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Low-dose abdominal CT for detection of urinary stone disease – Impact of additional spectral shaping of the X-ray beam on image quality and dose parameters

posted by dsct.com | Jul 27, 2017
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To evaluate a novel tin filter-based abdominal CT protocol for urolithiasis in terms of image quality and CT dose parameters. Read more

Improved Delineation of Pulmonary Embolism and Venous Thrombosis Through Frequency Selective Nonlinear Blending in CT

posted by dsct.com | Jul 20, 2017
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The aim of this study was to test the hypothesis that a novel frequency selective nonlinear blending (NLB) algorithm increases the delineation of pulmonary embolism and venous thrombosis in portal-venous phase whole-body staging computed tomography (CT). Read more

Imaging the Parasinus Region with a Third-Generation Dual Source CT and the Effect of Tin Filtration on Image Quality and Dose.

posted by Michael M. Lell, M.D. | Jul 13, 2017
Michael M. Lell, M.D.

CT is the imaging technique of choice in the evaluation of midface trauma or inflammatory disease. We performed a systematic evaluation of scan protocols to optimize image quality and radiation exposure on third-generation dual-source CT. Read more

Spinal dual-energy computed tomography: improved visualisation of spinal tumorous growth with a noise-optimised advanced monoenergetic post-processing algorithm.

posted by dsct.com | Jul 6, 2017
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The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of advanced monoenergetic post-processing (MEI+) on the visualisation of spinal growth in contrast-enhanced dual-energy CT (DE-CT). Read more

Detection of single-phase CTA occult vessel occlusions in acute ischemic stroke using CT perfusion-basedwavelet-transformed angiography

posted by dsct.com | Jun 29, 2017
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To determine the detection rate of intracranial vessel occlusions using CT perfusion-based wavelet-transformed angiography (waveletCTA) in acute ischemic stroke patients, in whom single-phase CTA (spCTA) failed to detect an occlusion. Read more

Wavelet-Based Angiographic Reconstruction of CT Perfusion Data: Diagnostic

posted by dsct.com | Jun 22, 2017
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The aim of this study was to test the diagnostic value of wavelet-based angiographic reconstruction of CT perfusion data (waveletCTA) to detect cerebral venous sinus thrombosis (CVST) in patients who underwent whole-brain CT perfusion imaging (WB-CTP). Read more

Feasibility of spectral shaping for detection and quantification of coronary calcifications in ultra-low dose CT.

posted by Rozemarijn Vliegenthart, M.D., PhD | Jun 15, 2017
Rozemarijn Vliegenthart, M.D., PhD

Objectives: To evaluate detectability and quantification of coronary calcifications for CT with a tin filter for spectral shaping. Read more


Experts
Savvas Nicolaou, M.D.

Associate professor –
Expert in trauma, emergency, thoracic imaging and musculoskeletal radiology


Gregor Pache, M.D.

Associate Professor, Head of Section Cardiovascular Radiology –
Expert in Cardiovascular Imaging, Dual Energy CT, Dose Reduction


Ronald Booij

Radiographer, Research and Innovation unit CT


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