Size-specific Dose Estimation for CT: How Should It Be Used and What Does It Mean?

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Size specific dose estimation on the basis of radiation exposure metrics such as volumetric CT dose index is a great step forward in our ability to monitor and control the radiation dose associated with CT imaging.


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Article History

Received August 26, 2012; revision requested August 28; revision received and final version accepted August 30.
Published online: Dec 2012
Published in print: Dec 2012