Lifeng Yu, PhD

  • 6013 Citations
  • 40 Scopus h-Index
20022020

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Achieving routine submillisievert CT scanning: Report from the Summit on Management of Radiation Dose in CT

McCollough, C. H., Chen, G. H., Kalender, W., Leng, S., Samei, E., Taguchi, K., Wang, G., Yu, L. & Pettigrew, R. I., Aug 2012, In : Radiology. 264, 2, p. 567-580 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

201 Scopus citations

A cross-platform survey of CT image quality and dose from routine abdomen protocols and a method to systematically standardize image quality

Favazza, C. P., Duan, X., Zhang, Y., Yu, L., Leng, S., Kofler, J. M., Bruesewitz, M. R. & McCollough, C. H., Oct 13 2015, In : Physics in Medicine and Biology. 60, 21, p. 8381-8397 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Adaptive nonlocal means filtering based on local noise level for CT denoising

Li, Z., Yu, L., Trzasko, J. D., Lake, D. S., Blezek, D. J., Fletcher, J. G., McCollough, C. H. & Manduca, A., Jan 2014, In : Medical physics. 41, 1, 011908.

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99 Scopus citations

A deep learning- and partial least square regression-based model observer for a low-contrast lesion detection task in CT

Gong, H., Yu, L., Leng, S., Dilger, S. K., Ren, L., Zhou, W., Fletcher, J. G. & McCollough, C. H., May 2019, In : Medical physics. 46, 5, p. 2052-2063 12 p.

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8 Scopus citations

A hybrid approach to reducing computed tomography metal artifacts in intracavitary brachytherapy

Xia, D., Roeske, J. C., Yu, L., Pelizzari, C. A., Mundt, A. J. & Pan, X., Jan 1 2005, In : Brachytherapy. 4, 1, p. 18-23 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

47 Scopus citations

An effective noise reduction method for multi-energy CT images that exploit spatio-spectral features

Li, Z., Leng, S., Yu, L., Manduca, A. & McCollough, C. H., May 1 2017, In : Medical Physics. 44, 5, p. 1610-1623 14 p.

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12 Scopus citations

Appropriate patient selection at abdominal dual-energy CT using 80 kV: Relationship between patient size, image noise, and image quality

Guimarães, L. S., Fletcher, J. G., Harmsen, W. S., Yu, L., Siddiki, H., Melton, Z., Huprich, J. E., Hough, D., Hartman, R. & McCollough, C. H., Dec 1 2010, In : Radiology. 257, 3, p. 732-742 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

109 Scopus citations

A rebinned backprojection-filtration algorithm for image reconstruction in helical cone-beam CT

Yu, L., Xia, D., Zou, Y., Sidky, E. Y., Bian, J. & Pan, X., Sep 21 2007, In : Physics in medicine and biology. 52, 18, p. 5497-5508 12 p.

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9 Scopus citations

A robust method of x-ray source spectrum estimation from transmission measurements: Demonstrated on computer simulated, scatter-free transmission data

Sidky, E. Y., Yu, L., Pan, X., Zou, Y. & Vannier, M., Jan 1 2005, In : Journal of Applied Physics. 97, 12, 124701.

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98 Scopus citations

A robust noise reduction technique for time resolved CT

Li, Z., Yu, L., Leng, S., Williamson, E. E., Kotsenas, A. L., DeLone, D. R., Manduca, A. & McCollough, C. H., Jan 1 2016, In : Medical Physics. 43, 1, p. 347-359 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations
7 Scopus citations

A strategy to decrease partial scan reconstruction artifacts in myocardial perfusion CT: Phantom and in vivo evaluation

Ramirez-Giraldo, J. C., Yu, L., Kantor, B., Ritman, E. L. & McCollough, C. H., Jan 2012, In : Medical physics. 39, 1, p. 214-223 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

Asymmetric fan-beam configurations with spatially varying focal lengths and shift-variant filtering reconstruction

Yu, L., Pan, X. & Pelizzari, C. A., Oct 1 2004, In : Optical Engineering. 43, 10, p. 2340-2347 8 p.

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4 Scopus citations
44 Scopus citations
48 Scopus citations

A unified analysis of FBP-based algorithms in helical cone-beam and circular cone- and fan-beam scans

Pan, X., Xia, D., Zou, Y. & Yu, L., Sep 21 2004, In : Physics in medicine and biology. 49, 18, p. 4349-4369 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

51 Scopus citations

A Universal Protocol for Abdominal CT Examinations Performed on a Photon-Counting Detector CT System: A Feasibility Study

Zhou, W., Michalak, G. J., Weaver, J. M., Gong, H., Yu, L., McCollough, C. H. & Leng, S., Apr 1 2020, In : Investigative radiology. 55, 4, p. 226-232 7 p.

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Automatic CT simulation optimization for radiation therapy: A general strategy

Li, H., Yu, L., Anastasio, M. A., Chen, H. C., Tan, J., Gay, H., Michalski, J. M., Low, D. A. & Mutic, S., Mar 2014, In : Medical physics. 41, 3, 031913.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations
12 Scopus citations

Automatic selection of tube potential for radiation dose reduction in CT: A general strategy

Yu, L., Li, H., Fletcher, J. G. & McCollough, C. H., 2010, In : Medical physics. 37, 1, p. 234-243 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

162 Scopus citations

Automatic selection of tube potential for radiation dose reduction in vascular and contrast-enhanced abdominopelvic CT

Yu, L., Fletcher, J. G., Grant, K. L., Carter, R. E., Hough, D. M., Barlow, J. M., Vrtiska, T. J., Williamson, E. E., Young, P. M., Goss, B. C., Shiung, M., Leng, S., Raupach, R., Schmidt, B., Flohr, T. & McCollough, C. H., Aug 1 2013, In : American Journal of Roentgenology. 201, 2, p. W297-W306

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

45 Scopus citations

Breathe New Life Into Your Chest CT Exams: Using Advanced Acquisition and Postprocessing Techniques

Weber, N. M., Koo, C. W., Yu, L., Bartholmai, B. J., Halaweish, A. F., McCollough, C. H. & Fletcher, J. G., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations
27 Scopus citations

Chest computed tomography angiography in children on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO)

Hull, N. C., Schooler, G. R., Binkovitz, L. A., Williamson, E. E., Araoz, P. A., Yu, L. & Young, P. M., Dec 7 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Pediatric Radiology. p. 1-10 10 p.

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2 Scopus citations

Clinical assessment of metal artifact reduction methods in dual-energy CT examinations of instrumented spines

Long, Z., DeLone, D. R., Kotsenas, A. L., Lehman, V. T., Nagelschneider, A. A., Michalak, G. J., Fletcher, J. G., McCollough, C. H. & Yu, L., Feb 1 2019, In : American Journal of Roentgenology. 212, 2, p. 395-401 7 p.

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2 Scopus citations

Computed Tomography Cholangiography Using the Magnetic Resonance Contrast Agent Gadoxetate Disodium: A Phantom Study

Dilger, S. K. N., Nelson, N., Venkatesh, S. K., Ehman, E. C., Fidler, J. L., Fletcher, J. G., McCollough, C. H. & Yu, L., Sep 1 2019, In : Investigative radiology. 54, 9, p. 572-579 8 p.

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Construction of realistic phantoms from patient images and a commercial three-dimensional printer

Leng, S., Chen, B., Vrieze, T., Kuhlmann, J., Yu, L., Alexander, A., Matsumoto, J., Morris, J. & McCollough, C. H., Jul 1 2016, In : Journal of Medical Imaging. 3, 3, 033501.

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18 Scopus citations

Correction to: Chest computed tomography angiography in children on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO)

Hull, N. C., Schooler, G. R., Binkovitz, L. A., Williamson, E. E., Araoz, P. A., Yu, L. & Young, P. M., Jan 3 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Pediatric Radiology. 1 p.

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Correlation between a 2D channelized Hotelling observer and human observers in a low-contrast detection task with multislice reading in CT

Yu, L., Chen, B., Kofler, J. M., Favazza, C. P., Leng, S., Kupinski, M. A. & McCollough, C. H., Aug 1 2017, In : Medical Physics. 44, 8, p. 3990-3999 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

Correlation between human and model observer performance for discrimination task in CT

Zhang, Y., Leng, S., Yu, L., Carter, R. E. & McCollough, C. H., Jul 7 2014, In : Physics in medicine and biology. 59, 13, p. 3389-3404 16 p.

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30 Scopus citations

Correlation between model observer and human observer performance in CT imaging when lesion location is uncertain

Leng, S., Yu, L., Zhang, Y., Carter, R., Toledano, A. Y. & McCollough, C. H., Aug 2013, In : Medical physics. 40, 8, 081908.

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58 Scopus citations

CT scanner x-ray spectrum estimation from transmission measurements

Duan, X., Wang, J., Yu, L., Leng, S. & McCollough, C. H., Feb 2011, In : Medical physics. 38, 2, p. 993-997 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

57 Scopus citations

Dealing with uncertainty in CT images

Fletcher, J. G., Leng, S., Yu, L. & McCollough, C. H., Apr 1 2016, In : Radiology. 279, 1, p. 5-10 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Degradation of CT low-contrast spatial resolution due to the use of iterative reconstruction and reduced dose levels

McCollough, C. H., Yu, L., Kofler, J. M., Leng, S., Zhang, Y., Li, Z. & Carter, R. E., Aug 1 2015, In : Radiology. 276, 2, p. 499-506 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

56 Scopus citations

Development and validation of a practical lower-dose-simulation tool for optimizing computed tomography scan protocols

Yu, L., Shiung, M., Jondal, D. & McCollough, C. H., Jul 1 2012, In : Journal of computer assisted tomography. 36, 4, p. 477-487 11 p.

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50 Scopus citations

Dose and image quality evaluation of a dedicated cone-beam CT system for high-contrast neurologic applications

Yu, L., Vrieze, T. J., Bruesewitz, M. R., Kofler, J. M., DeLone, D. R., Pallanch, J. F., Lindell, E. P. & McCollough, C. H., Feb 1 2010, In : American Journal of Roentgenology. 194, 2, p. w193-w201

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37 Scopus citations

Dual- and multi-energy CT: Principles, technical approaches, and clinical applications

McCollough, C. H., Leng, S., Yu, L. & Fletcher, J. G., Sep 1 2015, In : Radiology. 276, 3, p. 637-653 17 p.

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443 Scopus citations

Dual-source multienergy CT with triple or quadruple x-ray beams

Yu, L., Ren, L., Li, Z., Leng, S. & McCollough, C. H., Jul 1 2018, In : Journal of Medical Imaging. 5, 3, 033502.

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10 Scopus citations

Dual-source spiral CT with pitch up to 3.2 and 75 ms temporal resolution: Image reconstruction and assessment of image quality

Flohr, T. G., Leng, S., Yu, L., Allmendinger, T., Bruder, H., Petersilka, M., Eusemann, C. D., Stierstorfer, K., Schmidt, B. & McCollough, C. H., 2009, In : Medical physics. 36, 12, p. 5641-5653 13 p.

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121 Scopus citations

Estimating patient dose from CT exams that use automatic exposure control: Development and validation of methods to accurately estimate tube current values

Mcmillan, K., Bostani, M., Cagnon, C. H., Yu, L., Leng, S., McCollough, C. H. & Mcnitt-Gray, M. F., 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Medical Physics.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

Estimation of Observer Performance for Reduced Radiation Dose Levels in CT. Eliminating Reduced Dose Levels That Are Too Low Is the First Step

Fletcher, J. G., Yu, L., Fidler, J. L., Levin, D. L., DeLone, D. R., Hough, D. M., Takahashi, N., Venkatesh, S. K., Sykes, A-M. G., White, D., Lindell, R. M., Kotsenas, A. L., Campeau, N. G., Lehman, V. T., Bartley, A. C., Leng, S., Holmes III, D. R., Toledano, A. Y., Carter, R. E. & McCollough, C. H., Aug 30 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Academic Radiology.

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11 Scopus citations

Evaluation of a projection-domain lung nodule insertion technique in thoracic computed tomography

Ma, C., Yu, L., Chen, B., Koo, C. W., Takahashi, E. A., Fletcher, J. G., Levin, D. L., Kuzo, R. S., Viers, L. D., Vincent-Sheldon, S. A., Leng, S. & McCollough, C. H., Jan 1 2017, In : Journal of Medical Imaging. 4, 1, 013510.

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Evaluation of conventional imaging performance in a research whole-body CT system with a photon-counting detector array

Yu, Z., Leng, S., Jorgensen, S. M., Li, Z., Gutjahr, R., Chen, B., Halaweish, A. F., Kappler, S., Yu, L., Ritman, E. L. & McCollough, C. H., Feb 2 2016, In : Physics in Medicine and Biology. 61, 4, p. 1572-1595 24 p., 1572.

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105 Scopus citations

Evaluation of cross-sectional and longitudinal changes in volumetric bone mineral density in postmenopausal women using single- versus dual-energy quantitative computed tomography

Sfeir, J. G., Drake, M. M., Atkinson, E. J., Achenbach, S. J., Camp, J. J., Tweed, A. J., McCready, L. K., Yu, L., Adkins, M. C., Amin, S. & Khosla, S., Jul 1 2018, In : Bone. 112, p. 145-152 8 p.

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9 Scopus citations

Evaluation of Lower-Dose Spiral Head CT for Detection of Intracranial Findings Causing Neurologic Deficits

Fletcher, J. G., DeLone, D. R., Kotsenas, A. L., Campeau, N. G., Lehman, V. T., Yu, L., Leng, S., Holmes, D. R., Edwards, P. K., Johnson, M. P., Michalak, G. J., Carter, R. E. & McCollough, C. H., Nov 1 2019, In : AJNR. American journal of neuroradiology. 40, 11, p. 1855-1863 9 p.

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Evaluation of projection- and dual-energy-based methods for metal artifact reduction in CT using a phantom study

Long, Z., Bruesewitz, M. R., Delone, D. R., Morris, J. M., Amrami, K. K., Adkins, M. C., Glazebrook, K. N., Kofler, J. M., Leng, S., McCollough, C. H., Fletcher, J. G., Halaweish, A. F. & Yu, L., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Feasibility of dose reduction using novel denoising techniques for low kV (80 kV) CT enterography. Optimization and validation

Guimarães, L. S., Fletcher, J. G., Yu, L., Huprich, J. E., Fidler, J. L., Manduca, A., Ramirez-Giraldo, J. C., Holmes, D. R. & McCollough, C. H., Oct 1 2010, In : Academic radiology. 17, 10, p. 1203-1210 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Scopus citations

Half-scan fan-beam computed tomography with improved noise and resolution properties

Yu, L. & Pan, X., Oct 1 2003, In : Medical physics. 30, 10, p. 2629-2637 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Scopus citations