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Tenth CT users group meeting

The Tenth CT Users group meeting was held on 21st October 2008, at Leeds General Infirmary.

This year the format was be slightly different, with a session for the major manufacturers to present their AEC (Automatic Exposure Control) systems, and explain their features.

The programme for the day is shown below, with links to abstracts and pdfs of the presentations, where available.

The Operation of CT AEC systems
0950-1025  An Opportunity for dose reduction with MSCT - a Practical approach
Jackie Bye, GE
1025-1100  AEC dose control and design efficiencies in current and next generation wide array MDCT
Derek Tarrant and Colin Murray, Philips
1100-1135  CARE (combined applications to reduce exposure)
Gillian Wardropova, Siemens
1135-1210  DOSE, Details on saving exposure
Henk de Vries, Toshiba
Proffered presentations
1400-1415view abstractview pdf version of presentationInvestigation into the dose & image quality of Siemens Caredose 4D during clinical use: A comparison of 3 centres
Geraldine Revill
1400-1415view abstractview pdf version of presentationUse of CT automated exposure control and image quality in PET-CT
Katie Howard, Manchester
1415-1430view abstractview pdf version of presentationDose (how low can you go) - ultra low dose CT for PET-CT
Nicholas Keat, GSK, London
1430-1445view abstractview pdf version of presentationA simple anthropomorphic phantom used to demonstrate effectiveness of CT dose modulation functions
Lynn Bateman, North Wales
1445-1500 view pdf version of presentationHow appropriate are the DRLs given the rapid changes in CT technology?
Alexis Moore, Leeds
1530-1545 view pdf version of presentationWhen is a door not a door?
Gareth Iball, Leeds
1545-1600  IQWorks - update on the release and how you can get involved
Andrew Reilly, Oxford
Round Table
1600-1615view abstractview pdf version of presentationCT numbers - A problem?
Jane Edwards, Royal Free
1615-1630 view pdf version of presentationHow to measure small and large focal spot size in CT?
Amal Roche