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Published in Emergency radiology, here is my pictoral review of spectral CT adding value in the emergency department.


My free webinar available at Applied Radiology, where I attempt to keep it simple yet detailed enough for the interested radiologist.


Probably the best single review regarding dual energy CT, this article comes from the Mayo clinic and describes the varoius technical approaches and the main clinical indications. 


Wonderful white paper from SCBT-MR regarding dual energy CT, published in 4 parts. The authors read like a Who's who list!


From the group at Harvard, this article is a nice review of the uses of dual-source CT in evaluation of bowel disease.


From the group at Harvard, this article is a nice review of the uses of dual-source CT in evaluation of bowel disease.


Superb recent article from the group in Cleveland regarding cardiovascular applications of spectral CT. Very detailed, and the authors use the same scanner as we do!


This article is from 2014, but goes into a basic application of multi-energy CT, and how it can advance our understanding of kidney lesions. I hope to start working soon on the same lines, but in a different organ.


Recent update on GU applications. Remember, the GU guys were probably the first to use dual-energy in body imaging! Same group has a much more detailed review in abdominal radiology in 2012.


This group from Seattle describe using effective atomic number maps to discriminate suspicious kidney masses. There is a lot I can learn from them!


Group from China describes the value of spectral CT in negative gallstones. 


Another article from China differentiates liver abscess from necrotic hepatocellular carcinoma using spectral CT. See my post on liver abscess for comparison.


Complete issue of the Radiologic Clinics dedicated to Multi-Energy CT. Superb job by the editors! Very comprehensive.