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Potential for Radiation Dose Savings in Abdominal and Chest CT Using Automatic Tube Voltage Selection in Combination With Automatic Tube Current Modulation

posted by Thomas Henzler, MD | Oct 30, 2014
Thomas Henzler, MD

To evaluate the simultaneous use of automatic tube current modulation (ATCM) and automatic tube voltage selection (ATVS) for abdominal and chest CT. Read more

Virtual unenhanced images of the abdomen with second-generation dual-source dual-energy CT: image quality and liver lesion detection

posted by Carlo Nicola De Cecco, M.D. | Oct 27, 2014
Carlo Nicola De Cecco, M.D.

Second-generation abdominal VU data sets, despite a mostly excellent image quality, still cannot replace CU images in clinical practice because of limitations in material subtraction. Read more

Ask the expert – Flash in compromised renal function?

posted by DSCT.com editors | Oct 23, 2014
DSCT.com editors

In a patient with compromised renal function would flash imaging be possible? Flash scan at 30% with 50mL of contrast. (This would be for a TAVR study in a patient with poor renal function. Read more

Incremental value of pharmacological stress cardiac dual-energy CT over coronary CT angiography alone for the assessment of coronary artery disease in a high-risk population

posted by Carlo Nicola De Cecco, M.D. | Oct 20, 2014
Carlo Nicola De Cecco, M.D.

The purpose of this article is to prospectively determine the value of stress dual-energy CT (DECT) myocardial perfusion imaging to coronary CT angiography (CTA) for the assessment of coronary artery disease (CAD) in a high-risk population. Read more

Comparison of the effect of iterative reconstruction versus filtered back projection on cardiac CT postprocessing

posted by Rozemarijn Vliegenthart, M.D., PhD | Oct 14, 2014
Rozemarijn Vliegenthart, M.D., PhD

To investigate the impact of iterative reconstruction in image space (IRIS) on image noise, image quality (IQ), and postprocessing at coronary CT angiography (cCTA) compared to traditional filtered back-projection (FBP). Read more

Global Quantification of Left Ventricular Myocardial Perfusion at Dynamic CT: Feasibility in a Multicenter Patient Population

posted by Fabian Bamberg M.D., M.P.H. | Oct 6, 2014
Fabian Bamberg M.D., M.P.H.

The purpose of this study was to determine the feasibility of global quantitative measurements of left ventricular myocardial perfusion derived from stress dynamic CT myocardial perfusion imaging. Read more

Clinician Update: Coronary Artery CT Scanning

posted by Fabian Bamberg M.D., M.P.H. | Sep 30, 2014
Fabian Bamberg M.D., M.P.H.

The characteristics of this test, enabling rapid, noninvasive exclusion of obstructive lesions along with the definition of the distribution, severity, and composition of the atherosclerotic burden, uniquely address current and emerging needs in CAD management. Read more

Rozemarijn Vliegenthart, M.D., PhD

Radiologist, CMI discipline leader CT – Expert in cardiovascular CT, low-dose CT and lung cancer screening

Robin Lynn Brothers

Supervisor and Instructor of Cardiac Imaging in CT –
Expert in cardiac CT, low dose, Flash imaging

Harald Seifarth, M.D.

Senior radiologist, head of vascular CT –
Expert in CTA, cardiac imaging

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