Delivery of the 55,555th CT from Siemens Healthineers
In 1974, Siemens was the world’s first medical technology manufacturer to launch a CT system on the market. SIRETOM was the first head scanner to produce layered images of a patient’s skull. Since then, 55,554 CT systems from Siemens have been delivered to customers across the globe.
Coronary Stenoses in a Patient with Dyspnea, Arrhythmia and Heart Failure
A 76-year-old male patient was admitted to the hospital with an initial diagnosis of arrhythmia and heart failure. He had been suffering from exertional dyspnea for the past year. This improved after rest but had aggravated over the past 4 days. A coronary CT angiography was requested for further evaluation.
Scaphoid fracture associated bone marrow edema
A 23-year-old patient, presented himself to the emergency department one day after a fall from a bicycle onto his left wrist. Radiographs, with scaphoid-specific projections, were taken but no fractures were demonstrated. Due to clinical suspicion of a radiographically occult scaphoid fracture, the patient was referred to a DECT scan of the wrist. Read more.
Sagar Kulkarni1, MBBS; Bunny Saberwal2, MBBS; Francesca Pugliese3, MD, PhD, FHEA FESC FSCCT
A 53-year-old male patient, a smoker, suffering from exertional chest pain for the past 4 months, came to the hospital for a check-up. His medical history included type 2 diabetes and hyperlipidaemia. Coronary CTA was performed, followed by a dynamic CT myocardial perfusion Imaging (MPI) in rest and under stress using adenosine-mediated vasodilation.
V.S. Lajarin, MD; C.G.Y. Verrastro, MD; A.S. Albuquerque, MD; P. Bertolazzi, BS*; G. Meirelles, MD
Radiology Department, Fleury S.A., Paraíso, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
* Siemens Healthineers, Brazil
A 46-year-old female patient, suffering from coughing and dyspnea for the past two weeks, presented herself for a checkup. She had no fever and no history of smoking or previous pulmonary diseases. A chest CT examination was requested, based on a clinical suspicion of COVID-19 pneumonia.
Professor Marilyn J. Siegel, MD; Michael Cullinane, BS, RT (R) (CT)*
Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, USA
*Siemens Healthineers USA
An 18-year-old female patient, with no significant past medical history, presented for evaluation of non-tender lymph nodes on the right side of the neck. A CT scan was recommended and this showed a large mediastinal mass, concerning for lymphoma. A baseline PET⋅CT scan showed intense FDG uptake within the mass. A biopsy revealed a Hodgkin lymphoma.
A 54-year-old female patient, suffering from tightness in her chest and coughing with blood/stained sputum for the past day, presented herself to the hospital. She had high fever (38.7°), for unknown reasons, for the past seven days. Her RT-PCR test resulted positive. She was then referred for a CT chest examination.
C. R. Pontes, RT; R. S. Silva, BS; P. Bertolazzi, BS*; M. B. Damaceno, MD
Radiology Department, Brasil Laudos, Sao Luiz Hospital, Boituva, SP, Brazil
*Siemens Healthineers, Brazil
A female patient (BMI 32.4), suffering from fever and a moderate dry cough for the past week, presented herself to the hospital. She was a non-smoker and had an unremarkable past medical history. The RT-PCR test for COVID-19 resulted positive and she was then referred for a chest CT examination.
With its SOMATOM go.All, Radiologie Ottobrunn has acquired an extremely versatile CT system.
This two-day workshop for radiologists and technologists will provide you with profound knowledge and practical skills in using the diagnostic possibilities of Dual Energy CT in your daily clinical routine.
This year’s ECR is coming up and Siemens Healthineers Computed Tomography will offer two symposia together with Bayer.
Two systems from the SOMATOM go. platform are helping radiologie team rur to deliver much greater convenience for patients and operators.
Stephen D Scott, MBA, RT (R) (CT); Zorica Vranic, AS, RT (R) (CT); Michael Cullinane*, BS, RT (R) (CT)
Center for Diagnostic Imaging, St. Luke’s Hospital, Chesterfield, Missouri, USA
*Siemens Healthineers, USA
A 70-year-old male patient, suffering from an abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) had undergone stent grafts placement. He had a known history of peripheral vascular disease and came to the hospital for a follow-up. CT angiography (CTA) was performed for evaluation.
Hildegard Kaulen, PhD
High-end devices in outpatient care? For Professor Ralf Bauer, a partner at RNS Gemeinschaftspraxis in Wiesbaden, high diagnostic quality is an essential precondition for any applications in radiology, including the use of artificial intelligence.
Zhigang Gong, AST; Xiaoqing Ding, RT; Wenli Tan, MD, PhD; Xi Zhao*, MD
Department of Radiology, Shuguang Hospital, Affiliated with Shanghai TCM University, Shanghai, P. R. China
*Siemens Healthineers China
A patient, suffering from acute hematochezia and unconsciousness had a history of recurrent hematochezia and had undergone colonoscopy. This had revealed multiple right-sided hemorrhagic diverticula. A Dual Energy (DE) CT was performed for evaluation.