Radiation Safety

As a peripheral vascular interventionalist, you're more than likely exposed to ionizing radiation day after day, throughout your career. 

While the safety risks are not well understood yet, we're here to help raise awareness on radiation safety. We aim to provide resources and steps to potentially minimize the risks to you, your patients and your staff.

Stay informed with these articles and perspectives on this trending topic.

  

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Radiation Safety Article - Overview of Key Terms and Metrics

Endovascular Today | August 2016

This article serves as a quick reference to definitions, acronyms and terminology and provides suggested reading for additional learning.

PRACTICE RESOURCES » LAB SAFETY

Radiation Safety Article - Overview of Key Terms and Metrics

Endovascular Today | August 2016

This article serves as a quick reference to definitions, acronyms and terminology and provides suggested reading for additional learning.

PRACTICE RESOURCES » LAB SAFETY

Radiation Safety and the Female Interventionist

Fewer than 10% of interventional radiology and interventional cardiology trainees are female, compared to 33% in vascular surgery. This article suggests that concerns over exposure to ionizing radiation might be one of the reasons, despite data showing that practicing while pregnant is safe.

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Radiation Safety and the Female Interventionist

Fewer than 10% of interventional radiology and interventional cardiology trainees are female, compared to 33% in vascular surgery. This article suggests that concerns over exposure to ionizing radiation might be one of the reasons, despite data showing that practicing while pregnant is safe.

PRACTICE RESOURCES » LAB SAFETY

Invasive Cardiologists are Exposed to Greater Left Sided Cranial Radiation: The BRAIN Study

JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions | August 2015

This study sought to determine radiation exposure across the cranium of cardiologists.

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Invasive Cardiologists are Exposed to Greater Left Sided Cranial Radiation: The BRAIN Study

JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions | August 2015

This study sought to determine radiation exposure across the cranium of cardiologists.

PRACTICE RESOURCES » LAB SAFETY

Brain Tumors, Interventionists, and Radiation: How Real Is the Risk?

Endovascular Today | August 2016

Rebecca M. Marsh, PhD, and Michael Silosky, MS discuss the available scientific knowledge surrounding brain cancer as an occupational hazard for interventionists.

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Brain Tumors, Interventionists, and Radiation: How Real Is the Risk?

Endovascular Today | August 2016

Rebecca M. Marsh, PhD, and Michael Silosky, MS discuss the available scientific knowledge surrounding brain cancer as an occupational hazard for interventionists.

PRACTICE RESOURCES » LAB SAFETY

ACCF/AHA/HRS/SCAI Clinical Competence Statement on Physician Knowledge to Optimize Patient Safety and Image Quality in Fluoroscopically Guided Invasive Cardiovascular Procedures

A report on clinical competence and training.

PRACTICE RESOURCES » LAB SAFETY

ACCF/AHA/HRS/SCAI Clinical Competence Statement on Physician Knowledge to Optimize Patient Safety and Image Quality in Fluoroscopically Guided Invasive Cardiovascular Procedures

A report on clinical competence and training.

  

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