Significantly Low Effective Dose from 18FDG PET/CT Scans Using Dose Reducing Strategies: "Lesser is Better".

@article{Zaman2016SignificantlyLE,
  title={Significantly Low Effective Dose from 18FDG PET/CT Scans Using Dose Reducing Strategies: "Lesser is Better".},
  author={Maseeh uz Zaman and Nosheen Fatima and Areeba Zaman and Unaiza Zaman and Rabia Tahseen},
  journal={Asian Pacific journal of cancer prevention : APJCP},
  year={2016},
  volume={17 7},
  pages={3465-8}
}
BACKGROUND Fluorodeoxyglucose (18FDG) PET/CT imaging has become an important component of the management paradigm in oncology. However, the significant imparted radiation exposure is a matter of growing concern especially in younger populations who have better odds of survival. The aim of this study was to estimate the effective dose received by patients… CONTINUE READING