kilovoltage

kilovoltage

 [kil″o-vol´tij]
in radiography, the x-ray tube peak voltage during an exposure, measured in kilovolts.
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Virtual monochromatic spectral imaging with fast kilovoltage switching: improved image quality as compared with that obtained with conventional 120-kVp CT.
An evaluation of ionization chambers for the relative dosimetry of kilovoltage x ray beams.
The image quality of devices using the cone-beam geometry varies according to acquisition parameters such as milliamperage, kilovoltage, and voxel size.
Nuver et al., "Adaptive radiotherapy for prostate cancer using kilovoltage cone-beam computed tomography: first clinical results," International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics, vol.
Amols, "Using an onboard kilovoltage imager to measure setup deviation in intensity-modulated radiation therapy for head-and-neck patients," Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics, vol.
Photons can be regarded as coming from a kilovoltage source, another name of this type of RT is superficial radiotherapy (SXRT), or from a mega volt source, usually from a linear accelerator, where this type of RT is known as mega volt therapy (MVT).
Radiotherapy treatment of keloid scars with a kilovoltage X-ray parallel pair.
CT images were taken with 2 mm thickness with a pitch of 1: 1.1, 16 x 0.5 mm detector configuration, at 120 peak kilovoltage (kVp) and a variable milliamperage using an effective mAs of 100 mA.
Zygmanski, "Kilovoltage beam model for flat panel imaging system with bow-tie filter for scatter prediction and correction," Physica Medica, vol.
(3) The gold nanoparticles can enhance radiosensitivity of cancer cells; this effect is shown in vivo and in vitro, at kilovoltage or megavoltage energies [34].
CT angiography of pulmonary arteries to detect pulmonary embolism: improvement of vascular enhancement with low kilovoltage settings.