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Table 2 The additional effective dose delivered to patients due to overscanning in superior and inferior directions in the different centers (mSv)

From: Deep learning-based fully automated Z-axis coverage range definition from scout scans to eliminate overscanning in chest CT imaging

  Additional ED superior (mSv) Additional ED inferior (mSv)
Database Mean ± STD min Q1 Q3 Max Mean STD Min Q1 Q3 Max
C1 0.92 ± 0.28 0.18 0.88 1.10 1.91 2.08 0.55 0.51 1.90 2.43 3.41
C2 0.17 ± 0.17 0.02 0.04 0.24 0.80 0.33 0.34 0.04 0.10 0.47 3.71
C3 0.28 ± 0.07 0.15 0.22 0.34 0.57 0.77 0.24 0.39 0.58 0.91 1.65
C4 1.17 ± 0.40 0.07 0.90 1.35 3.35 2.13 0.59 0.19 1.74 2.43 5.34
C5 1.21 ± 0.44 0.31 0.92 1.40 3.31 2.24 0.69 0.84 1.77 2.53 5.16
C6 0.88 ± 0.29 0.10 0.67 1.03 1.96 1.55 0.44 0.37 1.24 1.80 3.12
C7 2.62 ± 0.71 0.60 1.99 3.09 5.51 4.29 0.83 1.33 3.65 4.81 7.94
C8 0.66 ± 0.36 0.05 0.42 0.78 2.68 1.24 0.68 0.13 0.78 1.46 5.41
C9 1.93 ± 0.65 0.10 1.45 2.51 3.92 2.87 0.71 0.00 2.39 3.43 5.18
C10 0.42 ± 0.37 0.07 0.21 0.51 2.93 1.00 0.60 0.22 0.61 1.18 5.61
D3 0.65 ± 0.56 0.10 0.39 0.77 8.05 2.33 1.25 0.46 1.56 2.77 14.80