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Hand Safety in Radiation Protection

31 - May - 2017

The number of image guided procedures being performed across the world has increased manifold over the years; most procedures are performed under x-ray. This has led to a significant increase in the quantum of radiation exposure medical professionals are being exposed to. Statistics reveal a steady increase in radiation induced cancer incidences amongst medical professionals due to inadequate radiation protection measures.

Adequate radiation protection for medical professionals involved in image guided surgical procedures is vital to limit damage to healthy tissues due to extended exposure to ionizing radiation.

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