Adaptive image filters can lower the patient radiation associated with chest and abdominal computed tomography (CT) scans while significantly improving image quality, according to a study by Mass General researchers.

Adaptive image filters lower CT radiation dose

04/May/2010

 "Image filters allow us to effectively lower the radiation dose without sacrificing the image clarity," said Sarabjeet Singh, MD, a Mass General researcher who is the lead author of the study, to be presented at the ARRS 2010 Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA.

Source: HealthDay News