Cancer incidence risks to patients due to hysterosalpingography

  title={Cancer incidence risks to patients due to hysterosalpingography},
  author={Prince Kwabena Gyekye and Geoffrey Emi-Reynolds and Mary Boadu and Emmanuel Ofori Darko and Johnson Yeboah and Stephen Inkoom and Cynthia Kaikor Mensah},
  booktitle={Journal of medical physics},
Cancer incidence estimates and dosimetry of 120 patients undergoing hysterosalpingography (HSG) without screening at five rural hospitals and with screening using image intensifier-TV at an urban hospital have been studied. Free in air kerma measurements were taken for patient dosimetry. Using PCXMC version 1.5, organ and effective doses to patients were estimated. Incidence of cancer of the ovary, colon, bladder and uterus due to radiation exposure were estimated using biological effects of… CONTINUE READING
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