RADD 2501 Anode Heel Effect

RADD 2501 Anode Heel Effect - Quiz What should be done when...

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Quiz What should be done when a set of exposure factors exceeds the safe limits on the tube- rating chart? A. Lower the mAs, increase the kVp B. Increase the mAs, decrease the kVp C. Produce the same mAs, lower the mA, lengthen the exposure time, keep the same kVp D. Produce the same mAs, increase the mA, decrease the exposure time, keep the same kVp E. Lower the mAs only
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Anode Heel Effect RADD 2501 X-Ray Physics
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Some of the x-rays produced in the primary beam are absorbed by the “heel” of the anode
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The intensity of the primary beam varies… The intensity of the beam varies along the long axis from the cathode to the anode The radiation is less intense on the anode side of the tube than on the cathode side due to absorption of x-rays within the anode
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Heel Effect Changes Detail Sharpness
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Sharpness differences can occur as a result of the heel effect
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Heel effect is most evident on film when…
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In a chiropractic practice… The heel effect is most evident in large
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This note was uploaded on 11/22/2011 for the course RADD 2501 taught by Professor Sandyeverage during the Winter '11 term at Life Chiropractic College West.

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RADD 2501 Anode Heel Effect - Quiz What should be done when...

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