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Atresia of the bilateral pulmonary veins: a rare and dismal anomaly identified on cardiac CT

posted by Hyun Woo Goo, M.D. | Sep 19, 2014
Hyun Woo Goo, M.D.

Cardiac CT provides an accurate diagnosis of bilateral pulmonary vein atresia and leads to prompt treatment decision in these children. Read more

Virtual Monoenergetic Dual-Energy CT: Optimization of Kiloelectron Volt Settings in Head and Neck Cancer

posted by Julian L. Wichmann, M.D. | Sep 16, 2014
Julian L. Wichmann, M.D.

Compared with linearly blended images, virtual monoenergetic reconstructions of DECT data at 60 keV significantly improve lesion enhancement and CNR, subjective overall image quality, and tumor delineation of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma. Read more

Low tube voltage and low contrast material volume cerebral CT angiography

posted by U. Joseph Schoepf, M.D. | Sep 11, 2014
U. Joseph Schoepf, M.D.

To evaluate the image quality, radiation dose and diagnostic accuracy of low kVp and low contrast material volume cerebral CT angiography (CTA) in intracranial aneurysm detection. Read more

Accuracy of dual-energy CT for the measurement of iodine concentration using cardiac CT protocols: validation in a phantom model

posted by Rozemarijn Vliegenthart, M.D., PhD | Sep 5, 2014
Rozemarijn Vliegenthart, M.D., PhD

To assess the accuracy of dual-energy CT (DECT) for the quantification of iodine concentrations in a thoracic phantom across various cardiac DECT protocols and simulated patient sizes. Read more

Non-linear blending of dual-energy CT data improves depiction of late iodine enhancement in chronic myocardial infarction

posted by Julian L. Wichmann, M.D. | Sep 1, 2014
Julian L. Wichmann, M.D.

To compare non-linear and linear blending of cardiac dual-energy CT for optimal visualization of late iodine enhancement in patients with chronic myocardial infarction. Read more

Lung ischaemia-reperfusion injury in a canine model: dual-energy CT findings with pathophysiological correlation

posted by U. Joseph Schoepf, M.D. | Aug 26, 2014
U. Joseph Schoepf, M.D.

DECT pulmonary perfusion mapping can be used to evaluate lung ischaemia-reperfusion injury. Read more

Diagnostic Accuracy of Coronary CT Angiography: Comparison of Filtered Back Projection and Iterative Reconstruction With Different Strengths

posted by U. Joseph Schoepf, M.D. | Aug 22, 2014
U. Joseph Schoepf, M.D.

To investigate the diagnostic accuracy of coronary CT angiography using filtered back projection (FBP) and sinogram-affirmed iterative reconstruction (SAFIRE) of different strength factors with invasive coronary angiography as the reference standard. Read more


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Michael M. Lell, M.D.

Professor of Radiology
Senior radiologist and deputy director of the Department of Radiology –
Expert in Cardiovascular Imaging, Dose Reduction


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

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


Stephan Achenbach, M.D.

Professor of cardiology –
Expert in Coronary CTA


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