organ dose

organ dose

Radiation therapy The amount of radiation delivered to a particular organ
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Robust analysis capabilities for dose optimization and consideration of patient size and demographics allow for effective organ dose calculations and patient risk assessment.
9) And those data, Brenner says, show a statistically significant trend of increasing cancer risk with increasing organ dose between 5 and 100 mSv.
If we know the organ dose, we can do a much better job estimating the individual's cancer risk.
A chest CT delivers an organ dose to the breast equal to about 15 sets of mammograms.
The overall discussion about pregnancy and radiation dose is not consistent, and in fact, the authors seem to switch between effective dose and organ dose with significant errors.
The average estimated organ dose to the salivary gland was 0.
Track and review doses using a variety of measures including CTDIvol, DLP, SSDE, absorbed organ dose and effective dose based on ICRP 60 and ICRP 103 definitions.
For example, does the marker of exposure relate to an exposure dose, an internal dose, a target organ dose, or a biologically effective dose?
Children are at particular risk because of their longer life expectancy, more active cell division, and higher organ doses at a lower body mass (Chong et al.
It also incorporates recent developments in decontamination methods and the decorporation of radionuclides in contaminated people; and draws from publications of the International Commission on Radiological Protection for data and biokinetic and dosimetric models of organ doses, total-body and organ retention values, and excretion rates of radionuclides.
The study authors noted that "whole-body CT examinations result in much higher organ doses than those with conventional single-film x-rays.
In order to determine a more accurate effective dose equivalent, individual organ doses would have to be determined, which would be impossible during clinical MDCT.