Radioprotection: 6 essential articles to keep you updated

1) On Radiation Protection: Editorial comment by Dr. Ariel Durán

I am pleased to witness the increased amount of scientific papers in high impact journals addressing topics related to radiation protection or the harmful effects of radiation on our patients and primary or secondary operators. Similarly, it is my pleasure to see that SOLACI has acknowledged this growing concern by selecting 5 articles for comment on its website in this occasion.

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2) Radiation Exposure in Chronic Total Occlusions

Even in the hands of experienced operators, rechanneling and angioplasty of a chronic total occlusion (CTO) results in patients and the whole cath lab team receiving high doses of radiation, according to this registry presented at the American Heart Association 2017 Scientific Sessions.