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Improvement of Computed Tomography Scans Quality for Cancer Patients with Pacemakers

Authors

KURZYUKOVA A. ODLOŽILÍKOVÁ Anna SEPŠI Milan POSPÍŠIL David

Year of publication 2017
Type Article in Periodical
Citation
Web http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.5002971
Doi http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.5002971
Description An increasing number of patients undergoing radiotherapy have pacemakers. The problem is planning computed tomography scans for the patients having metal artifacts. To improve image quality we have tested metal artifacts deletion technique in Masaryk Memorial Cancer Institute (Brno, Czech Republic). The data obtained from this experiment is important for minimizing the dose received by cardiac devices.

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