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RSNA musculoskeletal sessions showcase dual-energy CT applications, including gout

(DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING) -- RSNA Preview Musculoskeletal scientific sessions at the RSNA meeting will address the use of dual-energy CT in multiple settings, including the possibility of combined heart and bone density scans. Submitted papers also show the use of dual-energy CT for imaging other indications, such as gout. "When we do a dual-energy CT scan it requires a lot of time and a lot of imaging and so the question becomes what else can we use that data for?" said Dr. Michelle Barr, RSNA musculoskeletal subcommittee chair and associate professor of radiology at the University of Virginia Health Systems in Charlottesville.

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This article was republished with permission from CMPMedica, LLC For more information about this year's RSNA 2009, please visit the official RSNA webpage:
http://rsna2009.rsna.org

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