Patient radiation exposure during transcatheter aortic valve replacement procedures.

@article{Daneault2012PatientRE,
  title={Patient radiation exposure during transcatheter aortic valve replacement procedures.},
  author={Benoit Daneault and Stephen Balter and Susheel K. Kodali and Mathew Russell Williams and Philippe G{\'e}n{\'e}reux and G Russell Reiss and J M Paradis and Philip Paige Green and Ajay J. Kirtane and Craig R Smith and Jeffrey W. Moses and Martin B. Leon},
  journal={EuroIntervention : journal of EuroPCR in collaboration with the Working Group on Interventional Cardiology of the European Society of Cardiology},
  year={2012},
  volume={8 6},
  pages={679-84}
}
AIMS To describe patient radiation utilisation during transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) on a series of consecutive patients. METHODS AND RESULTS Data on radiation exposure were prospectively collected for consecutive patients undergoing TAVR and percutaneous coronary interventions at our centre. Radiation dose during the procedure was recorded using the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) reference point (Ka,r) and the dose area product (PKA). In addition to quantifying overall… CONTINUE READING