Karen K Lindfors, MD

Professor Emeritus

  • 3950 Citations
  • 36 h-Index
1974 …2019

Research output per year

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Research Output

  • 3950 Citations
  • 36 h-Index
  • 93 Article
  • 10 Conference contribution
  • 1 Review article
2019
4 Scopus citations
2016

Dedicated Breast CT: Screening Technique of the Future

Aminololama-Shakeri, S., Hargreaves, J. B., Boone, J. M. & Lindfors, K. K., Dec 1 2016, In : Current Breast Cancer Reports. 8, 4, p. 242-247 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

3 Scopus citations

Differentiation of ductal carcinoma in-situ from benign micro-calcifications by dedicated breast computed tomography

Aminololama-Shakeri, S., Abbey, C. K., Gazi, P., Prionas, N., Nosratieh, A., Li, C. S., Boone, J. M. & Lindfors, K. K., Jan 1 2016, In : European Journal of Radiology. 85, 1, p. 297-303 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Scopus citations

Impact of Breast Density Legislation on Breast Cancer Risk Assessment and Supplemental Screening: A Survey of 110 Radiology Facilities

Nayak, L., Miyake, K. K., Leung, J. W. T., Price, E. R., Liu, Y. I., Joe, B. N., Sickles, E. A., Thomas, W. R., Lipson, J. A., Daniel, B. L., Hargreaves, J. B., Brenner, R. J., Bassett, L. W., Ojeda-Fournier, H., Lindfors, K. K., Feig, S. A. & Ikeda, D. M., Sep 1 2016, In : Breast Journal. 22, 5, p. 493-500 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations
2015

Aggressive metaplastic carcinoma of the breast with osteoclastic giant cells

Khong, K., Zhang, Y., Tomic, M., Lindfors, K. K. & Aminololama-Shakeri, S., Sep 1 2015, In : Journal of Radiology Case Reports. 9, 9, p. 11-19 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Contrast-enhanced dedicated breast CT detection of invasive breast cancer preceding mammographic diagnosis

Prionas, N. D., Aminololama-Shakeri, S., Yang, K., Martinez, S. R., Lindfors, K. K. & Boone, J. M., 2015, In : Radiology Case Reports. 10, 2, 936.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
20 Scopus citations

Local curvature analysis for classifying breast tumors: Preliminary analysis in dedicated breast CT

Lee, J., Nishikawa, R. M., Reiser, I., Boone, J. M. & Lindfors, K. K., Sep 1 2015, In : Medical Physics. 42, 9, p. 5479-5489 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations

Simulated lesion, human observer performance comparison between thin-section dedicated breast CT images versus computed thick-section simulated projection images of the breast

Chen, L., Boone, J. M., Abbey, C. K., Hargreaves, J. B., Bateni, C., Lindfors, K. K., Yang, K., Nosratieh, A., Hernandez, A. & Gazi, P., Apr 21 2015, In : Physics in Medicine and Biology. 60, 8, p. 3347-3358 12 p., 3347.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations
2014

Breast cancer mimic: Cutaneous b-cell lymphoma presenting as an isolated breast mass

Taghavi, M., Zhang, Y., Lindfors, K. K. & Aminololama-Shakeri, S., Apr 12 2014, In : Case Reports in Oncology. 7, 3, p. 685-691 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Consequences of false-positive screening mammograms

Tosteson, A. N. A., Fryback, D. G., Hammond, C. S., Hanna, L. G., Grove, M. R., Brown, M., Wang, Q., Lindfors, K. K. & Pisano, E. D., 2014, In : JAMA Internal Medicine. 174, 6, p. 954-961 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

95 Scopus citations

Impact of lesion segmentation metrics on computer-aided diagnosis/detection in breast computed tomography

Kuo, H. C., Giger, M. L., Reiser, I., Drukker, K., Boone, J. M., Lindfors, K. K., Yang, K. & Edwards, A., Oct 1 2014, In : Journal of Medical Imaging. 1, 3, 031012.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Level set segmentation of breast masses in contrast-enhanced dedicated breast CT and evaluation of stopping criteria

Kuo, H. C., Giger, M. L., Reiser, I., Boone, J. M., Lindfors, K. K., Yang, K. & Edwards, A., 2014, In : Journal of Digital Imaging. 27, 2, p. 237-247 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations

Response

Price, E. R., Hargreaves, J. B., Lipson, J. A., Sickles, E. A., James Brenner, R., Lindfors, K. K., Joe, B. N., Leung, J. W. T., Feig, S. A., Ojeda-Fournierh, H., Kurian, A. W., Love, E., Ryan, L. & Ikeda, D. M., 2014, In : Radiology. 271, 3, p. 927-928 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Segmentation of breast masses on dedicated breast computed tomography and three-dimensional breast ultrasound images

Kuo, H. C., Giger, M. L., Reiser, I., Drukker, K., Boone, J. M., Lindfors, K. K., Yang, K., Edwards, A. & Sennett, C. A., Apr 1 2014, In : Journal of Medical Imaging. 1, 1, 014501.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations
2013

Short-term outcomes of screening mammography using computer-aided detection a population-based study of medicare enrollees

Fenton, J. J., Xing, G., Elmore, J. G., Bang, H., Chen, S. L., Lindfors, K. K. & Baldwin, L. M., Apr 16 2013, In : Annals of Internal Medicine. 158, 8, p. 580-587 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

41 Scopus citations

The California breast density information group: A collaborative response to the issues of breast density, breast cancer risk, and breast density notification legislation

Price, E. R., Hargreaves, J. B., Lipson, J. A., Sickles, E. A., Brenner, R. J., Lindfors, K. K., Joe, B. N., Leung, J. W. T., Feig, S. A., Bassett, L. W., Ojeda-Fournier, H., Daniel, B. L., Kurian, A. W., Love, E., Ryan, L., Walgenbach, D. D. & Ikeda, D. M., Dec 2013, In : Radiology. 269, 3, p. 887-892 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

68 Scopus citations
2012

Analysis of breast CT lesions using computer-aided diagnosis: An application of neural networks on extracted morphologic and texture features

Ray, S., Prionas, N. D., Lindfors, K. K. & Boone, J. M., 2012, Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE. Vol. 8315. 83152E

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

8 Scopus citations

Anatomical complexity in breast parenchyma and its implications for optimal breast imaging strategies

Chen, L., Abbey, C. K., Nosrateih, A., Lindfors, K. K. & Boone, J. M., Mar 2012, In : Medical Physics. 39, 3, p. 1435-1441 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

47 Scopus citations

Automated detection of mass lesions in dedicated breast CT: A preliminary study

Reiser, I., Nishikawa, R. M., Giger, M. L., Boone, J. M., Lindfors, K. K. & Yang, K., Feb 2012, In : Medical Physics. 39, 2, p. 866-873 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations

Evaluation of stopping criteria for level set segmentation of breast masses in contrast-enhanced dedicated breast CT

Kuo, H., Giger, M. L., Reiser, I., Boone, J. M., Lindfors, K. K., Yang, K. & Edwards, A., 2012, Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE. Vol. 8315. 83152C

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2 Scopus citations

External validation of medicare claims codes for digital mammography and computer-aided detection

Fenton, J. J., Zhu, W., Balch, S., Smith-Bindman, R., Lindfors, K. K. & Hubbard, R. A., Aug 2012, In : Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention. 21, 8, p. 1344-1347 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Level set breast mass segmentation in contrast-enhanced and non-contrast-enhanced breast CT

Kuo, H. C., Giger, M. L., Reiser, I., Boone, J. M., Lindfors, K. K., Yang, K. & Edwards, A., 2012, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics). Vol. 7361 LNCS. p. 697-704 8 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 7361 LNCS).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

3 Scopus citations

TU‐E‐217BCD‐03: Characterization of Anatomical Noise in Mammography, Tomosynthesis and Breast CT

Boone, J. M., Chen, L., Nosratieh, A., Abbey, C., Lindfors, K. K., Aminololama-Shakeri, S. & Seibert, J. A., 2012, In : Medical Physics. 39, 6, p. 3914 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
2011

Response

Prionas, N. D., Lindfors, K. K. & Boone, J. M., Feb 2011, In : Radiology. 258, 2, p. 650-651 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The characterization of breast anatomical metrics using dedicated breast CT

Huang, S. Y., Boone, J. M., Yang, K., Packard, N. J., McKenney, S. E., Prionas, N. D., Lindfors, K. K. & Yaffe, M. J., Apr 2011, In : Medical Physics. 38, 4, p. 2180-2191 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

63 Scopus citations

TU‐A‐301‐03: A Multi‐Dimensional Description of Breast Anatomy Using Breast CT

Huang, S., Boone, J., Yang, K., Packard, N., Mckenney, S., Prionas, N., Yaffe, M. & Lindfors, K., 2011, In : Medical Physics. 38, 6, p. 3745 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2010

An x-ray computed tomography/positron emission tomography system designed specifically for breast imaging

Boone, J. M., Yang, K., Burkett, G. W., Packard, N. J., Huang, S. Y., Bowen, S., Badawi, R. D. & Lindfors, K. K., Feb 2010, In : Technology in Cancer Research and Treatment. 9, 1, p. 29-43 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations

Contrast-enhanced dedicated breast CT: Initial clinical experience

Prionas, N. D., Lindfors, K. K., Ray, S., Huang, S. Y., Beckett, L. A., Monsky, W. L. & Boone, J. M., Sep 2010, In : Radiology. 256, 3, p. 714-723 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

135 Scopus citations

Dedicated Breast Computed Tomography: The Optimal Cross-Sectional Imaging Solution?

Lindfors, K. K., Boone, J. M., Newell, M. S. & D'Orsi, C. J., Sep 2010, In : Radiologic Clinics of North America. 48, 5, p. 1043-1054 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

40 Scopus citations

Evaluation of a 3D lesion segmentation algorithm on DBT and breast CT images

Reiser, I., Joseph, S. P., Nishikawa, R. M., Giger, M. L., Boone, J. M., Lindfors, K. K., Edwards, A., Packard, N., Moore, R. H. & Kopans, D. B., 2010, Medical Imaging 2010: Computer-Aided Diagnosis. SPIE, Vol. 7624. 76242N

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

12 Scopus citations
2009

Initial characterization of a dedicated breast PET/CT scanner during human imaging

Bowen, S. L., Wu, Y., Chaudhari, A., Fu, L., Packard, N. J., Burkett, G. W., Yang, K., Lindfors, K. K., Shelton, D. K., Hagge, R. J., Borowsky, A. D., Martinez, S. R., Qi, J., Boone, J. M., Cherry, S. R. & Badawi, R. D., Sep 1 2009, In : Journal of Nuclear Medicine. 50, 9, p. 1401-1408 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

88 Scopus citations
2008

Classification of breast computed tomography data

Nelson, T. R., Cerviño, L. I., Boone, J. M. & Lindfors, K. K., 2008, In : Medical Physics. 35, 3, p. 1078-1086 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

52 Scopus citations

Dedicated breast CT: Initial clinical experience

Lindfors, K. K., Boone, J. M., Nelson, T. R., Yang, K., Kwan, A. L. C. & Miller, D. F., Mar 2008, In : Radiology. 246, 3, p. 725-733 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

272 Scopus citations

Ultrasonic Viscoelasticity Imaging of Nonpalpable Breast Tumors. Preliminary Results

Qiu, Y., Sridhar, M., Tsou, J. K., Lindfors, K. K. & Insana, M. F., Dec 2008, In : Academic Radiology. 15, 12, p. 1526-1533 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

77 Scopus citations
2006

Breast CT: Potential for breast cancer screening and diagnosis

Boone, J. M. & Lindfors, K. K., Jun 2006, In : Future Oncology. 2, 3, p. 351-356 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

40 Scopus citations

Computed tomography for imaging the breast

Boone, J. M., Kwan, A. L. C., Yang, K., Burkett, G. W., Lindfors, K. K. & Nelson, T. R., Apr 2006, In : Journal of Mammary Gland Biology and Neoplasia. 11, 2, p. 103-111 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

127 Scopus citations

Computer-aided detection of breast cancer: A cost-effectiveness study

Lindfors, K. K., McGahan, M. C., Rosenquist, C. J. & Hurlock, G. S., Jun 2006, In : Radiology. 239, 3, p. 710-717 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Scopus citations

Observer efficiency in boundary discrimination tasks related to assessment of breast lesions with ultrasound

Abbey, C. K., Zemp, R. J., Liu, J., Lindfors, K. K. & Insana, M. F., 2006, Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE. Vol. 6146. 61460O

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

4 Scopus citations

Observer efficiency in discrimination tasks simulating malignant and benign breast lesions imaged with ultrasound

Abbey, C. K., Zemp, R. J., Liu, J., Lindfors, K. K. & Insana, M. F., Feb 2006, In : IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging. 25, 2, p. 198-209 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

53 Scopus citations

SU‐DD‐A4‐06: Visualization of Micro‐Calcifications in a Prototype Breast CT Scanner

Kwan, A., Yang, K., Lindfors, K. K., Nelson, T. & Boone, J. M., 2006, In : Medical Physics. 33, 6, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Ultrasonic elasticity imaging as a tool for breast cancer diagnosis and research

Pellot-Barakat, C., Sridhar, M., Lindfors, K. K. & Insana, M. F., Feb 2006, In : Current Medical Imaging Reviews. 2, 1, p. 157-164 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Scopus citations
2005

Contrast-enhanced dual-energy digital subtraction mammography: Optimization of the beam energy

Kwan, A. L. C., Boone, J. M., Le-Petross, H., Lindfors, K. K., Seibert, J. A. & Lewin, J. M., 2005, Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE. Flynn, M. J. (ed.). II ed. Vol. 5745. p. 1317-1321 5 p. 155

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

4 Scopus citations

Performance assessment of a pendant-geometry CT scanner for breast cancer detection

Boone, J. M., Kwan, A. L. C., Nelson, T. R., Shah, N., Burketf, G., Seibert, J. A., Lindfors, K. K. & Roos, G., 2005, Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE. Flynn, M. J. (ed.). I ed. Vol. 5745. p. 319-323 5 p. 38

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

26 Scopus citations

Technique factors and their relationship to radiation dose in pendant geometry breast CT

Boone, J. M., Kwan, A. L. C., Seibert, J. A., Shah, N., Lindfors, K. K. & Nelson, T. R., 2005, In : Medical Physics. 32, 12, p. 3767-3776 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

104 Scopus citations
2004

A regularized approach for freehand ultrasound elastography of breast lesions

Pellot-Barakat, C., Frouin, F., Herment, A., Mai, J. J., Lindfors, K. K., Tsou, J. K., Von Behren, P. & Insana, M. F., 2004, 2004 2nd IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging: Macro to Nano. Vol. 1. p. 952-955 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

5 Scopus citations

Cassette-based digital mammography

Seibert, J. A., Boone, J. M., Cooper, V. N. & Lindfors, K. K., Oct 2004, In : Technology in Cancer Research and Treatment. 3, 5, p. 413-427 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations

Progress in the development of a dedicated breast CT scanner

Kwan, A., Shah, N., Burkett, G., Seibert, J. A., Lindfors, K. K., Nelson, T. R. & Boone, J. M., 2004, Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. Yaffe, M. J. & Flynn, M. J. (eds.). 1 ed. Vol. 5368. p. 304-310 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

8 Scopus citations

Viscoelastic imaging of breast tumor microenvironment with ultrasound

Insana, M. F., Pellot-Barakat, C., Sridhar, M. & Lindfors, K. K., Oct 2004, In : Journal of Mammary Gland Biology and Neoplasia. 9, 4, p. 393-404 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

84 Scopus citations
2002
6 Scopus citations