Title: Asymmetric collimation can significantly reduce patient radiation dose during pulmonary vein isolation
Authors: De Buck, Stijn ×
La Gerche, Andre
Ector, Joris
Wielandts, Jean-Yves
Koopman, Pieter Jan
Garweg, Christophe
Nuyens, Dieter
Heidbuchel, Hein #
Issue Date: Mar-2012
Publisher: W.B. Saunders
Series Title: Europace vol:14 issue:3 pages:437-44
Abstract: Current fluoroscopic and 3D image-guided treatment of atrial fibrillation (AF) by radiofrequency ablation is characterized by a substantial amount of X-ray radiation. We investigated the potential of an asymmetric collimation technique to reduce dose.
ISSN: 1099-5129
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Cardiology
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