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Spectral optimization of iodine-enhanced CT: Quantifying the effect of tube voltage on image quality and radiation exposure determined at an anthropomorphic phantom

posted by Thomas Henzler, MD | Sep 21, 2017
Thomas Henzler, MD

To provide an experimental basis for spectral optimization of iodine-enhanced CT by a quantitative analysis of image quality and radiation dose characteristics consistently measured for a large variety of scan settings at an anthropomorphic phantom. Read more

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

posted by Ronald Booij | Sep 14, 2017
Ronald Booij

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

Vertebral Compression Fractures: Third-Generation Dual-Energy CT for Detection of Bone Marrow Edema at Visual and Quantitative Analyses

posted by | Sep 7, 2017

To assess the diagnostic performance of a third-generation dual-energy computed tomographic (CT) virtual noncalcium (VNCa) technique for detection of traumatic bone marrow edema in patients with vertebral compression fractures. Read more

Low dose time-resolved CT-angiography in pediatric patients with venous malformations using 3rd generation dual-source CT: Initial experience

posted by Thomas Henzler, MD | Aug 24, 2017
Thomas Henzler, MD

To prospectively evaluate the diagnostic value and radiation dose of time-resolved CT-Angiography (4D-CTA) in pediatric patients with venous malformations using 3rd generation dual-source CT (DSCT) at 70 kVp tube voltage. Read more

Improved visual delineation of the intimal flap in Stanford type A and B dissections at 3rd generation dual-source high-pitch CT angiography

posted by Julian L. Wichmann, M.D. | Aug 17, 2017
Julian L. Wichmann, M.D.

Evaluation of the intimal flap visibility comparing 2nd and 3rd generation dual-source high-pitch CT. Read more

Imaging the Parasinus Region with a Third-Generation Dual Source CT and the Effect of Tin Filtration on Image Quality and Dose.

posted by Michael M. Lell, M.D. | Jul 13, 2017
Michael M. Lell, M.D.

CT is the imaging technique of choice in the evaluation of midface trauma or inflammatory disease. We performed a systematic evaluation of scan protocols to optimize image quality and radiation exposure on third-generation dual-source CT. Read more

Feasibility of spectral shaping for detection and quantification of coronary calcifications in ultra-low dose CT.

posted by Rozemarijn Vliegenthart, M.D., PhD | Jun 15, 2017
Rozemarijn Vliegenthart, M.D., PhD

Objectives: To evaluate detectability and quantification of coronary calcifications for CT with a tin filter for spectral shaping. Read more

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