Pediatric computed tomography imaging guideline.

Pediatric computed tomography imaging guideline. Acta Radiol. 2013 Feb 23; Authors: Young C, Owens CM Abstract The use of computed tomography (CT) in pediatric diagnostic imaging is demanding generally, but when coupled with an awareness to limit the radiation dose associated with this imaging modality, the procedure becomes challenging. Although new techniques have been developed in line with the introduction of faster multidetector computed tomography (MDCT) scanners to aid radiation reduction, it still remains the responsibility of the clinical practitioner to ensure each examination request is justified and the scanning protocol and parameters selected are optimized to the individual patient's requirement. It is the purpose of this article to outline the basic principle of CT radiation dose optimization based on modification of scanning parameters and application of different imaging techniques. PMID: 23436822 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Acta Radiologica - Category: Radiology Authors: Tags: Acta Radiol Source Type: research

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