Radiation dose to critical organs of staff and patients during neuroradiology

Published on Nov 1, 1979in British Journal of Radiology2.196
· DOI :10.1259/0007-1285-52-623-888
B. Heaton1
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Susan Millard1
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Abstract The doses delivered to some critical organs of patients and staff during cerebral angiography, X-ray computer assisted tomographic scanning and 99Tcm brain scanning have been measured or assessed. The results show that doses received by staff and by the patients' gonads are generally quite low. However, patients having two or more of the investigations could receive skin and orbit doses in excess of 25 rad.
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