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Optimal timing of image acquisition for arterial first pass CT myocardial perfusion imaging.

posted by Rozemarijn Vliegenthart, M.D., PhD | Jun 7, 2017
Rozemarijn Vliegenthart, M.D., PhD

Purpose: To determine the optimal timing of arterial first pass computed tomography (CT) myocardial perfusion imaging (CTMPI) based on dynamic CTMPI acquisitions. Read more

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

posted by Ronald Booij | May 31, 2017
Ronald Booij

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

CT angiography for planning transcatheter aortic valve replacement using automated tube voltage selection: Image quality and radiation exposure.

posted by Carlo Nicola De Cecco, M.D., PhD | May 11, 2017
Carlo Nicola De Cecco, M.D., PhD

Purpose: To assess image quality and accuracy of CT angiography (CTA) for transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) planning performed with 3rd generation dual-source CT (DSCT). Read more

Gouty arthritis: the diagnostic and therapeutic impact of dual-energy CT

posted by Hatem Alkadhi, M.D., M.P.H., E.B.C.R. | Apr 25, 2017
Hatem Alkadhi, M.D., M.P.H., E.B.C.R.

Objectives: To determine the diagnostic and therapeutic impact of dual-energy computed tomography (DECT) in gout. Read more

Myocardial perfusion imaging with dual energy CT.

posted by Carlo Nicola De Cecco, M.D., PhD | Apr 18, 2017
Carlo Nicola De Cecco, M.D., PhD

The aim of this review is to present currently available DECT techniques for static myocardial perfusion imaging and recent clinical applications and ongoing investigations. Read more

Computer-aided detection (CAD) of solid pulmonary nodules in chest x-ray equivalent ultralow dose chest CT – first in-vivo results at doselevels of 0.13 mSv

posted by Hatem Alkadhi, M.D., M.P.H., E.B.C.R. | Apr 10, 2017
Hatem Alkadhi, M.D., M.P.H., E.B.C.R.

Objectives: To determine the value of computer-aided detection (CAD) for solid pulmonary nodules in ultralow radiation dose single-energy computed tomography (CT) of the chest using third-generation dual-source CT at 100kV and fixed tube current at 70 mAs with tin filtration. Read more

Coronary CT angiography-derived quantitative markers for predicting in-stent restenosis.

posted by Carlo Nicola De Cecco, M.D., PhD | Apr 1, 2017
Carlo Nicola De Cecco, M.D., PhD

Objective: To evaluate quantitative markers derived from coronary CT angiography (coronary CTA) performed prior to percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) with stent placement for predicting in-stent restenosis (ISR) as defined by quantitative coronary angiography (QCA). Read more


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