Interventional radiologists: occupational radiation doses and risks.

  title={Interventional radiologists: occupational radiation doses and risks.},
  author={Loren T. Niklason and M. Victoria Marx and Heang Ping Chan},
  volume={187 3},
Interventional radiologists receive nonuniform occupational radiation doses, with relatively high doses to the head and extremities and low doses to the trunk, which is protected by a lead apron. Twenty-eight interventional radiologists from 17 institutions wore thermoluminescent dosimeters over their collars and under their aprons for a 2-month period. The estimated annual radiation dose was converted to effective dose as suggested by the International Commission on Radiological Protection… CONTINUE READING

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