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Table 5 Entrance surface dose (ESD) and other parameters for newborn between 22 and 28 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 1.20 ± 0.01 20 × 20 54 5 100 25 M 3.2 0.62
2 1.73 ± 0.17 30 × 23.5 59 6.3 100 28 M 3.7 0.57
3 1.97 ± 0.12 27 × 27 60 5 100 27 M 4.2 0.59
4 1.14 ± 0.03 26 × 18 52 6.3 100 25 M 4.0 0.60
5 1.37 ± 0.15 22 × 20.7 58 6.3 100 28 M 2.5 0.47
6 0.74 ± 0.01 21 × 16 56 5 100 27 M 3.8 0.48
7 0.95 ± 0.02 19 × 19 57 6.3 100 24 F 4.2 0.44
8 2.01 ± 0.03 21 × 15 59 6.3 100 27 F 3.7 0.60
9 1.37 ± 0.03 28 × 24 57 6.3 100 24 F 4.3 0.53
10 0.73 ± 0.21 26.3 × 21 60 5 100 28 F 3.2 0.50