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What does mGY stand for?

mGY stands for Milligray (radiation measure)


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9) For comparison with medical diagnostic imaging procedures, the organ/local tissue dose to the breast from routine mammography is about 3 mGy (3 milligray, or 3/1,000 of a gray), to the stomach from a typical abdominal CT scan is about 20 mGy, and to the colon from a Barium enema is about 15 mGy.
On average, women with large breasts screened on a small detector received almost 5 milligray (mGy) of radiation, which exceeds the American College of Radiology guidelines of 3-4 mGy or less for a standard two-view mammogram.
The NRPB recommends that "any procedure that delivers doses to the fetus of some tens of milliGray .