Radiation Dose from Multidetector CT by Denis TackRadiation Dose from Multidetector CT by Denis Tack

Radiation Dose from Multidetector CT

EditorDenis Tack

Book & Toy | June 21, 2012

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Computed tomography (CT) is a powerful technique providing precise and confident diagnoses. The burgeoning use of CT has resulted in an exponential increase in collective radiation dose to the population. Despite investigations supporting the use of lower radiation doses, surveys highlight the lack of proper understanding of CT parameters that affect radiation dose. Dynamic advances in CT technology also make it important to explain the latest dose-saving strategies in an easy-to-comprehend manner. This book aims to review all aspects of the radiation dose from CT and to provide simple rules and tricks for radiologists and radiographers that will assist in the appropriate use of CT technique. The second edition includes a number of new chapters on the most up-to-date strategies and technologies for radiation dose reduction while updating the outstanding contents of the first edition. Vendor perspectives are included, and an online image gallery will also be available to readers.
Title:Radiation Dose from Multidetector CTFormat:Book & ToyDimensions:668 pages, 10.24 × 7.6 × 0 inPublished:June 21, 2012Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:364224534X

ISBN - 13:9783642245343

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Table of Contents

Part I: General Aspects of CT Radiation.- Part II: Clinical Approaches of Dose Optimization and Reduction.- Part III: Initiatives for Dose Reduction.- Part IV: Practical Approaches Depending on Vendors.- Part V: Low Dose Images.