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Kenneth                        Hoffmann

Kenneth R. Hoffmann PhD

Department of Neurosurgery

 

Education and Training:
  • PhD, Physics, Brandeis University (1984)
  • BA, Physics, St. Louis University, Summa Cum Laude (1976)
Employment:
  • Professor, Neurosurgery, University at Buffalo (1999-present)

Grants and Sponsored Research:
  • September 2003–July 2007
    Image-guided treatment planning for neuro-interventions
    NIBIB-NIH
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $1,210,912
  • May 2003–April 2007
    On Line 3D Vasculature from Biplane Angiograms
    NIHLB-NIH
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $1,245,808
  • April 1999–March 2002
    Methodology to improve radiologic colon polyp detection
    National Cancer Institute
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $300,000
  • January 2002–January 2002
    Real Time Medical Imaging Analysis and Visualization
    UB Office of Provost
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $10,000
  • February 1996–January 2001
    On-line 3D vasculature from biplane angiograms
    National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $954,000
  • September 1996–August 1997
    3-D reconstruction of motion of pacemaker leads
    Telectronics Pacing Systems, Inc.
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $76,860
  • June 1994–May 1997
    Research in vascular imaging
    Siemens Medical Systems Gift Fund
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $225,000
  • June 1992–May 1993
    Development of clinical analysis package for CT images
    Department of Radiology
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $25,000
  • June 1989–May 1992
    Quantitative analysis of blood flow rates from digital angiograms
    Whitaker Foundation
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $180,000
Patents:
  • Method and apparatus for three-dimensional reconstruction of coronary vesse Chen JS, Hoffmann KR, Carroll JD, Metz CE: Method and apparatus for three-dimensional reconstruction of coronary vessels from angiographic images. U.S. Patent No. 6,047,080, issued April 4, 2000. (2000)
  • Method and system for displaying medical images. Engelmann R, MacMahon H, Hoffmann KR, Doi K: Method and system for displaying medical images. U.S. Patent No. 5,987,345, issued November 16, 1999. (1999)
  • Method and system for determination and evaluation of 3D positions, motion, Hoffmann KR: Method and system for determination and evaluation of 3D positions, motion, and shape of pacemaker leads. U.S. Patent No. 5,859,922, issued January 12, 1999. (1999)
  • Method and system for determination of instantaneous and average blood flow Hoffmann KR, Doi K: Method and system for determination of instantaneous and average blood flow. U.S. Patent No. 5,150,292, issued September 22, 1992 (1992)

Journal Articles:
  • Hoffmann KR, Sen A, Lan L, Chua KG, Esthappan J, Mazzucco M. A system for determination of 3D vessel tree centerlines from biplane images.. Int J Card Imaging. 2000; 16(5).
  • Jani AB, Pelizzari CA, Chen GT, Roeske J, Hamilton RJ, Macdonald RL, Bova F, Hoffmann KR, Sweeney PA. Volume rendering quantification algorithm for reconstruction of CT volume-rendered structures: Part I. Cerebral arteriovenous malformations.. IEEE Trans Med Imaging. 2000; 19(1).
  • Hoffmann KR, Wahle A, Pellot-Barakat C, Sklansky J, Sonka M. Biplane X-ray angiograms, intravascular ultrasound, and 3D visualization of coronary vessels.. Int J Card Imaging. 1999; 15(6).
  • Samara Y, Fiebich M, Dachman AH, Kuniyoshi JK, Doi K, Hoffmann KR. Automated calculation of the centerline of the human colon on CT images.. Acad Radiol. 1999; 6(6).
  • Dachman AH, Kuniyoshi JK, Boyle CM, Samara Y, Hoffmann KR, Rubin DT, Hanan I. CT colonography with three-dimensional problem solving for detection of colonic polyps.. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 1998; 171(4).
  • Esthappan J, Harauchi H, Hoffmann KR. Evaluation of imaging geometries calculated from biplane images.. Med Phys. 1998; 25(6).
  • Hoffmann KR, Williams BB, Esthappan J, Chen SY, Carroll JD, Harauchi H, Doerr V, Kay GN, Eberhardt A, Overland M. Determination of 3D positions of pacemaker leads from biplane angiographic sequences.. Med Phys. 1997; 24(12).
  • Hoffmann KR, Chen CT, Doi K. Automated region identification and its application to measuring cardiac function.. Am J Card Imaging. 1991; 5(4).
  • Fiebich M, Straus CM, Sehgal V, Renger BC, Doi K, Hoffmann KR. Automatic bone segmentation technique for CT angiographic studies.. J Comput Assist Tomogr. ; 23(1).
  • Wahle A, Pellot-Barakat C, Sklansky J, Sonka M:. Biplane x-ray angiograms, intravascular ultrasound, and 3D visualization of coronary vessels.. Int J Card Imaging. ; 15.
  • Jani AB, Pelizzari CA, Chen GTY, Roeske J, Hamilton RJ, MacDonald RL, Bova F, Kenneth Hoffmann, Sweeney PA. Volume rendering segmentation algorithm for reconstruction of CT volume-rendered structures: I. Cerebral arteriovenous malformations.. IEEE Trans Med Imaging. ; 19.
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Books and Book Chapters:
  • Kenneth Hoffmann, Coulden R, Lipton MJ. Digital imaging of the cardiovascular system. Diagnostic Radiology..
  • Esclarin J, Kenneth Hoffmann. Introduccion a la imagen medica (Introduction to Medical Imaging). Radologia Intervencionista..
Abstracts:
  • Cahttopadhyay A, Daniel Bednarek, Yang CJ, Wang Z, Gopal A, Kenneth Hoffmann, Stephen Rudin. MTF comparison of thre radiographic detectors: region of interest (ROI) micro-angoigraphic camera, selenium flat panel detector, and image intensifier. World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering..
  • Nazareth DP, Kenneth Hoffmann, Gopal A, Stephen Rudin, Daniel Bednarek. 3-D structured object location from a single projection. World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering..
  • Kenneth Hoffmann, Nazareth DP, Wang Z, Miskolczi L, Stephen Rudin, Daniel Bednarek. Vessel size mearsurements and the effects of resolution. World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering..
  • Stephen Rudin, Yamada S, Yang CJ, Honda M, Chattopadhyay A, Kenneth Hoffmann, Daniel Bednarek. Operational Comaprison of a new direct conversion flat panel detector (FPD) with a standard image intensifier for both dyanmic and static imaging. Scientific Program..
  • Stephen Rudin, Yamada S, Yang CJ, Honda M, Chattopadhyay A, Kenneth Hoffmann, Daniel Bednarek. Angiographic imaging applications for a new direct conversion amphorous selenium flat panel detector(FDP) and comparisons with an image intensifier. Scientific Program..
  • Kenneth Hoffmann, Nazareth DP, Miskolczi L, Nemes B, Gopal A, Stephen Rudin. Analysis of manual versus automated techniques for the measurement of vessel sizes in angiograms. Scientific Program..
  • Kenneth Hoffmann, Nazareth DP, Miskolczi L, Nemes B, Gopal A, Stephen Rudin. Measurement of vessel sizes: comparison of manual and automated techniques. Scientific Program..
  • Nazareth DP, Gopal A, Stephen Rudin, Daniel Bednarek, Jacek Dmochowski, Gnaguly A, Kenneth Hoffmann. Accurate position and orientation of stents from single projections. Scientific Program..

Presentations:
  • "3D Structured Object Location from a Single Projection" Research Grand Rounds, State University of New York at Buffalo, Department of Neurosurgery
  • "A Method for the Determination of the 3D Orientations and Positions of Catheters from Single-Plane X-ray Images" World Congress of Medical Physics 2000, July 23-28, 2000, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  • "Angiographic imaging applications for a new direct conversion amorphous selenium flat panel detector (FPD) and comparisons with an image intensifier" 86th Scientific Assembly of The Radiological Society of North America, he Radiological Society of North America
  • "Computers and Medicine - Together a Healthy Future" Lecture, State University of New York at Buffalo, Department of Computer Science
  • "Determination of 3D Structures from One or More Projection Views: Medical Applications" Research Grand Rounds, State University of New York at Buffalo, Department of Physiology and Biophysics
  • "Determination of Biplane Imaging Geometry from Image Data: Comparison of Two Techniques" Meeting of UNY-AAPM, Upstate New York Chapter of the American Association of Physics in Medicine
  • "Extracting 3D Data from One or More Projections" 3D Imaging and Virtual Endoscopy Conference
  • "On the Road to Better 3D, through Statistics" Meeting of the American Statistical Association, American Statistical Association
  • "Operational comparison of a new direct conversion flat panel detector (FPD) with a standard image intensifier for both dynamic and static imaging" 74th Scientific Assembly of The Radiological Society of North America, The Radiological Society of North America
  • "Quantitative 3D from one and two projections" Regional Western New York Visualization Conference, State University of New York at Buffalo
  • "Quantitative 3D from One, Two, and Multiple Projections" Lecture, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Department of Computer Science
  • "Structured Object Location from a Single Projection" World Congress of Medical Physics 2000, July 23-28, 2000, American Association of Physicists in Medicine
  • "The Physics of Quantitative Vascular Analysis" Research Grand Rounds, State University of New York at Buffalo, Department of Neurosurgery
  • "Vessel Size Measurements and the Effects of Resolution" World Congress of Medical Physics 2000, July 23-28, 2000, American Association of Medical Physics
  • "Vessel Size Measurements and the Effects of Resolution" Research Grand Rounds, State University of New York at Buffalo, Department of Neurosurgery
  • "Vessel Size Measurements and the Effects of Resolution: Radiologists results" Research Grand Rounds, State University of New York at Buffalo, Department of Neurosurgery
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Service Activities:
  • Member of Program Committee 3D Visualization and Virtual Endoscopy conferen; Other (2000–2001)
  • SMBS Faculty Council; Member; Department Representative (2000–present)
  • Member of Program Committee CARS conference; Other (1999–present)
  • Reviewer for Medical Physics; Reviewer (1986–present)

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Phone: 829-5411
Email: kh9@buffalo.edu


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