Overview of CT technologies for children.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

Many technical advances in CT have reduced radiation exposure in children and adults. These advances in technology should be used in conjunction with CT techniques such as appropriate patient preparation and intravenous contrast media administration to maximize dose management and image quality. This article summarizes current dose reduction technologies for pediatric CT, noting ranges of dose reduction as well as potential limitations. Discussion includes some of the elusive aspects of assessing image quality and the need for developing personalized CT.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Frush, DP

Published Date

  • October 2014

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 44 Suppl 3 /

Start / End Page

  • 422 - 426

PubMed ID

  • 25304699

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1432-1998

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1007/s00247-014-3043-8


  • eng

Conference Location

  • Germany