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Lumbar spine radiography: digital flat-panel detector versus screen-film and storage-phosphor systems in monkeys as a pediatric model.

Authors
  • Ludwig, Karl
  • Ahlers, Kathrin
  • Wormanns, Dag
  • Freund, Michael
  • Bernhardt, Thomas M
  • Diederich, Stefan
  • Heindel, Walter
Type
Published Article
Journal
Radiology
Publisher
Radiological Society of North America
Publication Date
September 2003
Volume
229
Issue
1
Pages
140–144
Identifiers
PMID: 12925714
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The flat-panel system is superior to screen-film and storage-phosphor systems in lumbar spine radiography in monkeys. With the flat-panel system, exposure dose can be reduced by 75% without loss in image quality.

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