Abdominal Computed Tomography Angiography at 80kV: feasibility study

Massimo Midiri, Ludovico La Grutta, Andrea Guaricci, Erica Maffei, Carlo Tedeschi, Chiara Martini, Teresa Arcadi, Cesare Mantini, Filippo Cademartiri

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Abstract

Purpose: Preliminary evaluation of different dose reduction algorithms in abdominal ComputedTomography Angiography (CTA) with standard scan protocols at 120kV vs. 80kV. Materials and Methods:Prospective, randomized, crossover study. 60 consecutive patients who underwent CTA of the abdomen(Sensation 64, Siemens; Iomeprol 400 mgl/ml Bracco) for suspected or diagnosed Abdominal AorticAneurysm (AAA) were enrolled in the study.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)234-241
Number of pages8
JournalACTA BIO-MEDICA DE L'ATENEO PARMENSE
Volume86
Publication statusPublished - 2015

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  • Medicine(all)

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    Midiri, M., La Grutta, L., Guaricci, A., Maffei, E., Tedeschi, C., Martini, C., Arcadi, T., Mantini, C., & Cademartiri, F. (2015). Abdominal Computed Tomography Angiography at 80kV: feasibility study. ACTA BIO-MEDICA DE L'ATENEO PARMENSE, 86, 234-241.