Image Wisely is a joint initiative of the American College of Radiology, Radiological Society of North America, American Society of Radiological Technologists and American Association of Physicists in Medicine.

February 18, 2019

New RSNA Dose Exhibit: Abdominal DECT in the Emergency Department: Applications and Workflow in a Busy Level I Trauma Center

Abdominal DECT in the Emergency Department: Applications and Workflow in a Busy Level I Trauma Center (from RSNA 2017)

Using Dual-energy CT (DECT) routinely in the emergency setting is feasible and can improve detection rate and accuracy of diagnosis. Read this presentation to see how the authors reduce radiation risk and scan timing while also better optimizing the workload in the emergency setting.

Authors: A. Mozafarykhamseh, F. Sodagari, D. Kim, F. Miller, C. Wood, V. Yaghmai

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