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Table 2 Effective Dose (μSv) according to ICRP 103 on the variation of Zref

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

Organ/Zref. ICRP 103 WT Effective Dose (μSv)
75 cm 77.5 cm 80 cm 82.5 cm 83 cm (CL) 85 cm 87.5 cm 90 cm 92.5 cm
Brain 0.01 0.18 0.38 1.07 2.40 2.70 3.89 5.02 5.27 4.65
Esophagus 0.04 0.85 0.30 0.15 0.11 0.12 0.06 0.02 0.01 0.01
Salivary glands 0.01 4.64 7.16 7.84 7.64 7.38 6.09 3.08 0.72 0.27
Thyroid 0.04 37.50 19.46 4.52 1.98 1.88 1.29 0.58 0.39 0.10
  1. CL centerline