Contrast Administration in CT: A Patient-Centric Approach.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

Patient-centric care has garnered the attention of the radiology community. The authors describe a patient-centric approach to iodinated contrast administration designed to optimize the diagnostic yield of contrast-enhanced CT while minimizing patient iodine load and exposure to ionizing radiation, thereby enhancing patient safety while providing reasonable diagnostic efficacy. Patient-centric CT hardware settings and contrast media administration are important considerations for clinical CT quality and safety.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Kalra, MK; Becker, H-C; Enterline, DS; Lowry, CR; Molvin, LZ; Singh, R; Rybicki, FJ

Published Date

  • March 2019

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 16 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 295 - 301

PubMed ID

  • 30082238

Pubmed Central ID

  • 30082238

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1558-349X

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.jacr.2018.06.026


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States