Swiss population exposure to radiation by interventional radiology in 2008.

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Serval ID
serval:BIB_D9D433F7B720
Type
Article: article from journal or magazin.
Collection
Publications
Title
Swiss population exposure to radiation by interventional radiology in 2008.
Journal
Health Physics
Author(s)
Samara E.T., Aroua A., Bochud F.O., Bize P., Verdun F.R.
ISSN
1538-5159 (Electronic)
ISSN-L
0017-9078
Publication state
Published
Issued date
2012
Volume
103
Number
3
Pages
317-321
Language
english
Notes
Publication types: Journal ArticlePublication Status: ppublish
Abstract
The aim of this study was to investigate the radiation exposure of the Swiss population to interventional procedures. A nationwide survey was conducted in Switzerland. The annual effective dose per capita due to interventional procedures was found to be 0.14 mSv, corresponding to 12% of the total dose. Coronary angiography and percutaneous coronary interventions were found to be the most frequent and the most irradiating interventional procedures, accounting for 52% of the total examination frequency and 64% of the dose delivered to the population. Switzerland stands at the same level as other countries in terms of effective dose per capita due to interventional radiology.
Keywords
Data Collection, Environmental Exposure/statistics & numerical data, Humans, Internationality, Organ Specificity, Radiation Dosage, Radiography, Interventional/adverse effects, Switzerland
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Web of science
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26/10/2012 16:04
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20/08/2019 16:59
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