Simple Preoperative Radiation Safety Interventions Significantly Lower Radiation Dose During Central Venous Line Placement in Children

Purpose The purpose of this study was to reduce radiation exposure during pediatric central venous line (CVL) placement by implementing a radiation safety process including a radiation safety briefing and a job-instruction model with a preradiation time-out. Methods We reviewed records of all patients under 21 who underwent CVL placement in the operating room covering […]

Radiation Safety in Pediatric Interventional Radiology

By: Manrita Sidhu, MD, Keith J. Strauss, MSc, FAAPM, FACR, Bairbre Connolly, MB, Terry T. Yoshizumi, PhD, John Racadio, MD, Brian D. Coley, MD, Tara Utley, MRT, and Marilyn J. Goske, MD Radiation Effects in Children This past year, the National Council on Radiation Control and Measurements reported that medical radiation now accounts for almost […]

Radiation Safety in Pediatric Interventional Radiology

Manrita Sidhu, MD, Keith J. Strauss, MSc, FAAPM, FACR, Bairbre Connolly, MB, Terry T. Yoshizumi, PhD, John Racadio, MD, Brian D. Coley, MD, Tara Utley, MRT, and Marilyn J. Goske, MD Radiation Effects in Children This past year, the National Council on Radiation Control and Measurements reported that medical radiation now accounts for almost half […]