Simple radiation protection device for CT

K. Chintapalli, W. Wentworth, C. R. Wilson

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Abstract

We constructed a retractable radiation protection shield for use in the CT scanning room. The shield is placed between the patient and the radiologist while the radiologist injects the contrast medium for CT studies. In this report we describe the construction of this radiation protection shield and its usefulness in decreasing the radiation exposure to radiology personnel.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)199-200
Number of pages2
JournalAmerican Journal of Roentgenology
Volume150
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 1987
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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