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Table 1 Scanning and reconstruction parameters, investigated phantoms and image quality parameters used in this study

From: Correlation of clinical and physical-technical image quality in chest CT: a human cadaver study applied on iterative reconstruction

Fixed scan parameters CTDI(vol) Reconstruction parameters for each CTDI(vol) Scanned objects Investigated image quality parameters
Thiel/Catphan
Thiel Catphan
120 kVp 0.84 / 0.84 B70 Thiel cadavers (3) VGAS Noise
0.9 pitch 2.11 / 2.05 I70/1 Catphan phantom   IQFinv
3 mm reconstruction thickness 4.19 / 4.08 I70/3    CNR
  6.37 / 6.18 I70/5    
  8.82 / 8.35     
  12.23 / 11.59