Harvard Heart Letter

April 2009 references and further reading

Radiation in medicine: A double-edged sword

Health Physics Society. Naturally occurring radiation.

Mettler FA, Jr., Bhargavan M, Thomadsen BR, et al. Nuclear medicine exposure in the United States, 2005-2007: preliminary results. Seminars in Nuclear Medicine 2008; 38:384-91.

Mettler FA, Jr., Thomadsen BR, Bhargavan M, et al. Medical radiation exposure in the U.S. in 2006: preliminary results. Health Physics 2008; 95:502-7.

Hausleiter J, Meyer T, Hermann F, et al. Estimated radiation dose associated with cardiac CT angiography. JAMA 2009; 301:500-7.

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