Gonad shielding in pelvic radiography: modern optimised X-ray systems might allow its discontinuation

Cecile R. L. P. N. Jeukens*, Gerhard Kutterer, Pierre J. Kicken, Marij J. Frantzen, Jos M. A. van Engelshoven, Joachim E. Wildberger, Gerrit J. Kemerink

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Original languageEnglish
Article number15
Number of pages11
JournalInsights into Imaging
Volume11
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 7 Feb 2020

Keywords

  • Gonad shielding
  • Pelvic radiography
  • Gonad radiation dose
  • Hereditary radiation risk
  • Optimisation
  • DIAGNOSTIC REFERENCE LEVELS
  • DOSE REDUCTION
  • PROTECTION
  • RADIATION
  • PHOTOTHERAPY
  • EXPOSURE
  • UTILITY

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