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Case 7: Patient Skin Dose with Interventional Fluoroscopy: Metrics, C-Arm Geometry and Spectral Filtration

Emphasizes awareness of skin dose during interventional fluoroscopy, use of metrics, C-arm geometry and special filtration to optimize dose.

Authors: W. Pavlicek; R.G. Paden; T. Boltz; J. Hanson

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: 7/1/2015
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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