Low-dose and sparse sampling MDCT-based femoral bone strength prediction using finite element analysis.

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Summary of "Low-dose and sparse sampling MDCT-based femoral bone strength prediction using finite element analysis."

This study aims to evaluate the impact of dose reduction through tube current and sparse sampling on multi-detector computed tomography (MDCT)-based femoral bone strength prediction using finite element (FE) analysis. FE-predicted femoral failure load obtained from MDCT scan data was not significantly affected by 50% dose reductions through sparse sampling. Further decrease in dose through sparse sampling (25% of original projections) and virtually reduced tube current (50% and 25% of the original dose) showed significant effects on the FE-predicted failure load results.


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Name: Archives of osteoporosis
ISSN: 1862-3514
Pages: 17


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