EffectivenesS of Additional X-ray PRotection dEviceS in Reducing Scattered Radiation in Radial interventiOn (ESPRESSO)

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Tommaso Gori

Status

Completed

Conditions

Exposure of Member of Staff to Medical Diagnostic X-Ray

Treatments

Radiation: Protection shield & X-ray protective strips
Radiation: Protection shield & protective strips & patient cut-outs
Radiation: Plain X-ray protection shield

Study type

Interventional

Funder types

Other

Identifiers

NCT03634657
ESPRESSO

Details and patient eligibility

About

This study evaluates the radiation exposure of scattered radiation for the interventionalist during coronary angiography using different X-ray protection materials, namely, an X-ray Screen without additional X-ray protection, an X-ray Screen with additional protective strips and an X-ray Screen with additional protective strips AND protective patient cut-outs.

Enrollment

700 patients

Sex

All

Ages

18+ years old

Volunteers

No Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion criteria

indication for coronary angiography

Exclusion criteria

none

Trial design

Primary purpose

Other

Allocation

Randomized

Interventional model

Parallel Assignment

Masking

None (Open label)

700 participants in 3 patient groups

Plain X-ray protection shield
Active Comparator group
Treatment:
Radiation: Plain X-ray protection shield
Protection shield & X-ray protective strips
Experimental group
Treatment:
Radiation: Protection shield & X-ray protective strips
Protection shield & protective strips & patient cut-outs
Experimental group
Treatment:
Radiation: Protection shield & protective strips & patient cut-outs

Trial contacts and locations

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