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Digital imaging results in lower radiation dose than conventional film imaging

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August 2013

Digital imaging results in lower radiation dose than conventional film imaging

Vol: 2| Issue: 7| Number:512| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Prospective randomized comparison of radiation exposure from full spine radiographs obtained in three different techniques

Eur Spine J. 2006 Jun;15(6):752-6. Epub 2006 Apr 22

Contributing Authors:
T Kluba J Schafer T Hahnfeldt T Niemeyer

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150 patients with a scoliotic or kyphoscoliotic deformity were included in a study to evaluate three radiography techniques. Patients were randomized to receive a conventional standing postero-anterior full spine radiograph, X-ray using the digital storage phosphor plate system (CR), or digital pulsed fluoroscopy. After the 9 months in which all radiographs were taken, the two digital methods (X r...

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