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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Bischoff, B; Hein, F; Meyer, T; Hadamitzky, M; Martinoff, S; Schömig, A; Hausleiter, J 
Title:
Trends in radiation protection in CT: present and future status. 
Abstract:
With the introduction of modern multislice scanner generations, computed tomography (CT) has emerged as a useful tool for evaluation of the coronary arteries. A common application of coronary CT angiography (CCTA) is the examination of patients with intermediate pretest probability for obstructive coronary artery disease. Despite the widespread use of cardiac CT examinations in clinical practice, concern remains about the exposure to ionizing radiation and its potential hazards. Therefore, radia...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 
Year:
2009 
Journal volume:
3 Suppl 2 
Pages contribution:
S65-73 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1934-5925 
TUM Institution:
r Radiologie und Nuklearmedizin; I. Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik