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EuroSafe Imaging 2019 / ESI-0009
Impression of effective doses of MSK examinations in a topclinical teaching hospital
Congress: EuroSafe Imaging 2019
Poster No.: ESI-0009
Type: EuroSafe Imaging
Keywords: Action 2 - Clinical diagnostic reference levels (DRLs), Musculoskeletal system, Digital radiography, CT, Absorptiometry / Bone densitometry, Diagnostic procedure, Dosimetric comparison, Quality assurance
Authors: M. Adriaensen1, K. Vanderdood2, R. M. Kwee1, A. Korsten1, R. A. P. Borghans3, B. JONG3, R. Berendsen1; 1Zuyderland Medical Center Heerlen/NL, 2Orbis Medisch Centrum Sittard-Geleen/NL, 3Zuyderland Medical Center Sittard-Geleen/NL




[1] European Council Directive 2013/59/Euratom on basic safety standards for protection against the dangers arising from exposure to ionising radiation and repealing Directives 89/618/Euratom, 90/641/Euratom, 97/43/Euratom and 2003/122/Euratom. OJ of the EU. L13; 57:1-73 (2014).


[2] The Netherlands Commission on Radiation Dosimetry, Diagnostische referentieniveaus in Nederland. June 2012


[3] Radiation Risks from Medical X-ray Examinations as a Function of the Age and Sex of the Patient. Wall BF, Haylock R, Jansen JTM, Hillier MC, Hart D, Shrimton PC. Health Protection Agency, Centre for Radiation, Chemical and Environmental Hazards, HPA-CRCE-028


[4] ICRP, 2007.The 2007 Recommendations of the International Commission on Radiological Protection. Publication 103. Ann. ICRP 37(2-4)



[5] Multisection CT protocols: sex- and age-specific conversion factors used to determine effective dose from dose-length product. Deak PD, Smal Y, Kalender WA. Radiology. 2010 Oct;257(1):158-166.



[6] Estimates of effective dose for CT scans of the lower extremities. Saltybaeva N, Jafari ME, Hupfer M, Kalender WA. Radiology. 2014 Oct;273(1):153-159.



[7] ICRP, 2015. Radiation Dose to Patients from Radiopharmaceuticals: A Compendium of Current Information Related to Frequently Used Substances. ICRP Publication 128. Ann. ICRP 44(2S)


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