Category: CT



Contrast Dose Considerations

The increased detail and quality of MDCT are made possible in part by the fact that the modality scans so quickly, but that raises definite issues when it comes to injecting contrast material. Indeed, in most cases, timing is now everything.

New Applications of Dual-Energy CT

New uses for an existing technology—dual-energy CT (DECT)—can help improve confidence and specificity for certain diagnoses, according to researchers from the University of California–San Francisco Department of Radiology and Biomedical Engineering.

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You’re Likely to Get the Coronavirus

Recently, an asymptomatic patient in China with a normal chest CT scan was found to have spread COVID-19, the coronavirus at the center of the current headlines. Experts say this finding shows how difficult it will be to contain this outbreak.

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