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DETERMINISTIC EFFECTS-THRESHOLD DOSES

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DETERMINISTIC EFFECTS-THRESHOLD DOSES

1. Early transient erythema - 2Gy - 2-24hrs.

2. Significant erythema & epilation - 6Gy - 10 days.

3. Necrosis - 18Gy - 10 weeks.

4. Effects on foetus - 100mSv.


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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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