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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

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

Evaluation of pulmonary nodules and infection on chest CT with radiation dose equivalent to chest radiography: Prospective intra-individual comparison study to standard dose CT

posted by Hatem Alkadhi, M.D., M.P.H., E.B.C.R. | Sep 27, 2016
Hatem Alkadhi, M.D., M.P.H., E.B.C.R.

Purpose: To compare prospectively, in patients undergoing chest computed tomography (CT) for pulmonary-nodules or infection, imagequality and accuracy of standard dose (SD) and reduced dose (RD) CT with tin-filtration. Read more

Low-Dose CT of Paranasal Sinuses: Minimizing X-Ray Exposure with Spectral Shaping.

posted by Michael M. Lell, M.D. | Sep 2, 2016
Michael M. Lell, M.D.

Objective: This study’s aim was to investigate dose and image quality of tin filtration at 100 kV for pre-operative planning in low-dose paranasal CT imaging in a large patient cohort. Read more



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