A low radiation computed tomography protocol for monitoring shunted hydrocephalus

@inproceedings{George2012ALR,
  title={A low radiation computed tomography protocol for monitoring shunted hydrocephalus},
  author={Kuriakose Joshi George and Deb Roy},
  booktitle={Surgical neurology international},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND Computed tomography (CT) requires highest radiation doses in radiology. The collective dose from the use of radiation in medicine is rising, partly due to increase in CT use as well as the growing popularity of multislice scanners. There is growing concern from multiple studies that radiation from repeated CT scans could induce malignancies later in life. Patients with hydrocephalus are unique in that they are often subjected to repeated CT imaging throughout their lives to monitor… CONTINUE READING

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