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NAEOTOM Alpha with Quantum Technology® in clinical practiceStudies, publications, and evidence from photon-counting CT

Impactful real-world results

NAEOTOM Alpha and its Quantum Technology® are revolutionizing CT use in the field. Stay up to date on all the latest discoveries and highlights from colleagues around the world as they exploit the advantages and potential of its ultra-high resolution, inherent spectral imaging, and clinical insights supporting your diagnostic precision available across a variety of clinical fields. We’re collecting all the highlights as they come in, gathered here in one spot for your convenience. Check in again soon!


Eur Radiol. 2024 Jan; online-ahead-of-print

Hagar M, et al.

 2024-01-04

Ultra-high-resolution photon-counting detector CT in evaluating coronary stent patency: a comparison to invasive coronary angiography

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Eur J Radiol. 2024 Jan;online-ahead-of-print

van der Bie J, et al.

 2024-01-03

Image quality assessment of coronary artery segments using ultra-high resolution dual source photon-counting detector computed tomography

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Radiology 2023 Dec; 309(3)

McCollough CH, et al. 

 2023-12-05

Comparison of photon-counting detector and energy-integrating detector CT for visual estimation of coronary percent luminal stenosis

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Invest Radiol. 2023 Dec; online-ahead-of-print

Neubauer J, et al.

 2023-12-01

Diagnostic accuracy of contrast-enhanced thoracic photon-counting computed tomography for opportunistic locoregional staging of breast cancer compared with digital mammography

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Tim Amrhein, MD, and Nick Befera, MD

 2023-11-28

A presentation of evidence of the benefits of PCCT in discovering the site of CSF fistulas.

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Diagnostics. 2023 Nov; 13(22):3448

Hop JF, et al.

 2023-11-15

Detectability and volumetric accuracy of pulmonary nodules in low-dose photon-counting detector Computed Tomography: an anthropomorphic phantom study

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Illustration of the clinical image of a heart combined with numbers and icons light bulb, diamond, Quantum technology, thumbs up

J Am Coll Cardiol Img 2023 Nov; S1936-878X(23):00467-9

Eberhard M, et al.

 2023-11-15
Coronary stenosis quantification with ultra-high-resolution photon-counting detector CT angiography - Comparison with 3D quantitative coronary angiography
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Am J Roentgenol. 2023 Nov; online-ahead-of-print

Pannenbecker P, et al.

 2023-11-15

Image quality and radiation dose of CTPA with iodine maps: A prospective randomized study of high-pitch mode photon-counting detector CT versus energy-integrating detector CT

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Illustration of a clinical chest image combined with a image quality icon and icons light bulb, low dose, diamond, Quantum technology

Eur J Radiol Open 2023 Dec;11:100538

Donuru A, et al.

 2023-11-10
Photon-counting detector CT allows significant reduction in radiation dose while maintaining image quality and noise on non-contrast chest CT
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Diagnostics 2023;13(22):3402

Braun FM, et al.

 2023-11-08
Image characteristics of virtual non-contrast series derived from photon-counting detector coronary CT angiography – Prerequisites for and feasibility of calcium quantification
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J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 2023 Nov;S1934-5925(23):00459-8

Koons EK, et al.

 2023-11-07

Coronary artery stenosis quantification in patients with dense calcifications using ultra-high-resolution photon-counting-detector computed tomography

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Illustration of a clinical brain image combined with an eye icon and icons light bulb, diamond, Quantum technology

Neuromod 2023 Nov;S1094-7159(23)00746-8

Manfield J, et al.

 2023-11-02

Seeing is believing: Photon-counting computed tomography clearly images directional deep brain stimulation lead segments and markers after implantation

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Fides Regina Schwartz, MD

 2023-11-01
Real world results: Impact of photon-counting CT in the assessment of Liver cancer
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Timothy Amrhein MD

 2023-11-01
Photon-counting CT in Neuroradiology
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Bari Dane, MD

 2023-11-01

Real World Results: impact of photon-counting CT in the assessment of pancreatic cancer

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