AuntMinnie.com recently published an RSNA 2016 CT preview, outlining some of the abstracts of note. Three of the twenty-four abstracts noted were the product of researchers in the CT CIC.
- Web-based CT protocol system untangles CT protocol knot
Sunday, November 27 | 10:45 a.m.-10:55 a.m. | SSA20-01 | Room S403B
Managing CT protocols, especially at a large institution, can be an unwieldy task. But researchers from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, tamed the beast with a web-based protocol management system.
- 90 sites compete in low-dose liver lesion detection
Sunday, November 27 | 11:35 a.m.-11:45 a.m. | SSA20-06 | Room S403B
Leading medical and physics societies created a contest to compare iterative reconstruction and denoising techniques in low-dose CT for liver lesion detection. Facilities in 26 countries took up the challenge, according to this presentation from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN.
- The dubious value of lead aprons
Monday, November 28 | 3:10 p.m.-3:20 p.m. | SSE21-02 | Room S403A
Are lead aprons really helpful for reducing scatter radiation from CT? A study from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, casts doubt on the utility of shields placed outside the scan region.