Lifeng Yu, PhD

  • 6009 Citations
  • 40 Scopus h-Index
20022020

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2015

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

442 Scopus citations

Lesion insertion in the projection domain: Methods and initial results

Chen, B., Leng, S., Yu, L., Yu, Z., Ma, C. & McCollough, C. H., Dec 1 2015, In : Medical Physics. 42, 12, 4935530.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations
57 Scopus citations

Observer performance for adaptive, image-based denoising and filtered back projection compared to scanner-based iterative reconstruction for lower dose CT enterography

Fletcher, J. G., Hara, A. K., Fidler, J. L., Silva, A. C., Barlow, J. M., Carter, R. E., Bartley, A., Shiung, M., Holmes III, D. R., Weber, N. K., Bruining, D. H., Yu, L. & McCollough, C. H., Mar 1 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : Abdominal Imaging.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Observer performance in the detection and classification of malignant hepatic nodules and masses with CT image-space denoising and iterative reconstruction

Fletcher, J. G., Yu, L., Li, Z., Manduca, A., Blezek, D. J., Hough, D. M., Venkatesh, S. K., Brickner, G. C., Cernigliaro, J. C., Hara, A. K., Fidler, J. L., Lake, D. S., Shiung, M., Lewis, D., Leng, S., Augustine, K. E., Carter, R. E., Holmes III, D. R. & McCollough, C. H., Aug 1 2015, In : Radiology. 276, 2, p. 465-478 14 p.

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30 Scopus citations

Radiation dose reduction in dual-energy CT: Does it affect the accuracy of urinary stone characterization?

Qu, M., Yu, L., Cardona, D. G., Liu, Y., Duan, X., Ai, S., Leng, S., Shiung, M. & McCollough, C. H., Aug 1 2015, In : American Journal of Roentgenology. 205, 2, p. W172-W176

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9 Scopus citations

Radiation dose reduction in pediatric body CT using iterative reconstruction and a novel image-based denoising method

Yu, L., Fletcher, J. G., Shiung, M., Thomas, K. B., Matsumoto, J. M., Zingula, S. N. & McCollough, C. H., Nov 1 2015, In : American Journal of Roentgenology. 205, 5, p. 1026-1037 12 p.

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13 Scopus citations

Size-specific dose estimates for chest, abdominal, and pelvic CT: Effect of intrapatient variability in water-equivalent diameter

Leng, S., Shiung, M., Duan, X., Yu, L., Zhang, Y. & McCollough, C. H., Jul 1 2015, In : Radiology. 276, 1, p. 184-190 7 p.

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29 Scopus citations

Technical note: Development and validation of an open data format for CT projection data

Chen, B., Duan, X., Yu, Z., Leng, S., Yu, L. & McCollough, C. H., Dec 1 2015, In : Medical Physics. 42, 12, p. 6964-6972 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations
28 Scopus citations

The influence of focal spot blooming on high-contrast spatial resolution in CT imaging

Grimes, J., Duan, X., Yu, L., Halaweish, A. F., Haag, N., Leng, S. & McCollough, C. H., Oct 1 2015, In : Medical Physics. 42, 10, p. 6011-6020 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Ultrafast dynamic computed tomography myelography for the precise identification of high-flow cerebrospinal fluid leaks caused by spiculated spinal osteophytes

Thielen, K. R., Sillery, J. C., Morris, J. M., Hoxworth, J. M., Diehn, F. E., Wald, J. T., Rosebrock, R. E., Yu, L. & Luetmer, P. H., Mar 1 2015, In : Journal of neurosurgery. Spine. 22, 3, p. 324-331 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Scopus citations
2014

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

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

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

30 Scopus citations

Methods for clinical evaluation of noise reduction techniques in abdominopelvic CT

Ehman, E. C., Yu, L., Manduca, A., Hara, A. K., Shiung, M. M., Jondal, D., Lake, D. S., Paden, R. G., Blezek, D. J., Bruesewitz, M. R., McCollough, C. H., Hough, D. M. & Fletcher, J. G., Jan 1 2014, In : Radiographics. 34, 4, p. 849-862 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

60 Scopus citations

Novel anthropomorphic hip phantom corrects systemic interscanner differences in proximal femoral vBMD

Bonaretti, S., Carpenter, R. D., Saeed, I., Burghardt, A. J., Yu, L., Bruesewitz, M., Khosla, S. & Lang, T., Dec 21 2014, In : Physics in medicine and biology. 59, 24, p. 7819-7834 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Pilot Study of radiation dose reduction for pediatric head CT in evaluation of ventricular size

Gabriel, S., Eckel, L. J., Delone, D. R., Krecke, K. N., Luetmer, P. H., Mccollough, C. H., Fletcher, J. G. & Yu, L., Dec 1 2014, In : American Journal of Neuroradiology. 35, 12, p. 2237-2242 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations

Use of CT dose notification and alert values in routine clinical practice

Howard, M. E., McCollough, C. H., Leng, S., Yu, L. & Bruesewitz, M. R., May 2014, In : Journal of the American College of Radiology. 11, 5, p. 450-455 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations
2013

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

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

58 Scopus citations

Individualization of abdominopelvic CT protocols with lower tube voltage to reduce IV contrast dose or radiation dose

Hough, D. M., Yu, L., Shiung, M. M., Carter, R. E., Geske, J. R., Leng, S., Fidler, J. L., Huprich, J. E., Jondal, D. Y., McCollough, C. H. & Fletcher, J. G., Jul 1 2013, In : American Journal of Roentgenology. 201, 1, p. 147-153 7 p.

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17 Scopus citations
16 Scopus citations

MO‐D‐134‐05: Size Specific Dose Estimation in Abdominal CT: Impact of Longitudinal Variations in Patient Size

Leng, S., Shiung, M., Duan, X., yu, L., Zhang, Y. & Mccollough, C., Jun 2013, In : Medical physics. 40, 6, p. 402-403 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Overview and a Word of Thanks

Brock, K., Dong, L., Kinahan, P. & Yu, L., Jan 1 2013, In : Medical Physics. 40, 6, p. 4-5 2 p.

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Reducing radiation dose in CT enterography

Del Gaizo, A. J., Fletcher, J. G., Yu, L., Paden, R. G., Spencer, G. C., Leng, S., Silva, A. M., Fidler, J. L., Silva, A. C. & Hara, A. K., Jul 1 2013, In : Radiographics. 33, 4, p. 1109-1124 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

35 Scopus citations

Spatial resolution improvement and dose reduction potential for inner ear CT imaging using a z-axis deconvolution technique

McCollough, C. H., Leng, S., Sunnegardh, J., Vrieze, T. J., Yu, L., Lane, J., Raupach, R., Stierstorfer, K. & Flohr, T., Jun 2013, In : Medical physics. 40, 6, 061904.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations

SU‐E‐J‐169: CT Simulation Optimization for Prostate Cancer Patients in Radiation Therapy: A General Strategy

li, H., Yu, L., Low, D., Gay, H., Michalski, J. & Mutic, S., Jan 1 2013, In : Medical Physics. 40, 6, 1 p.

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Three-dimensional volumetric computed tomographic scoring as an objective outcome measure for chronic rhinosinusitis: Clinical correlations and comparison to Lund-Mackay scoring

Pallanch, J. F., Yu, L., Delone, D., Robb, R., Holmes, D. R., Camp, J., Edwards, P., Mccollough, C. H., Ponikau, J., Dearking, A. C., Lane, J., Primak, A., Shinkle, A., Hagan, J., Frigas, E., Ocel, J. J., Tombers, N., Siwani, R., Orme, N. M., Reed, K. B. & 3 others, Jerath, N., Dhillon, R. & Kita, H., Dec 1 2013, In : International Forum of Allergy and Rhinology. 3, 12, p. 963-972 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations

TU‐C‐103‐11: Noise Reduction of 4D CT Data by a Modified Non‐Local Means Filter

li, Z., Leng, S., Yu, L., Manduca, A. & McCollough, C. H., 2013, In : Medical Physics. 40, 6, p. 438-439 2 p.

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WE‐C‐103‐07: Standardization of CT Scanner Performance in Routine Clinical Exams: A Pilot Survey

Duan, X., Zhang, Y., Leng, S., Yu, L. & McCollough, C. H., 2013, In : Medical Physics. 40, 6, p. 482 1 p.

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2012

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 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.

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14 Scopus citations
44 Scopus citations
48 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

Lowering kilovoltage to reduce radiation dose in contrast-enhanced abdominal CT: Initial assessment of a prototype automated kilovoltage selection tool

Hough, D. M., Fletcher, J. G., Grant, K. L., Fidler, J. L., Yu, L., Geske, J. R., Carter, R. E., Raupach, R., Schmidt, B., Flohr, T. & McCollough, C. H., Nov 1 2012, In : American Journal of Roentgenology. 199, 5, p. 1070-1077 8 p.

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53 Scopus citations

Noise reduction to decrease radiation dose and improve conspicuity of hepatic lesions at contrast-enhanced 80-kV hepatic CT using projection space denoising

Ehman, E. C., Guimarães, L. S., Fidler, J. L., Takahashi, N., Ramirez-Giraldo, J. C., Yu, L., Manduca, A., Huprich, J. E., McCollough, C. H., Holmes, D., Harmsen, W. S. & Fletcher, J. G., Feb 1 2012, In : American Journal of Roentgenology. 198, 2, p. 405-411 7 p.

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27 Scopus citations

SU‐D‐217BCD‐04: How Do We Know How Low Can We Go in Lung Cancer Screening CT?

Chen, L., Sykes, A-M. G., Jensen, E., Eiken, P., Yu, L., Leng, S. & McCollough, C. H., 2012, In : Medical Physics. 39, 6, p. 3619 1 p.

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SU‐E‐J‐176: Clinical Evaluations of a Novel Metal Artifact Reduction Technique for Treatment Planning in Radiation Therapy

li, H., Noel, C., Thorstad, W., li, H., Yu, L., Low, D., Moore, K. & Mutic, S., Jan 1 2012, In : Medical Physics. 39, 6, 1 p.

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42 Scopus citations
2011

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.

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57 Scopus citations

Noise reduction in spectral CT: Reducing dose and breaking the trade-off between image noise and energy bin selection

Leng, S., Yu, L., Wang, J., Fletcher, J. G., Mistretta, C. A. & McCollough, C. H., Sep 2011, In : Medical physics. 38, 9, p. 4946-4957 12 p.

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67 Scopus citations

Nonconvex prior image constrained compressed sensing (NCPICCS): Theory and simulations on perfusion CT

Ramirez-Giraldo, J. C., Trzasko, J., Leng, S., Yu, L., Manduca, A. & McCollough, C. H., Apr 2011, In : Medical physics. 38, 4, p. 2157-2167 11 p.

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59 Scopus citations

Optimal tube potential for radiation dose reduction in pediatric CT: Principles, clinical implementations, and pitfalls

Yu, L., Bruesewitz, M. R., Thomas, K. B., Fletcher, J. G., Kofler, J. M. & McCollough, C. H., May 1 2011, In : Radiographics. 31, 3, p. 835-848 14 p.

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134 Scopus citations

Pilot multi-reader study demonstrating potential for dose reduction in dual energy hepatic CT using non-linear blending of mixed kV image datasets

Apel, A., Fletcher, J. G., Fidler, J. L., Hough, D. M., Yu, L., Guimaraes, L. S., Bellemann, M. E., McCollough, C. H., Holmes III, D. R. & Eusemann, C. D., 2011, In : European Radiology. 21, 3, p. 644-652 9 p.

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24 Scopus citations

Quantification of iron in the presence of calcium with dual-energy computed tomography (DECT) in an ex vivo porcine plaque model

Wang, J., Garg, N., Duan, X., Liu, Y., Leng, S., Yu, L., Ritman, E. L., Kantor, B. & McCollough, C. H., Nov 21 2011, In : Physics in medicine and biology. 56, 22, p. 7305-7316 12 p.

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9 Scopus citations

Radiation dose reduction for CT-guided renal tumor cryoablation

Leng, S., Atwell, T. D., Yu, L., Mandrekar, J., Lewis, B. D., Woodrum, D. A. & McCollough, C. H., May 1 2011, In : American Journal of Roentgenology. 196, 5, p. W586-W591

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12 Scopus citations