Exposure to ionizing radiation during liver transplantation evaluation, waitlist time, and in the postoperative period: A cause for concern Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Liver
  • Liver Neoplasms
  • Liver Transplantation
  • Radiation, Ionizing
  • Waiting Lists

abstract

  • Patients undergoing evaluation and liver transplantation at our center are exposed to very high levels of ionizing radiation. Although long-term effects in these patients are yet to be defined, the theoretical increased risk of malignancy must be given its due consideration. Routine use of nonradiation imaging and reconsideration of indications may be preferred and justified in this population.

publication date

  • February 2014

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1002/hep.26633

PubMed ID

  • 23904338

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 496

end page

  • 504

volume

  • 59

number

  • 2