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Table 4 Entrance surface dose (ESD) and other parameters for newborn between 15 and 21 days

From: Estimation of dose and cancer risk to newborn from chest X-ray in South-South Nigeria: a call for protocol optimization

Patient Mean ESD (mGy) Field size (cm2) kVp mAs FFD Age (days) Sex Weight (Kg) Height (m)
1 1.13 ± 0.02 22.5 × 16 54 5 100 15 M 3.3 0.47
2 1.31 ± 0.11 25 × 25 58 6.3 104 15 M 4.0 0.48
3 1.79 ± 0.10 22 × 17 59 6.3 100 17 M 3.6 0.65
4 0.66 ± 0.23 18.7 × 18 52 5.0 100 20 F 2.9 0.47
5 1.04 ± 0.15 26 × 24 54 5.0 100 17 F 2.3 0.42
6 1.90 ± 0.31 30 × 28 58 6.3 102 18 F 2.7 0.50
7 0.72 ± 0.02 21.5 × 17 56 5.0 100 16 F 4.5 0.45
8 0.80 ± 0.04 20 × 18 57 5.0 104 15 F 2.7 0.42
9 1.61 ± 0.09 29 × 27 58 6.3 100 21 F 3.3 0.40
10 0.97 ± 0.20 20.5 × 17 54 5 104 17 F 2.1 0.38