Radiation exposure with the RVG-S and conventional intraoral X-ray film

Oral Radiology (Impact Factor: 0.17). 05/1994; 10(1):33-40. DOI: 10.1007/BF02348012

ABSTRACT The exposure required to obtain optimal image quality was determined using conventional intraoral x-ray film (Eastman Kodak,
Rochester, NY) and the RVG-S Radio VisioGraphy-S: Trophy Radiology, Vincennes, France) CCD-based intraoral radiographic imaging
system. The RVG-S permitted dose reductions of 50 to 65% for individual exposures in comparison with Ektaspeed film, and 73
to 76% when compared to Ultraspeed film. The dose dynamic for the RVG-S was 8.6 times narrower than that for conventional
film. Perception of low contrast details was not significantly different between either type of x-ray film and the RVG-S.

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