Patient skin reactions from interventional fluoroscopy procedures.

  title={Patient skin reactions from interventional fluoroscopy procedures.},
  author={Stephen Balter and Donald L. Miller},
  journal={AJR. American journal of roentgenology},
  volume={202 4},
OBJECTIVE This article presents relevant physics, technology, and radiobiology along with a summary of operational guidelines for radiation management in interventional fluoroscopy procedures. CONCLUSION Fluoroscopically guided interventional procedures offer patients clinical and economic benefits as compared with the alternatives. Radiation-induced skin injuries are uncommon but continue to occur.