Radiation dose from multidetector CT studies in children: results from the first Italian nationwide survey

@article{Granata2014RadiationDF,
  title={Radiation dose from multidetector CT studies in children: results from the first Italian nationwide survey},
  author={Claudio Granata and Daniela Origgi and Federica Palorini and Domenica Matranga and Sergio Salerno},
  journal={Pediatric Radiology},
  year={2014},
  volume={45},
  pages={695-705}
}
Multidetector CT (MDCT) scanners have contributed to the widespread use of CT in paediatric imaging. However, concerns are raised for the associated radiation exposure. Very few surveys on radiation exposure from MDCT studies in children are available. The aim of this study was to outline the status of radiation exposure in children from MDCT practice in Italy. In this retrospective multicentre study we asked Italian radiology units with an MDCT scanner with at least 16 slices to provide… CONTINUE READING
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