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Case 8: C-arm Based Cone Beam CT in Interventional Radiology

Radiation Safety Case Study

Explains the basic concepts of C-arm based cone-beam CT and discusses the differences in determining patient radiation dose between cone-beam CT and multi-detector CT.

Authors: S. Sabir; A.K. Jones

Audience: Radiologists, radiologic technologists and medical physicists working with interventional fluoroscopy

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