BioMed Research International / 2018 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Image Quality and Patient-Specific Organ Doses in Stone Protocol CT: A Comparison of Traditional CT to Low Dose CT with Iterative Reconstruction

Table 3

CT radiation dose estimates and differences between modalities.

FBP-CTIR-CT(%)p value

OSD Stomach (mGy)18.1 (62)p < .001
OSD Small bowel (mGy)13.8 (60)p < .001
OSD Colon (mGy)14.7 (61)p < .001
OSD Skin (mGy)18.7 (54)p < .001
dose (mGy)15.0 (52)p < .001

Key: CT, computed tomography; FBP, filtered back projection; IR, iterative reconstruction; SD, standard deviation; OSD: organ specific dose; : measured volumetric CT dose index.

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