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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!


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

Eberhard M, et al.

 15.11.2023
Coronary stenosis quantification with ultra-high-resolution photon-counting detector CT angiography - Comparison with 3D quantitative coronary angiography
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Eur J Radiol Open 2023 Dec;11:100538

Donuru A, et al.

 10.11.2023
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.

 8.11.2023
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.

 7.11.2023

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

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

Manfield J, et al.

 2.11.2023

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

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Eur J Radiol. 2022 Jun;151:110325

Hagen F, et al. 

 18.10.2023
Reduced versus standard dose contrast volume for contrast-enhanced abdominal CT in overweight and obese patients using photon-counting detector technology vs. second-generation dual-source energy integrating detector CT
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Invest Radiol. 2023 Sep; 58(9):681-690

Rajiah PS, et al. 

 1.9.2023

High-pitch multienergy coronary CT angiography in dual-source photon-counting detector CT scanner at low iodinated contrast dose

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Eur Radiol. 2023 Aug; 33(8):5528-5539

Gaillandre Y, et al.

 1.8.2023
Ultra-high resolution CT imaging of interstitial lung disease: impact of photon-counting CT in 112 patients
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Acad Radiol. 2023 Jul;S1076-6332(23):00331-8

Cundari G, et al.

 31.7.2023

Saving contrast media in coronary CT angiography with photon-counting detector CT

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Eur J Radiol. 2023 Sep;166:111014

Schwartz FR, et al. 

 26.7.2023
Image quality of photon-counting and energy integrating chest CT – Prospective head-to-head comparison on same patients
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Imaging 2023 Jul

Wolf EV, et al.

 25.7.2023
Intra-individual comparison of coronary artery stenosis measurements between energy-integrating detector CT and photon-counting detector CT
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Radiology: Cardiac Imaging. 2023 Jun; 207(5)

Hagar M, et al.

 20.6.2023
Accuracy of ultra high-resolution photon-counting CT for detecting coronary artery disease in a high-risk population
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Radiology. 2023 Jun; 307(5)

Dirrichs T, et al.

 1.6.2023
Photon-counting versus dual-source CT of congenital heart defects in neonates and infants: initial experience
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Radiol Case Rep. 2023 Jun; 18(6):2180-2182

Rau S, et al.

 1.6.2023

Spectral aortoiliac photon-counting CT angiography with minimal quantity of contrast agent

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Am J Neuroradiol 2023 May;44(6):740-744

Madhavan AA, et al.

 18.5.2023
Utility of photon-counting detector CT myelography for the detection of CSF-venous fistulas
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