Evaluation of an Experimental Production Wireless Dose Monitoring System for Radiation Exposure Management of Medical Staff

Toshioh Fujibuchi, Hiroo Murazaki, Taku Kuramoto, Yoshiyuki Umedzu, Yung Ishigaki

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Abstract

Because of the more advanced and more complex procedures in interventional radiology, longer treatment times have become necessary. Therefore, it is important to determine the exposure doses received by operators and patients. The aim of our study was to evaluate an experimental production wireless dose monitoring system for pulse radiation in diagnostic X-ray. The energy, dose rate, and pulse fluoroscopy dependence were evaluated as the basic characteristics of this system for diagnostic X-ray using a fully digital fluoroscopy system. The error of 1 cm dose equivalent rate was less than 15% from 35.1 keV to 43.2 keV with energy correction using metal filter. It was possible to accurately measure the dose rate dependence of this system, which was highly linear until 100 μSv/h. This system showed a constant response to the pulse fluoroscopy. This system will become useful wireless dosimeter for the individual exposure management by improving the high dose rate and the energy characteristics.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)691-696
Number of pages6
JournalNihon Hōshasen Gijutsu Gakkai zasshi
Volume71
Issue number8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Aug 1 2015

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