Lowering the Dose in Head CT Using Adaptive Statistical Iterative Reconstruction


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Kilic K., Erbas G., Guryildirim M., Arac M., Ilgit E. T. , Coskun B.

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF NEURORADIOLOGY, vol.32, no.9, pp.1578-1582, 2011 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 32 Issue: 9
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.3174/ajnr.a2585
  • Journal Name: AMERICAN JOURNAL OF NEURORADIOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1578-1582
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: While CT has found wide use in medical practice, it is also a substantial source of radiation exposure and is associated with an increased lifetime risk of cancer. There is an urgent need for new approaches to reduce the radiation dose in CT. In this regard, ASIR is an alternative method to FBP. We assessed the effect of ASIR on dose reduction in adult head CT.