Posts In Category "CT"

Cardiac CT

  Apr 2nd, 2014   -     CT   -  

Is Cardiac CT part of your practice? CT Angiography has been around for a number of years. Improved scanner resolution speed, software and protocols have made capturing a moving object – the heart – possible. However, not every facility is set up to perform this valuable diagnostic procedure. What are the best options and protocols for […]

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Understanding Contrast Media

  Mar 26th, 2014   -     CT   -  

Understanding Contrast Media  Choosing the appropriate contrast agent for CT should be more than using whatever is on the shelf. Relaxivity, iodine concentration, osmolality/osmolarity, dosing guidelines and other factors differentiate contrast agents. Understanding the differences,specific risks, and benefits for your patients will help improve diagnostic imaging outcomes and potentially lower the risk of side effects. Understanding […]

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