Radiation dose to personnel during percutaneous renal calculus removal.

  title={Radiation dose to personnel during percutaneous renal calculus removal.},
  author={William H. Bush and Dilys Jones and G E Brannen},
  journal={AJR. American journal of roentgenology},
  volume={145 6},
Radiation dose to the radiologist and other personnel was measured during 102 procedures for percutaneous removal of renal calculi from the upper collecting system. A mobile C-arm image intensifier was used to guide entrance to the kidney and stone removal. Average fluoroscopy time was 25 min. Exposure to personnel was monitored by quartz-fiber dosimeters at the collar level above the lead apron. Average radiation dose to the radiologist was 10 mrem (0.10 mSv) per case; to the surgical nurse, 4… CONTINUE READING

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