Cardiothoracic ImagingTo investigate dose reduction and comparability of standard dose CT vs Ultra low dose CT in evaluating pulmonary emphysema
Review articleOpen access
2019/01/01 Full-length article DOI: 10.1016/j.clinimag.2018.10.012
Journal: Clinical Imaging
Highlights•ULD CT is a comparable protocol in assessment of emphysema severity relative to standard CT.•95% reduction compared to standard dose.•Thoracic CT provides a more detailed assessment of the phenotype and severity of COPD.•ULD CT could be safely used in clinical practice to more effectively target therapies to individual patients.
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