Scholarly Activity
Division of Medical Physics


2020

The helically-acquired CTDIvol as an alternative to traditional methodology“; Leon S, Kobistek R, Olguin E, Zhang Z, Barreto I, Schwarz B; J Appl Clin Med Phys 2020; 21(8): 263-271.

Patient size matters: Effect of tube current modulation on size-specific dose estimates (SSDE) and image quality in low-dose lung cancer screening CT“; Barreto I, Verma N, Olguin C, Quails N, Correa N, Mohammed TL; J Appl Clin Med Phys 2020; 21(4): 87–94

Iodinated contrast extravasation on post-revascularization computed tomography mimics magnetic resonance hyperintense acute reperfusion marker: a case study“; De Prey J, Yu C, Echevarria FD, Barreto I, Rees JH, DeJesus RO, Simpkins AN; Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases; 2020.

Dose Simulations of an Early 20th Century Kilovoltage Pneumonia Radiotherapy Technique Performed with a Modern Fluoroscope“; Roa D, Moyses H, Leon S, Hamrick B, Sarria G, Li B, Tajima T, Necas A, Guzman C, Paucer O, Gonzales A, Challco R, Montoya M, Arqque Z, Gonzales A, Hernandez J, Drake J, Villane R, and Lea J; Medical Dosimetry; 2020. 

Letter to the Editor: Rationale for using a C-arm fluoroscope to deliver a kilovoltage radiotherapy treatment to COVID-19 patients“; Roa D, Moyses H, Leon S, Hamrick B, Sarria G, Li B, Tajima T, Necas A, Guzman C, Paucer O, Gonzales A, Challco R, Montoya M, Arqque Z, Gonzales A, and Hernandez J; Medical Dosimetry; Aug 30, 2020.

Specific absorbed fractions for a revised series of the UF/NCI pediatric reference phantoms: Internal electron sources.Schwarz, Bryan; Godwin, William; Wayson, Michael; Dewji, Shaheen; Jokisch, D; Lee, Choonsik; Bolch, Wesley; Phys Med Bio; 2020.

Specific absorbed fractions for a revised series of the UF/NCI pediatric reference phantoms: Internal photon sources.“; Schwarz, Bryan; Godwin, William; Wayson, Michael; Dewji, Shaheen; Jokisch, D; Lee, Choonsik; Bolch, Wesley; Phys Med Bio; 2020.

“Comparison of Metal Artifact Reduction using Single-Energy CT and Dual-Energy CT with various metallic implants in cadavers”; Barreto, Izabella; Pepin, Eric; Davis, Ivan; Dean, Cooper; Massini. Tara; Rees, John; Olguin, Catherine; Quails, Nathan; Correa, Nathalie; Rill, Lynn; Arreola, Manuel; EJR; 2020.

A Phantom-Based Assessment of Low-Contrast Performance Comparing Iterative Reconstruction Algorithms in CT”; Leon, S; AAPM Annual Meeting. July 2020.


2019

“Impact of patient centering in CT on organ dose and the effect of using a positioning compensation system: Evidence from OSLD Measurements in postmortem subjects”; Barreto I, Lamoureux R, Olguin C, Quails N, Rill L, Arreola M; J Appl Clin Med Phys. 2019 Jun;20(6):141-151. doi: 10.1002/acm2.12594. Epub 2019 May 2.

Is measurement of CTDIvol with a helical scan an acceptable alternative to the standard single-slice methodology?”; Leon S, Kobistek R, Barreto I, Schwarz B, Zhang Z, Olguin E; AAPM Spring Clinical Meeting. Orlando, FL. April 2019.

Accuracy of the helically acquired CTDIvol as an alternative to traditional methodology?”; Leon S, Kobistek R, Zhang Z, Olguin E, Barreto I, Schwarz B; AAPM Annual Meeting. San Antonio, TX. July 2019.


2018

“Image Quality and Patient-Specific Organ Doses in Stone Protocol CT: A Comparison of Traditional CT to Low Dose CT with Iterative Reconstruction”; Pai R, Modh R, Lamoureux RH, Deitte L, Wymer DC, Mench A, Lipnharski I, Henriksen C, Arreola M, Canales BK; Biomed Res Int. 2018 Sep 27;2018:5120974. doi: 10.1155/2018/5120974. eCollection 2018.

“Comparison of skin dose measurement using nanoDot® dosimeter and machine readings of radiation dose during cardiac catheterization in children”; Balaguru D, Rodriguez M, Leon S, Wagner LK, Beasley CW, Sultzer A, Numan MT; Ann Pediatr Cardiol. 2018 Jan-Apr;11(1):12-16. doi: 10.4103/apc.APC_86_17.

“Low-dose Lung Cancer Screening at an Academic Medical Center: Initial Experience and Dose Reduction Strategies”; Ahmed A, Verma N, Barreto I, Mohammed TL; Acad Radiol. 2018 Aug;25(8):1025-1030. doi: 10.1016/j.acra.2017.12.023. Epub 2018 Feb 1.

“Low-dose Lung Cancer Screening at an Academic Medical Center”; Ahmed A, Verma N, Barreto I, Mohammed T; Academic Radiology, DOI: 10.1016/j.acra.2017.12.023.


2017

“The Patient Size Setting: A Novel Dose Reduction Strategy in Cerebral Endovascular Neurosurgery Using Biplane Fluoroscopy”; Corliss BM, Bennett J, Brennan MM, Rosemaram A, Hartman C, Stetler WR, Polifka AJ, Hoh BL, Arreola MM, Fox WC; World Neurosurg. 2018 Feb;110:e636-e641. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2017.11.056. Epub 2017 Nov 24.

“Assessment of volumetric absorbed dose for mobile fluoroscopic 3D image acquisition”; Leon S; J Appl Clin Med Phys. 2017 Jul;18(4):230-236. doi: 10.1002/acm2.12108. Epub 2017 Jun 6.

“Optimizing Dose Reduction in Pediatric Head CT Protocols While Maintaining Image Quality in Postmortem Head Scans”; Barreto I, Quails N, Carranza C, Correa N, Rajderkar D, Rill L, Arreola M; Conference: American Association of Physicists in Medicine – Spring Clinical Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2017

“Should We Utilize Tube Current Modulation in Head CT Exams? An Assessment of Image Quality and Direct Dosimetry with OSLDs”; Barreto I, Carranza C, Quails N, Correa N, Rajderkar D, Rill L, Arreola M; Poster, April 2017.


2016

“Radiation Safety and ALARA In The Emergency Department: Analysis Of Emergency Medicine Residents’ Awareness And Patient Dialogue”; Thornton L, Mohammed T, Barreto I, Verma N; Florida Radiological Society, Tampa, FL January 2016.

“Clinical Optimization of CT Protocols Using Post-Mortem Subjects”; Barreto I; Florida Chapter of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM), Orlando FL.

“In-Utero Dose Measurements Within Postmortem Subjects for Estimating Fetal Doses in Pregnant Patients Examined with Pulmonary Embolism, Trauma, and Appendicitis CT”; Barreto I, Quails N, Carranza C, Correa N, Bidari S, Bickelhaup M, Rill L, Arreola M; Medical Physics 43(6):3394-3395 June 2016. DOI: 10.1118/1.4955864.

“Direct Measurement of Organ Doses Resulting From Head and Cervical Spine Trauma CT Protocols”; Carranza C, Barreto I, Quails N, Correa N, Rill L, Arreola M; Medical Physics 43(6):3350-3351 June 2016 DOI: 10.1118/1.4955678.

“Optimizing Dose Reduction in Adult Head CT Protocols While Maintaining Image Quality in Postmortem Head Scans”; Barreto I, Carranza C, Quails N, Correa N, Rajderkar D, Bennett J, Rill L, Arreola M; Medical Physics 43(6):3397-3397 June 2016 DOI: 10.1118/1.4955874.

“Development of Proton Tissue Equivalent Materials for Calibration and Dosimetry Studies”; Olguin E, Flampouri S, Barreto I, Bolch W; Medical Physics 43(6):3336-3336 June 2016 DOI: 10.1118/1.4955623.

“Direct Measurement of Organ Doses Resulting From Head and Cervical Spine Trauma CT Protocols”; Carranza C, Barreto I, Quails N,Correa N, Rill L, Arreola M, Bidari S; Conference: American Association of Physicists in Medicine, Washington DC, July 2016.

“Implementation and optimization of a new low dose lung cancer screening CT program”; Barreto I; Conference: Florida Chapter of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine, Daytona Beach, FL, September 2016.

“Clinical optimization of CT protocols using cadavers”; Barreto I; Conference: International Symposium on Solid State Dosimetry, Chiapas, Mexico, September 2016.


2015

“Changing Default Fluoroscopy Equipment Settings Decreases Entrance Skin Dose in Patients”; Canales BK, Sinclair L, Kang D, Mench AM, Arreola M, Bird VG; J Urol. 2016 Apr;195(4 Pt 1):992-7. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2015.10.088. Epub 2015 Oct 23.

“Determining Organ Doses from CT with Direct Measurements in Postmortem Subjects: Part 2 – Correlations with Patient-specific Parameters”. Sinclair L, Griglock TM, Mench A, Lamoureux R, Cormack B, Bidari S, Rill L, Arreola M; Radiology. 2015 Nov;277(2):471-6. doi: 10.1148/radiol.2015140971. Epub 2015 Jun 23.

“Determining Organ Doses from CT with Direct Measurements in Postmortem Subjects: Part 1 – Methodology and Validation”; Griglock TM, Sinclair L, Mench A, Cormack B, Bidari S, Rill L, Arreola M; Radiology. 2015 Nov;277(2):463-70. doi: 10.1148/radiol.2015140968. Epub 2015 Jun 4.

“Quantifying Organ Dose and Improving Image Quality in CT Exams of Subjects with Metal Implants Utilizing a Metal-Artifact Reduction Algorithm”; Lipinharski I, Carranza C, Mench A, Lamoureux R, Cormack B, Bidari S, Rill L, Arreola M; Conference: Spring Clinical Meeting of the AAPM, At St Louis, MO.

“Correlating Image Quality and Reduced Radiation Exposure From Low-Dose CT Scanning in a Lung Cancer Screening Program”; Lipnharski I, Mench A, Carranza C, Lamoureux R, Gyapong S, Rill L, Mohammed T, Arreola M; Conference: Spring Clinical Meeting of the AAPM, At St Louis, MO

“A Comparison of Calculated Absorbed Radiation Organ Doses and Image Quality for Iterative Reconstruction Versus Filtered Back Projection CT in Kidney Stone Patients”; Modh R, Mason J, Deitte L, Mench A, Barreto I, Lee Derek, Arreola M, Yamamoto A, Vorhis E, Monroe C, Lamoureux R, Batson J, Henriksen C, Canales B; The Journal of Urology 193(4):e87 April 2015 DOI: 10.1016/j.juro.2015.02.315.

“Introduction and Investigation of Effective Diameter Ratios as a New Patient Size Metric for Use in CT”; Lamoureux, Sinclair L, Mench A, Barreto I, Carranza C, Cormack B, Bidari S, Rill L, Arreola M; Medical Physics 42(6):3247 June 2015 DOI: 10.1118/1.4924025.

“Use of Postmortem Subjects for Subjective Image Quality Assessment in Abdominal CT Protocols with Iterative Reconstruction”; Mench A, Barreto I, Carranza C, Sinclair L, Lamoureux R, Sajdor LO, Cormack B, Mohammed T, Rill L, Arreola M; Medical Physics 42(6):3542 June 2015 DOI: 10.1118/1.4925246.

“Direct Organ Dose Measurements in a Human Cadaver Scanned with Pediatric CT Protocols”; Barreto I, Lamoureux R, Carranza C, Cormack B, Bidari S, Rill L, Arreola M; Medical Physics 42(67):3745 June 2015 DOI: 10.1118/1.4926311.

“Investigation of Effects of Adipose Tissue Shielding On Organ Doses and Equation Modeling in Post-Mortem Subjects for CT”; Lamoureux R, Barreto I, Carranza C, Mench A, Sinclair L, Cormack B, Bidari S, Rill L, Arreola M; Medical Physics 42(6): 3747 June 201`5 DOI: 10.1118/1.4926318. 

“Direct Organ Dose Measurements and Image Quality Analysis in Low Dose Lung Cancer Screening CT Scans”; Barreto I, Lamoureux R, Carranza C, Mench A, Gyapong S, Rill L, Verma N, Mohammed T, Arreola M; RSNA November 2015.


2014

“Characterization of scatter in digital mammography from use of Monte Carlo simulations and comparison to physical measurements”; Leon SM, Brateman LF, Wagner LK; Med Phys. 2014 Nov;41(11):111914. doi: 10.1118/1.4894808.

“Characterization of scatter in digital mammography from physical measurements”; Leon SM, Brateman LF, Wagner LK; Med Phys. 2014 Jun;41(6):061901. doi: 10.1118/1.4873321.

“The Use of New Instrumentation in Digital Mammography Measurements”; Brateman L, Heintz P; CIRMS Medical Session, National Institute of Standards and Technology. Gaithersburg, MD. March 2014.

“Obtaining Intersocietal Accreditation Commision Accreditation for Dental Cone Beam CT”. Wayson M, Arreola M; AAPM Spring Clinical Meeting. Denver, CO. March 2014.

“Communicating Risk”; McCullough C, Wagner L, Kofler J, Brateman L; AAPM Annual Meeting. Austin, TX. July 2014.


2013

“The Impact of Mammography Physics Instrumentation on Entrance Air Kerma and Mean Glandular Dose”; Brateman L, Heintz P; AAPM Annual Meeting. Indianapolis, IN. August 2013.

“Comparisons and Limitations of Physics Instrumentation in Mammography”; Brateman L, Heintz P; AAPM Annual Meeting. Indianapolis, IN. August 2013.


2011

“Use of CT-based intraoperative spinal navigation: management of radiation exposure to operator, staff, and patients”; Bandela JR, Jacob RP, Arreola M, Griglock TM, Bova F, Yang M; World Neurosurg. 2013 Feb;79(2):390-4. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2011.05.019. Epub 2011 Nov 7.

“Resident education in the radiological sciences: what now?”; Wagner LK, Beasley CW, Oldham S, Leon S, Ferguson E; AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2011 Jan;196(1):152-6. doi: 10.2214/AJR.10.4929.


2010

“Workflow efficiency comparison of a new CR system with traditional CR and DR systems in an orthopedic setting”; Hartmann B; Rill LN; Arreola M; J Digit Imaging. 2010 Dec;23(6):666-73. doi: 10.1007/s10278-009-9213-9. Epub 2009 May 23.


2009

“Comparison of two commercial CAD systems for digital mammography”; Leon S, Brateman L, Honeyman-Buck J, Marshall J; J Digit Imaging. 2009 Aug;22(4):421-3. doi: 10.1007/s10278-008-9144-x. Epub 2008 Aug 13.


2007

“Organ and effective doses in pediatric patients undergoing helical multislice computed tomography examination”; Lee C, Lee C, Staton RJ, Hintenlang DE, Arreola MM, Williams JL, Bolch WE; Med Phys. 2007 May;34(5):1858-73.

“Organ and effective doses in infants undergoing upper gastrointestinal (UGI) fluoroscopic examination”; Staton RJ, Williams JL, Arreola MM, Hintenlang DE, Bolch WE; Med Phys. 2007 Feb;34(2):703-10.

“Organ and effective doses in newborns and infants undergoing voiding cystourethrograms (VCUG): a comparison of stylized and tomographic phantoms”; Pazik FD, Staton RJ, Williams JL, Arreola MM, Hintenlang DE, Bolch WE; Med Phys. 2007 Jan;34(1):294-306.


2006

“A tomographic physical phantom of the newborn child with real-time dosimetry. II. Scaling factors for calculation of mean organ dose in pediatric radiography”; Staton RJ, Jones AK, Lee C, Hintenlang DE, Arreola MM, Williams JL, Bolch WE; Med Phys. 2006 Sep;33(9):3283-9.

“Organ and effective doses in newborn patients during helical multislice computed tomography examination”; Staton RJ, Lee C, Lee C, Williams MD, Hintenlang DE, Arreola MM, Williams JL, Bolch WE; Phys Med Biol. 2006 Oct 21;51(20):5151-66. Epub 2006 Sep 22.


2005

“Radiation exposure with use of the mini-C-arm for routine orthopaedic imaging procedures”; Badman BL, Rill L, Butkovich B, Arreola M, Griend RA; J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2005 Jan;87(1):13-7.


2004

“Management of pediatric radiation dose using Canon digital radiography”; Arreola M; Rill L; Pediatr Radiol. 2004 Oct;34 Suppl 3:S221-6; discussion S234-41.


2003

“Evaluating radiographic parameters for mobile chest computed radiography: phantoms, image quality and effective dose”; Rill LN; Brateman L; Arreola M; Med Phys. 2003 Oct;30(10):2727-35.

“Enterprise-wide CR implementation: the Shands Healthcare System experience”; Arreola M; Rill LN; J Digit Imaging. 2003 Jun;16(2):173-9. Epub 2003 Sep 11.

“A video analysis technique for organ dose assessment in pediatric fluoroscopy: applications to voiding cystourethrograms (VCUG)”; Bolch WE, Pomije BD, Sessions JB, Arreola MM, Williams JL, Pazik FD; Med Phys. 2003 Apr;30(4):667-80.


2002

“Comparisons of point and average organ dose within an anthropomorphic physical phantom and a computational model of the newborn patient”; Sessions JB, Roshau JN, Tressler MA, Hintenlang DE, Arreola MM, Williams JL, Bouchet LG, Bolch WE; Med Phys. 2002 Jun;29(6):1080-9.


1999

“View box luminance measurements and their effect on reader performance”; Rill LN, Huda W, Gkanatsios NA; Acad Radiol. 1999 Sep;6(9):521-9.


1997

“Comparison of a photostimulable phosphor system with film for dental radiology”; Huda W, Rill LN, Benn DK, Pettigrew JC; Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. 1997 Jun;83(6):725-31.