Josef Matthias Kerl
Josef Matthias Kerl, M.D.

Fellow in Clinical Radiology – Expert in CTA, pulmonary vein

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Energy Limits in Second Generation High-pitch Dual Source CT – Comparison in an Upper Abdominal Phantom

posted by Josef Matthias Kerl, M.D. | Jun 12, 2015
Josef Matthias Kerl, M.D.

The aim of our study was to find out how much energy is applicable in second-generation dual source high-pitch CT in imaging of the abdomen. Read more

Evaluation of monoenergetic late iodine enhancement dual-energy CT for imaging of chronic myocardial infarction

posted by Josef Matthias Kerl, M.D. | Jun 20, 2014
Josef Matthias Kerl, M.D.

To evaluate image quality and diagnostic accuracy of selective monoenergetic reconstructions of late iodine enhancement (LIE) dual-energy CT (DECT) for imaging of chronic myocardial infarction (CMI). Read more

Comparison of dual-energy CT-derived iodine content and iodine overlay of normal, inflammatory and metastatic squamous cell carcinoma cervical lymph nodes

posted by Josef Matthias Kerl, M.D. | May 30, 2014
Josef Matthias Kerl, M.D.

DECT-derived iodine content and overlay differ significantly among normal, inflammatory and metastatic SCC cervical lymph nodes. Read more

Quantitative analysis of motion artifacts in high-pitch dual-source CT of the thorax

posted by Josef Matthias Kerl, M.D. | Nov 15, 2013
Josef Matthias Kerl, M.D.

A high-pitch, dual-source mode is potentially advantageous for evaluating the lung parenchyma and vascular structures in patients who have difficulty complying with breath-holding instructions. Read more

Bolus timing in high-pitch CT angiography of the aorta

posted by Josef Matthias Kerl, M.D. | Oct 10, 2013
Josef Matthias Kerl, M.D.

In high-pitch CT angiography using a start delay of 10s after a trigger threshold of 140 HU in the descending aorta is reached, a homogenous contrast along the z-axis is accomplished. Read more

Case: Ruling out Coronary Artery Disease and Diagnosing Coronary Arteritis with 1.3 mSv

posted by Josef Matthias Kerl, M.D. | Aug 20, 2012
Josef Matthias Kerl, M.D.
  • Fig. 1 left-coronary-artery
  • Fig. 2 right-coronary-artery
  • Fig. 3 Curved-multiplanar-reformat
  • Fig. 4 MIP-of-the-bifurcation-of-t

Coronary CT Angiography is a well established method to rule out coronary artery disease. The ongoing CT technique development, with doses below 1.5 mSv for a complete diagnostic coronary CT Angiography, has helped to implement cardiac CT in the clinical routine. Read more

Dual energy CT for the assessment of reperfused chronic infarction – a feasibility study in a porcine model

posted by Josef Matthias Kerl, M.D. | Nov 15, 2011
Josef Matthias Kerl, M.D.

To evaluate the feasibility and performance of dual energy CT during arterial phase in coronary CT angiography for the detection of chronic infarction compared with late enhancement MRI (LE-MRI) and histopathology in a porcine model of reperfused myocardial infarction. Read more

Image Quality and Radiation Dose of Dual-Energy CT of the Head and Neck Compared with a Standard 120-kVp Acquisition

posted by Josef Matthias Kerl, M.D. | Nov 7, 2011
Josef Matthias Kerl, M.D.

The aim of this work was to compare image quality and radiation dose between a DE-derived WA image dataset and a standard SECT acquisition of the H&N. Read more

Dual-energy CT for the detection of late enhancement in reperfused chronic infarction: a comparison to magnetic resonance imaging and histopathology in a porcine model

posted by Josef Matthias Kerl, M.D. | Oct 21, 2011
Josef Matthias Kerl, M.D.

To evaluate the performance of late enhancement dual-energy CT (LE-DECT) for the detection of infarcted myocardium as compared with 1.5-T late enhancement MRI (LE-MRI) in a porcine model of reperfused chronic myocardial infarction, using histopathology as standard of reference. Read more

Triphasic contrast injection improves evaluation of dual energy lung perfusion in pulmonary CT angiography

posted by Josef Matthias Kerl, M.D. | Aug 11, 2011
Josef Matthias Kerl, M.D.

We compared two scan and four contrast material injection protocols in terms of severity of artifacts and attenuation levels in the thoracic vessels. Read more

Dual-Energy CT of Head and Neck Cancer: Average Weighting of Low- and High-Voltage Acquisitions to Improve Lesion Delineation and Image Quality-Initial Clinical Experience

posted by Josef Matthias Kerl, M.D. | Jul 22, 2011
Josef Matthias Kerl, M.D.

The aim of this work was to evaluate whether average weighting of DECT acquisitions could improve delineation of head and neck cancer and image quality. Read more

Dose levels at coronary CT angiography – a comparison of Dual Energy-, Dual Source- and 16-slice CT

posted by Josef Matthias Kerl, M.D. | Feb 11, 2011
Josef Matthias Kerl, M.D.

To compare the dose estimates and image quality of Dual Energy CT (DECT), Dual Source CT (DSCT) and 16-slice CT for coronary CT angiography (cCTA). Read more

Low-dose CT of the paranasal sinus and facial skull using a high-pitch dual-source system – First clinical results

posted by Josef Matthias Kerl, M.D. | Jan 11, 2011
Josef Matthias Kerl, M.D.

Objective CT of the paranasal sinus is the standard diagnostic tool for a wide range of indications in mostly younger patients. This study aims to assess the image quality of CT of the sinus by using a high-pitch dual-source technique with special regard to the radiation dose. Methods Examinations were performed … Read more




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