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Title Radiation dose from adult and pediatric multidetector computed tomography / D. Tack, P.A. Gevenois (eds.) ; with contributions by H.T. Abada [and others] ; foreword by A.L. Baert
Published Berlin ; New York : Springer, ©2007

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Description 1 online resource (x, 276 pages) : illustrations
Series Medical radiology. Diagnostic imaging
Medical radiology (Series)
Contents Front Matter; Clinical Expansion of CT and Radiation Dose; Risks from Ionising Radiation; The Cancer Risk from Low-Level Radiation; CT Parameters that Influence the Radiation Dose; Collective Radiation Dose from MDCT: Critical Review of Surveys Studies; Methods and Strategies for Radiation Dose Optimization -- and Reduction -- in MDCT with Special Focus on the Image Quality; Automatic Exposure Control in Multidetector-Row Computed Tomography; Patient Centering in MDCT: Dose Effects; Dose Optimization and Reduction in CT of the Head and Neck, Including Brain
Summary Provides an approach to all the factors that influence the radiation dose and the risk induced by using MDCT in children and adult patients. This book also proposes guidelines for optimization of the radiation dose in order to obtain an image quality sufficient for appropriate diagnostic performance while restricting the dose delivered
Analysis geneeskunde
medicine
volksgezondheid
public health
afbeelden
imagery
neurologie
neurology
pediatrie
paediatrics
diagnostiek
diagnostics
radiologie
radiology
Medicine (General)
Geneeskunde (algemeen)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Tomography, Emission.
Radiation -- Dosage.
Risk assessment.
Radiation Dosage
Tomography, Emission-Computed
Radiation Protection -- methods
Risk Assessment
Tomography, X-Ray Computed -- adverse effects
Tomography, X-Ray Computed -- methods
risk assessment.
MEDICAL -- Radiology & Nuclear Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Allied Health Services -- Radiological & Ultrasound Technology.
Tomography, Emission.
Radiation -- Dosage.
Radiation -- Dosage.
Tomography, Emission.
Form Electronic book
Author Tack, D. (Denis)
Gevenois, P. A. (Pierre Alain)
Abada, H. T. (Hicham T.)
ISBN 9783540685753
3540685758
3540288880
9783540288886