Direct physician reporting is associated with reductions in radiation exposure in pediatric cardiac catheterizations.

@article{Nicholson2015DirectPR,
  title={Direct physician reporting is associated with reductions in radiation exposure in pediatric cardiac catheterizations.},
  author={George T. Nicholson and Kevin Gao and Sung In Kim and Dennis W. Kim and Robert N. Vincent and Virginia Balfour and Christopher J Petit},
  journal={Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions : official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions},
  year={2015},
  volume={86 5},
  pages={834-40}
}
OBJECTIVE The objective is to quantify radiation dose in children undergoing cardiac catheterization and determine the impact of increased reporting transparency on total radiation exposure. BACKGROUND Cardiac catheterization (cath) can result in significant radiation exposure in children. There has been growing interest in quantifying and reducing… CONTINUE READING