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Low-Dose Exposure to Ionizing Radiation Deregulates the Brain-Specific miR-134 in Interventional Cardiologists

Friday, October 20, 2017

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Andrea Borghini, Cecilia Vecoli, Antonella Mercuri, Clara Carpeggiani, Emanuela Piccaluga, Giulio Guagliumi, Eugenio Picano, Maria Grazia Andreassi

Physicians are sometimes at risk related to services they provide for patients.  This study describes the effects of low dose radiation in the cath lab on the brains of interventional cardiologists.   This is something for CT surgeons to be aware of as they become more involved in catheter-based techniques.

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