Managing radiation use in medical imaging: a multifaceted challenge.


Journal Article (Review)

This special report aims to inform the medical community about the many challenges involved in managing radiation exposure in a way that maximizes the benefit-risk ratio. The report discusses the state of current knowledge and key questions in regard to sources of medical imaging radiation exposure, radiation risk estimation, dose reduction strategies, and regulatory options.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Hricak, H; Brenner, DJ; Adelstein, SJ; Frush, DP; Hall, EJ; Howell, RW; McCollough, CH; Mettler, FA; Pearce, MS; Suleiman, OH; Thrall, JH; Wagner, LK

Published Date

  • March 2011

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 258 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 889 - 905

PubMed ID

  • 21163918

Pubmed Central ID

  • 21163918

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1527-1315

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1148/radiol.10101157


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States