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August 16, 2022

New RSNA Dose Exhibit: Ultra-low-dose CT of the Chest Compared to Chest X-Ray in an Unfiltered Emergency Department Patient Cohort

Ultra-low-dose CT of the Chest Compared to Chest X-Ray in an Unfiltered Emergency Department Patient Cohort – A Prospective Interventional Cohort Study  (from RSNA 2021)

Ultra-low-dose CT (ULDCT) of the chest could become the primary imaging modality for this type of examination. The study presented here shows the superiority of ULDCT over chest x-ray at comparable dose in unfiltered non-traumatic emergency department patients.

Authors: C. Wassipaul, H. Domanovits, K. Janata-Schwatczek, D. Tamandl, H. Prosch, M. Scharitzer, R. Schernthaner, S. Polanec, T. Mang, U. Asenbaum, :P. Apfaltrer, F. Cacioppo, s. Schnaubelt, M. Weber, P. Homolka, W. Birkfellner, C. Herold, H. Ringl

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