Radiation exposure in different cardiac catheterization procedures in cath lab.

@article{NoorulHadi2013RadiationEI,
  title={Radiation exposure in different cardiac catheterization procedures in cath lab.},
  author={Noor-ul-Hadi and Adnan Mehmood Gul and Fazal-Ghafoor and Syed Tahir H Shah and Abdul Wali and Syed Javed Hussain Shah and Syed Sadiq Shah and Saeed Waqar Ali and Rehman Said and Kashifulla and Amber Ashraf and Mohammad Hafizullah},
  journal={Journal of Ayub Medical College, Abbottabad : JAMC},
  year={2013},
  volume={25 3-4},
  pages={55-7}
}
BACKGROUND Interventional procedures render cardiologolists and their team members to high doses of radiations. This study was conducted to assess the radiation exposure in various cardiac catheterization procedures. METHODS This descriptive cross sectional study was conducted at the catheterization laboratory of Lady Reading Hospital Peshawar from November 2008 to December 2009. Patients were categorized into four groups for procedures a. coronary angiography, b. percutaneous coronary… CONTINUE READING