Diagnostic accuracy of pulmonary CT angiography at low tube voltage: intraindividual comparison of a normal-dose protocol at 120 kVp and a low-dose protocol at 80 kVp using reduced amount of contrast medium in a simulation study

Szucs-Farkas, Zsolt; Schibler, Fabian; Cullmann, Jennifer; Torrente, Jaled Charimo; Patak, Michael A; Raible, Stephan; Hoppe, Hanno; Wyttenbach, Rolf; Vock, Peter; Schindera, Sebastian T (2011). Diagnostic accuracy of pulmonary CT angiography at low tube voltage: intraindividual comparison of a normal-dose protocol at 120 kVp and a low-dose protocol at 80 kVp using reduced amount of contrast medium in a simulation study. AJR, American journal of roentgenology, 197(5), W852-9. Leesburg, Va.: American Roentgen Ray Society 10.2214/AJR.11.6750

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The purpose of this study was to simulate pulmonary emboli (PE) and image quality at low tube energy and reduced contrast material volume in normal-dose pulmonary CT angiography (CTA) images and to analyze the diagnostic accuracy with normal- and low-dose pulmonary CTA.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Original Article)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Radiology, Neuroradiology and Nuclear Medicine (DRNN) > Institute of Diagnostic, Interventional and Paediatric Radiology

UniBE Contributor:

Szücs Farkas, Zsolt; Cullmann, Jennifer; Hoppe, Hanno; Wyttenbach, Rolf; Vock, Peter and Schindera, Sebastian Tobias

ISSN:

0361-803X

Publisher:

American Roentgen Ray Society

Language:

English

Submitter:

Factscience Import

Date Deposited:

04 Oct 2013 14:22

Last Modified:

06 Dec 2013 13:28

Publisher DOI:

10.2214/AJR.11.6750

PubMed ID:

22021532

Web of Science ID:

000296512800008

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/7633 (FactScience: 212934)

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