Predictors of radiation exposure to providers during percutaneous nephrolithotomy

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David L Wenzler; Joel E Abbott; Jeannie J Su; William Shi; Richard Slater; Daniel Miller; Michelle J Siemens; Roger L Sur;
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications
  • Journal: Urology Annals,volume 9,issue 1,pages55-60 (issn: 0974-7796, eissn: 0974-7834)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.4103/0974-7796.198903, pmc: PMC5308040
  • Subject: Original Article | Diseases of the genitourinary system. Urology | RC870-923 | radiation dosage | kidney calculi/surgery | Fluoroscopy | percutaneous nephrostomy

Background: Limited studies have reported on radiation risks of increased ionizing radiation exposure to medical personnel in the urologic community. Fluoroscopy is readily used in many urologic surgical procedures. The aim of this study was to determine radiation expos... View more
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