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Where do the scattering X-rays that are exposed to the eye lens come from during neonatal cardiac CT examination?
Congress: ECR 2019
Poster No.: C-1825
Type: Educational Exhibit
Keywords: Education and training, Physics, Dosimetry, CT, Radiation physics, Paediatric, Eyes
Authors: Y. Mihara1, H. Hayashi2, T. Uehara2, E. Tomita2, S. Goto2, K. Tada3, Y. Kanazawa1, T. Okazaki 4, T. Hashizume4; 1Tokushima/JP, 2Kanazawa/JP, 3Izumo/JP, 4Tsukuba/JP


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9. Kazuki Takegami, Hiroaki Hayashi, Kenji Yamada, Yoshiki Mihara, Natsumi Kimoto, Yuki Kanazawa, Kousaku Higashino, Kazuta Yamashita, Fumio Hayashi, Tohru Okazaki, Takuya Hashizume and Ikuo Kobayashi: Entrance surface dose measurements using a small OSL dosimeter with a computed tomography scanner having 320 rows of detectors, Radiol Phys Technol, 10: 49-59, 2017.

10. Kazuki Takegami, Hiroaki Hayashi, Hiroki Okino, Natsumi Kimoto, Itsumi Maehata, Yuki Kanazawa, Tohru Okazaki and Ikuo Kobayashi: Practical calibration curve of small-type optically stimulated luminescence (OSL) dosimeter for evaluation of entrance-skin dose in the diagnostic X-ray region, Radiological Physics and Technology, 8, 286-294, 2015.

11. Takashi Asahara, Hiroaki Hayashi, Sota Goto, Emi Tomita, Natsumi Kimoto, Yoshiki Mihara, Takumi Asakawa, Yuki Kanazawa, Akitoshi Katsumata, Kosaku Higashino, Kazuta Yamashita, Tohru Okazaki, Takuya Hashizume: Exposure dose measurement during diagnostic pediatric X-ray examination using an optically stimulated luminescence (OSL) dosimeter based on precise dose calibration taking into consideration variation of X-ray spectra, Radiation Measurement, 119, 209-219, 2018.

12. Lawrence T Dauer, Kevin A Casciotta, Yusuf E Erdi and Lawrence N Rothenberg: Radiation dose reduction at a price: the effectiveness of a male gonadal shield during helical CT scans, BMC Medical Imaging, 7:5, 2007.

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