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Managing Radiation Use in Medical Imaging : A Multifaceted Challenge

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Abstract

This special report aims to inform the medical community about the many challenges involved in managing radiation exposure in a way that maximizes the benefit-risk ratio. The report discusses the state of current knowledge and key questions in regard to sources of medical imaging radiation exposure, radiation risk estimation, dose reduction strategies, and regulatory options.


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Author(s): Hricak H, Brenner DJ, Adelstein SJ, Frush DP, Hall EJ, Howell RW, McCollough CH, Mettler FA, Pearce MS, Suleiman OH, Thrall JH, Wagner LK

Publication type: Article

Publication status: Published

Journal: Radiology

Year: 2011

Volume: 258

Issue: 3

Pages: 889-905

Print publication date: 16/12/2010

ISSN (print): 0033-8419

ISSN (electronic): 1527-1315

Publisher: Radiological Society of North America, Inc

URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1148/radiol.10101157

DOI: 10.1148/radiol.10101157


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