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Volume:2 Issue:7 Number:512 ISSN#:2563-5476
RCT
ACE Report #3500
Ace Report Cover General Orthopaedics

Digital imaging results in lower radiation dose than conventional film imaging


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OrthoEvidence. Digital imaging results in lower radiation dose than conventional film imaging. ACE Report. 2013;2(7):512. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/3500

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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Synopsis

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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