High-resolution CT

High-resolution CT (HRCT) is a scanning protocol in which thin sections (usually 0.625 to 1.25 mm) are acquired and reconstructed using a sharp algorithm (e.g. bone algorithm).

It has been classically used for:

  • lung imaging - HRCT chest 
  • temporal bone imaging
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Section: Physics
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  • Case 1: normal HRCT lungs
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  • Case 2: normal temporal bone CT
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