Where is the best position to place a dosemeter in order to assess the eye lens dose when lead glasses are used?

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Where is the best position to place a dosemeter in order to assess the eye lens dose when lead glasses are used? / Honorio da Silva, Edilaine; Struelens, Lara; Covens, Peter; Ueno, Satoshi; Ube, Michiko; Vanhavere, Filip; Buls, Nico.

In: Radiation Measurements, Vol. 106, 01.11.2017, p. 257-261.

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Honorio da Silva, Edilaine ; Struelens, Lara ; Covens, Peter ; Ueno, Satoshi ; Ube, Michiko ; Vanhavere, Filip ; Buls, Nico. / Where is the best position to place a dosemeter in order to assess the eye lens dose when lead glasses are used?. In: Radiation Measurements. 2017 ; Vol. 106. pp. 257-261.

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title = "Where is the best position to place a dosemeter in order to assess the eye lens dose when lead glasses are used?",
abstract = "The objective of this study was to evaluate the feasibility of assessing the eye lens dose when lead glasses are used, by attaching a small radiophotoluminescent (RPL) glass dosemeter to the lead glasses. RPL dosemeters were placed over and under the shielding of the glasses and their response was evaluated for a range of parameters, including irradiations in a standard X-ray beam and Monte Carlo simulations of a cardiac/radiologic intervention (scattered beam). For the specific situations taken into account in this study, the optimal position was found to be a dosemeter placed close to the bridge of the lead glasses, over its shielding.",
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