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Table 5 Radiation dose estimation according to different age groups

From: Predictors of aortic dilation in patients with coarctation of the aorta: evaluation with dual-source computed tomography

  < 4 months 4 months-1 year 1-6 years 6–14 years > 14 years
CDTIvol (mGy) 6.86 ± 4.69 7.40 ± 6.06 11.82 ± 7.12 14.32 ± 7.87 28.91 ± 17.56
DLP (mGy·cm) 44.67 ± 33.38 47.09 ± 37.47 127.75 ± 73.25 179.71 ± 179.79 869.87 ± 741.10
ED (mSv) 1.74 ± 1.30 1.18 ± 1.00 2.30 ± 1.32 2.11 ± 2.18 6.31 ± 7.84
  1. Abbreviations: CTDIvol volume CT dose index, DLP dose-length product, ED effective dose