Multi-energy spectral CT: adding value in emergency body imaging

Multi-energy spectral CT: adding value in emergency body imaging Most vendors offer scanners capable of dual- or multi-energy computed tomography (CT) imaging. Advantages of multi-energy CT scanning include superior tissue characterization, detection of subtle iodine uptake differences, and opportunities to reduce contrast dose. However, utilization of this technology in the emergency department (ED) remains low. The purpose of this pictorial essay is to illustrate the value of multi-energy CT scanning in emergency body imaging. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Emergency Radiology Springer Journals

Multi-energy spectral CT: adding value in emergency body imaging

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Publisher
Springer Journals
Copyright
Copyright © 2017 by American Society of Emergency Radiology
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Imaging / Radiology; Emergency Medicine
ISSN
1070-3004
eISSN
1438-1435
D.O.I.
10.1007/s10140-017-1569-4
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Abstract

Most vendors offer scanners capable of dual- or multi-energy computed tomography (CT) imaging. Advantages of multi-energy CT scanning include superior tissue characterization, detection of subtle iodine uptake differences, and opportunities to reduce contrast dose. However, utilization of this technology in the emergency department (ED) remains low. The purpose of this pictorial essay is to illustrate the value of multi-energy CT scanning in emergency body imaging.

Journal

Emergency RadiologySpringer Journals

Published: Nov 28, 2017

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