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Principles of Contrast Medium Delivery and Scan Timing in MDCT

  • Kyongtae T. Bae


The advent of multidetector-row computed tomography (MDCT) technology has brought substantial advantages over single-detector-row CT (SDCT) in terms of image quality and clinical practice. The dramatically improved spatial and temporal resolution achievable on MDCT permits previously highly technically demanding clinical applications such as CT angiography (CTA) and cardiac CT to be practiced routinely.


Injection Rate Injection Duration Early Arterial Phase Aortic Enhancement Hepatic Enhancement 
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  • Kyongtae T. Bae
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  1. 1.School of MedicineWashington UniversitySt. LouisUSA

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