Pediatric Radiology

, 41:483 | Cite as

CT dose and risk estimates in children

ALARA-CT

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

CT Radiation Infants Children 

Notes

Disclaimer

The supplement this article is part of is not sponsored by the industry. Dr. Frush does not discuss commercial products/services and discloses that he is a research investigator for Duke University and GE Healthcare and family members hold stock in GE Healthcare.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of RadiologyDuke University Medical CenterDurhamUSA

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