Funding for this research was provided by:
Canon Medical Systems Co. Ltd. (A1700878)
Text and Data Mining valid from 2019-04-11
Received: 6 January 2019
Revised: 22 February 2019
Accepted: 14 March 2019
First Online: 11 April 2019
Change Date: 27 May 2019
Change Type: Correction
Change Details: The original version of this article, published on 11 April 2019, unfortunately, contained a mistake. The following correction has therefore been made in the original: The image in Fig. 3c was wrong. The corrected figure is given below. The original article has been corrected.
Compliance with ethical standards
: The scientific guarantor of this publication is Dr. Kazuo Awai.
: The authors of this manuscript declare relationships with the following companies: Canon Medical Systems Co. Ltd. for Kazuo Awai and Naruomi Akino and Canon Medical Research USA for Jian Zhou and Zhou Yu. Naruomi Akino, Jian Zhou, and Zhou Yu contributed to this study for manuscript editing regarding the description of deep learning reconstruction (DLR) algorithm. The authors who are not employees of Canon Medical Systems had control of inclusion of any data and information that might present a conflict of interest for those authors who are employees of Canon Medical Systems. The other authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.
: No complex statistical methods were necessary for this paper.
: Written informed consent was not required for this study because this study used existing CT images including raw data.
: Institutional Review Board approval was obtained.
: • retrospective• diagnostic study• performed at one institution