Ultra Low Dose CT of the Lungs

Excluding pulmonary coin lesions potentially caused by metastasis of extrathoracic malignant tumours or as the principal indication of early lung carcinomas is one of the most frequent tasks in plain film imaging and computed tomography examination of the thorax.

Fig. 1A-B: Coin lesions in the left lower lobe with suspected spicula in...
Fig. 1A-B: Coin lesions in the left lower lobe with suspected spicula in accordance with
pulmonary metastasis in a 56-year-old female patient with knownmammary carcinoma. (A) image using ultra low dose technique, (B) image using standard dose technique

This article was first published in the VISIONS, issue 9/2006, a publication of Toshiba Medical Systems


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