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Interventional Fluoroscopy: Reducing Radiation Risks for Patients and Staff

  • Posted: 04/18/2005

Conclusion

Interventional fluoroscopy is an increasingly important and valuable tool for treating disease, but it is not without risk. It is important for the health care community, manufacturers and regulators to work together to optimize patient radiation dose. Physicians must continuously think about optimizing radiation dose to the patient. Used prudently and optimally, interventional fluoroscopy is one of the valuable treatment modalities for a wide variety of diseases and disorders.