Exposure of the surgeon to radiation during surgery

  title={Exposure of the surgeon to radiation during surgery},
  author={Michael Fuchs and Adelheid Schmid and T. Eitelj{\"o}rge and M. Modler and Klaus Michael Stuermer},
  journal={International Orthopaedics},
Exposure to radiation over many years increases the incidence of cataracts and promotes the development of carcinoma of the thyroid gland. A prospective study of 24 operative procedures involving minimal invasive techniques and fluoroscopic guidance was undertaken in order to measure the radiation exposure to the primary surgeon. The study was conducted… CONTINUE READING