Patient-specific radiation dose and cancer risk for pediatric chest CT.

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PURPOSE To estimate patient-specific radiation dose and cancer risk for pediatric chest computed tomography (CT) and to evaluate factors affecting dose and risk, including patient size, patient age, and scanning parameters. MATERIALS AND METHODS The institutional review board approved this study and waived informed consent. This study was HIPAA compliant… (More)
DOI: 10.1148/radiol.11101900

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@article{Li2011PatientspecificRD, title={Patient-specific radiation dose and cancer risk for pediatric chest CT.}, author={Xiang Li and Ehsan Samei and William Paul Segars and Gregory M. Sturgeon and James G. Colsher and Donald P. Frush}, journal={Radiology}, year={2011}, volume={259 3}, pages={862-74} }