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Table 4 An overview of the scoring system for tomosynthesis presented by Vult von Steyern et al. [5], adapted from the original publication

From: Radiography, tomosynthesis, CT and MRI in the evaluation of pulmonary cystic fibrosis: an untangling review of the multitude of scoring systems

Tomosynthesis scoring system Vult von Steyern [5] (2012)
Scoring area Overinflation: both lungs
Other components: 4 quadrants
Scoring components/scoring levels, scoring range
Increased lung volume Overinflation, overall impression
04, Range 04
Bronchial wall thickening Each quadrant 024, Range 016
Bronchiectasis -Number of bronchiectasis
Each quadrant 04, Range 016
-Appearance of widest bronchiectasis
Each quadrant 04, Range 016
Mucus plugging -Large mucus plugs
Each quadrant 04, Range 016
-Small mucus plugs
Each quadrant 04, Range 016
Parenchyma Atelectasis or consolidation
Each quadrant 04, Range 016
Total score Maximum 100 (sum of subscores)