Photon counting detectors: system design and clinical applications of an emerging technology - ESR Connect

Joint Session of the ESR and EFOMP

ESR/EFOMP - Photon counting detectors: system design and clinical applications of an emerging technology

  • 2 Lectures
  • 44 Minutes
  • 2 Speakers

Lectures

1
ESR/EFOMP_1 - Photon counting CT: detector, prototypes and scan modes

ESR/EFOMP_1 - Photon counting CT: detector, prototypes and scan modes

22:36Marc Kachelrieß, Heidelberg / DE

Learning Objectives
1. To learn which kind of detectors are currently available for performing photon counting.
2. To become familiar with the existing prototypes of photon counting CT and with their scan modes.
3. To understand the advantages of photon counting CT.

2
ESR/EFOMP_2 - Digital mammography screening with photon counting technique: high diagnostic performance at low mean glandular dose

ESR/EFOMP_2 - Digital mammography screening with photon counting technique: high diagnostic performance at low mean glandular dose

21:36Maximilian F.J. Ryan, Cork / IE

Learning Objectives
1. To learn of the recent advancements of photon counting technology in digital mammography screening.
2. To appreciate the possibility offered by photon counting technology to perform digital mammography screening.
3. To understand the differences of conventional tomosynthesis using energy-integrating flat-panel detectors