Database of radiological incidents and related events--Johnston's Archive
Xinxiang radiography accident, 2020
compiled by Wm. Robert Johnston
last modified 10 July 2022
02 January 2020
Xinxiang, Henan, P.R. China
Type of event:
A woman undergoing coronary angiography and coronary stent implantation was overexposed during the procedure. Dose was later estimated at 95 rad with 520 rad to the skin on the back. After three months ulceration of skin on the back developed which was not recognized as resulting from radiation overexposure until 6 months after the treatment.
- Han, Lin, Bingjie Zhang, Ping Wang, Jie Li, Shasha Du, Yuxuan Mao, Fengling Zhao, Yulong Liu, and Yumin Lyu, 2021, "Biodosimetry estimation of a case of large area back skin injury caused by accidental irradiation in interventional procedure," Chinese Journal of Radiological Medicine and Protection, 41(12):886-891.
- Mao, Yuxuan, Bingjie Zhang, Quanfu Sun, Tianhe Jia, Yumin Lyu, Yulong Liu, Fengling Zhao, Jianwei Wang, Xuan Wang, Tongzhen Liu, 2021, "Investigation and analysis of an extensive skin injury to the back caused by accidental irradiation in interventional procedure," Chinese Journal of Radiological Medicine and Protection, 41(12):881-885.
- Yin, Yuchen, Xuan Wang, Xianghui Kong, Wenyue Zhang, Yidi Wang, Yuxuan Mao, Jianwei Wang, Tianhe Jia, Yu Tu, Bingjie Zhang, and Liang Sun, 2022, "Physical dosimetric reconstruction of a case of large area back skin injury due to overexposure in an interventional procedure," Radiation Medicine and Protection, 3:3-8.
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