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Table 1 Dose conversion factors from DLP to ED

From: Effective dose estimation for oncological and neurological PET/CT procedures

CT Scan in PET/CT protocol Anatomical area k = ED/DLP (mSv/mGy cm) Reference
Brain Head 0.0024 [34]
H&N Head/neck 0.0090 [34]
Dual time Chest 0.0204 [34]
Dual time Abdomen 0.0163 [34]
Dual time Pelvis 0.0143 [34]
Dual time Abdomen/pelvis 0.0171 [34]
Trunk, Torso Chest/abdomen/pelvis 0.0186 [34]
H&Torso Whole body 0.0154 [34]
Limbs Lower extremities 0.006 male [35]
0.0073 female