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Dual-energy CT quantitative imaging: a comparison study between twin-beam and dual-source CT scanners

posted by dsct.com | Oct 12, 2017
dsct.com

To assess image quality and to quantify the accuracy of relative electron densities (ρe ) and effective atomic numbers (Zeff ) for three dual-energy computed tomography (DECT) scanners: a novel single-source split-filter (i.e., twin-beam) and two dual-source scanners. Read more

White Paper of the Society of Computed Body Tomography and Magnetic Resonance on Dual-Energy CT, Part 4: Abdominal and Pelvic Applications.

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

This article, part 4, discusses DECT for abdominal and pelvic applications and, at the end of each, will offer our consensus opinions on the current clinical utility of the application and opportunities for further research. Read more

White Paper of the Society of Computed Body Tomography and Magnetic Resonance on Dual-Energy CT, Part 3: Vascular, Cardiac, Pulmonary, and Musculoskeletal Applications.

posted by Carlo Nicola De Cecco, M.D., PhD | Jan 29, 2017
Carlo Nicola De Cecco, M.D., PhD

This paper describes computed tomography angiography and thoracic, cardiac, vascular, and musculoskeletal clinical applications. Read more

White Paper of the Society of Computed Body Tomography and Magnetic Resonance on Dual-Energy CT, Part 2: Radiation Dose and Iodine Sensitivity.

posted by Carlo Nicola De Cecco, M.D., PhD | Jan 27, 2017
Carlo Nicola De Cecco, M.D., PhD

This paper, part 2, addresses radiation dose and iodine sensitivity in dual-energy computed tomography. Read more

White Paper of the Society of Computed Body Tomography and Magnetic Resonance on Dual-Energy CT, Part 1 Technology and Terminology.

posted by Carlo Nicola De Cecco, M.D., PhD | Jan 7, 2017
Carlo Nicola De Cecco, M.D., PhD

This article, part 1, describes the fundamentals of the physical basis for DECT and the technology of DECT and proposes uniform nomenclature to account for differences in proprietary terms among manufacturers. Read more

Lung ischaemia-reperfusion injury in a canine model: dual-energy CT findings with pathophysiological correlation

posted by U. Joseph Schoepf, M.D. | Aug 26, 2014
U. Joseph Schoepf, M.D.

DECT pulmonary perfusion mapping can be used to evaluate lung ischaemia-reperfusion injury. Read more

Added Value of Dual-Energy CT Versus Single-Energy CT in Assessing Ferromagnetic Properties of Ballistic Projectiles: Implications for MRI of Gunshot Victims

posted by Hatem Alkadhi, M.D., M.P.H., E.B.C.R. | Jun 10, 2014
Hatem Alkadhi, M.D., M.P.H., E.B.C.R.

We sought to determine whether a “safe zone” for TSP could be visualised by CT, especially if larger device sizes for interatrial septal communication closure (IASC-C) had been used. Read more



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