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Task Group No. 203 - Management of radiotherapy patients with implanted cardiac pacemakers and defibrillators.

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Review published literature, evaluate all possible effects of therapeutic radiations on these devices, provide methods to clinically assess the dose levels, provide an estimate of the risks for the various radiation associated lethal and non-lethal types of device failures, provide methods to manage patients with such devices and develop recommendations in order to minimize the damage during radiotherapy procedures.

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Approved Date(s)Start: 5/11/2010
End: 12/31/2016
Committee Keywords: TG203
Most recent status update:The group is discussing recommendations on the management of patients with CIEDs to include in the draft for completion of the reviewable version. Figures and tables are finalized. - [9/5/2013 by Dimitris Mihailidis] Click to update.
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TG203 - Management of radiotherapy patients with implanted cardiac pacemakers and defibrillators.  [Status]
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Moyed Miften
Task Group Co-Chair

Dimitris Mihailidis
Task Group Co-Chair


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