Estimated pediatric radiation dose during CT

Abstract

State-of-the-art CT scanners typically display two dose indices: CT dose index (CTDIvol [mGy]) and dose length product (DLP [mGy-cm]) based on one of two standard CTDI phantoms (16- or 32-cm diameter) used in the calculation of CTDIvol. CTDIvol represents the radiation produced by the CT scanner, not the radiation dose to an individual patient. Pediatric… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00247-011-2179-z

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