A review of cardiovascular disease induced by radiation

  • Isa Sincer, M.D. Abant Izzet Baysal University, Medical School, Department of Cardiology, Bolu
  • Aslı Kurtar Mansuroglu Abant Izzet Baysal University, Medical School, Department of Cardiology, Bolu
Keywords: Cardiovascular disease; radiation; invasive cardiology

Abstract

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.

Published
2018-02-02