Patryk Szwargulski, M.Sc.

Universitätsklinikum Hamburg-Eppendorf (UKE)
Sektion für Biomedizinische Bildgebung
Lottestraße 55
2ter Stock, Raum 203
22529 Hamburg

Technische Universität Hamburg (TUHH)
Institut für Biomedizinische Bildgebung
Gebäude E, Raum 4.044
Am Schwarzenberg-Campus 3
21073 Hamburg

Tel.: 040 / 7410 56309
E-Mail: p.szwargulski(at)
E-Mail: patryk.szwargulski(at)

Research Interests

  • Magnetic Particle Imaging
  • Image Reconstruction
  • Signal and Image Processing

Curriculum Vitae

In 2015 Patryk Szwargulski graduated with a master's degree thesis on Fast Reconstruction of Magnetic Particle Imaging Data using the Focusfields. Currently he is a PhD student in the group of Tobias Knopp for experimental Biomedical Imaging at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf and the Hamburg University of Technology.


Title: Enlarging the field of view in magnetic particle imaging using a moving table approach
Written by: P. Szwargulski, N. Gdaniec, M. Graeser, M. Möddel, F. Griese, T. Knopp
in: Proceedings of SPIE Medical Imaging 2018
Volume: 10578 Number:
on pages: 10578 - 10578 - 7
how published:
DOI: 10.1117/12.2293602

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Note: inproceedings, multi-patch

Abstract: Magnetic Particle Imaging (MPI) is a highly sensitive imaging modality, which allows the visualization of magnetic tracer materials with a temporal resolution of more than 40 volumes per second. In MPI the size of the field of view scales with the strength of the applied magnetic fields. In clinical applications this strength is limited by peripheral nerve stimulation and specific absorption rates. Therefore, the size of the field of view is usually no larger than a few cubic centimeters. To bypass this limitation additional focus fields and/or a external object movements can be applied. In this work we investigate the later approach, where an object is moved through the scanner bore one step at a time, while the MPI scanner continuously acquires data from its static field of view. Using 3D phantom and 3D+t in-vivo data it is shown that the data can be jointly reconstructed after reordering the data with respect to the stepwise object shifts and heart beat phases.