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Abdomen follow-up therapy

Case Study
Philips CT Clinical Science Philips Healthcare • USA

Clinical history

This 64 year-old patient with a history of renal cell carcinoma and a sustained response to pazopanib therapy. The patient was given a follow-up scan at the University Medical Center LSU. The technologist used an IQon Spectral CT scanner to perform the exam.
Left image: Conventional CT; Right image: Z Effective.
Left image: Conventional CT; Right image: Z Effective.
 
Left image: 40 keV monoE; Right image: Iodine no water.
Left image: 40 keV monoE; Right image: Iodine no water.
 
Left image: Conventional CT; Right image: Iodine no water.
Left image: Conventional CT; Right image: Iodine no water.

Clinical significance

The iodine no water imaging acquired on the IQon Spectral CT scanner demonstrates continued lack of iodine in the majority of the lesion, confirming response to therapy.

 

Results from case studies are not predictive of results in other cases. Results in other cases may vary.


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IntelliSpace Portal, IQon Spectral CT
abdomen, Body, Effective Z, follow up, iodine no water, kidney/renal, lesion, MonoE, Oncology, renal carcinoma, spectral CT
 

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