A Comparison of Patients Absorption Doses with Bone Deformity Due to the EOS Imaging and Digital Radiology

Abrisham, Seyed Mohammad J. and Bouzarjomehri, Fathollah and Nafisi-Moghadam, Reza and Sobhan, Mohammad R. and Gadimi, Mahdie and Omidvar, Fereshte (2017) A Comparison of Patients Absorption Doses with Bone Deformity Due to the EOS Imaging and Digital Radiology. The Archives of Bone and Joint Surgery, 5 (3). pp. 145-148.

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Abstract

 Background: This study has aimed to measure the patient dose in entire spine radiography by EOS system in comparison with the digital radiography. Methods: EOS stereo-radiography was used for frontal and lateral view spine imaging in 41 patients in a prospective analytical study. A calibrated dose area product (DAP) meter was used for calibration of the DAP in EOS system. The accuracy and precision of the system was confirmed according to the acceptance testing. The same procedure was used for 18 patients referred for lumbar spine digital radiology (overall 36 images). Results: Although radiation fields in the EOS were almost twice of that in digital radiology, and the average peak tube voltage (kVp), current supply to the tube (mA), and the average size and age of the patients referred for EOS imaging were greater than digital radiology, however, the average DAP in EOS was 1/5 of that in digital radiology system. Also, the average dose in the EOS was about 1/20 of that in digital radiology. Conclusion: The patient dose in EOS imaging system was lower in comparison with digital radiology (1/20).

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WE Musculoskeletal system
WN Radiology . Diagnostic Imaging
WO Surgery
Divisions: Journals > Archives of Bone & Joint Surgery
Depositing User: abjs abjs
Date Deposited: 17 Sep 2017 15:45
Last Modified: 17 Sep 2017 15:45
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/618

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