Radiation dose levels for interventional CT procedures.

@article{Leng2011RadiationDL,
  title={Radiation dose levels for interventional CT procedures.},
  author={Shuai Leng and Jodie A Christner and Stephanie K. Carlson and Megan Jacobsen and Thomas J Vrieze and Thomas D. Atwell and Cynthia H. McCollough},
  journal={AJR. American journal of roentgenology},
  year={2011},
  volume={197 1},
  pages={W97-103}
}
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to determine typical radiation dose levels to patients undergoing CT-guided interventional procedures. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 571 patients undergoing CT interventional procedures were included in this retrospective data analysis study. Enrolled patients underwent one of five procedures: cryoablation, aspiration, biopsy, drain, or injection. With each procedure, two scan modes were used, either intermittent (no table increment) or helical mode… CONTINUE READING
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