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The ranges and means for each type of examination were calculated from the individual patient records of the skin dose and DAP reading.
1 Patient Peak Skin Doses From Cardiac Interventional Procedures, Radiation Protection Dosimetry (2010) pp.
Cobalt units have several disadvantages over linear accelerators including delivery of a higher skin dose, longer treatment times and less sharp treatment borders.
The use of a standard breast phantom for entrance dose estimation does not reflect the true skin dose for larger or smaller breasts.
The amount of the skin dose this patient received is unknown.
All patients received a CR (Fuji FCR 7501S) and an EOS exam for which skin dose was measured at skin level by dosimeters in 13 anatomical areas.