ICRP Publication 120: Radiological Protection in Cardiology

1st Edition

Annals of the ICRP Volume 42 Issue 1

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    Table of Contents

    PREFACE *

    EXECUTIVE SUMMARY *

    GLOSSARY *

    1. INTRODUCTION *

    1.1. Introduction *

    1.2. Fluoroscopically guided procedures *

    1.3. Cardiac CT *

    1.4. Nuclear cardiology *

    1.5. Occupational radiation risk *

    1.6. Summary *

    2. THE BIOLOGICAL EFFECTS OF RADIATION *

    2.1. Types of radiation effects *

    2.2. Background *

    2.3. Radiation Effects and the Skin *

    2.4. The Lens of the Eye and Radiation *

    2.5. Cardiovascular effects of radiation exposure *

    2.6. Occupational radiation exposure and intracranial neoplasms *

    3. CLINICAL EXAMPLES OF TISSUE REACTIONS DUE TO FLUOROSCOPICALLY GUIDED CARDIOLOGY PROCEDURES *

    3.1. Introduction *

    3.2. Case 1 (Vliestra et al., 2004) *

    3.3. Case 2 (Koenig et al., 2001) *

    3.4. Case 3 (Wagner and Archer, 1997) *

    3.5. Case 4 (Vliestra et al., 2004) *

    3.6. Case 5 (Vañó et al., 1998a) *

    3.7. Case 6 (Courtesy of Dr. M. Portas, Buenos Aires, Argentina) *

    4. PRINCIPLES OF RADIOLOGICAL PROTECTION IN MEDICINE *

    4.1. Introduction *

    4.2. Justification *

    4.3. Optimization of protection *

    4.4. Dose limits *

    5. MANAGING PATIENT DOSE IN FLUOROSCOPICALLY GUIDED INTERVENTIONS *

    5.1. Introduction *

    5.2. Before the Procedure *

    5.3. During the Procedure *

    5.4. After the procedure *

    5.5. Paediatric Patients *

    6. PROTECTION OF STAFF DURING INTERVENTIONAL FLUOROSCOPY *

    6.1. Introduction *

    6.2. Comparison of radiation exposure with that of other staff *

    6.3. The essentials of occupational radiological protection *

    6.4. Personal protective devices *

    6.5. Equipment-mounted shields *

    6.6. Occupational exposure from fluoroscopy *

    6.7. Personal dosimetry *

    7. RADIOLOGICA

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    No. of pages:
    104
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2012
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    Imprint:
    Elsevier
    Print ISBN:
    9781455759903