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Table 1 Monte Carlo PCXMC estimates of organ dose on the variation of Zref

From: Estimated radiation risk of cancer from dental cone-beam computed tomography imaging in orthodontics patients

  Organ Dose (μGy)
Organ/Zref. 75 cm 77.5 cm 80 cm 82.5 cm 83 cm (CL) 85 cm 87.5 cm 90 cm 92.5 cm
Brain 18.37 38.27 107.35 239.67 269.58 389.1 501.96 527.39 465.4
Esophagus 21.2 7.53 3.86 2.79 2.93 1.55 0.47 0.36 0.5
Salivary glands 463.58 715.93 783.88 763.54 738.29 609.18 308.01 71.91 26.6
Thyroid 928.77 486.49 113.07 49.54 46.97 32.25 14.39 9.65 2.46
  1. CL centerline