Jean-Louis Hautecoeur

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BACKGROUND Exposure of patients to radiation from invasive cardiac procedures is high and may be deleterious. AIMS To assess the effectiveness of a dose-reduction programme based on radiation-protection training, according to the recommendations of the Euratom Council, the International Commission on Radiological Protection and the French Society of(More)
X-ray exposure of patient during coronary angiography (CA) and percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA) may have some deleterious effects. The dose area product (DAP), related to the effective dose, is a measure of stochastic risk and a potential quality indicator. The aim of our study was to assess radiation exposure of patients in a large(More)
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