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Assessment of radiation doses to paediatric patients in computed tomography procedures

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dc.contributor.author Alzimami, Khalid pl
dc.date.accessioned 2017-08-16T05:54:31Z
dc.date.available 2017-08-16T05:54:31Z
dc.date.issued 2014 pl
dc.identifier.issn 1733-134X pl
dc.identifier.uri http://ruj.uj.edu.pl/xmlui/handle/item/43195
dc.language eng pl
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dc.title Assessment of radiation doses to paediatric patients in computed tomography procedures pl
dc.type JournalArticle pl
dc.description.physical 344-348 pl
dc.description.additional Bibliogr. s. 348 pl
dc.abstract.en Background: The use of pediatric CT that had recently emerged as a valuable imaging tool has increased rapidly with an annual growth estimated at about 10% per year. Worldwide, there is a remarkable increase in the number of CT examinations performed. The purposes of this study are to: (i) to measure the radiation dose and estimate the effective doses to pediatric patients during CT for chest, abdomen and brain. Material/Methods: A total of 182 patients were investigated. CT scanners that participated in this study are helical CT scanners (64 slices, 16 slices and dual slices). Organ and surface dose to specific radiosensitive organs were estimated by using software from National Radiological Protection Board (NRPB). Results: For all patients, the age was ranged between 1.12 month–10.0 years while the weight was ranged between 5.0 kg to 29.0 kg. The DLP was 320.58 mGy·cm, 79.93 mGy·cm, 66.63 mGy·cm for brain, abdomen and chest respectively. The effective dose was, 2.05, 1.8, 1.08 mSv for brain, abdomen and chest respectively. Conclusions: The patient dose is independent of CT modality and depends on operator experience and CT protocol. The study has shown a great need for referring criteria, continuous training of staff in radiation protection concepts. Further studies are required in order to establish a reference level in Sudan. pl
dc.subject.en dose-response relationship pl
dc.subject.en radiation pl
dc.subject.en relative biological effectiveness pl
dc.subject.en tomography scanners pl
dc.subject.en x-ray computed pl
dc.description.volume 79 pl
dc.identifier.doi 10.12659/PJR.890806 pl
dc.identifier.eissn 1899-0967 pl
dc.title.journal Polish Journal of Radiology pl
dc.language.container eng pl
dc.subtype Article pl
dc.rights.original CC-BY-NC-ND; otwarte czasopismo; ostateczna wersja wydawcy; w momencie opublikowania; 0; pl


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