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Journal Articles

  • Bjarnason TA, et al. COMP Report: A survey of radiation safety regulations for medical imaging x‐ray equipment in Canada. Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics, (in press 2019). (pdf)
  • Tanguay J, Lalonde R, Bjarnason TA, Yang C-YJ. Cascaded systems analysis of anatomic noise in digital mammography and dual-energy digital mammography. Physics in Medicine and Biology, 64; 215002 (2019).
  • Bjarnason TA. Letter to the Editor: The absorption properties of lead-free garments for use in radiation protection. Radiation Protection Dosimetry, 179; 253 (2018). (pdf)
  • Laule C, Bjarnason TA, Vavasour IM, Traboulsee AL, Moore GRW, Li DKB, MacKay AL. Characterization of Brain Tumours with Spin-Spin Relaxation: Pilot Case Study Reveals Unique T2 Distribution Profiles of Glioblastoma, Oligodendroglioma and Meningioma. Journal of Neurology, 264; 2205-14 (2017).
  • Thakur Y, Bjarnason TA, Baxter P, Griffith M, Eaton K. Radiation dose survey for common CT exams – 2013 BC results. Canadian Association of Radiologists Journal, 67; 88-95 (2016).
  • Bjarnason TA, Yang C-YJ. CT radiation profile width measurement using CR raw data. Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics, 16; 501-7 (2015). (pdf)
  • Ali TS, Bjarnason TA, Senger DL, Dunn JF, Joseph JT, Mitchell JR. Advanced multi-exponential analysis of mouse glioblastoma by interactive quantitative T2 MRI. Journal of Medical Imaging, 2; 036002 (2015).
  • Bjarnason TA, Thakur Y, Chakraborty S, Liu P, O’Malley ME, Coulden R, Noga M, Mason A, Mayo J. CAR-RPWG: Automated Patient-Specific Dose Registries – What are they and what are they good for? Canadian Association of Radiologists Journal, 66; 192-7 (2015).
  • Thakur Y, Bjarnason TA, Chakraborty S, Liu P, O’Malley ME, Coulden R, Noga M, Mason A, Mayo J. CAR-RPWG: Review of Radiation Units and the use of CT Dose Indicators in Canada. Canadian Association of Radiologists Journal, 64; 166-9 (2013).
  • Zhang Y, Moore GRW, Laule C, Bjarnason TA, Kozlowski P, Traboulsee A, Li DKB. Pathological correlates of magnetic resonance imaging texture heterogeneity in Multiple Sclerosis. Annals of Neurology, 74; 91-9 (2013).
  • Bjarnason TA, Laule C, Bluman J, Kozlowski P. Temporal phase correction of multiple echo T2 magnetic resonance images. Journal of Magnetic Resonance, 231; 22-31 (2013).
  • Bjarnason TA, Thakur Y, Aldrich JE. Health Canada Safety Code 35: Awareness and impacts for diagnostic radiology in Canada. Canadian Association of Radiologists Journal, 64(1); 6-9 (2013).
  • Reimann A, Davison C, Bjarnason T, Thakur Y, Kryzmyk K, Mayo J, Nicolaou S. Organ-based computed tomographic (CT) radiation dose reduction to the lenses: Impact on image quality for CT of the head. Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology, 36(3); 334-8 (2012).
  • Thakur Y, Bjarnason TA, Hammerstrom K, Marchinkow L, Koch T, Aldrich JE. Assessment of Patient Doses in CR Examinations Throughout a Large Health Region. Journal of Digital Imaging, 25(1); 189-95 (2012).
  • Kalantari S, Laule C, Bjarnason TA, Vavasour IM, MacKay AL. Insight into in vivo magnetization exchange in human white matter regions. Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, 66(4); 1142-51 (2011).
  • Bjarnason TA. Digital to-do: Paperless literature review. IEEE-Potentials, 30(4); 27-30 (2011).
  • Mountain KM, Bjarnason TA, Dunn JF, Matyas JR. The functional microstructure of tendon collagen revealed by high-field MRI. Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, 66(2); 520-7 (2011).
  • Bjarnason TA. Proof that gmT2 is the reciprocal of gmR. Concepts in Magnetic Resonance part A, 36A(3); 128-31 (2011).
  • Bjarnason TA, Mitchell JR. AnalyzeNNLS: Magnetic resonance multiexponential decay image analysis. Journal of Magnetic Resonance, 206(2); 200-4 (2010).
  • Bjarnason TA, McCreary CR, Dunn, JF, Mitchell JR. Quantitative T2 Analysis: The effects of noise, regularization, and multi-voxel approaches. Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, 63(1); 212-7 (2010).
  • Bjarnason TA. Manuscript revisions, the Web 2.0 way. IEEE-Potentials, 28(4); 21-4 (2009).
  • Minty EP, Bjarnason TA, Laule C, MacKay AL. Myelin water measurement in spinal cord. Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, 61(4); 883-92 (2009).
  • McCreary CR, Bjarnason TA, Skihar V, Mitchell JR, Yong VW, Dunn JF. Multiexponential T2 and magnetization transfer MRI of demyelination and remyelination in murine spinal cord. NeuroImage, 45(4); 1173-82 (2009).
  • Laule C, Kolind SH, Bjarnason TA, Li DKB, MacKay AL. In vivo multiecho T2 relaxation using variable TR to decrease scan time. Magnetic Resonance Imaging, 25(6); 834-9 (2007).
  • MacKay A, Laule C, Vavasour I, Bjarnason T, Kolind S, Mädler B. Insights into brain microstructure from the T2 Magnetic Resonance Imaging, 24(4); 515-25 (2006).
  • Bjarnason TA, Vavasour IM, Chia CLL, MacKay AL. Characterization of the NMR behavior of white matter in bovine brain. Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, 54(5); 1072-81 (2005).

Book Chapters

  • Bjarnason TA, Savage SA. “Radiation and Dyskeratosis Congenita”, in Savage SA & Cook EF (eds.), Dyskeratosis Congenita and Telomere Biology Disorders: Diagnosis and Management Guidelines: pp 333-42, Dyskeratosis Congenita Outreach (2015).
  • Bjarnason TA, Drabycz S, Adler DH, Cairncross JG, Mitchell JR, “Applying the S-Transform to Magnetic Resonance Imaging Texture Analysis”, in Rodino L, Schulze BW, Wong MW (eds.), Fields Institute Communications Series, Pseudo-Differential Operators: PDEs and Time-Frequency Analysis, Volume 52: pp 311-22, USA: American Mathematical Society (2007).

Book

  • Bjarnason TA. (editor) Introduction to Quantitative T2 with emphasis on Medical Imaging. Lulu.com (2010). ISBN: 978-0-557-67403-9

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