Enhancing occupational safety in the X-ray laboratory

Priya Bansal, Michael Luna, Margaret Dutton, Aneel Maini, Subhash Banerjee, Emmanouil S. Brilakis, Brijeshwar Maini, Houman Khalili

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Despite more than 80% of interventional operators reporting one or more orthopedic injuries attributed to the X-ray laboratory, there has been limited adoption of various strategies and equipment to minimize these injuries. A comprehensive review of these methods to reduce musculoskeletal strain is lacking in the current literature, and is essential in order to ensure a long, healthy, and productive interventional career.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)311-317
Number of pages7
JournalCoronary artery disease
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jun 1 2022


  • X-ray laboratory
  • interventionalist
  • musculoskeletal strain
  • orthopedic

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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