Nov 1st 2014

Standardizing radiation dose reporting in the pediatric cardiac catheterization laboratory—A multicenter study by the CCISC (Congenital Cardiovascular Interventional Study Consortium)

In this article the reader is introduced to the concepts of standardization of radiation dose reporting based on a multi-center large registry. Given the wide variation in body size encountered in the cardiac catheterization laboratory, standardized reporting of radiation dose it critical in quality improvement and registries.  

From Catheterization & Cardiovascular Interventions 

All authors: Daisuke Kobayashi MD,  Jeffery Meadows MD, Thomas J. Forbes MD, Phillip Moore MD, MBA, Alexander J. Javois MD, Carlos A. Pedra MD, PhD, Wei Du PhD, Daniel H. Gruenstein MD, David F. Wax MD, James A. Hill MD,  Joseph N. Graziano MD, Thomas E. Fagan MD, Walter Mosquera Alvarez MD, David G. Nykanen MD, Abhay A. Divekar MBBS, MD