Multidetector CT and Dentascan software: dosimetric evaluation and technique improvement

@article{Fanucci2006MultidetectorCA,
  title={Multidetector CT and Dentascan software: dosimetric evaluation and technique improvement},
  author={Ezio Fanucci and Mario Leporace and Giuseppe Di Costanzo and Valeria Fiaschetti and Giovanni Simonetti},
  journal={La radiologia medica},
  year={2006},
  volume={111},
  pages={130-138}
}
The development of new operative techniques in oral and maxillofacial surgery within the last few years has led to an increasing demand for Dentascan examination, also in paediatric patients. It is necessary to modify acquisition parameters to reduce the absorbed dose. The aim of this study was to define a Dentascan protocol in which a reduced X-ray dose could be used. Dosimeters were applied to the eyes, mouth, parotid glands, thyroid and back of the neck of an anthropomorphic Plexiglas… CONTINUE READING