Low radiation dose without compromise of image quality

This article illustrates that Radiologists’ perceptions of image quality and content change as they become accustomed – over time –  to the different noise pattern of the various types of iterative reconstruction.

In fact, no spatial resolution or low contrast resolution is lost with iterative reconstruction techniques – and diagnostic power is maintained.

Our work here at UW Medicine agrees with this report.

And it is important to know this because iterative reconstruction can result in 30%-60% dose reduction for all types of CT, without loss of diagnostic power.

2 thoughts on “Low radiation dose without compromise of image quality

    • Yes.

      Our CT angiograms are low radiation dose utilizing adaptive statistical iterative reconstruction, dual energy (virtual non-contrast), and lower iodine dose.

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