Assessment of changes in the structure of CT-diagnostics due to the COVID-19 epidemic: A hospital based study

P. S. Druzhinina, A. V. Vodovatov, L. A. Chipiga, V. S. Zaguzov, I. G. Kamyshanskaya, D. V. Merkulov, Yu S. Ispravnikova, V. V. Pritz

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The aim of this study was to assess the changes in the structure and collective doses from CT-examinations in January-August 2020, including the period of COVID-19 epidemic (April-May), based on data from the general practice hospital. The study included the analyze of the number of patients who underwent CT-examinations, structure of CT- examinations, parameters of scan protocols. In January-August 2020 the study indicated the significant change in the structure of CT-diagnostics, which is associated with the COVID-19 epidemic, and no significant changes in typical patients' doses per examination. Typical patients' doses per one CT examination corresponded to: chest - 4.6 mSv, chest with contrast - 10.1 mSv, abdomen - 8.4 mSv, abdomen with contrast - 24 mSv, brain - 1.3 mSv. The study additionally indicated reduction of CT-examinations of all anatomic areas, except of the chest up to 92%, increase of CT- examinations of chest by the factor of 20. The majority of patients underwent 1 CT (67%) due to COVID-19 epidemic, 1- 2 CT (16%), 2-5 CT (16%), >5 CT (0,4%).

Язык оригиналаанглийский
Название основной публикации7th International Conference on X-Ray, Electrovacuum and Biomedical Technique
РедакторыNikolay N. Potrakhov, Artem Gryaznov, D. K. Kostrin
ИздательAmerican Institute of Physics
ISBN (электронное издание)9780735440982
DOI
СостояниеОпубликовано - 15 июн 2021
Событие7th International Conference on X-Ray, Electrovacuum and Biomedical Technique - Saint Petersburg, Российская Федерация
Продолжительность: 26 ноя 202027 ноя 2020

Серия публикаций

НазваниеAIP Conference Proceedings
Том2356
ISSN (печатное издание)0094-243X
ISSN (электронное издание)1551-7616

конференция

конференция7th International Conference on X-Ray, Electrovacuum and Biomedical Technique
Страна/TерриторияРоссийская Федерация
ГородSaint Petersburg
Период26/11/2027/11/20

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