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Gouty arthritis: the diagnostic and therapeutic impact of dual-energy CT

posted by Hatem Alkadhi, M.D., M.P.H., E.B.C.R. | Apr 25, 2017
Hatem Alkadhi, M.D., M.P.H., E.B.C.R.

Objectives: To determine the diagnostic and therapeutic impact of dual-energy computed tomography (DECT) in gout. Read more

Myocardial perfusion imaging with dual energy CT.

posted by Carlo Nicola De Cecco, M.D., PhD | Apr 18, 2017
Carlo Nicola De Cecco, M.D., PhD

The aim of this review is to present currently available DECT techniques for static myocardial perfusion imaging and recent clinical applications and ongoing investigations. Read more

Computer-aided detection (CAD) of solid pulmonary nodules in chest x-ray equivalent ultralow dose chest CT – first in-vivo results at doselevels of 0.13 mSv

posted by Hatem Alkadhi, M.D., M.P.H., E.B.C.R. | Apr 10, 2017
Hatem Alkadhi, M.D., M.P.H., E.B.C.R.

Objectives: To determine the value of computer-aided detection (CAD) for solid pulmonary nodules in ultralow radiation dose single-energy computed tomography (CT) of the chest using third-generation dual-source CT at 100kV and fixed tube current at 70 mAs with tin filtration. Read more

Coronary CT angiography-derived quantitative markers for predicting in-stent restenosis.

posted by Carlo Nicola De Cecco, M.D., PhD | Apr 1, 2017
Carlo Nicola De Cecco, M.D., PhD

Objective: To evaluate quantitative markers derived from coronary CT angiography (coronary CTA) performed prior to percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) with stent placement for predicting in-stent restenosis (ISR) as defined by quantitative coronary angiography (QCA). Read more

Dynamic CT myocardial perfusion imaging.

posted by Carlo Nicola De Cecco, M.D., PhD | Mar 27, 2017
Carlo Nicola De Cecco, M.D., PhD

This review aims to discuss dynamic CT myocardial perfusion as a new technique in the assessment of CAD. Read more

Organ Dose and Attributable Cancer Risk in Lung Cancer Screening with Low-Dose CT.

posted by Hatem Alkadhi, M.D., M.P.H., E.B.C.R. | Mar 22, 2017
Hatem Alkadhi, M.D., M.P.H., E.B.C.R.

Purpose: Lung cancer screening with CT has been recently recommended for decreasing lung cancer mortality. The radiation dose of CT, however, must be kept as low as reasonably achievable for reducing potential stochastic risks from ionizing radiation. The purpose of this study was to calculate individual patients’ lung doses and … Read more

Prognostic implications of coronary CT angiography-derived quantitative markers for the prediction of major adverse cardiac events.

posted by Carlo Nicola De Cecco, M.D., PhD | Mar 17, 2017
Carlo Nicola De Cecco, M.D., PhD

Objective: To evaluate quantitative markers derived from coronary CT angiography (coronary CTA) for the prediction of major adverse cardiac events (MACE). Read more


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Marco Das, M.D.

Associate Professor, Head of CT department –
Expert in interventional radiology, cardiovascular imaging


Julian L. Wichmann, M.D.

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


Thorsten R. C. Johnson, M.D.

Professor of radiology –
Expert in dual energy CT, coronary CTA, heart valves, myocardial wall motion, chest pain assessment


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