Asia Pacific Conference on Circuits and Systems (APCCAS 2010), Kuala Lampur, Malaysia, 6–9 December 2010, pp 596-599.

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Khodadad D, Ahmadian A, Ay MR, Esfahani AF, Banaem HY and Zaidi H "B-spline based free form deformation thoracic non-rigid registration of CT and PET images", International Conference on Graphic and Image Processing (ICGIP 2011), 1-3 October 2011, Cairo, Egypt, Proc. SPIE, Vol. 8285, pp 82851K.

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Abdoli M, de Jong JR, Pruim J, Dierckx RA and Zaidi H "Clough-Tocher interpolation of virtual sinogram in a Delaunay triangulated grid for metal artifact reduction of PET/CT images" IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium & Medical Imaging Conference, Valencia, Spain, 23-29 October 2011, pp 3197–3201.

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Prasad R, Ratib O and Zaidi H "NEMA NU-04-based performance characteristics of the LabPET-8™ small animal PET scanner" IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium & Medical Imaging Conference, Valencia, Spain, 23-29 October 2011, pp 3654– 3660.

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Prasad R and Zaidi H "Evaluation of scatter fraction and count rate performance of two small-animal PET scanners using dedicated phantoms" IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium & Medical Imaging Conference, Valencia, Spain, 23-29 October 2011, pp 3639–3645.

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Gutierrez D and Zaidi H "Atlas-guided automated analysis of small-animal PET studies" IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium & Medical Imaging Conference, Valencia, Spain, 23-29 October 2011, pp 2883-2890.

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Akbarzadeh A, Ay MR, Ahmadian A, Riahi Alam N and Zaidi H "Impact of tissue classification on the accuracy of MR-based attenuation correction in PET-MRI" IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium & Medical Imaging Conference, Valencia, Spain, 23-29 October 2011, pp 2524–2530.

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Mehranian A, Ay MR, Rahmim A, and Zaidi H "Sparsity constrained sinogram inpainting for metal artifact reduction in x-ray computed tomography" IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium & Medical Imaging Conference, Valencia, Spain, 23-29 October 2011, pp 3694–3699.

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Najafi Darmian A, Ay MR, Ghafarian P, Pouladian M, Shirazi A, Ghadiri H, Akbarzadeh A and Zaidi H "Characterization of scattered radiation profile in volumetric 64-slice x-ray CT scanner: A Monte Carlo study" IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium & Medical Imaging Conference, Valencia, Spain, 23-29 October 2011, pp 2692–2696.

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Mehranian A, Ay MR, Rahmim A and Zaidi H "Metal artifact reduction in CT-based attenuation correction of PET using Sobolev sinogram restoration" IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium & Medical Imaging Conference, Valencia, Spain, 23-29 October 2011, pp 2936-2942.

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Ghadiri H, Shiran MB, Ay MR, Soltanian-Zadeh H, Rahmim A and Zaidi H "A novel energy mapping approach in CT-based attenuation correction of PET data using multi-energy CT imaging" IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium & Medical Imaging Conference, Valencia, Spain, 23-29 October 2011, pp 2510-2515.

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Mehranian A, Rahmim A, Ay MR and Zaidi H "An ordered-subsets proximal preconditioned gradient algorithm for total variation regularized PET image reconstruction" IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium & Medical Imaging Conference, Anahaim, CA USA, 29 October – 3 November 2012, pp 3375-3382.

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Mehranian A, Salighe Rad H, Rahmim A, Ay MR and Zaidi H "Smoothly clipped absolute deviation (SCAD) regularization for compressed sensing MRI using an augmented Lagrangian scheme" IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium & Medical Imaging Conference, Anahaim, CA USA, 29 October – 3 November 2012, pp 3646-3653.

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Abdoli M, Dierckx RAJ and Zaidi H "Deformable model-based PET segmentation technique for heterogeneous tumor volume delineation" IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium & Medical Imaging Conference, Anahaim, CA USA, 29 October – 3 November 2012, pp 3947-3951.

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Kotasidis FA, Heinzer S and Zaidi H "Experimental evaluation and image reconstruction based optimization of the spatially variant PSF on the Ingenuity TF PET/MR scanner" IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium & Medical Imaging Conference, Anahaim, CA USA, 29 October – 3 November 2012, pp 2921-2924.

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Kotasidis FA, Angelis GI, Anton-Rodriguez J, Matthews JC, Reader AJ, Green M and Zaidi H "Isotope dependent system matrices for high resolution PET imaging" IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium & Medical Imaging Conference, Anahaim, CA USA, 29 October – 3 November 2012, pp 2925-2928.

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Kotasidis FA, Matthews JC, Reader AJ, Angelis GI and Zaidi H "Application of adaptive kinetic modelling for bias propagation reduction in direct 4D image reconstruction" IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium & Medical Imaging Conference, Anahaim, CA USA, 29 October – 3 November 2012, pp 3688-3694.

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Kotasidis FA, Matthews JC, Reader AJ, Angelis GI, Price PM and Zaidi H "Direct parametric reconstruction for dynamic 18F-FDG PET/CT imaging in the body" IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium & Medical Imaging Conference, Anahaim, CA USA, 29 October – 3 November 2012, pp 3383-3386.

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Xie T and Zaidi H "Age-dependent small animal internal radiation dosimetry" Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on Computational Phantoms for Radiation Protection, Imaging and Radiotherapy, Zurich, Switzerland, 20-22 May 2013, pp 60-61.

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Xie T and Zaidi H "Assessment of S-values in stylized and voxel-based rat models for positron-emitting radionuclides" Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on Computational Phantoms for Radiation Protection, Imaging and Radiotherapy, Zurich, Switzerland, 20-22 May 2013. pp 70-71.

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Ay MR, Akbarzadeh A, Ahmadian and Zaidi H "Classification of bones from MR images in torso PET-MR imaging using a statistical shape model" PSMR 2013 MR-PET Workshop, Jülich, Germany, 6-7 Mai –2013.

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Kotasidis FA, Tsoumpas C, Polycarpou I and Zaidi H "A 5D anthropomorphic numerical phantom for respiratory-gated parametric imaging simulation studies in dynamic emission tomography" IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium & Medical Imaging Conference, Seoul, Korea, 27 October – 2 November 2013, pp 1-3.

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Kotasidis FA, Tsoumpas C, Angelis GI, Matthews JC, Reader AJ and Zaidi H "Impact of motion on indirect and direct estimation of kinetic parameters from dynamic PET data" IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium & Medical Imaging Conference, Seoul, Korea, 27 October – 2 November 2013, pp 1-4

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Kotasidis FA, Anton-Rodriguez J, Angelis GI, Matthews JC, Reader AJ and Zaidi H "Isotope-specific resolution modeling image reconstruction for high resolution PET imaging" IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium & Medical Imaging Conference, Seoul, Korea, 27 October – 2 November 2013, pp 1-3

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Karakatsanis NA, Tsoumpas C and Zaidi H "Generalized 3D and 4D motion compensated whole-body PET image reconstruction employing nested EM deconvolution" IEEE International Conference on Imaging Systems and Techniques, Santorini, Greece, 14 – 17 October 2014, pp 263-268.

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Arabi H and Zaidi H "Comparison of atlas-based bone segmentation methods in whole-body PET/MRI" IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium & Medical Imaging Conference, Seattle, USA, 8 – 15 November 2014, pp 1-4.

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Arabi H and Zaidi H "MRI-based pseudo-CT generation using sorted atlas images in whole-body PET/MRI" IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium & Medical Imaging Conference, Seattle, USA, 8 – 15 November 2014, pp 1-4.

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Mehranian A and Zaidi H "Joint estimation of activity and attenuation in whole-body PET/MRI using MR-constrained Gaussian priors" IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium & Medical Imaging Conference, Seattle, USA, 8 – 15 November 2014, pp 1-4.

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Abdoli M, Mehranian A, Ailianou A, Becker M andZaidi H "Comparative methods for metal artifact reduction in x-ray CT" IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium & Medical Imaging Conference, Seattle, USA, 8 – 15 November 2014, pp 1-5.

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Karakatsanis NA, Lodge MA, Casey ME, Zaidi H, Rahmim A "Impact of acquisition time-window on clinical whole-body PET parametric imaging" IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium & Medical Imaging Conference, Seattle, USA, 8 – 15 November 2014, pp 1-8.

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Karakatsanis NA, Rahmim A and Zaidi H "Introducing time-of-flight and resolution recovery image reconstruction to whole-body PET parametric imaging" IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium & Medical Imaging Conference, Seattle, USA, 8 – 15 November 2014, pp 1-6.

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Fatnassi C, Boucenna R, Betz M and Zaidi H "Correction of macroscopic field inhomogeneities in 3D quantitative GRE imaging based on nonlinear phase model and SNR mapping" Proc. 23rd ISMRM Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada, 1–5 June 2015, pp 3766.

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Fatnassi C, Boucenna R and Zaidi H "Numerical Simpson’s rule for real time and accurate T2* maps generation using 3D quantitative GRE" World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering WC’2015, Toronto, Canada, 7–12 June 2015, IFMBE Proceedings, Vol. 51, pp 107-110.

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Fatnassi C, Boucenna R and Zaidi H "Improvement of pseudo multispectral classification of brain MR images" World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering WC’2015, Toronto, Canada, 7–12 June 2015, IFMBE Proceedings, Vol. 51, pp 111-114.

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Fatnassi C, Boucenna R and Zaidi H "Unwrapping highly wrapped phase using nonlinear multi-echo phase unwrapping" World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering WC’2015, Toronto, Canada, 7–12 June 2015, IFMBE Proceedings, Vol. 51, pp 115-118.

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Xie T and Zaidi H "Construction of pregnant female phantoms at different gestation periods for radiation dosimetry" Proc. of the 5th International Workshop on Computational Phantoms for Radiation Protection, Imaging and Radiotherapy, Seoul, Korea, 19-22 July 2015, pp 4-5.

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Xie T and Zaidi H "Development of a hybrid computational phantom library: Application to the evaluation of the effects of body habitus on internal radiation dosimetry" Proc. of the 5th International Workshop on Computational Phantoms for Radiation Protection, Imaging and Radiotherapy, Seoul, Korea, 19-22 July 2015, pp 18-19.

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Karakatsanis N, Mehranian A, Lodge MA, Casey ME, Rahmim A and Zaidi H "Clinical evaluation of direct 4D whole-body parametric imaging with time-of-flight and resolution modeling capabilities" IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium & Medical Imaging Conference, San Diego, USA, 31 October – 7 November 2015, pp 1-6.

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Karakatsanis N, Garibotto V, Rager O and Zaidi H "Continuous bed motion vs. step-and-shoot acquisition on clinical whole-body dynamic and parametric PET imaging" IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium & Medical Imaging Conference, San Diego, USA, 31 October – 7 November 2015, pp 1-6.

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Arabi H and Zaidi H "Fast atlas-based MRI-guided PET attenuation map generation in whole-body PET/MR imaging" IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium & Medical Imaging Conference, San Diego, USA, 31 October – 7 November 2015, pp 1-4.

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Kotasidis F, Karakatsanis NA, Mehranian A and Zaidi H "Multi-bed tracer kinetic imaging of micro-parameters from dynamic time-of-flight PET data" IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium & Medical Imaging Conference, San Diego, USA, 31 October – 7 November 2015, pp 1-4.

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Kotasidis F, Mehranian A and Zaidi H "Error propagation reduction in direct 4D image reconstruction using time-of-flight PET" IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium & Medical Imaging Conference, San Diego, USA, 31 October – 7 November 2015, pp 1-4.

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Kotasidis F, Mehranian A and Zaidi H "Limited field-of-view dynamic PET imaging using truncated time-of-flight sinograms" IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium & Medical Imaging Conference, San Diego, USA, 31 October – 7 November 2015, pp 1-3.

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Kotasidis F, Mehranian A and Zaidi H "Impact of time-of-flight image reconstruction in PET parametric imaging" IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium & Medical Imaging Conference, San Diego, USA, 31 October – 7 November 2015, pp 1-4.

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Zhuang M, Dierckx RAJ and Zaidi H "Novel active contour model-based automated segmentation of PET images" IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium & Medical Imaging Conference, Strasbourg, France, 29 October – 6 November 2016, in press

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Xie T, Poletti PA, Becker C and Zaidi H "Construction of personalized computational phantoms of pregnant patients for assessment of CT radiation dose" IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium & Medical Imaging Conference, Strasbourg, France, 29 October – 6 November 2016, in press

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Karakatsanis N, Mehranian A, Casey ME, and Zaidi H "Direct 4D slice-wise whole-body parametric PET image reconstruction for continuous bed motion acquisitions" IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium & Medical Imaging Conference, Strasbourg, France, 29 October – 6 November 2016, in press

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Kotasidis F, Garibotto V and Zaidi H "Hybrid whole-body dynamic TOF PET imaging for simultaneous estimation of compartmental and Patlak parametric maps from continuous bed motion data" IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium & Medical Imaging Conference, Strasbourg, France, 29 October – 6 November 2016, in press

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Kotasidis F and Zaidi H "Time of flight parametric image reconstruction from variable random fraction dynamic PET data" IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium & Medical Imaging Conference, Strasbourg, France, 29 October – 6 November 2016, in press

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Xie T and Zaidi H "Conceptual basis of dose monitoring in radiological imaging using personalized computational models" Proc. of the 6th International Workshop on Computational Human Phantoms, Annapolis (MD), USA, 27-30 August 2017, pp 37-38.

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Akhavanallaf A, Xie T and Zaidi H "Development of a novel library of adult anthropomorphic phantoms with more realistic scaling of organ masses" Proc. of the 6th International Workshop on Computational Human Phantoms, Annapolis (MD), USA, 27-30 August 2017, pp 120-121.

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Xie T, Zanotti-Fregonara P, Edet-Sanson A and Zaidi H "Construction of a computational model representing pregnant patients with twins for radiation dosimetry" Proc. of the 6th International Workshop on Computational Human Phantoms, Annapolis (MD), USA, 27-30 August 2017, pp 84-85.

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Kotasidis F, Manari M, Garibotto V and Zaidi H "Joint Optimization of kinetic modeling and CBM acquisition parameters in hybrid whole-body dynamic PET imaging" IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium & Medical Imaging Conference, Atlanta, USA, 21-28 October 2017, in press

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Kotasidis F, Garibotto V and Zaidi H "Patient-specific hybrid whole-body PET parametric imaging from speed modulated continuous bed motion dynamic data" IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium & Medical Imaging Conference, Atlanta, USA, 21-28 October 2017, in press

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Nguyen T, Zaidi H, Høilund-Carlsen PF and Werner V "Clinical relevance of partial volume effect: Dependence on lesion size and shape" IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium & Medical Imaging Conference, Atlanta, USA, 21-28 October 2017, in press

 

Published abstracts

H Zaidi, B-A. Jonsson, and S. Mattsson "Organ volume quantitation by means of SPECT: Analysis of different correction techniques and collimator selection". Abstract of the World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering. Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL. Physics in Medicine and Biology, pp 728 (1994)

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H. Merdas, H Zaidi, A. Saoucha, and MA. Flower "Accurate determination of I-124 concentrating volume using MWPC PET images". Abstract of the World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering. Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL. Physics in Medicine and Biology pp 726 (1994)

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K. Meghzifene, N. Ighilahriz, M. Belmessaoud, S. Bairi, and H Zaidi "Diagnostic X-Ray performance: A survey in Algiers" Abstract of the World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering. Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL. Physics in Medicine and Biology pp 328 (1994)

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H Zaidi "SPECTPLAN: A Quantitative SPECT Imaging-based 3-D dosimetry methodology for use in radioimmunotherapy treatment planning". In 6th World Congress of Nuclear Medicine and Biology. Sydney, AUSTRALIA. Eur. J. Nucl. Med. (Supplement) pp 75 (1994)

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H Zaidi "Reflections on International Collaboration in Medical Physics". In Vth International Conference on Applications of Physics in Medicine and Biology. Trieste, ITALY; 2-6 September 1996.

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H Zaidi "Advanced Educational Uses of the World-Wide Web in Medical Physics". Oral Presentation In The World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, Nice, FRANCE, 14-19 September 1997. Medical and Biological Engineering & Computing, Vol 35 (Supplement, Part 2), pp 1242 (1997)
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D Belluzzo, V Bettinardi, MC Gilardi, F Fazio, T Spinks, K Thielemans, C Morel, C Labbe, H Zaidi, R Levkowitz, A Bental, M Jacobson, G Mitra, DS Hague, P Valente, A Zverovich, M Wilks, S Kaiser, C Rietbrock "Parallel PETscan system (PARAPET)". in Conf. Proc Consorzio Interuniversitario, Istituto Nazionale Biostrutture e Biosistemi, 3J Convegno Nazionale, Venezia 26-28 Novembre 1998, pp V (1998)

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H Zaidi, C Labbe, and C Morel "Applications of Monte Carlo techniques in positron emission tomography" Oral presentation at the Annual meeting of the Swiss Physical Society, Berne 25-26 February 1999, Switzerland.

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H Zaidi "Comparative evaluation of five scatter correction techniques for 3D PET imaging" Oral Presentation at the Annual Congress of the European Association of Nuclear Medicine, Paris, France - September 2-6 2000, Eur. J. Nucl. Med. Vol 8, pp 1001 (2000)

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H Zaidi "Parameterisation of the scatter component in 3D PET: A Monte Carlo study". Oral presentation at the 2nd annual congress of the Swiss Society of Nuclear Medicine (SSNM), Lugano, Switzerland 17-19 Mai 2001. Nuklearmedizin Vol 40, pp A125 (2001)

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H Zaidi "Further investigation of the effect of the photon cross section library on the simulation of PET data". Poster presentation at the 2nd annual congress of the Swiss Society of Nuclear Medicine (SSNM), Lugano, Switzerland 17–19 Mai 2001. Nuclearmedizin Vol 40, pp A128 (2001)

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H Zaidi, C. Laemmli, M. Allaoua, P. Gries, D. O. Slosman "Optimizing attenuation correction in clinical cerebral 3D PET: which method to use?" Annual meeting of the Society of Nuclear Medicine, Toronto, Canada - June 23-27 2001, J. Nucl. Med. Vol 42, pp 195-196P (2001)

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Zaidi H, M Diaz-Gomez, M-L Montandon, DO Slosman, "Magnetic resonance imaging-guided attenuation correction in 3D brain positron emission tomography" (2002) 8th International Conference on Functional Mapping of the Human Brain, June 2-6, 2002, Sendai, JAPAN. Available on CD-Rom in NeuroImage, Vol. 16, No. 2. Abstract No 504

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M-L Montandon, H Zaidi, M Diaz-Gomez, DO Slosman, "Experimental evaluation of SPM analyses in PET neuroactivation studies" (2002) 8th International Conference on Functional Mapping of the Human Brain, June 2-6, 2002, Sendai, JAPAN. Available on CD-Rom in NeuroImage, Vol. 16, No. 2 Abstract No 501.

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M-L Montandon, H Zaidi and DO Slosman, "Statistical parametric mapping based assessment of the impact of model-based scatter correction on 18F-FDG 3D brain PET in healthy subjects" Annual Congress of the European Association of Nuclear Medicine, Amsterdam, The Netherlands- August 23-28 2003, Eur. J. Nucl. Med. Mol. Imaging, Vol 30, Suppl 2, pp S292.
Poster Prize Nominee and selected for presentation in the Highlights of EANM2003.

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M R Ay, M Adib and H Zaidi, "Development of a Monte Carlo simulation package for scintillation cameras operating in single-photon and coincidence imaging modes" Annual Congress of the European Association of Nuclear Medicine, Amsterdam, The Netherlands- August 23-28 2003, Eur. J. Nucl. Med. Mol. Imaging, Vol 30, Suppl 2, pp S326-327.

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H Zaidi, M-L Montandon, and DO Slosman, "Effect of the attenuation map on quantitative analysis of clinical 3D brain PET images" Annual Congress of the European Association of Nuclear Medicine, Amsterdam, The Netherlands- August 23-28 2003, Eur. J. Nucl. Med. Mol. Imaging, Vol 30, Suppl 2, pp S331.

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M-L Montandon, T Ruest and H Zaidi, "Transmission template-guided attenuation correction in 3D brain PET" 51st Annual meeting of the Society of Nuclear Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, June 19-23, 2004, J. Nucl. Med. Vol 45, No 5, Supplement 160P.

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H Zaidi, T Ruest, F Schoenahl, and M-L Montandon, "Comparative assessment of brain MR image segmentation algorithms and their impact on partial volume effect correction in PET" 52nd Annual meeting of the Society of Nuclear Medicine, Toronto, Canada, June 18-22, 2005, J Nucl Med Vol 46, No 5, Supplement 2, 454P.

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D Soloviev, C Tamburella, S Albrecht, Miralbell R, H Zaidi, Vees H, Ratib O and Buchegger F, "Captive solvent 11C-acetate synthesis in GMP conditions". ESRR'06 - European Symposium on Radiopharmacy and Radiopharmaceuticals, Lucca, Italy, March 30 - April 2 2006.

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Ay MR and Zaidi H, "Assessment of the impact of x-ray tube voltage on quantitative analysis of neurological PET when using CT-based attenuation correction" (2006) Proceedings of EuroMedIm 2006: 1st European Conference on Medical Imaging Technology , Marseilles, France, May 9-12 2006, pp 22.

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MR Ay and H Zaidi "Characterisation of sources of artefact when using CT-based attenuation correction in PET". 7th annual congress of the Swiss Society of Nuclear Medicine (SSNM), Lausanne, Switzerland 1-3 June 2006, Nuklearmedizin Vol 45, pp A139 (2006).

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S Albrecht, R Miralbell, H Zaidi, D Soloviev, H Vees, H Kahn, A Keller, A Bischof Delaloye, O Ratib and F Buchegger "11C-acetate PET in the early work-up of prostate cancer relapse after initial radiotherapy or radical surgery". 53rd Annual meeting of the Society of Nuclear Medicine, San Diego, USA 3-7 June 2006. J Nucl Med Vol 47, No 5, Suppl 1, pp 180P (2006).

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A Spinelli, Kurian M, Pellise D, Zaidi H, Vulliemoz S, Michel CM, and Seeck M "Computing scalp electrode 3D position using a combined PET/CT unit". Meeting of the Swiss Society of Neuroscience, Bern, Switzerland 9-10 March 2007.

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H Vees, D Weber, Zaidi H, Dipasquale G, Rouzaud M, Ratib O and Miralbell R "Dedicated PET/CT for radiation therapy treatment planning: Technical aspects and potential advantages in target volume definition". 11th Annual meeting of the Scientific Association of Swiss Radiation Oncology (SASRO) Aarau, Switzerland 15-17 March 2007, pp 80.

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Vees H, Zaidi H, Dipasquale G, Berrebi O, Buchegger F, Miralbell R, Ratib O, and Weber DC, "Contribution of 18F-FET PET in radiation therapy planning of high-grade gliomas" The 14th European Cancer Conference (ECCO), Barcelone, Spain, 23-27 September 2007. Eur J Cancer Suppl, Vol 5, No 4,  2007, pp 231.

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Vees H, Buchegger F, Albrecht S, Khan H, Husarik D, Zaidi H, Soloviev D, Hany TF and Miralbell R "18F-choline and/or 11C-acetate positron emission tomography: detection of residual or progressive subclinical disease at very low PSA values (<1 ng/ml) after radical prostatectomy" The 14th European Cancer Conference (ECCO), Barcelone, Spain, 23-27 September 2007. Eur J Cancer Suppl, Vol 5, No 4, 2007, pp 291.

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Montandon M-L, Nozan Z and Zaidi H "Validity of the Specific Uptake Size Index (SUSI) in quantitative analysis of clinical 18F-DOPA brain PET studies" (2007) European Association of Nuclear Medicine Annual Congress, 13-19 October 2007, Copenhagen, Denmark. Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging, Vol 34, Suppl 2, S326.

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Zaidi H, Schoenahl F and Ratib O "Geneva PET/CT facility: Design considerations and performance characteristics of two commercial (Biograph 16/64) scanners" (2007) Oral presentation at the European Association of Nuclear Medicine Annual Congress, 13-19 October 2007, Copenhagen, Denmark. Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging, Vol 34, Suppl 2, S166.

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Senthamizhchelvan S and Zaidi H "Adaptive thresholding for PET/CT-based tumour volume delineation" Oral presentation at the 16th International Conference of Medical Physics (ICMP-08), Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 14-16, 2008, p 47.

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Wissmeier MP, Steiner C, Vees H, Zaidi H, Willi JP, Ratib O, and Buchegger F "Different evolution of Fluorocholine uptake in prostate cancer and activated non-specific inguinal lymph nodes in dynamic PET/CT" 55th Annual meeting of the Society of Nuclear Medicine, New Orleans, USA, 14–18 June 2008. J Nucl Med, Vol 49, Suppl. 1, P22.

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Shirmohammad M, Ay MR, Rahmim A, Sarkar S and Zaidi H "A novel energy mapping method for attenuation map generation at 511 keV in computed tomography based attenuation correction" (2008) Oral presentation at the European Association of Nuclear Medicine Annual Congress, 11-15 October 2008, Munich, Germany. Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging, Vol 35, Suppl. 2, S146 (2008).

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Vees H, Senthamizhchelvan S, Miralbell R, Weber DC, Ratib O and Zaidi H "Assessment of various strategies for delineation of target volumes in 18F-FET PET studies of high-grade glioma patients" ESTRO annual meeting, Göteborg, Sweden, 14-18 September (2008).

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Zilli T, Vees H, Buchegger F, Casanova N, Wang H, Rouzaud M, Nouet P, Ratib O, Zaidi H, Miralbell R, and Weber DC "18F-Fluoroethyltyrosine Positron Emission Tomography-guided radiotherapy for high-grade glioma" Proceedings of the 50th ASTRO annual meeting, Boston, USA, 21-25 September 2008, Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys Vol. 72, No. 1, Suppl 1, S209.

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Montandon ML, Assal F, Allaoua M, Ratib O and Zaidi H "Anatomically-guided pixel-based partial volume effect correction in brain PET: Impact of MRI segmentation" 10th Annual Congress of the Swiss Society of Nuclear Medicine (SSNM), Geneva, Switzerland, 4–6 June 2009, Nuklearmedizin Vol. 48, No 3, A132 (2009).

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Prasad R, Ratib O and Zaidi H "Implementation of CT-based attenuation correction on a preclinical PET/CT scanner" 10th Annual Congress of the Swiss Society of Nuclear Medicine (SSNM), Geneva, Switzerland, 4–6 June 2009, Nuklearmedizin Vol. 48, No 3, A139 (2009).

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Wissmeyer M, Moulin-Sallanon M, Zaidi H, Boehnert M, Pastor C, Ratib O, Millet P "Kinetic modelling of hepatic function in rats using a dedicated small-animal SPECT: Initial experience" 56th SNM Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada, 13–17 June 2009, J Nucl Med, Vol. 50, No 2, Supplement, 252P.

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Wissmeyer M, Zorzini A, Crook D, Steiner C, Zaidi H, Allaoua M, Willi J, Ratib O "Standardized SUVmean Method in FDG PET/CT: Initial Experience in Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SCC) of the Head and Neck" 56th SNM Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada, 13–17 June 2009, J Nucl Med, Vol. 50, No 5, Supplement, 331P.

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Belhassen S and Zaidi H "Segmentation of heterogeneous tumors in PET using a novel fuzzy C-means algorithm" 56th SNM Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada, 13–17 June 2009, J Nucl Med, Vol. 50, No 5, Supplement, 286P.

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Belhassen S, Llina-Fuentes CS, Dekker A, De Ruysscher D, Ratib O and Zaidi H "Comparative methods for 18F-FDG PET-based delineation of target volumes in non-small-cell lung cancer" 56th SNM Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada, 13–17 June 2009, J Nucl Med, Vol. 50, No 5, Supplement, 27P.

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Belhassen S, Carolina Sofia Llina-Fuentes and Zaidi H "A new fuzzy clustering-based segmentation of heterogeneous 18F-FET PET tumors for definition of gross target volume in high-grade glioma" 15th Annual Meeting, Organization for Human Brain Mapping (HBM), San Francisco, USA, 18–23 June 2009, Book of abstracts NeuroImage Vol. 47, Suppl 1, 366 SA-AM.

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Montandon ML, Assal F, Ratib O and Zaidi H "MRI-guided voxel-based partial volume effect correction in brain PET: Assessment of the impact of 3 MR image segmentation algorithms" 15th Annual Meeting, Organization for Human Brain Mapping (HBM), San Francisco, USA, 18–23 June 2009, Book of abstracts NeuroImage Vol. 47, Suppl 1, 365 SA-AM.

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Wang H, Vees H, Miralbell R, Wissmeyer M, Steiner C, Ratib O, Senthamizhchelvan S and Zaidi H "18F-choline PET-based target volume delineation techniques for partial prostate reirradiation in local recurrent prostate cancer" Oral presentation at the European Association of Nuclear Medicine Annual Congress, 10-14 October 2009, Barcelona, Spain. Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging, Vol 36, Suppl. 2, pp S194 (2009).

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Abdoli M, Ay MR, Ahmadian A and Zaidi H "Comparative assessment of image- and virtual sinogram-based metal artefact reduction techniques for CT-based attenuation correction in PET" Oral presentation at the European Association of Nuclear Medicine Annual Congress, 10-14 October 2009, Barcelona, Spain. Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging, Vol 36, Suppl. 1, pp S226 (2009).

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Prasad R, Ratib O and Zaidi H "Performance evaluation of the FLEX Triumph™ PET-CT scanner using the newly developed NEMA NU-04 2008 standard" 11th Annual Congress of the Swiss Society of Nuclear Medicine (SSNM), Lugano, Switzerland, 3–5 June 2010, Nuklearmedizin Vol. 49 No 3, A132 (2010)

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Llina-Fuentes CS, Lee JA and Zaidi H "Performance assessment of FDG-PET image segmentation techniques in pharyngolaryngeal squamous cell carcinoma: Validation with surgical specimen" 11th Annual Congress of the Swiss Society of Nuclear Medicine (SSNM), Lugano, Switzerland, 3–5 June 2010, Nuklearmedizin Vol. 49 No 3, A127 (2010).

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Vincenti G, Quercioli A, Zaidi H, Nkoulou R, Dewarrat S, Rager O, Ambrosio G, Seimbille Y, Mach F, Ratib O, Schindler TH "Non-invasive evaluation of myocardial perfusion and coronary morphology with 13N-Ammonia PET/CT: First experience with retrospective gating and “ECG-pulsing” low-dose CT-angiography" 11th Annual Congress of the Swiss Society of Nuclear Medicine (SSNM), Lugano, Switzerland, 3–5 June 2010, Nuklearmedizin Vol. 49 No 3, A130 (2010).

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Ratib O, Becker M, Vallee J-P, Loubeyre P, Rager O, Garibotto V, Steiner C, Willi J-P, Wissmeyer M, Zaidi H, Viallon M, Becker CD "First results of hybrid whole body PET-MRI scanner in oncology" 11th Annual Congress of the Swiss Society of Nuclear Medicine (SSNM), Lugano, Switzerland, 3–5 June 2010, Nuklearmedizin Vol. 49 No 3, A133 (2010).

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Wissmeyer M, Betz M, Vock J, Zaidi H, Buchegger F, Vees H, Miralbell R, Ratib O "Different algorithms for automatic FDG PET/CT based biological target volume (BTV) delineation in patients with oesophageal cancer" 57th SNM Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, 5–9 June 2010, J Nucl Med, Vol. 51, No 5, Suppl, 1141P.

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Abdoli M, Ay MR, Ahmadian A, Dierckx RA and Zaidi H "Optimization of weighted virtual sinogram-based metal artifact reduction in CT-based attenuation correction of PET data using a genetic algorithm" European Association of Nuclear Medicine Annual Congress, 9-13 October 2010, Vienna, Austria. Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging, Vol 37, Suppl. 2, S285 (2010).

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Péguret N, Vock J, Azria D, Fenoglietto P, Zaidi H, Rouzaud M, Wissmeyer M, Ratib O, Vinh-Hung V and Miralbell R "A 4D image processing software for patient selection and optimization of breathing adapted radiotherapy in lung cancer (BART)" Proceedings of the 52nd Annual Meeting of the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ASTRO), San Diego, USA, 31 Oct. - 4 November 2010, Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys Vol. 78, No. 3, Suppl 1, S499 (2010).

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Pan X-B, Platsch G, Schindler Th, Quercioli A, Zaidi H, Ratib O, Sunderland J, Tonge C, Arumugam P, and Declerck J "Inter- and intra-operator variability of myocardial blood flow quantification using dynamic NH3 and Rb PET" ICNC10 - Nuclear Cardiology and Cardiac CT 15-18 May 2011, Amsterdam, Eur Heart J, Vol 13, Suppl A, pp A66.

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Pan X-B, Schindler Th, Quercioli A, Zaidi H, Ratib O, and Declerck J "Effect of NH3 metabolite correction on the myocardial blood flow measurement" ICNC10 - Nuclear Cardiology and Cardiac CT 15-18 May 2011, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Eur Heart J, Vol 13, Suppl A, pp A16.

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Bond S, Baskin A, Declerck J, Schindler Th, Ratib O, and Zaidi H "Attenuation Correction of Dynamic Perfusion Cardiac PET Studies using Calcium Score CT" ICNC10 - Nuclear Cardiology and Cardiac CT 15-18 May 2011, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Eur Heart J, Vol 13, Suppl A, pp A53.

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Lord M, Figueiral A, Fleury E, Willi JP, Viallon M, Hyacinthe JN, Heinzer S, Zaidi H and Ratib O "Variability in SUV biodistribution in delayed PET-MR studies" 58th SNM Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, USA, 4–8 June 2011, J Nucl Med 52, 2090 (2011).

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Wissmeyer M, Buchegger F, Zaidi H, Heinzer S, Viallon M, Becker C, Ratib O, Terraz S "Post SIRT quality control by Y-90 time of flight PET-MR: Initial experience" 58th SNM Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, USA, 4–8 June 2011, J Nucl Med 52, 91 (2011).

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Abdoli M, Ay MR, Pruim J, de Jong JR, Dierckx RAJ and Zaidi H "Reduction of artifacts arising from metal hip implants during CT-based attenuation correction in oncological PET-CT studies" 58th SNM Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, USA, 4–8 June 2011, J Nucl Med 52, 1990 (2011).

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Garibotto V, Heinzer S, Vulliemoz S, Grouiller F, Perez J, Guignard R, Wissmeyer M, Seeck M, Lovblad KO, Zaidi H, Vargas MI, Ratib O "PET-MRI hybrid brain imaging: preliminary experiences" European Association of Nuclear Medicine Annual Congress, 15-18 October 2011, Brighton, UK. Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging, Vol 38, Suppl. 2, P299 (2011)

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Garibotto V, Buchegger F, Caparrotti F, Wissmeyer M, Zaidi H, Miralbell R, Ratib O, Weber DC, "Dose escalation study on FET-PET delineated glioblastoma based on a signal-to-background ratio adaptive thresholding" European Association of Nuclear Medicine Annual Congress, 15-18 October 2011, Brighton, UK. Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging, Vol 38, Suppl. 2, P335 (2011).

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Lord M, Garibotto V, Figueiral A, Heinzer S, Zaidi H, Ratib O "Quantitative PET/CT-PET/MRI comparison of lesions and normal tissues SUV values" European Association of Nuclear Medicine Annual Congress, 15-18 October 2011, Brighton, UK. Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging, Vol 38, Suppl. 2, P543 (2011).

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Garibotto V, Montandon ML, Allaoua M, Tabouret-Viaud C, Assal F, Burkhard P, Ratib O, Zaidi H "Added value of DaTSCAN SPECT to FDG PET semi-automated analysis in the investigation of clinically suspected neurodegenerative syndromes" European Association of Nuclear Medicine Annual Congress, 15-18 October 2011, Brighton, UK. Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging, Vol 38, Suppl. 2, OP646 (2011).

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Ratib O, Figueiral A, Fleury E, Lord M, Viallon M, Heinzer S and Zaidi H "Differences in whole body biodistribution of FDG uptake on delayed PET images" 58th SNM Annual Meeting, Miami, FL, USA, 9–13 June 2012, J Nucl Med 53, pp 2285.

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Nelson J, Christianson O, Harkness B, Madsen M, Mah E, Thomas S, Zaidi H and Samei E "Nuclear medicine uniformity assessment using 2D noise power spectrum" 54th AAPM Annual Meeting, Charlotte, NC, USA, 29 July – 2 august 2012, Med Phys 39 (6), pp 3621.

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Markel D, El Naqa I and Zaidi H "A Novel Level Set Active Contour Algorithm Using the Jensen-Renyi Divergence for Tumor Segmentation in PET" 54th AAPM Annual Meeting, Charlotte, NC, USA, 29 July – 2 august 2012, Med Phys 39 (6), pp 3961.

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Shepherd T, Berthon B, Galavis P, Spezi E, Apte A, Lee J, Visvikis D, Hatt M, de Bernardi E, Das S, El Naqa I, Nestle U, Schmidtlein CR, Zaidi H, Kirov A "Design of a benchmark platform for evaluating PET-based contouring accuracy in oncology applications" European Association of Nuclear Medicine Annual Congress, 27-31 October 2012, Milan, Italy. Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging, Vol 39, Suppl. 2, pp S264.

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Xie T and Zaidi H "Effect of emaciation and obesity on small animal internal radiation dosimetry for positron-emitting radionuclides" 13th Annual Congress of the Swiss Society of Nuclear Medicine (SSNM), Lucern, Switzerland, 30 Mai –1 June 2013, Nuklearmedizin Vol. 52 No 3, A110 (2013)

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Mainta IC, Allali G, Zaidi H, Armand S, Ratib O, Assal F, and Garibotto V "Feasibility of a voxelwise DaTSCAN image analysis in patients with radiological features of normal pressure hydrocephalus"13th Annual Congress of the Swiss Society of Nuclear Medicine (SSNM), Lucern, Switzerland, 30 Mai –1 June 2013, Nuklearmedizin Vol. 52 No 3, A114 (2013)

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Xie T and Zaidi H "Scatter characterization and correction for simultaneous multiple small animal PET imaging" 59th SNM Annual Meeting, Vancouver, Canada, 8–12 June 2013, J Nucl Med, Vol. 54, Suppl. 2, 519-520P (2013).

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Markel D, Zaidi H and El Naqa I "Registration/Segmentation for adaptive radiotherapy using the Jensen Renyi divergence" 55th AAPM Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, USA, 4-8 August 2013, Med Phys 40 (6), pp 175

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Berthon B, Spezi E, Schmidtlein CR, Apte A, Galavis P, Zaidi H, De Bernardi E, Lee JA, and Kirov A "Development of a software platform for evaluating automatic PET segmentation methods" ESTRO Annual Meeting, Vienna, Austria, 4-8 April 2014, Radiother & Oncol. Vol. 111, Suppl. 1, pp 176.

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Mehranian A and Zaidi H "MR constrained simultaneous reconstruction of activity and attenuation maps in brain TOF-PET/MR imaging" PSMR 2014 MR-PET Workshop, Kos, Greece, 19-21 Mai 2014, EJNMMI Physics 1, Suppl. 1, pp A55.

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Xie T and Zaidi H "Paediatric radiation dosimetry for positron-emitting radiotracers using anthropomorphic anatomical models" 14th Annual Congress of the Swiss Society of Nuclear Medicine (SSNM), Montreux, Switzerland, 13-15 June 2014, Nuklearmedizin Vol. 53, No 3, A117 (2014).

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Garibotto V, Baskin A, Zekry D, Allali G, Zaidi H, Ratib O, Burkhard PR, Assal F "CSF total tau, but not Aβ42 levels correlate with regional hypometabolism in patients with amyloid-related dementia" 14th Annual Congress of the Swiss Society of Nuclear Medicine (SSNM), Montreux, Switzerland, 13-15 June 2014, Nuklearmedizin Vol. 53 No 2, A120 (2014).

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Xie T and Zaidi H "Fetal and maternal absorbed dose estimates for positron-emitting molecular imaging probes" 60th SNMMI Annual Meeting, Saint-Louis, USA, 7–11 June 2014, J Nucl Med, Vol. 55, Suppl. 1, pp 101.

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Arabi H, Rager O, Alem A, Varoquaux A, Becker M and Zaidi H "Comparison of MRI-guided attenuation correction strategies in PET/MRI" 60th SNMMI Annual Meeting, Saint-Louis, USA, 7–11 June 2014, J Nucl Med, Vol. 55, Suppl. 1, pp 648.

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Mehranian A and Zaidi H "Joint estimation of activity and attenuation in TOF-PET/MR using constrained Gaussian mixture models" 60th SNMMI Annual Meeting, Saint-Louis, USA, 7–11 June 2014, J Nucl Med, Vol. 55, Suppl. 1, pp 645.

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Xie T and Zaidi H "Paediatric radiation dosimetry for positron-emitting radiotracers using anthropomorphic anatomical models" 14th Annual Congress of the Swiss Society of Nuclear Medicine (SSNM), Montreux, Switzerland, 13-15 June 2014, Nuklearmedizin Vol. 53 No 2, A117 (2014).

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Salvati A, Houshmand S, Teo, BK, Khiewvan B, Zaidi H, Torigian D, and Alavi A "Application of partial volume effect correction and 4D PET/CT in the accurate quantification of lung cancer lesions" 60th RSNA Annual Meeting, Chicago, USA, 30 Nov –5 Dec 2014, ROS107.

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Mehranian A and Zaidi H "Emission-based estimation of lung attenuation coefficients in TOF PET/MRI attenuation correction" 61st SNMMI Annual Meeting, Baltimore (MD), USA, 6–10 June 2015, J Nucl Med, Vol. 56, Suppl. 3, pp 83P.

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Karakatsanis N, Lodge MA, Zhou Y, Casey M, Wahl RL, Subramaniam RM, Zaidi H and Rahmim A "Novel multi-parametric SUV/Patlak FDG-PET whole-body imaging framework for routine application to clinical oncology" 61stSNMMI Annual Meeting, Baltimore (MD), USA, 6–10 June 2015, J Nucl Med, Vol. 56, Suppl. 3, pp 195P.

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Mehranian A and Zaidi H "Clinical evaluation of emission- and segmentation-based MRI-guided attenuation correction in whole-body PET/MRI" 61stSNMMI Annual Meeting, Baltimore (MD), USA, 6–10 June 2015, J Nucl Med, Vol. 56, Suppl. 3, pp 1839.

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Karakatsanis N, Tsoumpas C and Zaidi H "The impact of MR-guided PET attenuation correction on whole-body dynamic and parametric PET imaging" 61stSNMMI Annual Meeting, Baltimore (MD), USA, 6–10 June 2015, J Nucl Med, Vol. 56, Suppl. 3, pp 1796.

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Mehranian A and Zaidi H "Impact of time-of-flight PET on quantification errors in MRI-based attenuation correction of PET data" 61st SNMMI Annual Meeting, Baltimore (MD), USA, 6–10 June 2015, J Nucl Med, Vol. 56, Suppl. 3, pp 1837.

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Karakatsanis N, Zhou Y, Lodge MA, Casey M, Wahl RL, Subramaniam RM, Rahmim A and Zaidi H "Clinical whole-body PET Patlak imaging 60-90min post-injection employing a population-based input function" 61st SNMMI Annual Meeting, Baltimore (MD), USA, 6–10 June 2015, J Nucl Med, Vol. 56, Suppl. 3, pp 1786.

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Mehranian A and Zaidi H "Accelerated time-of-flight (TOF) PET image reconstruction using TOF bin subsetization", 61st SNMMI Annual Meeting, Baltimore (MD), USA, 6–10 June 2015, J Nucl Med, Vol. 56, Suppl. 3, pp 175P.

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Mehranian A, Zaidi H and Reader A "Joint MR regularized reconstruction of activity and attenuation for PET-MRI" 62nd SNMMI Annual Meeting, San Diego, USA, 11–15 June 2016, J Nucl Med, Vol. 57, Suppl. 2, pp 637.

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Braad PEN, Hansen SB, Xie T, Zaidi H and Höilund-Carlsen PF "Implementation, validation, and optimzation of 124I-PET Monte Carlo patient-specific dosimetry in radioiodine therapy" 62nd SNMMI Annual Meeting, San Diego, USA, 11–15 June 2016, J Nucl Med, Vol. 56, Suppl. 3, pp 496.

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Karakatsanis N, Lodge MA, Fahrni G, Casey ME, Zhou Y, Subramaniam R, Zaidi H and Rahmim A "Simultaneous SUV/Patlak-4D whole-body PET: A multi-parametric 4D imaging framework for routine clinical application" 62nd SNMMI Annual Meeting, San Diego, USA, 11–15 June 2016, J Nucl Med, Vol. 56, Suppl. 3, pp 367.

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Xie T and Zaidi H "Development of computational pregnant female and fetal models and Monte Carlo dose calculations of radiation dose from positron-emitting tracers" 62nd SNMMI Annual Meeting, San Diego, USA, 11–15 June 2016, J Nucl Med, Vol. 56, Suppl. 3, pp 498.

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Lamanna G, Tabouret-Viaud C,  Rager O, Jorcano S, Vees H, Seimbille Y,Zaidi H, Ratib O, Buchegger F, Miralbell R, Zilli T, Garibotto V "Intraindividual comparison of 11C-Acetate and 18F-Fluorocholine PET/CT and PET/MRI studies for early recurrent prostate cancer after primary treatment" Annual Meeting of the Scientific Association of Swiss Radiation Oncology (SASRO), Sursee, Switzerland, 25-27 August 2016.

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Mehranian A, Zaidi H, Hammers A and Reader A "Enhanced atlas-based attenuation correction for PET-MR by MR-guided joint reconstruction of activity and attenuation" 6th PSMR 2017 MR-PET Workshop, Lisbon, Portugal, 29-31 Mai 2017, in press

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Arabi H and Zaidi H "Dual domain spatial-transform smoothing of whole-body PET images" 63rd SNMMI Annual Meeting, Denver, USA, 10–14 June 2017, in press

 

Books

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H Zaidi, Ed. "Molecular Imaging of Small Animals: Instrumentation and Applications", (Springer, New York) ISBN 978-1-4939-0893-6, 812p (2014).
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Published reviews

Giuseppe Danilo Di Stasio and Luigi Mansi. Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging Vol 42, pp 985 (2015).

Jamal Zweit and Sundaresan Gobalakrishnan. Med Phys Vol 43, pp 3208 (2016).

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H Zaidi, Ed. "Quantitative analysis in nuclear medicine imaging", (Springer, New York), ISBN 0 387238549, 573p (2006).
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Published reviews

Erwin WR. J Nucl Med Vol 48, pp 1401 (2007).

Quanrantelli M and Prinster A. Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging Vol 34, pp 1708 (2007).

Fleming J. Phys Med Biol Vol 52, pp 3307–3308 (2007).

Madsen M. Med Phys Vol 34, pp 1502 (2007).

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H Zaidi and G Sgouros Eds. "Therapeutic applications of Monte Carlo calculations in nuclear medicine", (Institute of Physics Publishing, Bristol) ISBN 0 7503 8168, 363p (2002).
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Book chapters

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Zaidi H and Du Y “Brain SPECT imaging” In “Oxford Textbook of Neuroimaging”, Ed. M. Filippi, (Oxford University Press, UK), ISBN-10 0199664099, pp 79-89, 2015.

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Guttierez D and Zaidi H "Advances in design to reduce exposure and improve image quality" In "Leadership and Innovations in Quality Radiology and Radiation Protection", Eds. Kwan-Hoong Ng and Lawrence Lau (Springer Science, Dordrecht, USA) ), pp 177-202 (2014).

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H Zaidi "Quantification of small-animal multimodality imaging data" In "Molecular Imaging of Small Animals: Instrumentation and Applications", H Zaidi, Ed. (Springer, New York) pp 467-494, (2014).

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Goertzen A and Zaidi H "Dual-modality preclinical PET/CT instrumentation" In "Molecular Imaging of Small Animals: Instrumentation and Applications", H Zaidi, Ed. (Springer, New York) pp 367-386, (2014).

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Casteels C, Zaidi H and Van Laere K "Applications of molecular small-animal imaging in neurology and psychiatry" In "Molecular Imaging of Small Animals: Instrumentation and Applications", H Zaidi, Ed. (Springer, New York) pp 517-546, (2014).

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Zaidi H and Alavi A "Multimodality molecular imaging: A futuristic outlook" In "Molecular Imaging of Small Animals: Instrumentation and Applications", H Zaidi, Ed. (Springer, New York) pp 753-760, (2014).

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Zaidi H and Senthamizhchelvan S "Assessment of biological target volume using positron emission tomography in high-grade glioma patients" In "Tumors of the central nervous system", Ed. Eric Hayat (Springer, New York, USA), ISBN 978-94-007-0617-0, pp 131-142 (2011).

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H Zaidi and M Shidahara "Neuroreceptor imaging" In "Neural Mebabolism In Vivo" Advances in Neurobiology series, vol. 4, Eds. In-Young Choi and Rolf Gruetter (Springer Science, New York, USA), Vol. 4, Part 1, pp 305-329 (2012).
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H Zaidi "PET/CT: Technical aspects and image registration", In "Basis Physics and Radiation Safety in Nuclear Medicine". Ed. G.S. Pant, Himalaya Publishing House, Mumbai, 2008, pp 316-325

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H Zaidi "Image correction techniques in PET”, In "Basis Physics and Radiation Safety in Nuclear Medicine". Ed. G.S. Pant, Himalaya Publishing House, Mumbai, 2008, pp 326-335.

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M R Ay and H Zaidi "Analytical and Monte Carlo modeling of x-ray spectra in mammography" in "Emerging Technologies in Breast Imaging and Mammography", Eds. JS Suri, RM Rangayyan and S Laxminarayan (American Scientific Publishers, Valencia, CA), ISBN: 1-58883-090-X, 2006, pp 25-44.

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H Zaidi and BH Hasegawa "Overview of nuclear medical imaging: physics and instrumentation" in "Quantitative analysis in nuclear medicine imaging" (Chapter 1), Ed. H Zaidi, (Springer, New York), 2006, pp 1-34.

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BH Hasegawa and H Zaidi "Dual-modality imaging: more than the sum of its components" in "Quantitative analysis in nuclear medicine imaging" (Chapter 2), Ed. H Zaidi, (Springer, New York), 2006, pp 35-81.

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Hutton BF, Nuyts J and H Zaidi "Iterative image reconstruction methods" in "Quantitative analysis in nuclear medicine imaging" (Chapter 4), Ed. H Zaidi, (Springer, New York), 2006, pp 107-140.

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H Zaidi and BH Hasegawa "Attenuation correction strategies in emission tomography" in "Quantitative analysis in nuclear medicine imaging" (Chapter 6), Ed. H Zaidi, (Springer, New York), 2006, pp 167-204.

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H Zaidi and KF Koral "Scatter correction strategies in emission tomography" in "Quantitative analysis in nuclear medicine imaging" (Chapter 7), Ed. H Zaidi, (Springer, New York), 2006, pp 205-235.

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O Rousset and H Zaidi "Correction of partial volume effects in emission tomography" in "Quantitative analysis in nuclear medicine imaging" (Chapter 8), Ed. H Zaidi, (Springer, New York), 2006, pp 236-271.

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AO Boudraa and H Zaidi "Image segmentation techniques in nuclear medicine" in "Quantitative analysis in nuclear medicine imaging" (Chapter 10), Ed. H Zaidi, (Springer, New York), 2006, pp 308-357.

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H Zaidi "Monte Carlo modeling in nuclear medicine imaging" in "Quantitative analysis in nuclear medicine imaging" (Chapter 11), Ed. H Zaidi, (Springer, New York), 2006, pp 358-390.

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M Bentourkia and H Zaidi "Tracer kinetic modeling in nuclear medicine studies" in "Quantitative analysis in nuclear medicine imaging" (Chapter 12), Ed. H Zaidi, (Springer, New York), 2006, pp 391-413.

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KF Koral and H Zaidi "Methods for planar image quantification" in "Quantitative analysis in nuclear medicine imaging" (Chapter 13), Ed. H Zaidi, (Springer, New York), 2006, pp 414-434.

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K Van Laere and H Zaidi "Quantitative analysis in functional brain imaging" in "Quantitative analysis in nuclear medicine imaging" (Chapter 14), Ed. H Zaidi, (Springer, New York), 2006, pp 435-470.

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D Mankoff, M Muzi and H Zaidi "Quantitative analysis in nuclear oncologic imaging" in "Quantitative analysis in nuclear medicine imaging" (Chapter 16), Ed. H Zaidi, (Springer, New York), 2006, pp 494-536.

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H Zaidi "Summary" in "Quantitative analysis in nuclear medicine imaging" (Chapter 18), Ed. H Zaidi, (Springer, New York), 2006, pp 563-564.

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H Zaidi "The Monte Carlo method: theory and computational issues" in "Therapeutic applications of Monte Carlo calculations in nuclear medicine" (Chapter 1), Editors H Zaidi and G Sgouros (Institute of Physics Publishing, Bristol) 2002, pp 1-27.

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H Zaidi and P. Andreo "Monte Carlo techniques in nuclear medicine dosimetry" in "Therapeutic applications of Monte Carlo calculations in nuclear medicine" (Chapter 2), Editors H Zaidi and G Sgouros (Institute of Physics Publishing, Bristol) 2002, pp 28-54.

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K F Koral, H Zaidi and M Ljungberg "Medical imaging techniques for radiation dosimetry" in "Therapeutic applications of Monte Carlo calculations in nuclear medicine" (Chapter 3), Editors H Zaidi and G Sgouros (Institute of Physics Publishing, Bristol) 2002, pp 55-83.

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M Stabin and H Zaidi "Monte Carlo codes for use in therapeutic nuclear medicine" in "Therapeutic applications of Monte Carlo calculations in nuclear medicine" (Chapter 6), Editors H Zaidi and G Sgouros (Institute of Physics Publishing, Bristol) 2002, pp 133-157.

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H Zaidi and G Sgouros "Summary" in "Therapeutic applications of Monte Carlo calculations in nuclear medicine" (Chapter 16), Editors H Zaidi and G Sgouros (Institute of Physics Publishing, Bristol) 2002, pp 348-349.

 

 

Theses/Diplomas

 

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Hossein Arabi “Strategies for magnetic resonance imaging-guided attenuation correction in whole-body PET/MRI” Ph.D Thesis, University of Geneva, June 2016.

 

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Guillaume Fahrni “Clinical assessment of whole-body Patlak parametric imaging in PET-CT” Master's thesis, June 2016.

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Julien Grossman “Radiomics features in FDG PET-CT-based prognosis of diffuse large B-cell lymphoma and Hodgkin lymphoma” Master's thesis, June 2016.

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Abolfazl Mehranian “Development of image reconstruction and correction techniques in PET/CT and PET/MR imaging” Ph.D Thesis, University of Geneva, May 2015.

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Mehrsima Abdoli, “Development and evaluation of metal artefact reduction and image segmentation techniques in PET/CT” Ph.D Thesis, University of Groningen, October 2013.

 

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Hossein Ghadiri, “Developments in spectral CT: Applications in CT-based attenuation correction in PET-CT” Ph.D Thesis, August 2013.

 

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Rameshwar Prasad, “Performance evaluation and development of quantitative procedures for high resolution preclinical PET imaging” Ph.D Thesis, University of Geneva, January 2013.

 

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Vassilis Genoud & Gael Boivin, “MRI-guided partial volume correction in brain PET imaging: Comparison of five algorithms” Master's thesis, June (2013).

 

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Rémy Midez, “Strategies for dose reduction in paediatric in PET/CT” Master's thesis, June (2013).

 

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Afshin Akbarzadeh, “Magnetic resonance imaging-guided attenuation correction in hybrid PET/MR imaging” Ph.D Thesis, January 2013.

 

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Frédéric Schoenahl, “Performance characterization and development of quantitative procedures for PET-CT scanners” Ph.D Thesis, May 2011.

 

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Pardis Ghafarian, “Quantification and reduction of CT-based attenuation correction artefacts in cardiac PET/CT imaging”, Ph.D Thesis, November 2010.

 

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Mohammad Reza Ay "Monte Carlo and experimental assessment of CT-based attenuation correction in PET" Ph.D Thesis, University of Geneva, December 2005.

 

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Marie-Louise Montandon "Quantification of 3-D brain positron emission tomography images" Ph.D Thesis in Neuroscience, University of Geneva, May 2005.

Recipient of 2006 best doctoral thesis of the year award, Medical School, Geneva University

 

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Torsten Ruest "Implementation and validation of partial volume effect correction in 3D brain PET using anatomical information from MRI" M.Sc thesis, University of Konstanz, July 2004.

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Habib Zaidi "Improvement of image quality and quantitative accuracy in positron emission tomography", Privat docent (PD) habilitation dissertation, Geneva University, Switzerland (2004).

 

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Frederic Schoenahl "Assessment of scanner performance parameters, data acquisition and processing protocols for optimizing SPM analyses in PET neuroactivation studies" M.Sc thesis, University of Toulouse, September 2002.

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Frederic Schoenahl "Study and improvement of Eidolon: A Monte Carlo PET simulator" B.Eng diploma, University of Nancy, August 2001.

 

 

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"PET/MR: Finding its Niche" Health Imaging, Nov. 2011, pp 42-45

 

"Accounting for hypoxia - A PET-based possibility" Molecular Imaging Insight (2011)

 

"PET/MR: Birth of a New Modality" Molecular Imaging Insight (2010)

 

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