The utilisation of the cardiovascular automated radiation reduction X-ray system (CARS) in the cardiac catheterisation laboratory aids in the reduction of the patient radiation dose

EuroIntervention 2016;12:e948-e956 published online e-edition October 2016. DOI: 10.4244/EIJV12I8A157

Romain Didier
Romain Didier1,2*, MD; Marco A. Magalhaes3, MD; Edward Koifman4, MD; Florent Leven1,2, MD; Philippe Castellant1,2, MD; Jacques Boschat1, MD; Yannic Jobic1, MD; Sarkis Kiramijyan4, MD; Pierre-Philippe Nicol1, MD; Martine Gilard1,2, MD, PhD
1. Department of Cardiology, Brest University Hospital, Brest, France; 2. ORPHY EA 4324, University of Western Brittany, Brest, France; 3. Department of Interventional Cardiology, Hospital Alemão Oswaldo Cruz, São Paulo, SP, Brazil; 4. MedStar, Washington

Aims: The radiation exposure resulting from cardiovascular procedures may increase the risk of cancer, and/or cause skin injury. Whether the novel cardiovascular automated radiation reduc

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