Occupational Radiation Exposure in the Electrophysiology Laboratory with a Focus on Personnel with Reproductive Potential and During Pregnancy: 2017 EHRA Consensus Document

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The Heart Rhythm Society endorsed the document on July 11, 2017. 

The purpose of this document as an adjunct to the EHRA practical guide, issued in 2014 on ways to reduce radiation dose for patients and staff during electrophysiological procedures, is to describe the current knowledge on the risks and to inform about current international recommendations and legislation on occupational exposure in the electrophysiology laboratory to personnel with childbearing potential and during pregnancy.