Interactive protocol optimization webinar on CT Coronary Angiography

Interactive protocol optimization webinar on CT Coronary Angiography

2022-01-20

Rapid developments have extended the capabilities of cardiac computed tomography (CT), particularly coronary CT angiography (CTA). However, further...

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Rapid developments have extended the capabilities of cardiac computed tomography (CT), particularly coronary CT angiography (CTA). However, further parameters are also essential to maximize this essential technology. This webinar discusses the practical application of optimized scanning parameters in coronary CTA, to achieve consistent, low dose, diagnostic imaging. In this interactive webinar, experts from the Maastricht University Medical Centre (MUMC+) will share their experience in coronary CTA protocol optimization and discuss interesting cases. The hosts have been extensively published in high quality journals on this topic including; Investigative Radiology, Euro J Radiol and the Br J Radiol. These scientific principles will underpin the clinical cases that are discussed. During the event, the audience will be encouraged to participate through live polls to share their experiences and challenges, followed by discussion with the panel of experts.

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    Dr. Bibi Martens

    Dr. Bibi Martens

    Dr. Bibi Martens is working at Maastricht University Medical Centre, MUMC+ in The Netherlands.

    Dr. Casper Mihl

    Dr. Casper Mihl

    Dr. Casper Mihl is working at Maastricht University Medical Centre, MUMC+ in The Netherlands.

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