Tag: Radiation

Increased BMI associated with significant increase in radiation exposure to physicians

Ryan D Madder (Frederik Meijer Heart and Vascular Institute, Spectrum Health, Grand Rapids, USA) and others write in Circulation: Cardiovascular Interventions that increased body...

Cardiology societies come together to provide key advice for dealing with...

The American College of Cardiology (ACC), Heart Rhythm Society (HRS), North American Society for Cardiovascular Imaging (NASCI), Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI),...

Modifying procedural technique during TAVI may lower radiation exposure to patients

Andrew Goldsweig (Division of Cardiology, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, USA) and others report in Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions that eight factors are...

Dose-tracking system reduces radiation exposure to patients during PCI

A new study suggests that a novel skin dose-tracking system (Toshiba) may reduce radiation exposure in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). However, the...

Large nuclear cardiology laboratory slashes radiation dose by 60% in eight...

A large nuclear cardiology laboratory has slashed its average radiation dose by 60% in eight years, according to new research presented today at the...

RaySafe unveils new real-time dosimeter

Unfors RaySafe has introduced the RaySafe i3, to its suite of real-time dosimetry products, at the European Society of Radiology in Vienna.   The RaySafe Real-Time...

Homemade pelvic drape significantly reduces radiation exposure to the operator during...

The RADIATION (Radiation dose in percutaneous coronary procedures through transradial approach using dedicated radiation shields) study, published in EuroIntervention, indicates that using a lower...