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Case 3: CT Brain Perfusion Dose Optimization

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Describes basic scanning protocols and dose considerations in CT brain perfusion.

Authors: L. Yu; E.P. Lindell; D.R. DeLone; A.L. Kostenas; S. Leng; J.G. Fletcher; C.H. McCollough

Target Audience: Radiologists, radiologic technologists and medical physicists working with computed tomography

This educational activity is free.

Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this case, the participant will be able to:

  1. Identify basic scanning protocols in CT brain perfusion
  2. Utilize a lower-dose simulation tool to optimize radiation dose in CT brain perfusion
  3. Define basic dose considerations in CT brain perfusion

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