This course links the fundamental concepts of CT with the new SOMARIS X operating system found on all SOMATOM go. CT systems. Both scan acquisition and reconstruction parameters will be covered in detail and the differences between the old and new software versions explained. Siemens Healthineers dose saving technologies such as CARE Dose 4D and CARE kV will be explained to provide an understanding of their use in clinical context.
An overview of acquisition parameters will be provided and their impact on image quality and dose considered. Reconstruction methods including iterative techniques will be discussed together with an explanation of key parameters and their appropriate use. This course includes extensive hands-on practice allowing the principles covered to be demonstrated using our dedicated simulation software.
- History of CT
- Scanner hardware and basic CT principles
- CARE Dose 4D with hands-on session
- CARE kV with hands-on session
- Parameter selection
- Image production
- Contrast media
- Image production artefacts
Radiographers wishing to gain a better understanding of the fundamental concepts of CT and the technologies of the SOMATOM go.
Price and credits
Price on request