Radiation dose from adult and pediatric multidetector computed tomography [electronic resource] /
D. Tack, P.A. Gevenois (eds.) ; with contributions by H.T. Abada ... [et al.] ; foreword by A.L. Baert.
Berlin ; New York : Springer, c2007.
x, 276 p. : ill.
3540288880 (alk. paper), 9783540288886 (alk. paper)
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Berlin ; New York : Springer, c2007.
3540288880 (alk. paper)
9783540288886 (alk. paper)
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Table of Contents
Clinical Expansion of CT and Radiation Dosep. 1
Radiation Risks in Multidetector CTp. 9
Risks from Ionising Radiationp. 11
The Cancer Risk from Low-Level Radiationp. 33
CT Parameters that Influence the Radiation Dosep. 51
Collective Radiation Dose from MDCT: Critial Review of Surveys Studiesp. 81
Methods and Strategies for Radiation Dose Optimization - and Reduction - in MDCT with Special Focus on the Image Qualityp. 99
Automatic Exposure Control in Multidetector-Row Computed Tomographyp. 117
Patient Centering in MDCT: Dose Effectsp. 129
Clinical Approaches of Dose Optimization, and Reductionp. 133
Dose Optimization and Reduction in CT of the Head and Neck, Including Brainp. 135
Dose Reduction and Optimization in Computed Tomography of the Chestp. 153
Dose Optimization and Reduction in MDCT of the Abdomenp. 161
Optimization of Radiation Dose in Cardiac and Vascular Multirow-Detector CTp. 171
Dose Optimization and Reduction in CT of the Musculoskeletal System Including the Spinep. 185
Dose Reduction in CT Fluoroscopyp. 195
Dose Optimization and Reduction in CT of Childrenp. 223
Radiation Risk Management in Low Dose MDCT Screening Programsp. 237
Lung Cancer Screening Including Pulmonary Nodule Managementp. 237
Dose Reduction in Screening Programs: Colon Cancer Screeningp. 255
Subject Indexp. 273
List of Contributorsp. 275
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