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Continuing Mass General Imaging's leadership role in reducing CT radiation, radiologists from Mass General have co-authored a journal article summarizing methods for dose optimization in head CT scans.

Our experts share tips on reducing head-CT radiation

03/Aug/2011

Investigators from Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, in Boston, MA, and Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD, looked at various head CT examinations and outlined strategies for radiation dose reduction for the application of CT in the head, paranasal sinuses and spine.

Source: Science Daily

Referenced Article: Pointers for Optimizing Radiation Dose in Head CT Protocols

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