Surgical Staff Radiation Protection During Fluoroscopy-Guided Urologic Interventions.

@article{Galonnier2016SurgicalSR,
  title={Surgical Staff Radiation Protection During Fluoroscopy-Guided Urologic Interventions.},
  author={François Galonnier and Olivier Traxer and Maeva Rosec and Jennifer R. Terrasa and Pascal Gouezel and David Celier and C{\'e}line Bassinet and Alain Ruffion and Philipe Paparel and Gaelle Fiard and Julien Terrier},
  journal={Journal of endourology},
  year={2016},
  volume={30 6},
  pages={
          638-43
        }
}
INTRODUCTION Over the past 20 years, the use of fluoroscopy to guide urologic surgical interventions has been constantly growing. Thus, in their daily practice, urologists and other operating room (OR) staff are exposed to X-radiation increasingly frequently. This raises questions as to the risks they encounter and the actions needed to reduce them. OBJECTIVE Evaluate X-ray dose exposure in the members of the surgical team and determine urologist radioprotection knowledge and practices… CONTINUE READING
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