Image Wisely, a joint initiative of ACR, RSNA, ASRT and AAPM, provides information to the medical community to promote radiation safety in medical imaging.

July 25, 2018

Expert Consensus Document on Optimal Use of Ionizing Radiation in Cardiovascular Imaging

Ionizing radiation-based cardiovascular procedures are being performed with increasing frequency, leading to greater patient radiation exposure and, potentially, to greater exposure for clinical personnel. The consensus document presented in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology provides practitioners with an educational resource that assembles and interprets the current radiation knowledge base relevant to ionizing radiation-based cardiovascular imaging procedures.

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