Female breast radiation exposure during thorax multidetector computed tomography and the effectiveness of bismuth breast shield to reduce breast radiation dose


Yilmaz M. H. , ALBAYRAM S., YASAR D., Ozer H. , Adaletli I. , SELCUK D., ...Daha Fazla

JOURNAL OF COMPUTER ASSISTED TOMOGRAPHY, cilt.31, ss.138-142, 2007 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 31 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2007
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1097/01.rct.0000235070.50055.e6
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF COMPUTER ASSISTED TOMOGRAPHY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.138-142

Özet

Objective: The purpose of our study was to determine the breast radiation dose when performing routine thoracic multidetector computed tomography (MDCT). We also evaluated dose reduction and the effect on image quality of using a bismuth breast shield when performing thoracic MDCT.