INTRAVASCULAR RADIATION TRAINING REQUIREMENTS SHOULD BE MAINTAINED, ADVISORY PANEL MEMBERS SAY; ISOSTENT PETITION TO NRC TEMPORARILY WITHDRAWN
This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission should require the presence of a trained radiation oncologist to assist cardiologists during intravascular brachytherapy procedures to ensure safety, Daniel Flynn, MD, Holy Family Hospital and Medical Center, Methuen, Massachusetts, recommended Nov. 15 during a meeting in Rockville, Maryland of NRC's Advisory Committee on the Medical Use of Isotopes.
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