Curies, and Grays, and Sieverts, Oh My: A Guide for Discussing Radiation Dose and Risk of Molecular Breast Imaging

Carrie B Hruska, Michael K. O'Connor

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With modern MBI systems that have been optimized for breast imaging, the radiation dose from an MBI examination (2-2.5 mSv) is less than that received from annual background radiation and is therefore considered safe for use in routine screening.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1103-1105
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the American College of Radiology
Issue number10
StatePublished - 2015


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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