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Wavelet-Based Angiographic Reconstruction of CT Perfusion Data: Diagnostic

posted by dsct.com | Jun 22, 2017
dsct.com

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

Optimal timing of image acquisition for arterial first pass CT myocardial perfusion imaging.

posted by Rozemarijn Vliegenthart, M.D., PhD | Jun 7, 2017
Rozemarijn Vliegenthart, M.D., PhD

Purpose: To determine the optimal timing of arterial first pass computed tomography (CT) myocardial perfusion imaging (CTMPI) based on dynamic CTMPI acquisitions. Read more

Efficacy of a dynamic collimator for overranging dose reduction in a second- and third-generation dual source CT scanner

posted by Ronald Booij | May 31, 2017
Ronald Booij

The purpose of this study was to assess the efficacy of the renewed dynamic collimator in a third-generation dual source CT (DSCT) scanner and to determine the improvements over the second-generation scanner. Read more

CT angiography for planning transcatheter aortic valve replacement using automated tube voltage selection: Image quality and radiation exposure.

posted by Carlo Nicola De Cecco, M.D., PhD | May 11, 2017
Carlo Nicola De Cecco, M.D., PhD

Purpose: To assess image quality and accuracy of CT angiography (CTA) for transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) planning performed with 3rd generation dual-source CT (DSCT). Read more

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


Experts
Thorsten R. C. Johnson, M.D.

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


Marilyn J. Siegel, M.D.

Professor of Radiology and Pediatrics –
Expert in pediatric imaging


Thomas Henzler, MD

Associate Professor, Attending, Section Chief Cardiothoracic Imaging, CT –
Expert in Cardiac CT, 4D Perfusion CT, Pediatric CT, Dual-Energy CT, CT Angiography


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