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Table 1 Scan protocol and reconstruction parameters using a dual-source computed tomography scanner

From: In vitro qualitative and quantitative CT assessment of iodinated aerosol nasal deposition using a 3D-printed nasal replica

Parameters Values
Tube voltage (kVp) 90
Tube current (mAs) 67–98*
Spiral pitch factor 0.7
Scan time (s) 6.8
CTDIvol (mGy) 7.6
Slice thickness (mm) 0.75
Increment (mm) 0.5
Field of view (mm) 350 × 1200
Matrix size 512 × 512
Pixel size (mm) 0.488 × 0.488
Scan orientation Coronal
  1. CTDIvol volume computed tomography dose index. The unit was a Somatom Force, Siemens Healthineers, Forchheim, Germany
  2. *Attenuation-based tube current modulation