Dosimetry during Percutaneous Coronary Interventions of Chronic Total Occlusions.

@article{Dabin2018DosimetryDP,
  title={Dosimetry during Percutaneous Coronary Interventions of Chronic Total Occlusions.},
  author={J{\'e}r{\'e}mie Dabin and Joren Maeremans and Danielle Berus and Werner Schoonjans and Giulia Tamborino and Jo Andre Dens and Peter Kayaert},
  journal={Radiation protection dosimetry},
  year={2018}
}
Percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI) of coronary chronic total occlusions (CTO) increase the risk of high radiation exposure for both the patient and the cardiologist. This study evaluated the maximum dose to the patients' skin (MSD) and the exposure of the cardiologists during CTO-PCI. Moreover, the efficiency of radioprotective drapes to reduce… CONTINUE READING