Ionizing Radiation in Cardiac Imaging

Updated:Apr 15,2011
Ionizing Radiation in Cardiac Imaging

  • Medical imaging is the largest controllable source of radiation exposure to the U.S. population.
  • Principles and uncertainties of estimation of patient dose and biological risk are discussed.
  • General recommendations for the safe use of cardiac imaging that relies on ionizing radiation are provided.

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