Radiation Protection in Newer Medical Imaging Techniques: PET/CT

Safety Reports Series No. 58

Subject Classification: 0609-Radiation protection

English STI/PUB/1343; (ISBN:978-92-0-106808-8); 41 pp.; 6 figures; € 28.00; Date Published: 2008

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The emergence of hybrid systems, such as positron emission tomography (PET) and computed tomography (PET/CT), has stimulated much interest. This Safety Report reviews radiation protection issues arising from the use of PET/CT and offers guidance on dose management and optimization. It provides data on patient dose and risk levels, as well as information for practitioners on optimizing techniques.

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