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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

Optimization of window settings for standard and advanced virtual monoenergetic imaging in abdominal dual-energy CT angiography.

posted by Carlo Nicola De Cecco, M.D., PhD | Feb 16, 2017
Carlo Nicola De Cecco, M.D., PhD

Objectives: To determine the optimal window setting for displaying virtual monoenergetic reconstructions of third generation dual-source, dual-energy CT (DECT) angiography of the abdomen. Read more

Correlation between Dual-Energy and Perfusion CT in Patients with Hepatocellular Carcinoma.

posted by Hatem Alkadhi, M.D., M.P.H., E.B.C.R. | Feb 6, 2017
Hatem Alkadhi, M.D., M.P.H., E.B.C.R.

Purpose: To develop a dual-energy contrast media-enhanced computed tomographic (CT) protocol by using time-attenuation curves from previously acquired perfusion CT data and to evaluate prospectively the relationship between iodine enhancement metrics at dual-energy CT and perfusion CT parameters in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). 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

Can dual-energy computed tomography improve visualization of hypoenhancing liver lesions in portal venous phase? Assessment of advanced image-based virtual monoenergetic images.

posted by Carlo Nicola De Cecco, M.D., PhD | Jan 17, 2017
Carlo Nicola De Cecco, M.D., PhD

Purpose: The purpose was to assess image quality of portal-venous phase dual-energy computed tomography (DECT) for liver lesions. 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

Virtual non-contrast in second-generation, dual-energy computed tomography: reliability of attenuation values.

posted by dsct.com | Dec 22, 2016
dsct.com

Purpose: To evaluate the reliability of attenuation values in virtual non-contrast images (VNC) reconstructed from contrast-enhanced, dual-energy scans performed on a second-generation dual-energy CT scanner, compared to single-energy, non-contrast images (TNC). Read more



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