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Table 5 DRLci for abdominal CT

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

Abdomen
Reference Liver metastases Abscess Kidney stones/colic Kidney tumour/colic Acute abdomen Pancreas adeno Ca
  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)
Danish Health Authority (DK) 2015 [10] 17 700
Public Health England (UK) 2016 [11] 14 910 15 745 10 460 13 1150
Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority (FI) 2013 [30] 7 330
Salama et al. (EG) 2017 [31] 31 1423
Treier et al. (CH) 2010 [21] 15 400 ––
Van der Molen et al. (NL) 2013 [13] 329 1371 1000
Wachabauer et al. (AT) 2017 [14] 400
Ireland (IE) MERU 2017 [16] 9 (a) 554 (a) 6 (a) 254 (a)
10 (b) 515 (b) 8 (b) 291 (b)
Norway (NO) 2018 [17] 5 250 13 1300
Sweden (SE) 2019 [18] 11 550 5 200 12 1000
Netherlands (NL) 2012 [32] 15 700
  1. aFor female patients
  2. bFor male patients