Radioprotection to the Gonads in Pediatric Pelvic Radiography: Effectiveness of Developed Bismuth Shield

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Vahid Karami; Mansour Zabihzadeh; Nasim Shams; Mehrdad Golami;
  • Publisher: Mashhad University of Medical Sciences
  • Journal: International Journal of Pediatrics (issn: 2345-5047, eissn: 2345-5055)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.22038/ijp.2017.23116.1939
  • Subject: Bismuth | Gonad shielding | lead | Pediatric pelvic radiography | Radiation protection | Pediatrics | RJ1-570

Background: The use and effectiveness of traditional lead gonad shields in pediatric pelvic radiography has been challenged by several literatures over the past two decades. The aim of this study was to develop a new radioprotective gonad shields to be use in pediatric ... View more
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