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Extraction of tube current values from DICOM CT images for patient dose estimation
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10.1118/1.3429054
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FIG. 1.

The organization of folders and files.

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FIG. 2.

The CT of chest examination. The variation in x-ray tube current vs location.

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The top half of the ImPACT software printout.

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Running the “R” Statistical Programming Language. Upon invocation of “R”, the screen captured image as shown in this figure is displayed. Simply follow the screen captured image to process the extraction of mA. Remember, it is necessary to load the library called “DICOM” first.

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TABLE I.

Scan parameters and dosimetry records.

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Scitation: Extraction of tube current values from DICOM CT images for patient dose estimation
http://aip.metastore.ingenta.com/content/aapm/journal/medphys/37/6/10.1118/1.3429054
10.1118/1.3429054
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