Quantification of Avoidable Radiation Exposure in Interventional Fluoroscopy With Eye Tracking Technology.

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Summary of "Quantification of Avoidable Radiation Exposure in Interventional Fluoroscopy With Eye Tracking Technology."

Reducing avoidable radiation exposure during medical procedures is a top priority. The purpose of this study was to quantify, for the first time, the percentage of avoidable radiation during fluoroscopically guided cardiovascular interventions using eye tracking technologies.


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Name: Investigative radiology
ISSN: 1536-0210


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