Radiation safety during endoscopy

M. B. Kimmey, F. H. Al-Kawas, D. A. Burnett, D. L. Carr-Locke, R. M. Gannan, Z. A. Saeed, M. W. Scobey, T. N. Stein, S. M. Steinberg, A. J. DiMarino

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Abstract

The risks associated with the use of radiation during endoscopy are small. These risks can be reduced further by good radiation safety practices including patient and personnel shielding, and attention to procedural details that reduce the duration of fluoroscopy time.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)801-804
Number of pages4
JournalGastrointestinal endoscopy
Volume40
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jan 1 1994
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Gastroenterology

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