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Table 1 Deterministic radiation effects

From: White paper on radiation protection by the European Society of Radiology

Effect Threshold (Gy) Time normal fluoroscopy (0.02. Gy/min) Time high-quality fluoroscopy (0.2 Gy/min)
Skin, erythema 3–5 150–250 min 15–25 min
Skin, ulcer 10–20 500–100 min 50–100 min
Skin, atrophy/fibrosis >10 >500 min >50 min
Lens, cataract 0.5 50–100 min 5–10 min