Invest Radiol 2021 Jun 22. Epub 2021 Jun 22.
From the Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA Institute for Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University Cologne, Faculty of Medicine and University Hospital Cologne, Cologne, Germany Department of Radiology, King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital, Thai Red Cross Society, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand Department of Radiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.
The aim of this study was to compare qualitative and quantitative metrics of virtual unenhanced (VUE) images among dual-source dual-energy computed tomography (dsDECT), rapid kV-switching DECT (rsDECT), and dual-layer detector DECT (dlDECT) using patient and phantom data.
Materials And Methods: Forty-four patients with clinical contrast-enhanced abdominal examinations on each of the 3 DECT scanner types and a phantom scanned with the same protocols were included in this retrospective study. Qualitative and quantitative assessment was performed on VUE images. Read More