Contrast Administration in CT: A Patient-Centric Approach.
J Am Coll Radiol. 2019 Mar;16(3):295-301. doi: 10.1016/j.jacr.2018.06.026. Epub 2018 Aug 3.
Kalra MK1, Becker HC2, Enterline DS3, Lowry CR3, Molvin LZ4, Singh R5, Rybicki FJ6.
Patient-centric care has garnered the attention of the radiology community. The authors describe a patient-centric approach to iodinated contrast administration designed to optimize the diagnostic yield of contrast-enhanced CT while minimizing patient iodine load and exposure to ionizing radiation, thereby enhancing patient safety while providing reasonable diagnostic efficacy. Patient-centric CT hardware settings and contrast media administration are important considerations for clinical CT quality and safety.