Pediatric Radiology

, 41:483

CT dose and risk estimates in children

Authors

    • Department of RadiologyDuke University Medical Center
ALARA-CT

DOI: 10.1007/s00247-011-2098-z

Cite this article as:
Frush, D.P. Pediatr Radiol (2011) 41: 483. doi:10.1007/s00247-011-2098-z

Abstract

Pediatric CT radiation dose and risk assessment are important but challenging, especially given inherent uncertainties. It is still necessary for those involved in medical imaging of children to have an understanding of the extent of existing knowledge for dose assessment and risk, as well as ongoing work at improvements.

Keywords

CTRadiationInfantsChildren

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