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TAVI Workshop coming up on May 27, 2014

posted by DSCT.com editors | Apr 16, 2014

May 27, 2014; 08:30 to 16:00. Participants learn about state-of-the-art techniques to enhance their practical skills for clinical routine in “Optimized TAVI Procedural Planning: CT and Angiography.” Read more

Dual-Energy CT-based Phantomless in Vivo Three-dimensional Bone Mineral Density Assessment of the Lumbar Spine

posted by Julian L. Wichmann, M.D. | Apr 15, 2014
Julian L. Wichmann, M.D.

Dedicated postprocessing of dual-energy CT data allows for phantomless in vivo BMD assessment of the trabecular bone of lumbar vertebrae and enables freely rotatable color-coded 3D visualization of intravertebral BMD distribution. Read more

Presentation: Detection of occult hip fractures utilizing a dual energy CT algorithm targeted to detection of bone marrow edema: early clinical experience

posted by Savvas Nicolaou, M.D. | Apr 9, 2014
Savvas Nicolaou, M.D.

DECT with virtual non-calcium subtraction imaging is highly sensitive in the detection of bone marrow edema in radiographically occult hip fractures. In our limited series it was a very useful adjunct to confirm equivocal CT findings of subtle cortical irregularities. Read more

Carotid CTA: Radiation Exposure and Image Quality with the Use of Attenuation-Based, Automated Kilovolt Selection

posted by Michael M. Lell, M.D. | Apr 2, 2014
Michael M. Lell, M.D.

The attenuation-based, kilovolt selection algorithm enables a dose reduction of >30% in carotid artery CTA while maintaining contrast-to-noise ratio and subjective image quality at adequate levels. Read more

Iterative reconstructions versus filtered back-projection for urinary stone detection in low-dose CT

posted by Hatem Alkadhi, M.D., M.P.H., E.B.C.R. | Mar 28, 2014
Hatem Alkadhi, M.D., M.P.H., E.B.C.R.

IR improves image quality and confidence for diagnosing urinary stone disease in abdominal low-dose CT. Read more

Frequency split metal artefact reduction in pelvic CT

posted by Michael M. Lell, M.D. | Mar 25, 2014
Michael M. Lell, M.D.

NMAR, FSLIMAR and FSNMAR have the potential to improve image quality in patients with artefacts from metal hardware and to improve the diagnostic accuracy of CT of the organs of the pelvis. Read more

Effect of high-pitch dual-source CT to compensate motion artifacts: a phantom study

posted by Hatem Alkadhi, M.D., M.P.H., E.B.C.R. | Mar 19, 2014
Hatem Alkadhi, M.D., M.P.H., E.B.C.R.

High-pitch DSCT significantly decreases motion artifacts in various directions and improves image quality. Read more

Harald Seifarth, M.D.

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

Hyun Woo Goo, M.D.

Professor of Radiology –
Expert in bronchial system, cardiac defects, pediatrics

Marilyn J. Siegel, M.D.

Professor of Radiology and Pediatrics –
Expert in pediatric imaging

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