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Wide-Detector CT Allows for Single Rotation Scan of Infant Chests Without Sedation


Background: Pediatric CT examinations are oftentimes challenging secondary to inability to follow commands resulting in involuntary movements and patient motion. The recent introduction of a 256-slice 16-cm wide-detector CT has been used in multiple applications increase acquisition speed. Objective: To evaluate the feasibility of performing infant CT chest examinations using a 256-detector CT without sedation compared to conventional 64-slice detector with sedation. Design: Prospe more...
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