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Table 1 The overall estimated dose results (CTDIvol, DLP, and effective dose), due to dose level at 100% and the estimated dose savings at 50%, 10, 5%, and 1% of initial dose

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  CTDIvol (mGy) mean ± SD DLP (mGycm) mean ± SD Eff. dose (mSv) mean ± SD
Full dose (%)
 100 2.96 ± 1.83 140 ± 88.1 2.10 ± 1.32
Estimated dose savings (%)
 50 1.05 ± 0.66
 10 0.21 ± 0.13
 5 0.11 ± 0.07
 1 0.02 ± 0.01