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Integrating CT Myocardial Perfusion and CT-FFR in the Work-Up of Coronary Artery Disease

posted by dsct.com | Jan 16, 2018
dsct.com

The aim of this study was to investigate the individual and combined accuracy of dynamic computed tomography (CT) myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI) and computed tomography angiography (CTA) fractional flow reserve (FFR) for the identification of functionally relevant coronary artery disease (CAD). Read more

Case: Dual Energy Perfusion Maps Reveal the Extent of Perfusion Deficits from Multiple Peripheral Pulmonary Emboli

posted by Ralf Bauer, M.D. | Aug 23, 2016
Ralf Bauer, M.D.
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A 58-year-old female patient presented to the emergency department complaining of shortness of breath and acute chest pain. History revealed an extended immobility due to long distance travel and further risk factors such as smoking and female gender. Risk of pulmonary embolism according to the Wells’ score was elevated, as … Read more

Dual-Energy CT: Oncologic Applications

posted by Carlo Nicola De Cecco, M.D., PhD | Nov 7, 2014
Carlo Nicola De Cecco, M.D., PhD

DECT is an innovative imaging technique that can dramatically affect the care of oncologic patients. Read more

Dual-energy lung perfusion and ventilation CT in children

posted by Hyun Woo Goo, M.D. | Apr 9, 2013
Hyun Woo Goo, M.D.

In this review, imaging protocols, analysis methods, clinical applications and diagnostic pitfalls of dual-energy thoracic CT for evaluating lung perfusion and ventilation in children are described. Read more

MRI and CT in the diagnosis of coronary artery disease: indications and applications

posted by Hatem Alkadhi, M.D., M.P.H., E.B.C.R. | Mar 11, 2013
Hatem Alkadhi, M.D., M.P.H., E.B.C.R.

In this review, the major aspects of non-invasive MR and CT imaging in the diagnosis of CAD will be discussed. Read more

Liver perfusion imaging in patients with primary and metastatic liver malignancy: prospective comparison between 99mTc-MAA spect and dynamic CT perfusion

posted by Hatem Alkadhi, M.D., M.P.H., E.B.C.R. | Jan 17, 2013
Hatem Alkadhi, M.D., M.P.H., E.B.C.R.

To prospectively analyze the correlation between parameters of liver perfusion from technetium99m-macroaggregates of albumin (99mTc-MAA) single photon emission CT (SPECT) with those obtained from dynamic CT perfusion in patients with primary or metastatic liver malignancy. Read more

Quantitative Perfusion Analysis of Malignant Liver Tumors: Dynamic CT and Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound

posted by Hatem Alkadhi, M.D., M.P.H., E.B.C.R. | Dec 27, 2012
Hatem Alkadhi, M.D., M.P.H., E.B.C.R.

To prospectively analyze the correlation between quantitative parameters of perfusion derived from dynamic contrast-enhanced CT (DCE-CT) and contrast-enhanced ultrasound (DCE-US) in patients with malignant liver tumors. Read more



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