Iranian Journal of Radiology

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Are Bismuth Shields Useful in Dentomaxillofacial Radiology Practice for the Protection of Eyes and Thyroid Glands from Ionizing Radiation?

Emre Aytugar 1 , * , Taha Emre Kose 2 , Birsay Gumru 3 , Tugce Bicer Aytugar 4 , Dogan Yasar 5 , Erhan Cene 6 and Ahmet Mihmanli 7
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1 Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, Faculty of Dentistry, Izmir Katip Celebi University, Izmir, Turkey
2 Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, Faculty of Dentistry, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
3 Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, Faculty of Dentistry, Marmara University, Istanbul, Turkey
4 Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, Izmir Katip Celebi University, Izmir, Turkey
5 Secondary Standard Dosimetry Laboratory, Cekmece Nuclear Research and Training Center, Turkish Atomic Energy Authority, Istanbul, Turkey
6 Department of Statistics, Yildiz Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey
7 Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, Bezmialem Vakif University, Istanbul, Turkey
Article information
  • Iranian Journal of Radiology: July 2018, 15 (3); e40723
  • Published Online: April 8, 2017
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: July 20, 2016
  • Revised: January 16, 2017
  • Accepted: January 25, 2017
  • DOI: 10.5812/iranjradiol.40723

To Cite: Aytugar E, Emre Kose T, Gumru B, Bicer Aytugar T, Yasar D, et al. Are Bismuth Shields Useful in Dentomaxillofacial Radiology Practice for the Protection of Eyes and Thyroid Glands from Ionizing Radiation?, Iran J Radiol. 2018 ; 15(3):e40723. doi: 10.5812/iranjradiol.40723.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Materials and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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