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2008 | 14 | 4 | 217-225
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Skin dosimetry of patients during interventional cardiology procedures in the Czech Republic

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The aim of the study is to determine distribution of air kerma-area product, fluoro time and number of frames values for the two most frequent procedures in the interventional cardiology, to reconstruct skin dose distributions for some patients undergoing coronarography and percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty procedures. Patient dose data were obtained from X-ray unit dose monitoring software report from one hospital and the reconstructions were performed in MATLAB. Dependence of maximum skin dose on air kerma-area product, fluoro time and number of frames was determined to assess trigger levels of these quantities, which can indicate possible exceeding of the 2 Gy skin dose threshold.
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14
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4
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217-225
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published
1 - 1 - 2008
online
14 - 4 - 2009
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bwmeta1.element.-psjd-doi-10_2478_v10013-008-0018-9
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