Research and analysis

Computed tomography (CT): data analysis software to assess radiation doses

Software package: Normalised organ doses for x-ray computed tomography calculated using Monte Carlo techniques professionals (NRPB-SR250).

Detail

The software package contains the result of 23 series of Monte Carlo calculations. These model the conditions of exposure for a range of common makes of CT scanner.

The package was originally created by D G Jones and P C Shrimpton of the National Radiological Protection Board. The functions of the NRPB are now undertaken by Public Health England.