Prosthetic metallic artifact reduction with iMAR

Damita L. Thomas, MD; Data courtesy of New Century Imaging, Oradell, NJ, USA |  2018-06-18

A 62-year-old woman with a prior history of left hip replacement in 2004 following a fracture injury recently sustaining migration of the prosthesis underwent preoperative evaluation for revision and evaluation for vascular compromise. The study was performed on a Biograph™ Horizon PET/CT scanner with a whole-body contrast computed tomography (CT) scan (110 kV, 100 mAs).


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