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Using the Monte Carlo method for assessing the tissue and organ doses of patients in dental radiography


This work is dedicated to modeling dental radiographic examinations to assess the absorbed doses of patients and effective doses. For simulating X-ray spectra, the TASMIP empirical model is used. Doses are assessed on the basis of the Monte Carlo method by using MCNP code for voxel phantoms of ICRP. The results of the assessment of doses to individual organs and effective doses for different types of dental examinations and features of X-ray tube are presented.

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Original Russian Text © K.O. Makarevich, V.F. Minenko, K.A. Verenich, S.A. Kuten, 2016, published in Pis’ma v Zhurnal Fizika Elementarnykh Chastits i Atomnogo Yadra, 2016.

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Makarevich, K.O., Minenko, V.F., Verenich, K.A. et al. Using the Monte Carlo method for assessing the tissue and organ doses of patients in dental radiography. Phys. Part. Nuclei Lett. 13, 406–415 (2016).

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