The impact of cardiology on the collective effective dose in the North of England.

@article{Broadhead1997TheIO,
  title={The impact of cardiology on the collective effective dose in the North of England.},
  author={D. A. Broadhead and ChristopherR. Chapple and Keith Faulkner and M L Davies and Hamish McCallum},
  journal={The British journal of radiology},
  year={1997},
  volume={70 833},
  pages={
          492-7
        }
}
Two cardiology X-ray rooms were monitored with dose-area product meters as part of a Regional Patient Dosimetry Programme. Dose-area product measurements on over 2000 patients undergoing examinations in the cardiology rooms are presented. The data have been corrected according to patient size where possible. In room A mean dose-area product values for coronary angiography, coronary angioplasty, radiofrequency ablation and mitral valvuloplasty were found to be 47.7, 72.2, 91.1 and 161.9 Gy cm2… CONTINUE READING

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