Reference Levels for Radiation Dose in Angiography and Interventional Radiology : In the Cerebrum

혈관 조영 검사 및 중재적 방사선 시술시 방사선량에 대한 참고 기준치 : 대뇌 중심으로

  • 한재복 (동신대학교 방사선학과)
  • Received : 2011.02.15
  • Accepted : 2011.03.08
  • Published : 2011.03.28


The aim of this study is to compare reference levels for radiation dose in angiography and interventional radiology. Proposed reference levels for various procedures and classification of diseases are provided by fluoroscopy time and kerma area product(KAP) rate normalizing the body habitus focusing the cerebrum. Subarachnoid hemorrhage(SAH) represents the highest KAP-rates and aneurysm represents the lowest KAP-rates. According to these types of procedures, internal carotid artery(ICA), common carotid artery(CCA), and vertebral artery(VA) show the highest KAP-rates and guglielmi detachable coil shows the lowest KAP-rates. Therefore, the present study can suggested reference levels for patient radiation dose and is expected to be further useful in the field of radiation dose education and management of angiography and interventional radiology.


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