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Additional references: Optimisation process

Supplemental References 

STRAUSS, K.J., GOSKE, M.J., KASTE, S.C., BLUAS, D., FRUSH, D.P., BUTLER, P., et al.. Image Gently:  Ten Steps You Can Take to Optimize Image Quality and Lower CT Dose for Pediatric Patients. AJR 194:868-873 (2010)

CRAWLEY, M.T., BOOTH, A., WAINWRIGHT, A.  A Practical Approach to the First Iteration in the Optimization of Radiation Dose and Image Quality in CT:  Estimates of the Collective Dose Savings Achieved.  BJR 74:607-614 (2001)

LIVINGSTONE, R.S., PEACE T., CHANDY, S., GEORGE, P.V., PATI, P.  Optimization and Audit of Radiation Dose During Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty.  JMP 32:145-149 (2007)

PADOVANI, R.  Impact of Optimization in Newer Technologies (Communication) - Slides

RUSSELL, M.T., FINK, J.R., REBELES, F., KANAL, K., RAMOS, M., ANZAI, Y.    Balancing Radiation Dose and Image Quality:  Clinical Applications of Neck Volume CT.  AJNR 29:727-731.  (2008)

INTERNATIONAL ATOMIC ENERGY AGENCY, Radiological Protection of the Patient - website

Tack, D.  Radiation Dose Optimization in Thoracic Imaging. Journal Belge de Radiologie - Belgisch Tijdschrift voor Radiologi 93:15-19 (2010)

VANO, E.  Procedure Optimization and Image Quality Evaluation in Interventional Radiology Communication) - slides

Vano, E., Ubeda, D., Leyton, F., and Miranda, P.  Radiation Dose and Image Quality for Pediatric Interventional Cardiology, Physics in Medicine and Biology 53:4049, et seq., (2008) - Fee