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A 38-year-old member asked:

Can indirect exposure to radiations from an x-ray cause any harm to cardiac patients who have had multiple angioplasties?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Richard Sanders
General Surgery 68 years experience
Probably not: People who have multiple angioplasties are no more injured by indirect exposure to xray than other people without heart disease. The degree of harm will depend on how much exposure to xray the individual has had.
Last updated Jan 5, 2013

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