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Iterative reconstruction

posted by Ronald Booij | Sep 30, 2015
Ronald Booij

Iterative reconstruction has been made available for practical use in the last few years. Iterative reconstruction techniques (IR) can increase image quality with equal dose or potentially get similar image quality as in filtered back-projection (FBP) with less dose. Read more

Case: Transposition of the Great Arteries (TGA) in a 3-year-old boy

posted by Ronald Booij | Feb 6, 2015
Ronald Booij

This article will focus on a challenging cardiac case: the transposition of the Great Arteries (TGA) in a 3-year-old boy. Read more

Case: Cardiopulmonary Abnormalities in a 6-month-old girl on an Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation

posted by Ronald Booij | Dec 2, 2014
Ronald Booij
  • Figure 1: Images showing the topogram, prospective ECG (scan 1), and flash mode (scan 2)

This article will focus on Cardiopulmonary Abnormalities in a 6-month-old girl on an Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) Machine. Read more

Improvements in Third Generation Dual-Source CT and Benefits for Thoracic and Cardiac CT in Adult and Pediatrics

posted by Ronald Booij | Aug 19, 2014
Ronald Booij

This article will highlight the differences between SOMATOM Definition Flash and SOMATOM Force. The benefits of the (turbo) flash mode and the improvements for instance in pediatric CTA will be discussed. Read more

When to use what!? The ‘Flash’ mode

posted by Ronald Booij | Nov 27, 2013
Ronald Booij

When should you choose the high pitch mode? What are the benefits and downsides? How will this affect your protocol set-up? Get tips and tricks in this article. Read more

Practical use of the CARE kV mode

posted by Ronald Booij | Sep 12, 2013
Ronald Booij

CARE kV can be used in three different modes. Here we describe how the modes work and the ways in which you can adapt CARE kV to your preferences and for your benefit. Read more

CARE kV principals

posted by Ronald Booij | Aug 12, 2013
Ronald Booij

What mAs do we need for each kV to maintain image quality for every type of scan? CARE kV allows us to adjust levels manually and/or automatically. Read more



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