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Radiation Protection in Newer Medical Imaging Techniques: PET/CT

Safety Reports Series No. 58

English STI/PUB/1343 ¦ 978-92-0-106808-8

41 pages ¦ 6 figures ¦ € 28.00 ¦ Date published: 2008

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The emergence of hybrid systems, such as positron emission tomography (PET) and computed tomography (PET/CT), has stimulated much interest. This Safety Report reviews radiation protection issues arising from the use of PET/CT and offers guidance on dose management and optimization. It provides data on patient dose and risk levels, as well as information for practitioners on optimizing techniques.

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