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Table 4 DRLci for chest CT

From: Diagnostic Reference Levels based on clinical indications in computed tomography: a literature review

Chest CT
References Lung cancer Interstitial lung disease (axial) Interstitial lung disease (helical) Pulmonary embolism CCTA Calcium scoring
  ctdivol (mgy) dlp (mgy.cm) ctdivol (mgy) dlp (mgy.cm) ctdivol (mgy) dlp (mgy.cm) ctdivol (mgy) dlp (mgy.cm) ctdivol (mgy) dlp (mgy.cm) ctdivol (mgy) dlp (mgy.cm)
Castellano et al. (UK) 2017 [22] 173
Danish Health Authority (DK) 2015 [10] 16 620 13 500 29 230
Foley et al. (IE) 2012 [23] 7 276 13 432
Fukushima et al. (JP) 2012 [24] 1510  
Schegerer et al. (DE) 2019 [20] 20 330 (d)  
Hausleiter et al. 2009 [25] 69,6 1152  
Japan Network for Research on Medical Exposures (JP) 2015 [26] 90 1400
Kanal et al. (USA) 2017 [27] 19 557
Mafalanka et al. (FR) 2015 [28] 870
Palorini et al. (IT) 2014 [29] 1208 131
Public Health England (UK) 2016 [11] 12 610 4 140 12 350 13 440
Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority (FI) 2013 [30] 11 430
Salama et al. (EG) 2017 [31] 22 421
Schegerer et al. (DE) 2017 [12] 15 300 36 (e)
19 (d)
551 (e)
270 (d)
8 119
Treier et al. (CH) 2010 [21] 1000 150
Van der Molen et al. (NL) 2013 [13] 276 371 671 51
Wachabauer et al. (AT) 2017 [14] 400
Geryes et al. (FR) 2019 [15] 8 310
Ireland (IE) MERU 2017 [16] 7 (a) 241 (a) 7 (a) 210 (a) 9 (a) 234 (a)
7 (b) 272 (b) 7 (b) 249 (b) 12 (b) 278 (b)
Norway (NO) 2018 [17] 9 350 9 300
Sweden (SE) 2019 [18] 9 350  
Public Health England (UK) 2018 [19] 170 (c)
280 (d)
380 (e)
Netherlands (NL) 2012 [32] 10 350
  1. aFor female patients
  2. bFor male patients
  3. cProspective, no padding
  4. dProspective, with padding
  5. eRetrospective, with gating