Radiation monitoring in interventional cardiology: A requirement

T. Rivera, E. S. Uruchurtu

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© Published under licence by IOP Publishing Ltd. The increasing of procedures using fluoroscopy in interventional cardiology procedures may increase medical and patients to levels of radiation that manifest in unintended outcomes. Such outcomes may include skin injury and cancer. The cardiologists and other staff members in interventional cardiology are usually working close to the area under examination and they receive the dose primarily from scattered radiation from the patient. Mexico does not have a formal policy for monitoring and recording the radiation dose delivered in hemodynamic establishments. Deterministic risk management can be improved by monitoring the radiation delivered from X-ray devices. The objective of this paper is to provide cardiologist, techniques, nurses, and all medical staff an information on DR levels, about X-ray risks and a simple a reliable method to control cumulative dose.
Idioma originalInglés estadounidense
EstadoPublicada - 8 mar 2017
EventoJournal of Physics: Conference Series -
Duración: 8 mar 2017 → …


ConferenciaJournal of Physics: Conference Series
Período8/03/17 → …

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