Coronary CTA using scout-based automated tube potential and current selection algorithm, with breast displacement results in lower radiation exposure in females compared to males.

@article{Vadvala2014CoronaryCU,
  title={Coronary CTA using scout-based automated tube potential and current selection algorithm, with breast displacement results in lower radiation exposure in females compared to males.},
  author={Harshna V Vadvala and Phillip Kim and Thomas Mayrhofer and Oleg S. Pianykh and Mannudeep K. Kalra and Udo Hoffmann and Brian B. Ghoshhajra},
  journal={Cardiovascular diagnosis and therapy},
  year={2014},
  volume={4 6},
  pages={470-9}
}
PURPOSE To evaluate the effect of automatic tube potential selection and automatic exposure control combined with female breast displacement during coronary computed tomography angiography (CCTA) on radiation exposure in women versus men of the same body size. MATERIALS AND METHODS Consecutive clinical exams between January 2012 and July 2013 at an… CONTINUE READING