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CT dose reduction using prospectively triggered or fast-pitch spiral technique employed in cardiothoracic imaging (the CT dose study)

posted by Sandra Simon Halliburton, Ph.D. | Dec 18, 2014
Sandra Simon Halliburton, Ph.D.

Use of advanced scanners facilitating prospectively triggered or high-pitch spiral scan modes results in marked dose reduction across a variety of cardiovascular studies, with no compromise in image quality. Read more

Can single-phase dual-energy CT reliably identify adrenal adenomas?

posted by Anno Graser, M. D. | Dec 15, 2014
Anno Graser, M. D.

Virtual non-contrast images derived from dual-energy-CT allow for accurate characterisation of lipid-rich adrenal adenomas and can help to avoid additional follow-up imaging. Read more

Dynamic myocardial CT perfusion imaging for evaluation of myocardial ischemia as determined by MR imaging

posted by Fabian Bamberg M.D., M.P.H. | Dec 12, 2014
Fabian Bamberg M.D., M.P.H.

The aim of this study was to determine the feasibility of CT-based dynamic myocardial perfusion imaging for the assessment of myocardial ischemia and infarction compared with cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR). Read more

Low-Tube-Voltage 80-kVp Neck CT: Evaluation of Diagnostic Accuracy and Interobserver Agreement

posted by Julian L. Wichmann, M.D. | Dec 10, 2014
Julian L. Wichmann, M.D.

Our aim was to evaluate the effects of low-tube-voltage 80-kV (peak) acquisitions for neck CT on diagnostic accuracy and interobserver agreement. Read more

Detection of occult, undisplaced hip fractures with a dual-energy CT algorithm targeted to detection of bone marrow edema

posted by Savvas Nicolaou, M.D. | Dec 6, 2014
Savvas Nicolaou, M.D.

The value of DECT-VNC primarily lies in its ability to help detect fractures which may be subtle or undetectable on bone reconstruction CT images. Read more

Accuracy of prospectively ECG-triggered very low-dose coronary dual-source CT angiography using iterative reconstruction for the detection of coronary artery stenosis: comparison with invasive catheterization

posted by Michael M. Lell, M.D. | Dec 3, 2014
Michael M. Lell, M.D.

Raw data-based IR significantly improves image quality in very low-dose prospectively ECG-triggered coronary dual-source CTA when compared with standard reconstruction using FBP. Read more

Case: Cardiopulmonary Abnormalities in a 6-month-old girl on an Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation

posted by Ronald Booij | Dec 2, 2014
Ronald Booij

This article will focus on Cardiopulmonary Abnormalities in a 6-month-old girl on an Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) Machine. Read more

Julian L. Wichmann, M.D.

Resident in Diagnostic Radiology –
Expert in Dual-Energy, Cardiovascular Imaging

Uma Valeti, M.D.

Associate Professor of Medicine –
Expert in advanced cardiovascular imaging, cardiomypathy, interventional cardiology

Sandra Simon Halliburton, Ph.D.

Cardiac imaging scientist –
Expert in CTA, pulmonary vein, aorta, protocols, coronaries and calcium scoring

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