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ESTIMATION OF Hp(3) TO THE EYE LENS OF INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGISTS-RELATION BETWEEN THE EYE LENS DOSE AND RADIOLOGIST'S HEIGHT.

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Summary of "ESTIMATION OF Hp(3) TO THE EYE LENS OF INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGISTS-RELATION BETWEEN THE EYE LENS DOSE AND RADIOLOGIST'S HEIGHT."

The aim of the study was to estimate occupational radiation dose to the eye lens of radiologists and the dose reduction ratio of lead glasses during interventional radiology. Three interventional radiologists monitored Hp(3) using small-type optically stimulated luminescence dosemeters attached to the left inside and outside of the lead glasses with 0.07-mmPb [Hp(3)eye]. Hp(10) and Hp(0.07) were monitored, respectively, by attaching the personal dosemeter to the lead neck collar above the lead apron. The median Hp(3)eye with lead glasses and the median dose reduction ratio of lead glasses for the three radiologists were 8.02 mSv/y and 57.7%, respectively. The median Hp(3)eye without lead glasses [Hp(3)eye-w/o] for the three radiologists was 18.6 mSv/y, but Hp(3)eye-w/o for one of the radiologists was 24.1 mSv/y. Monitoring occupational radiation dose to the eye lens is important because interventional radiologists are at risk of exceeding the new dose limit.

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Name: Radiation protection dosimetry
ISSN: 1742-3406
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