Cumulative Exposure to Medical Radiation for Children Requiring Surgery for Congenital Heart Disease
作者: Andrew C. GlatzKristen S. PurringtonAmanda KlingerAmanda R. KingJeffrey HellingerXiaowei ZhuStephen B. GruberPeter J. Gruber
作者单位: 1Division of Cardiology, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
2Department of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
3Department of Health Sciences Research, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
4New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY
5University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
6Department of Radiology, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
7Departments of Epidemiology, Internal Medicine, and Human Genetics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
8Section of Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
刊名: The Journal of Pediatrics, 2014, Vol.164 (4), pp.789-794.e10
来源数据库: Elsevier Journal
DOI: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2013.10.074
英文摘要: Objective(#br)To describe cumulative radiation exposure in a large single-center cohort of children with congenital heart disease (CHD) and identify risk factors for greater exposure.(#br)Study design(#br)A detailed medical radiation exposure history was collected retrospectively for patients aged <18 years who underwent surgery for CHD between January 1, 2001, and July 22, 2009. Cumulative per patient exposure was quantified as the effective dose in millisieverts (mSv) and annualized (mSv/year).(#br)Results(#br)A total of 4132 patients were subjected to 134 715 radiation examinations at a median follow-up of 4.3 years (range, 0-8.6 years). Exposure clustered around the time of surgery. The median exposure was 14 radiologic tests (the majority of which were plain film radiographs) at an...
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