Comparison of fluoroscopic operator eye exposures when working from femoral region, side, or head of patient.


Operator radiation exposure is an important occupational hazard compounded over the course of an interventional radiologist's career. This study compared operator radiation dose to the eye and head for different positions around the patient. Compared with cases performed from the femoral region, exposures were 1.8 times higher at the side, and 1.6 times… (More)


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