European Radiology

, Volume 28, Issue 7, pp 2743–2744 | Cite as

Dose reduction in abdominal CT: The road to submillisievert imaging

  • Alexander A. Fingerle
  • Peter B. Noël
Computed Tomography


This editorial comment refers to the article: Can We Perform CT of the Appendix with Less than 1 mSv? A De-escalating Dose-simulation Study. Park JH, et al., Eur Radiol, Dec 7, 2017.



The authors state that this work has not received any funding.

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The scientific guarantor of this publication is Peter B. Noël.

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The authors of this manuscript declare no relationships with any companies, whose products or services may be related to the subject matter of the article.

Statistics and biometry

No complex statistical methods were necessary for this paper.

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Written informed consent was not required for this study because this is an editorial without any study subjects.

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Institutional Review Board approval was not required because this is an editorial without any study subjects.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Diagnostic and Interventional RadiologyTechnical University of MunichMunichGermany
  2. 2.Department of Physics and Munich School of Bioengineering, Chair of Biomedical PhysicsTechnical University of MunichGarchingGermany

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