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FETAL DOSE ESTIMATION IN ABDOMINAL AND PELVIC CT EXAMINATIONS


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Title: FETAL DOSE ESTIMATION IN ABDOMINAL AND PELVIC CT EXAMINATIONS
Authors: Carlstein, Olivia
Issue Date: 10-May-2021
Degree: Student essay
Keywords: Medical physics
Fetal dose
abdominal CT examination
pelvic CT examination
phantom measurement
Abstract: Purpose: The purpose of this is study was to compare different methods for estimating the fetal dose, how much the different methods differ from each other and on which dose levels the fetal doses are estimated to. Theory: A radiological procedure should always be justified and in the case of a pregnant patient the justification should include both the mother and the fetus. The absorbed dose to the fetus should be considered in the planning procedure, which means that you need to be ... more
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/68401
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