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SCAI consensus document on occupational radiation exposure to the pregnant cardiologist and technical personnel

EuroIntervention 2011;6:866-874.

Patricia Best
Patricia J. M. Best1*, MD; Kimberly A. Skelding2, MD; Roxana Mehran3, MD; Alaide Chieffo4, MD; Vijayalakshmi Kunadian5, MD; Mina Madan6, MD; Ghada W. Mikhail7, MD, FRCP; Fina Mauri8, MD, PHD; Saeko Takahashi9, MD; Junko Honye9, MD, Rosana Hernández-Antolín10, MD; Bonnie H. Weiner11, MD; for the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography & Interventions’ Women in Innovations (WIN) group
1. Department of Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA; 2. Geisinger Medical Center, Interventional Cardiology and Henry Hood Center for Health Research, Danville, PA, USA; 3. Columbia University Medical Center, In

Concerns regarding radiation exposure and its effects during pregnancy are often quoted as an important barrier preventing many women from pursuing a career in Interventional Cardiology. Finding the true risk of

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