Thomas Henzler
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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Ultra-high pitch chest computed tomography at 70 kVp tube voltage in an anthropomorphic pediatric phantom and non-sedated pediatric patients: Initial experience with 3rd generation dual-source CT

posted by Thomas Henzler, MD | Nov 8, 2016
Thomas Henzler, MD

Purpose: To investigate radiation dose and image quality of pediatric chest CT performed at 70 kVp in an anthropomorphic pediatric phantom as well as in clinical patients. Read more

Comparison of organ-specific-radiation dose levels between 70 kVP perfusion and standard triphasic liver CT in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma using a Monte-Carlo-Simulation-based analysis platform.

posted by Thomas Henzler, MD | Sep 13, 2016
Thomas Henzler, MD

Purpose: The aim of this study was to systematically compare organ-specific-radiation dose levels between a radiation dose optimized perfusion CT (dVPCT) protocol of the liver and a tri-phasic standard CT protocol of the liver using a Monte-Carlo-Simulation-based analysis platform. Read more

Image Quality of 3rd Generation Spiral Cranial Dual-Source CT in Combination with an Advanced Model Iterative Reconstruction Technique: A Prospective Intra-Individual Comparison Study to Standard Sequential Cranial CT Using Identical Radiation Dose

posted by Thomas Henzler, MD | Apr 7, 2016
Thomas Henzler, MD

Objectives: To prospectively intra-individually compare image quality of a 3rd generation Dual-Source-CT (DSCT) spiral cranial CT (cCT) to a sequential 4-slice Multi-Slice-CT (MSCT) while maintaining identical intra-individual radiation dose levels. Read more

Case: Whole-Body CTA with Reduced Radiation Dose and only 20 mL of Contrast Media

posted by Thomas Henzler, MD | Mar 25, 2016
Thomas Henzler, MD
  • 2015-12-09_tabelle_3

A 70-year-old female patient was referred to our emergency department complaining about a new onset of back pain and malignant hypertension. The initially performed CTA, on a 16-slice single source CT with 100 mL contrast media, revealed a Stanford B dissection. The patient was again referred to our department for … Read more

Case: CT Volume Perfusion Imaging in a Case of Suspected Pancreatic Cancer

posted by Thomas Henzler, MD | Mar 11, 2016
Thomas Henzler, MD
  • 2015-12-09_tabelle_2

A 62-year-old male patient presented to the hospital, complaining of persistent upper abdominal pain which was exacerbated after intake of fatty foods. CT images revealed a hypodense lesion, measuring 6.4 × 3.2 cm, in the corpus of the pancreas. Read more

From 3D to 4D: Integration of temporal information into CT angiography studies

posted by Thomas Henzler, MD | Feb 26, 2016
Thomas Henzler, MD

CT angiography is the current clinical standard for the imaging many vascular illnesses. The aim of this article is to highlight the clinical possibilities of dynamic CTA using 2 examples. Read more

Where do we stand? Functional imaging in acute and chronic pulmonary embolism with state-of-the-art CT.

posted by Thomas Henzler, MD | Dec 28, 2015
Thomas Henzler, MD

Nowadays, CT pulmonary angiography (CTPA) is the diagnostic imaging modality of choice for acute and chronic pulmonary embolism (PE) in order to assess vascular anatomy and parenchymal morphology. Read more

Case: Aortic dissection with outstanding potential to minimize use of contrast agent

posted by Thomas Henzler, MD | Dec 1, 2015
Thomas Henzler, MD

Aortic dissection with outstanding potential to minimize use of contrast agent Read more

ECG-Synchronized CT Angiography in 324 Consecutive Pediatric Patients: Spectrum of Indications and Trends in Radiation Dose

posted by Thomas Henzler, MD | Apr 13, 2015
Thomas Henzler, MD

The aim of the study is to describe the spectrum of indications for pediatric ECG-synchronized CT angiography (CTA), the main determinants of radiation exposure, and trends in radiation dose over time at a single, tertiary referral center. Read more

Initial results of a new generation dual source CT system using only an in-plane comb filter for ultra-high resolution temporal bone imaging

posted by Thomas Henzler, MD | Jan 12, 2015
Thomas Henzler, MD

To prospectively evaluate radiation dose and image quality of a third generation dual-source CT (DSCT) without z-axis filter behind the patient for temporal bone CT. Read more

Feasibility of slice width reduction for spiral cranial CT using iterative image reconstruction

posted by Thomas Henzler, MD | Nov 19, 2014
Thomas Henzler, MD

To prospectively compare image quality of (CCT) examinations with varying slice widths using traditional FBP versus SAFIRE. Read more

Potential for Radiation Dose Savings in Abdominal and Chest CT Using Automatic Tube Voltage Selection in Combination With Automatic Tube Current Modulation

posted by Thomas Henzler, MD | Oct 30, 2014
Thomas Henzler, MD

To evaluate the simultaneous use of automatic tube current modulation (ATCM) and automatic tube voltage selection (ATVS) for abdominal and chest CT. Read more

Webinars on “Personalized CT imaging with SOMATOM Force” (4/4)

posted by Thomas Henzler, MD | Aug 8, 2014

In the fourth and final part of our webinar series on “Personalized CT imaging with SOMATOM Force,” Dr. Henzler talks about sedation-free and no-breathhold CT. This topic is especially important considering the rising numbers of CT scans for pediatric and geriatric patients. Read more

Webinars on “Personalized CT imaging with SOMATOM Force” (3/4)

posted by Thomas Henzler, MD | Aug 4, 2014

In the third part of his webinar series on “Personalized CT imaging with SOMATOM Force,” Dr. Henzler discusses one of his favorite topics: functional imaging and therapy planning. Learn how this can be integrated into the workflow for patients. Read more

Webinars on “Personalized CT imaging with SOMATOM Force” (2/4)

posted by Thomas Henzler, MD | Jul 25, 2014

Dr. Henzler welcomes you back to the second webinar on “Personalized CT imaging with SOMATOM Force.” In this episode, he discusses low radiation dose imaging – still one of the main topics in computed tomography. Read more

New series: Webinars on “Personalized CT imaging with SOMATOM Force” (1/4)

posted by Thomas Henzler, MD | Jul 21, 2014

This is the first part of our four-part series of webinars on “Personalized CT imaging with SOMATOM Force.” Dr. Thomas Henzler of the University Medical Center of Mannheim, Germany, shares his experiences with the 3rd generation dual source system. In part one, he discusses low contrast dose imaging. Read more

Closing in on the K Edge: Coronary CT Angiography at 100, 80, and 70 kV-Initial Comparison of a Second- versus a Third-Generation Dual-Source CT System

posted by Thomas Henzler, MD | Jul 17, 2014
Thomas Henzler, MD

To prospectively evaluate radiation and contrast medium requirements for performing high-pitch coronary CT angiography at 70 kV using a third-generation DSCT system in comparison to a second-generation DSCT system. Read more

Whole-body CT for lymphoma staging: feasibility of halving radiation dose and risk by iterative image reconstruction

posted by Thomas Henzler, MD | Jun 17, 2014
Thomas Henzler, MD

We aimed to investigate the objective and subjective image quality as well as radiation exposure and risk of full-dose standard (FDS), full-dose iterative (FDI), and half-dose iterative (HDI) image reconstruction in patients with lymphoma. Read more

Objective and Subjective Image Quality of Liver Parenchyma and Hepatic Metastases with Virtual Monoenergetic Dual-source Dual-energy CT Reconstructions: An Analysis in Patients with Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor

posted by Thomas Henzler, MD | Jun 6, 2014
Thomas Henzler, MD

To compare in dual-energy CT conventionally reconstructed polyenergetic images (PEI) at 120 kVp to virtual monoenergetic images at different keV levels for evaluation of liver and gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) hepatic metastases with regard to objective and subjective image quality. Read more

Value of monoenergetic low-kV dual energy CT datasets for improved image quality of CT pulmonary angiography

posted by Thomas Henzler, MD | May 26, 2014
Thomas Henzler, MD

This study evaluated the impact of calculated monoenergetic dual-energy CTPA datasets on vessel attenuation and CNR. Read more

First-Arterial-Pass Dual-Energy CT for Assessment of Myocardial Blood Supply: Do We Need Rest, Stress, and Delayed Acquisition? Comparison with SPECT

posted by Thomas Henzler, MD | May 16, 2014
Thomas Henzler, MD

To compare the relative contributions of rest, stress, and delayed acquisitions with the accuracy of dual-energy CT for the assessment of myocardial blood supply. Read more

Optimization of Kiloelectron Volt Settings in Cerebral and Cervical Dual-energy CT Angiography Determined with Virtual Monoenergetic Imaging

posted by Thomas Henzler, MD | May 2, 2014
Thomas Henzler, MD

The aim of this study was to evaluate objective image quality indices of calculated low-kiloelectron volt monoenergetic DECT angiographic cervical and cerebral data sets compared to virtual 120-kV polyenergetic images. Read more




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