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The coronary CT angiography (CCTA) is a frequent diagnostic method connected with large variability of effective dose. Therefore, it is the type of examination where optimization is very important and the use of a national diagnostic reference level (DRL) recommended. In Slovakia the DRL for interventional radiology examinations until now fails. The objective of our study was to propose the national DRL for CCTA examinations in Slovak Republic, on the basis of a cross-sectional multicenter study, performed in four departments of radiology. The study was realized in 2014-16 in a sample of 1725 patients undergoing CCTA examination. The proposed DRL expressed by CTDIVOL is 45 mGy and of DLP is 510 mGy cm.
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Name: Radiation protection dosimetry
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Created 1 January 1993 as a result of the division of Czechoslovakia into the Czech Republic and Slovakia.
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A country in Europe, northwest of Romania, south of Slovakia, and east of Austria. The capital is Budapest.
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