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Research Article

Dual-Source CT Angiography of Peripheral Arterial Stents: In Vitro Evaluation of 22 Different Stent Types

Table 3

Mean visible lumen diameters and lumen attenuation in the different reconstruction protocols depending on the stent material.

B20fB30fB40fB50f
𝑛 Density
(HU)
Diameter
(%)
Density
(HU)
Diameter
(%)
Density
(HU)
Diameter
(%)
Density
(HU)
Diameter
(%)

316 L7258,969,3248,072,5249,474,4229,474,8
Nitinol10250,868,9249,872,3242,474,4258,176,6
Cobalt Superalloy2272,670,2272,871,3273,973,2319,073,5
Tantal2379,950,7391,454,6425,656,4615,160,5
Platinum-Iridium Alloy1222,272,3379,376,4457,477,7538,781,3