Occupational Hazard: Radiation Exposure for the Urologist Developing a Reference Standard

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Cohen, Seth A.; Rangarajan, Sriram S.; Chen, Tony; Palazzi, Kerrin L.; Langford, J. Scott; Sur, Roger L.;
  • Publisher: Sociedade Brasileira de Urologia
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1590/S1677-5538.IBJU.2013.02.09
  • Subject: Urolithiasis | Nephrolithiasis | Kidney Calculi | Radiation Injuries | Neoplasms | Urologic Surgical Procedures

Introduction To date, there is a paucity of literature offering practicing urologists a reference for the amount of radiation exposure received while surgically managing urolithiasis. This study examines the cumulative radiation exposure of an urologist over 9 months. ... View more