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Dual-Energy CT in the follow-up after endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair

posted by Harald Seifarth, M.D. | Nov 24, 2014
Harald Seifarth, M.D.

A scan protocol consisting of virtual non-enhanced images as well as 80 kV images taken during the venous phase was found to be a reliable alternative method for diagnosing endoleaks, while reducing the radiation exposure by 62.45 %. Read more

Feasibility of slice width reduction for spiral cranial CT using iterative image reconstruction

posted by Thomas Henzler, MD | Nov 19, 2014
Thomas Henzler, MD

To prospectively compare image quality of (CCT) examinations with varying slice widths using traditional FBP versus SAFIRE. Read more

Video: Creating the Aortic Annulus Plane in CT

posted by Stephan Achenbach, M.D. | Nov 14, 2014

This is a short video to demonstrate how the imaging plane in CT can be exactly aligned with the aortic annulus. Read more

TAVI Workshop coming up on March, 10, 2015

posted by DSCT.com editors | Nov 10, 2014

Mar 10, 2015; 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: Oncologic Applications

posted by Carlo Nicola De Cecco, M.D. | Nov 7, 2014
Carlo Nicola De Cecco, M.D.

DECT is an innovative imaging technique that can dramatically affect the care of oncologic patients. Read more

Second-generation dual-energy CT of the abdomen: radiation dose comparison with 64- and 128-row single-energy acquisition

posted by Carlo Nicola De Cecco, M.D. | Nov 3, 2014
Carlo Nicola De Cecco, M.D.

The slightly increased radiation dose can be justified if the additional information obtained using a spectral imaging approach directly impacts on patient management or reduce the overall radiation dose with the generation of virtual unenhanced images, which can replace the precontrast acquisition. Read more

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

Julian L. Wichmann, M.D.

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

Robin Lynn Brothers

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

Gregor Pache, M.D.

Head of Section Cardiovascular Radiology, Senior radiologist –
Expert in Cardiovascular Imaging, Dual Energy CT, Dose Reduction

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