Protection of Radiation Dose Colon in Loop Fluoroscopy with Suspicion of Megakolon Disease at Radiology Unit of Bunda Thamrin Hospital Medan

Authors(7) :-Juliana Sidauruk, Timbangen S, Marhaposan S, Kerista T, Liberti T, Sari D, Berkat P

A research had been done about radiation doses on Colon In Loop diagnostic with suspected megakolon disease using fluoroscopic X-ray. The radiation should be on the radiation field directly opposite to assist the patient during Colon In Loop diagnostic. The scattering radiation from fluoroscopic X-ray might affect to the radiation worker or the patient's assistant it used X-rays. The measurement of scattered radiation at distance of 0 cm, 10 cm, 20 cm, 30 cm and 50 cm with the appropriate voltage variation required for the inspection of fluoroscopy colon in loop ie 80 kVp with 8 mAs and 70 kVp with 8 mAs aimed to determined the distance of the radiation worker's secure points. The measurement was done by Thermoluminisence Dose. Radiation dose received and increased at 0 cm for exposure factor at 80 kVp with 8 mAs of radiation dose 64.983 mSv and 92,24% and exposure factor at 70 kVp with 8 mAs radiation dose 41,955 mSv and 92,77%. The received radiation dose was smaller at 50 cm for exposure factor at 80 kVp with 8 mAs radiation dose of 0.100 mSv with a percentage were 0.14%, exposure factor at 70 kVp with 8 mAs radiation dose of 0.013 mSv or 0.03%. The results showed that the radiation dose would be smaller when the distance of radiation source increased. Then, from this researched confirmed that 50 cm was a secure point when did the inspection of fluoroscopy colon in loop.

Authors and Affiliations

Juliana Sidauruk
Department of Physics, University of Sumatera Utara, Medan, Indonesia
Timbangen S
Department of Physics, University of Sumatera Utara, Medan, Indonesia
Marhaposan S
Department of Physics, University of Sumatera Utara, Medan, Indonesia
Kerista T
Department of Physics, University of Sumatera Utara, Medan, Indonesia
Liberti T
Department of Physics, University of Sumatera Utara, Medan, Indonesia
Sari D
Department of Physics, University of Sumatera Utara, Medan, Indonesia
Berkat P
Department of Electromedic Engineering Binalita Sudama, Jl. Gedung PBSI Pasar, Medan

Fluoroscopic X-ray, Thermoluminisence Dose, Colon In Loop, Factor of Exposure and Distance

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 4 | Issue 9 | July-August 2018
Date of Publication : 2018-07-30
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 126-129
Manuscript Number : IJSRSET184919
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099

Cite This Article :

Juliana Sidauruk, Timbangen S, Marhaposan S, Kerista T, Liberti T, Sari D, Berkat P, " Protection of Radiation Dose Colon in Loop Fluoroscopy with Suspicion of Megakolon Disease at Radiology Unit of Bunda Thamrin Hospital Medan, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 4, Issue 9, pp.126-129, July-August-2018.
Journal URL : http://ijsrset.com/IJSRSET184919

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