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Jon George, MD, and Colleagues Discuss Techniques to Minimize Radiation Exposure in the Interventional Suite

Jon George, MD, and Colleagues Discuss Techniques to Minimize Radiation Exposure in the Interventional Suite

November 13, 2020

At the 2020 ISET conference, Jon George, MD, presented on the dangers of repeated exposure to radiation. He sat down with Drs. Bret Wiechmann (North Florida Regional Medical Center),  Srini Tummala (University of Miami Health System), Fadi Saab (Advanced Cardiac and Vascular Center), and Constantino Peña (Miami Cardiac and Vascular Institute) to discuss the importance of radiation protection and practical techniques to limit exposure within the interventional suite for patients and operators.

 

Jon George on the Long Term Effects of Radiation and How Robotics Can Minimize Exposure

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The CorPath GRX is currently approved for percutaneous coronary and peripheral intervention. The CorPath GRX is under development for neuro and remote interventions; it is not for sale in the U.S.A. Its future availability cannot be guaranteed.

 

Interview with Constantino Peña on Radiation Exposure Mitigation

 

Multidisciplinary Panel Discussion on Practical Techniques to Manage Radiation Safety

 

 

Note: These videos were filmed January 2020 prior to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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