Radiology 2021 Aug 24:210963. Epub 2021 Aug 24.
From the Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, School of Medicine & Klinikum Rechts der Isar, Technical University of Munich, Ismaningerstr 22, 81675 Munich, Germany (F.T.G., A.A.F., A.P.S., M.R.M., D.P., F.P.); Department of Physics and Munich School of BioEngineering, Technical University of Munich, Garching, Germany (T.U., M.F., K.W., W.N., P.B., R.S., F.P.); and Philips Research, Hamburg, Germany (T.K., J.v.B.).
Background X-ray dark-field radiography takes advantage of the wave properties of x-rays, with a relatively high signal in the lungs due to the many air-tissue interfaces in the alveoli. Purpose To describe the qualitative and quantitative characteristics of x-ray dark-field images in healthy human subjects. Materials and Methods Between October 2018 and January 2020, patients of legal age who underwent chest CT as part of their diagnostic work-up were screened for study participation. Read More