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A 33-year-old female asked:

What is the typical effective dose of radiation of a lumbar spine x-ray?

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Dr. Peter Ihle
Orthopedic Surgery 55 years experience
Very technical , -: -& it depends on the power of the dream, as well as the distance from it. U would have 2 use these figures 2calculate the radiation dose. Older machines will give U more exposure as compared 2 newer digital imaging.
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