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What does kVp stand for?

kVp stands for Peak Kilovoltage (radiography)

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The following dose reduction strategies were developed over months of careful computed tomography (CT) dose adjustment and imaging analysis: o Decreased Peak Kilovoltage o Low-dose Automatic Dose Modulation o Decreased Length of Coverage o Pitch o Iterative Reconstruction and Noise Reduction Software In addition, the imaging facility focused on limiting double scans and multiphase examinations; performing low-dose follow-up CT examinations; and the use of iterative reconstruction and noise reduction software.
Parameters contributing to CT radiation dose The principal selectable parameters that contribute to radiation dose are tube current (mA), peak kilovoltage (kVp), pitch, and gantry cycle time (in seconds) (Table 1).