Letter to the editor

Brain malignancies and ionising radiation: more cases reported

EuroIntervention 2012;8:169-170. DOI: 10.4244/EIJV8I1A26

Ariel Roguin
Ariel Roguin1*, MD, PhD; Jacob Goldstein2, MD; Olivier Bar3, MD
1. Interventional Cardiology, Rambam Medical Center, Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel; 2. Cardiology Department Carmel Medical Center, Haifa, Israel; 3. Cardiologie Interve
Since our recent publication in EuroIntervention entitled “Brain tumours among interventional cardiologists: a cause for alarm? Report of four new cases from two cities and a review of the literature”1, we have received a lot of emails. This has been a thrilling, and at the same time a sad experience, as in each case, there has been a physician, a colleague of ours, a healer who treated patients in cathlabs around the world, and a family man who, in most cases, has died early due to the poor prognosis of this malignancy.

In our paper, we discussed four new ...

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