Kilovoltage peak (kVp) is a cornerstone in radiology, pivotal for generating high-quality X-rays. In today’s blog, we'll demystify kVp, exploring how it influences image clarity and radiation dose, enhancing your understanding of X-ray technologies. Whether you're a practitioner or simply curious, join us in unraveling the essentials of this foundation of modern medical imaging!
Medical Imaging Resources
Radiology is a branch of medicine utilizing imaging technology to diagnose and treat diseases. More broadly, radiology involves the use of ionizing radiation, X-rays, to create images. In the healthcare system, these may include X-ray machines and CT scanners. However, X-rays have a storied history and are used across many disciplines to create images.