JMRS ASMIRT CPD Q&A - Medical Imaging - June 2021
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Continuing Professional Development Q&A - Medical Imaging
Identifying predictors of patient radiation dose during uterine artery embolisation
Nocum DJ, Robinson J, Halaki M, Liang E, Thompson N, Moscova M, Reed W. (2021)
J Med Radiat Sci.

1.  Which factors contributed more to the outcome Dose Area Product (DAP) during Uterine Artery Embolization (UAE)? *
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2.  The regression equation demonstrated that the following imaging modes were considered predictors of patient radiation dose: *
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3.  Which combination of angiographic techniques would further optimise the radiation dose the most for UAE patients? *
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4.  Which of the following are not considered radiation dose parameters? *
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5.  The regression model that entered the identified dose predictors for UAE patients was found to be: *
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Recommended further reading:
1. Nocum DJ, Robinson J, Liang E, Thompson N, Reed W. The factors contributing to the total radiation exposure of patient during uterine artery embolisation. J Med Rad Sci. 2019 Sep; 66(3): 200-211. doi: 10.1002/jmrs.347

2. Crowhurst JA, Whitby M, Savage M, Murdoch D, Robinson B, Shaw E, et al. Factors contributing to radiation dose for patients and operators during cardiac angiography. J Med Rad Sci. 2019 Mar; 66(1): 20-29. doi:10.1002/jmrs.315

3. Badawy MK, Scott M, Farouque O, Horrigan M, Clark DJ, Chan RK. Feasibility of using ultra‐low pulse rate fluoroscopy during routine diagnostic coronary angiography. J Med Rad Sci. 2018 Dec; 65(4): 252-258. doi:10.1002/jmrs.293

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