The Impact of X-ray Unit Type Used for Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography Procedures on Patient Doses.

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To investigate whether the X-ray unit type used for interventional endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) procedures may affect patient radiation doses. A total of 471 ERCP procedures performed in 4 hospitals with 4 types of X-ray units were studied. Kerma-area product (KAP), fluoroscopy time (T) and total number of radiographs acquired (F… (More)

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@article{Tsapaki2016TheIO, title={The Impact of X-ray Unit Type Used for Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography Procedures on Patient Doses.}, author={Virginia Tsapaki and Konstantina D. Paraskeva and Ioannis A. Tsalafoutas and Gregorios A. Paspatis and H Scotiniotis and Philip Georgopoulos and P Finou and J A Karagianis}, journal={Radiation protection dosimetry}, year={2016}, volume={171 4}, pages={503-508} }