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Reducing Radiation Exposure in Hip Fracture Repairs with ADAPT for Gamma3

March 5, 2020

During surgical procedures, radiation technologies can provide many benefits. These include direct images of a patient’s anatomy to confirm diagnoses, the ability to see movement in real-time, confirmation of the progression of surgery, and assistance in accurately placing instrumentation and implants. However, the use of radiation has risks that can potentially affect both patients and perioperative team members. Radiation cannot be seen, felt, or smelled. Therefore, understanding the risks inherent in using radiation technologies during a surgical procedure and knowing how to adequately protect patients and health care providers from unintended radiation exposure is critical to safe practice. Learn more at www.stryker.com/ADAPTyourOR.
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