A review of cardiovascular disease induced by radiation
Cardiovascular diseases are still in the 1st place in the world among cause of deaths. Data accumulates about publications investigating the effect of radiation on cardiovascular disease. Ionized radiation is used for diagnosis and treatment of many disease, recently. As for invasive cardiology; coronary artery disease, cardiac valve diseases, electrophysiological studies require radiation assistance. It is very important for invasive cardiologists to know the cardiovascular adverse effects of radiation and radiation protection methods.
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