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Spectral optimization of iodine-enhanced CT: Quantifying the effect of tube voltage on image quality and radiation exposure determined at an anthropomorphic phantom

posted by Thomas Henzler, MD | Sep 21, 2017
Thomas Henzler, MD

To provide an experimental basis for spectral optimization of iodine-enhanced CT by a quantitative analysis of image quality and radiation dose characteristics consistently measured for a large variety of scan settings at an anthropomorphic phantom. Read more

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

posted by Ronald Booij | Sep 14, 2017
Ronald Booij

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

Vertebral Compression Fractures: Third-Generation Dual-Energy CT for Detection of Bone Marrow Edema at Visual and Quantitative Analyses

posted by | Sep 7, 2017

To assess the diagnostic performance of a third-generation dual-energy computed tomographic (CT) virtual noncalcium (VNCa) technique for detection of traumatic bone marrow edema in patients with vertebral compression fractures. Read more

Reducing Iodine Contrast Volume in CT Angiography of the Abdominal Aorta Using Integrated Tube Potential Selection and Weight-Based Method Without Compromising Image Quality

posted by | Aug 31, 2017

The purpose of this study is to determine whether image quality was maintained when a weight-based protocol incorporating tube potential selection was used to select lower iodine contrast volumes for aortic CT angiography (CTA). Read more

Low dose time-resolved CT-angiography in pediatric patients with venous malformations using 3rd generation dual-source CT: Initial experience

posted by Thomas Henzler, MD | Aug 24, 2017
Thomas Henzler, MD

To prospectively evaluate the diagnostic value and radiation dose of time-resolved CT-Angiography (4D-CTA) in pediatric patients with venous malformations using 3rd generation dual-source CT (DSCT) at 70 kVp tube voltage. Read more

Improved visual delineation of the intimal flap in Stanford type A and B dissections at 3rd generation dual-source high-pitch CT angiography

posted by Julian L. Wichmann, M.D. | Aug 17, 2017
Julian L. Wichmann, M.D.

Evaluation of the intimal flap visibility comparing 2nd and 3rd generation dual-source high-pitch CT. Read more

ECG-gated Versus Non-ECG-gated High-pitch Dual-source CT for Whole Body CT Angiography (CTA)

posted by Julian L. Wichmann, M.D. | Aug 10, 2017
Julian L. Wichmann, M.D.

To investigate motion artifacts, image quality, and practical differences in electrocardiographic (ECG)-gated versus non-ECGgated high-pitch dual-source computed tomography angiography (CTA) of the whole aorta. Read more

Gregor Pache, M.D.

Associate Professor, Head of Section Cardiovascular Radiology –
Expert in Cardiovascular Imaging, Dual Energy CT, Dose Reduction

Thorsten R. C. Johnson, M.D.

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

Carlo Nicola De Cecco, M.D., PhD

Assistant Professor of Radiology, Director of Cardiac CT Research –
Expert in Cardiovascular Imaging, Abdominal Imaging, Oncologic Imaging, Dual-Energy CT

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