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Table 4 Equivalent dose contributions and effective doses (μSv) attained in the ankle region using MSCT, CBCT and radiography devices

From: Effective radiation dose of a MSCT, two CBCT and one conventional radiography device in the ankle region

  Siemens NewTom 5G   Shimadzu
  Sensation CBCT Planmed FH-21 HR
  Open Hi Res Standard Standard Verity X-ray
  MSCT “12 × 8” “15 × 12” “18 × 16” CBCT AP+LAT
Bone marrow 9.5 3.9 1.8 0.8 2.7 0.7
Bone surface 7.2 7.3 1.2 0.6 1.9 0.3
Skin 3.1 2.2 0.7 0.3 0.9 0.3
Remainder       
Lymphatic nodes 0.9 0.8 0.2 0.1 0.3 0.1
Muscles 0.6 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Effective dose 21.4 14.3 4.0 1.9 6.0 1.5