Radiation exposure to patient's skin during percutaneous coronary intervention for various lesions, including chronic total occlusion.

@article{Suzuki2006RadiationET,
  title={Radiation exposure to patient's skin during percutaneous coronary intervention for various lesions, including chronic total occlusion.},
  author={Shigeru Suzuki and Shigeru Furui and Hiroshi Kohtake and Naoyuki Yokoyama and Ken Kozuma and Yoshito Yamamoto and Takaaki Isshiki},
  journal={Circulation journal : official journal of the Japanese Circulation Society},
  year={2006},
  volume={70 1},
  pages={44-8}
}
BACKGROUND Radiation skin injuries have been reported as a result of various procedures, so in the present study the patients' entrance skin dose (ESD) during percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) was evaluated. METHODS AND RESULTS ESDs were assessed during 97 procedures (13 for chronic total occlusion (CTO), 14 for multivessel stenoses, 22 for single-vessel multiple stenoses, and 48 for single stenosis). The patients wore jackets that had 48 or 52 radiosensitive indicators placed on the… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 22 extracted citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 21 references

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…