Sine Spin flat detector CT can improve cerebral soft tissue imaging: a retrospective in vivo study

  • Published on 07/02/2024
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Schmitt Niclas 1, Wucherpfennig Lena 2, Jesser Jessica 1, Neuberger Ulf 1, Güney Resul 1, Bendszus Martin 1, Möhlenbruch Markus A. 1, Vollherbst Dominik F. 1

1 Department of Neuroradiology Heidelberg University Hospital Im Neuenheimer Feld 400 69120 Heidelberg Germany
2 Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology Heidelberg University Hospital Im Neuenheimer Feld 420 69120 Heidelberg Germany

Abstract

Background Flat detector computed tomography (FDCT) is frequently applied for periinterventional brain imaging within the angiography suite. Novel technical developments such as the Sine Spin FDCT (S-FDCT) may provide an improved cerebral soft tissue contrast. This study investigates the effect of S-FDCT on the differentiation between gray and white matter compared to conventional FDCT (C-FDCT) and multidetector computed tomography (MDCT).
Methods A retrospective...

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