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Liver lesion confirmed by spectral data

Case Study
Philips CT Clinical Science Philips Healthcare • USA

Clinical history

This patient with a history of hepatic cell carcinoma was referred to the Institute for Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology was scanned for suspicion of a new lesion. The technologist used the IQon Spectral CT system to perform the exam.

Image scan parameters

  • 8 mGy CTDIvol
  • 193 mGy x cm DLP
  • 2.9 mSv effective dose 

* AAPM Technical Report 96

Clinical significance

The liver lesion was unidentifiable on the conventional CT image. Enhanced contrast resolution with MonoE 40 keV on the IQon Spectral CT showed the appearance of a possible liver lesion. Z effective spectral imaging allowed the clinician to confirm lesion presence.

IQon Spectral CT provides tissue characterization and visualization for confident disease management.


* The IQon Spectral CT is not yet CE Marked. Not available for sale in all regions.

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


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