- Radiation exposure from medical imaging has increased since 1980.
- The concept of patient-centered imaging is discussed.
- Education of the clinician and of the patient is considered to be a key element to enhance radiation safety in medical imaging.
Approaches to Enhancing Radiation Safety in Cardiac Imaging
Thomas C. Gerber, MD, PhD, Co-Chair of the writing group for Approaches to Enhancing Radiation Safety in Cardiac Imaging, provides an overview of the new paper.