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CUMULATIVE AIR KERMA-FLUROSCOPY

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CUMULATIVE AIR KERMA-FLUROSCOPY

1. Total air kerma cumulated on the central primary beam axis at the IRP throughout the procedure.

2. Useful to estimate Peak Skin Dose (PSD) and Diagnostic Reference Levels (DRL).

2. International reference point (IRP) - 15cm towards the X-ray tube from the system isocenter.


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REFERENCES

1. Bushberg, J. T. (2012). The essential physics of medical imaging. Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. Find it at Amazon
2. Heggie, J. C., Liddell, N. A., & Maher, K. P. (1997). Applied imaging technology. Melbourne: St. Vincents Hospital.

Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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