Are Bismuth Shields Useful in Dentomaxillofacial Radiology Practice for the Protection of Eyes and Thyroid Glands from Ionizing Radiation?


AYTUĞAR E., Kose T. E., GÜMRÜ TARÇIN B., Aytugar T. B., Yasar D., ÇENE E., ...More

IRANIAN JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY, vol.15, no.3, 2018 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 15 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.5812/iranjradiol.40723
  • Journal Name: IRANIAN JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background: The eye lens and thyroid gland are sensitive to radiation and have a risk of being exposed to primary beams and scattered radiation during dental radiographic examinations.