organ dose

organ dose

Radiation therapy The amount of radiation delivered to a particular organ
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The technology enables automatic calculation of organ dose, helping the clinician to better estimate the radiation exposure to the patient.
9) And those data, Brenner says, show a statistically significant trend of increasing cancer risk with increasing organ dose between 5 and 100 mSv.
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.
Robust analysis capabilities for dose optimization and consideration of patient size and demographics allow for effective organ dose calculations and patient risk assessment.
For example, does the marker of exposure relate to an exposure dose, an internal dose, a target organ dose, or a biologically effective dose?
Organ doses measures through phantoms provide direct mechanism to estimate doses for patients undergoing radiological procedures [3].
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.