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Table 1 Patient-group demographics

From: Effects of High-concentration contrast material and low-voltage CT on contrast for multiphasic CT of the upper abdomen: comparison using the simulation with virtual monochromatic imaging obtained by fast-switch kVp dual-energy CT

Patients back ground Group A Group B
Number of patients 34 38
Number of men 22 21
Age (y) 65 (20–90) 65 (33–84)
Weight (kg) 60 (40–86) 61 (40–89)
Clinical condition   
  Hepatic cirrhosis 16 14
  Hepatocellular carcinoma 14 11
  Pancreatic adenocarcinoma 7 11
Contrast material infusion protocols   
Administered iodine dose (mgI/kg) 600 600
Iodine concentration (mg/mL) 300 350
Injection duration (s) 30 26
Volumetric rate (mL/sec/kg) 0.067 0.067
Iodine-dose rate (mgI/sec/kg) 20 24