Scattered Radiation and Contrast

Learning Objectives

References and Resources

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Learning Objectives

a.                  primary penetration

b.                  Bucky factor (B)

c.                   contrast improvement factor (K)

a.                  incorrect distance between grid and tube.

b.                  off-center grid

c.                   tilted grid

a.                  fixed cones

b.                  light localizing collimators

c.                   positive beam limitation (automatic collimators)


References and Resources

1.  Chapter 13. The Physical Principles of Medical Imaging, 2ndEd. Perry Sprawls.  Medical Physics Publishing.

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