With fluoroscopic procedure
volumes declining, hospitals need to purchase capital equipment that are multi-purpose, able to be utilized 100% of the time, and provide excellent total cost of ownership.
A combined endoscopic and fluoroscopic procedure
was performed where a radiologically placed snare was inserted through the abdominal drain and manipulated into the gastric tube through the defect in the pyloroplasty.
Since the primary method of exposure to the physician performing a fluoroscopic procedure
is scattered radiation from the patient, the relative dose to the patient can be inferred from the measurement of the physician's dose.
For example, 19% of the respondents reported never wearing a thyroid shield during a fluoroscopic procedure
, and 48% of the respondents reported never or sometimes using gonadal shielding with patients when performing a pelvis x-ray on a 10-year-old boy.
In addition to characteristics that make some patients more sensitive to radiation than others--including greater genetic susceptibility to radiation--previous high doses from earlier procedures increase the risk of radiation injury from an interventional fluoroscopic procedure
Contract notice: Provision of a minimally invasive low and medium complexity for service radiodiagnostic general hospital universitari de castell (hgucs) telemandado equipment type arc multifunction digital c fluoroscopic procedures
for general radiology, vascular and nonvascular interventionism.
This new initiative will help radiology providers deliver quality patient care and optimize radiation dose and image quality during fluoroscopic procedures
, said Richard Morin, PhD, co-chair and American College of Radiology (ACR) representative to Image Wisely.
Ultrasound can be utilized early in fluoroscopic procedures
to identify and access an arterial lumen with decent anatomical features within more traditional locations and enable nontraditional regions with less obvious external landmarks to be found, perhaps in patients with nonpulsatile blood flow or those with anatomical changes due to previous surgeries or various anomalies.
Measurements of the ionising radiation doses in a specific theatre were taken to verify that radiation falling on the surgeon during fluoroscopic procedures
was within ICRP safety limits.
Nader, who was certified and licensed by the state to conduct X-rays and fluoroscopic procedures
, was assigned to conduct the X-ray study.
The Iowa Board of Nursing has adopted a rule determining that the supervision of fluoroscopic procedures
is within the scope of practice of the ARNP, outlining requirements for educational content that must be completed for the ARNP to utilize fluoroscopy, effective August 5, 2009.
The X-drape[TM] Sterilized Disposable Surgical Drape is designed to address the occupational hazard to physicians and hospital staff of high-level scattered radiation emanating from the patient's body during fluoroscopic procedures