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Bryce Renwick1, Nimra Zaidi2, Marta Madurska1, Khalid Irshad1, Donald J Bain1, Donald B Reid1.

1) Hairmyres Hospital, Scotland, UK.

2) Glasgow University, Scotland, UK.

Disclosure: The author has declared no conflicts of interest.

Received: 25.07.16 Accepted: 10.08.16

Citation: 10.5455/ijsm.endovascular-radiation

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Endovascular procedures are becoming more complex and intricate as technology evolves. This is very favourable for patients, who can have mora advanced procedures performed with minimal morbidity and mortality. However these advances come at the cost of increased radiation dosage to the operating surgeon, interventionist and angiosuite team. We present a review article of the current problems facing the interventional team and of possible solutions.

Keywords: EVAR, radiation protection, stent, angiogram, fenestrated EVAR

How to Cite this Article

Renwick, B., Zaidi, N., Madurska, M., Irshad, K., Bain, D. and Reid, D. (2017). RADIATION PROTECTION IN COMPLEX ENDOVASCULAR PROCEDURES. International Journal of Surgery and Medicine, [online] 3(1). Available at: http://10.5455/ijsm.endovascular-radiation [Accessed 18 Mar. 2017].

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