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Twentieth CT users group meeting

The twentieth meeting of the CT Users Group was held on Thursday 11th October 2018 at The Collections Museum in Lincoln. The programme is shown below, with links to pdf version of some of the talks.

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Session 1 - Paedatric Imaging
10:00   view pdf version of presentation Paediatric Heads - What dose on which scanner - and then what?
Mike Holubinka
10:20     Using patient dose management systems for paediatric CT patient dose audit
David Platten
10:40   view pdf version of presentation CT Optimisation for Paediatric SPECT/CT Examinations
Sarah Bell
Session 2 - Radiotherapy
11:20   view pdf version of presentation The Use of PCXMC in the Optimisation of Pelvic CBCT in Radiotherapy
Megan Clark
11:40     Can CT reconstruction algorithms be changed to improve image quality in Radiotherapy CT planning scans?
Anne Davis
12:00     Image quality improvements for radiotherapy planning of head and neck cancer patients
Nicola Mullins
Session 3 - Quality Assurance
13:30   view pdf version of presentation First impressions of the Gammex Mercury 4.0 AEC Phantom
Debbie Harries
13:50   view pdf version of presentation Six years of AEC testing - what have we learned?
Gareth Iball
14:10   view pdf version of presentation Automatic retrieval of QA images from PACS
David Platten
14:30   view pdf version of presentation Testing AEC of CT scanners - a snapshot on the current practice
Ian Honey
Session 4 - Dosimetry & New Techniques
15:10   view pdf version of presentation Patients are not made of PMMA - The use of water-equivalent diameter for calculating size-specific dose estimates for adult body CT examinations
Kate Sexton
15:30   view pdf version of presentation Estimating patient weight from body CT images - how accurate are the results?
Sandra Sarmento
15:40     Variable Helical Parameters - do you feel the need for speed?
Sarah Guzvica
Round table items
16:10   view pdf version of presentation IPEM paediatric working party - audit using dose data from dose management systems
Matthew Dunn
16:10   view pdf version of presentation IPEM Radiotherapy audit- final results and CBCT auditIPEM Radiotherapy audit- final results and CBCT audit
Tim Wood