Influence of standing positions and beam projections on effective dose and eye lens dose of anaesthetists in interventional procedures

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Influence of standing positions and beam projections on effective dose and eye lens dose of anaesthetists in interventional procedures. / Kong, Yan; Struelens, Lara; Vanhavere, Filip; Saldarriaga Vargas, Clarita; Schoonjans, Werner; Zhuo, Weihai.

In: Radiation protection dosimetry, Vol. 163, No. 2, 02.2015, p. 181-187.

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title = "Influence of standing positions and beam projections on effective dose and eye lens dose of anaesthetists in interventional procedures",
abstract = "More and more anaesthetists are getting involved in interventional radiology procedures and so it is important to know the radiation dose and to optimise protection for anaesthetists. In this study, based on Monte Carlo simulations and field measurements, both the whole-body doses and eye lens dose of anaesthetists were studied. The results showed that the radiation exposure to anaesthetists not only depends on their workload, but also largely varies with their standing positions and beam projections during interventional procedures. The simulation results showed that the effective dose to anaesthetists may vary with their standing positions and beam projections to more than a factor of 10, and the eye lens dose may vary with the standing positions and beam projections to more than a factor of 200.",
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