Raymond Acciavatti, Ph.D.

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Research Assistant Professor of Radiology
Department: Radiology

Contact information
John Morgan Building
3620 Hamilton Walk
X-Ray Physics Lab
JMB 151B
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Education:
B.S. (Majors in Mathematics, Physics, and Comprehensive Science (Minor in Chemistry))
Villanova University , 2007.
Ph.D. (Bioengineering)
University of Pennsylvania , 2013.
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Description of Research Expertise

Early Detection of Breast Cancer; X-ray Imaging; Digital Mammography; Digital Tomosynthesis; Imaging Biomarkers

Selected Publications

Barufaldi B, Acciavatti RJ, Conant EF, Maidment ADA: Impact of super-resolution and image acquisition on the detection of calcifications in digital breast tomosynthesis. European Radiology 34(1): 193-203, January 2024 Notes: doi: 10.1007/s00330-023-10103-6.

Acciavatti RJ, Choi CJ, Vent TL, Barufaldi B, Cohen EA, Wileyto EP, Maidment ADA: Non-Isocentric Geometry for Next-Generation Tomosynthesis with Super-Resolution. IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging 43(1): 377-391, January 2024 Notes: doi: 10.1109/TMI.2023.3307004.

Choi CJ, Vent TL, Acciavatti RJ, Maidment ADA: Line-based iterative geometric calibration method for a tomosynthesis system. Medical Physics 2024 Notes: doi: 10.1002/mp.16981.

Barufaldi B, Gomes J, do Rego TG, Malheiros Y, Filho TMS, Borges LR, Acciavatti RJ, Surti S, Maidment ADA: Impact of Tomosynthesis Acquisition on 3D Segmentations of Breast Outline and Adipose/Dense Tissue with AI: A Simulation-Based Study. Tomography. Pascal N. Tyrrell (eds.). 9(4): 1303-1314, July 2023 Notes: doi: 10.3390/tomography9040103.

Acciavatti RJ, Barufaldi B, Vent TL, Choi CJ, Feldman MD, Conant EF, Surti S, Maidment ADA: Assessing Improvements in Dense Tissue Visualization in Next-Generation Tomosynthesis through Mastectomy Specimen Imaging. 10th International Breast Density and Cancer Risk Assessment Workshop June 2023 Notes: Poster Presentation in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii (Presenting Author: Maidment ADA).

Barufaldi B, da Nobrega YNG, Carvalhal G, Teixeira JPV, Filho TMS, do Rego TG, Malheiros Y, Acciavatti RJ, Maidment ADA: Multiclass Segmentation of Breast Tissue and Suspicious Findings: A Simulation-Based Study for the Development of Self-Steering Tomosynthesis. Tomography. Emilio Quaia (eds.). 9(3): 1120-1132, June 2023 Notes: doi: 10.3390/tomography9030092.

Nobrega Y, Carvalhal G, Rego TG, Malheiros Y, Filho TMS, Borges LR, Acciavatti RJ, Maidment ADA, Barufaldi B: Addressing Class Imbalance and Overconfidence of U-Net Segmentation Models for Density and Risk Assessment. 10th International Breast Density and Cancer Risk Assessment Workshop June 2023 Notes: Poster Presentation in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii (Presenting Author: Maidment ADA).

Choi CJ, Acciavatti RJ, Maidment ADA: Spatial dependency of multiplanar reconstruction in digital breast tomosynthesis. Proc. SPIE, Medical Imaging 2023: Physics of Medical Imaging Lifeng Yu; Rebecca Fahrig; John M. Sabol (eds.). 12463: 124632B, April 2023 Notes: doi: 10.1117/12.2653139.

Acciavatti RJ, Lee SH, Reig B, Moy L, Conant EF, Kontos D, Moon WK: Beyond Breast Density: Risk Measures for Breast Cancer in Multiple Imaging Modalities. Radiology 306(3): e222575, March 2023 Notes: doi: 10.1148/radiol.222575.

da Nobrega YNG, Carvalhal G, Teixeira JPV, de Camargo BP, do Rego TG, Malheiros Y, Filho TMES, Vent TL, Acciavatti RJ, Maidment ADA, Barufaldi B: Multiclass Segmentation of Suspicious Findings in Simulated Breast Tomosynthesis Images Using a U-Net. Proc. SPIE, 16th International Workshop on Breast Imaging (IWBI 2022). Hilde Bosmans; Nicholas Marshall; Chantal Van Ongeval (eds.). SPIE Proceedings Vol. 12286, 12286: 122860L, July 2022 Notes: doi: 10.1117/12.2626225.

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