International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications

Home
About Us
Editorial Board

Online Publication

Review Process
Publication Ethics

Call For Papers

Call for Research Paper

Authors

Online Submission
Paper Submission Guidelines
Online Publication Charge
Print Publication Charge
How to publish research paper
Publication Certificate
Research Catalogue
Resources
FAQs

Reviewer

Join Reviewer Panel
Reviewer Guidelines

IJSRP Publications

E-Journal
Print Journal

Downloads

IJSRP Paper Format
Instructions

Contact Us

Feedback Form
Contact Us
Site Map

IJSRP, Volume 7, Issue 10, October 2017 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]



      Herath HMLSB, Wickramarathne RLA, Pallewatte AS, Herath LHMIM

Abstract: Ionizing radiation used in medical imaging has probability to establish carcinogenesis and it is important to measure the radiation doses to critical organs of known sensitivity to the stochastic effects. Due to the small size of pediatrics’ body, the chest X-ray examinations are associated with high radiation exposure of non-relevant adjacent organs such as the thyroid gland. Since the thyroid cancer, particularly in pediatrics has been well established and the increasing risk of thyroid cancer from low levels of medical diagnostic X-rays has been highlighted, we aimed to measure the surface dose to the thyroid gland of pediatrics undergoing antero-posterior (AP) chest examination. After assessing each patient against specific inclusion-exclusion criteria, 100 pediatric patients who underwent AP chest X-ray examination were considered eligible for this study.

[Reference this Paper]   [BACK]

Ooops! It appears you don't have a PDF plugin for this barrPostingser. you can click here to download the PDF file.

Reference this Research Paper (copy & paste below code):

Herath HMLSB, Wickramarathne RLA, Pallewatte AS, Herath LHMIM (2017); Evaluation of Surface Dose to the Thyroid Region of Pediatric Patients Undergoing Antero-Posterior Chest X-ray Examination; Int J Sci Res Publ 7(10) (ISSN: 2250-3153). http://www.ijsrp.org/research-paper-1017.php?rp=P706857

IJSRP PUBLICATIONS

Home

About Us
Editorial Board
Call for Paper

Call for Research Paper
Paper Status
IJSRP Paper Format
Join Us

Download e-journal
Join Forum
Invite Friends
Subscribe
Get Social with Us!



Copyright © 2011-2020, IJSRP Inc., All rights reserved.