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Diagnostic accuracy of coronary CT angiography using 3rd-generation dual-source CT and automated tube voltage selection: Clinical application in a non-obese and obese patient population.

posted by Carlo Nicola De Cecco, M.D., PhD | Feb 21, 2017
Carlo Nicola De Cecco, M.D., PhD

Purpose: To investigate diagnostic accuracy of 3rd-generation dual-source CT (DSCT) coronary angiography in obese and non-obese patients. Read more

Optimization of window settings for standard and advanced virtual monoenergetic imaging in abdominal dual-energy CT angiography.

posted by Carlo Nicola De Cecco, M.D., PhD | Feb 16, 2017
Carlo Nicola De Cecco, M.D., PhD

Objectives: To determine the optimal window setting for displaying virtual monoenergetic reconstructions of third generation dual-source, dual-energy CT (DECT) angiography of the abdomen. Read more

T(Rho) and magnetization transfer and INvErsion recovery (TRAMINER)-prepared imaging A novel contrast-enhanced flow-independent dark-blood technique for the evaluation of myocardial late gadolinium enhancement in patients with myocardial infarction.

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

Purpose: To evaluate a new dark-blood late gadolinium enhancement (LGE) technique called “T(Rho) And Magnetization transfer and INvErsion Recovery” (TRAMINER) for the ability to detect myocardial LGE versus standard “bright-blood” inversion recovery (SIR) imaging. Read more

Correlation between Dual-Energy and Perfusion CT in Patients with Hepatocellular Carcinoma.

posted by Hatem Alkadhi, M.D., M.P.H., E.B.C.R. | Feb 6, 2017
Hatem Alkadhi, M.D., M.P.H., E.B.C.R.

Purpose: To develop a dual-energy contrast media-enhanced computed tomographic (CT) protocol by using time-attenuation curves from previously acquired perfusion CT data and to evaluate prospectively the relationship between iodine enhancement metrics at dual-energy CT and perfusion CT parameters in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). Read more

White Paper of the Society of Computed Body Tomography and Magnetic Resonance on Dual-Energy CT, Part 4: Abdominal and Pelvic Applications.

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

This article, part 4, discusses DECT for abdominal and pelvic applications and, at the end of each, will offer our consensus opinions on the current clinical utility of the application and opportunities for further research. Read more

White Paper of the Society of Computed Body Tomography and Magnetic Resonance on Dual-Energy CT, Part 3: Vascular, Cardiac, Pulmonary, and Musculoskeletal Applications.

posted by Carlo Nicola De Cecco, M.D., PhD | Jan 29, 2017
Carlo Nicola De Cecco, M.D., PhD

This paper describes computed tomography angiography and thoracic, cardiac, vascular, and musculoskeletal clinical applications. Read more

White Paper of the Society of Computed Body Tomography and Magnetic Resonance on Dual-Energy CT, Part 2: Radiation Dose and Iodine Sensitivity.

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

This paper, part 2, addresses radiation dose and iodine sensitivity in dual-energy computed tomography. Read more


Experts
Fabian Bamberg M.D., M.P.H.

Fellow in Clinical Radiology –
Expert in cardiovascular imaging, coronary CTA, myocardial perfusion imaging, cost-effectiveness analysis


Andreas Artmann, M.D., D.V.M.

Head of “Institut für digitale Schnittbildtechnik“ –
Head of "Radiologisches Institut Dr. Artmann GmbH” –
Senior radiologist
Expert in Cardiac CT, Dual Energy CT


Hatem Alkadhi, M.D., M.P.H., E.B.C.R.

Radiologist, Professor –
Expert in CT, radiation dose, perfusion, dual-energy, iterative reconstruction


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