Administration of Contrast Agents

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Administration of Contrast Agents Contrast-Enhanced CT-Scans and Contrast Media To achieve high-image quality for diagnostic approaches, radiologists perform most CT-examinations as contrast-enhanced scans. Only a minority of CT-exams (e.g., stone…

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Cranial CT

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Cranial CT Many cranial CT (CCT) examinations can be performed without injection of contrast medium: For instance, the differential diagnosis (DD) of cerebral bleeding versus infarction in patient with sudden…

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Preparing the Patient

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Preparing the Patient Medical History Following a period of fasting (the day of the examination), and prior to any CT examination, a thorough medical history needs to be obtained which…

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Cardiovascular CT

Jul 5, 2021 by in CARDIOVASCULAR IMAGING Comments Off on Cardiovascular CT

Introduction CT imaging of the heart plays an important role in anatomic and sometimes functional evaluation of the heart and coronary arteries. Coronary artery cardiac CT angiography (CTA) has substantially…

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Radiographic Techniques

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■ Conventional Chest X-Ray The chest radiograph is the most common radiographic procedure performed in the imaging department and is the initial imaging modality in a patient presenting with thoracic…

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