Dose Reduction in CT by Anatomically Adapted Tube Current Modulation: Principles and First Results

  • W. A. Kalender
  • H. Wolf
  • C. Suess
  • M. Gies
  • H. Greess
  • W. A. Bautz

Abstract

The performance of today’s modern CT scanners is still improving, and the range of applications and the frequency of CT examinations show a continuous upward trend. This is contrary to many predictions in the late 1980s and early 1990s when a rapid decrease in the use of CT was expected. The introduction of spiral CT and the advent of faster and more powerful scanners specifically designed for volume CT scanning in spiral mode has led to a renaissance of CT.

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Europe Attenuation 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • W. A. Kalender
  • H. Wolf
  • C. Suess
  • M. Gies
  • H. Greess
  • W. A. Bautz

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