Image Wisely is a joint initiative of the American College of Radiology, Radiological Society of North America, American Society of Radiological Technologists and American Association of Physicists in Medicine.

April 10, 2019

New RSNA Dose Exhibit: Fetal Dosimetry in CT: A Primer

Fetal Dosimetry in CT: A Primer (from RSNA 2018)

Patients and clinicians both are concerned about the risk of adverse effects to a fetus when scanning pregnant patients. This exhibit presents several published methods for determining fetal dose calculation and illustrates the pitfalls of some common dose estimation methods.

Authors: W. Sensakovic, M. Hough, I. Royall, V. Grekoski, P. Potrebko, R. Vicenti

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