Volume 55, Number 2, April-June 2020
|Page(s)||117 - 122|
|Published online||30 June 2020|
Practical advices for optimal CT scanner dose in children
119-121, Grande Rue,
* Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
Accepted: 15 April 2020
Radiation protection and dose optimisation in computerized tomography (CT) for pediatric patients are of utmost importance because of the potential risk of cancer induction by exposure to ionizing radiation. A review of available technical features in modern CT machines aiming at reducing and/or optimizing patient dose was performed. Practical advices to operators were listed according to dose-related technical solutions studied to decrease the doses and to practically implement dose optimisation.
Key words: CT / patient dose optimisation / radiation protection / pediatric imaging
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