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Case 6: Optimizing Radiation Use During a Difficult IVC Filter Retrieval

Emphasizes the importance of contingency planning and other factors influencing the amount of radiation needed to meet the patient's needs.

Authors: J.R. Duncan; R. Marcus; M. Street

Audience: Radiologists, radiologic technologists and medical physicists working with interventional fluoroscopy

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Credits awarded for this enduring activity are designated “SA-CME” by the American Board of Radiology (ABR) and qualify toward fulfilling requirements for Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Part II: Lifelong Learning and Self-assessment for physicians and medical physicists.

CME & Cat A Credit Released: 3/1/2015
CME & Cat A Renewal: 11/1/2018
CME & Cat A Credit Expires: 10/31/2021
CAMPEP Credit Expires: 8/17/2018

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