centigray


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centigray

 (cGy) [sen´tĭ-gra″]
a unit of absorbed radiation dose equal to one hundredth (10−2) of a gray, or 1 rad.

centigray

/cen·ti·gray/ (cGy) (-gra″) a unit of absorbed radiation dose equal to one hundredth (10−2) of a gray, or 1 rad.

centigray (cGy)

[sen′tigra]
a unit of absorbed radiation dose equal to one hundredth (10-2) of a gray, or 1 rad.

centigray

A unit of radioactivity used in RADIOTHERAPY. A gray is the energy absorption of 1 joule per kg of irradiated material. 1 gy is equivalent to 100 rads so 1 centigray is equivalent to 1 rad (radiation absorbed dose).
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All patients received a single non-fractionated dose of 700 centigray of radiation at an average of two days following surgery (range: 1 to 3 days).
Radiation therapy of 700 centigray administered within three days after the open reduction and internal fixation of a fracture/dislocation has the beneficial result of minimizing the effects of HO formation at the elbow.
They originally used 2000 centigray in a divided dose regimen over 10 days.
McAuliffe and Wolfson reported eight cases of excision of elbow heterotopic ossification followed by 1000 centigray radiation treatment in five fractions over seven days.
In addition, they received 800 centigrays of total-body radiation followed by a final chemotherapy dose.