X-ray Procedures for Radiosensitive Pelvic Organs in Saudi ArabiaJournal: International Journal of Bio-Medical Informatics and e-Health (IJBMIeH) (Vol.11, No. 5)
Publication Date: 2023-09-25
Authors : Abdulrahman Eid Alsuaibi Hattan Mohammed Khushaim Khalil Ibrahim Shubayli;
Page : 12-15
Keywords : x-ray; Radiosensitive; Pelvic Organs;
In Saudi Arabia, X-ray procedures for radiosensitive pelvic organs are conducted in accordance with international standards and guidelines to ensure patient safety and minimize radiation exposure. Justification: Before performing any X-ray procedure, the healthcare provider must assess the medical necessity and benefits of the examination for the patient. Equipment and Facility: Modern X-ray machines and facilities in Saudi Arabia are equipped with advanced technology to optimize image quality while minimizing radiation exposure. Shielding and Protection: Radiology departments have shielding measures in place to protect patients and staff from unnecessary radiation exposure. They will be positioned appropriately on the X-ray table to ensure the best possible imaging of the pelvic region. Radiation Dose Optimization: Radiologists and radiologic technologists follow the "as low as reasonably achievable" (ALARA) principle to minimize radiation exposure while obtaining diagnostically useful images. They use appropriate exposure settings and techniques tailored to the patient's specific needs. Alternative Imaging Modalities: In some cases, alternative imaging modalities such as ultrasound or magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) may be used instead of X-rays to avoid radiation exposure to radiosensitive pelvic organs, especially in pregnant women or children. It's important to note that specific details and protocols may vary between different healthcare facilities and individual cases. If you or someone you know requires an X-ray procedure for radiosensitive pelvic organs, it is best to consult with a healthcare provider or radiologist in Saudi Arabia who can provide accurate and up-to-date information based on the latest guidelines and practices.
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