ESCR 2016 / P-0026
Dose reduction in coronary calcium scoring: the impact of iterative reconstruction combined with low tube voltage on calcium scores
Congress: ESCR 2016
Poster No.: P-0026
Type: Scientific Poster
Keywords: Calcifications / Calculi, Arteriosclerosis, Comparative studies, CT-Quantitative, CT, Cardiac
Authors: M. Vonder1, G. J. Pelgrim1, M. Meyer2, T. Henzler2, M. Oudkerk1, R. Vliegenthart1; 1Groningen/NL, 2Mannheim/DE

Conclusion

In this experiment, out of the 30 protocols, the combination of 90 kVp with ADMIRE strength 3 or 100 kVp with ADMIRE strength 1 yielded similar calcium detectability, Agatston score and image quality as conventional 120 kVp with FBP, with dose reduction up to 60.6%.

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