Radiation Dose Management

This channel includes news and new technology innovations for X-ray radiation dose monitoring, dose management, dose recording and radiation safety for cath lab staff. Technologies include systems to reduce or block dose via barriers or computed tomography (CT) dose reduction technologies such as iterative reconstruction.

An example of radiation dose tracking software from Imalogix showing data on cath lab angiography cases at RSNA 2019. Photo by Dave Fornell

An example of radiation dose tracking software from Imalogix showing data on cath lab angiography cases. Photo by Dave Fornell

Feature | Radiation Dose Management | November 04, 2020 | Dave Fornell, Editor
More than a decade ago, there was an alarming, rapid rise in ionizing radiation exposure in the U.S. population that...
The Rampart iC radiation protection shield for interventional cardiologists in the cath lab.

The Rampart iC radiation protection shield for interventional cardiologists in the cath lab.

News | Radiation Dose Management | July 21, 2020
July 21, 2020 — Interventional cardiology is ranked as the occupation with the highest level of radiation exposure in...
Videos | RSNA | January 13, 2020
DAIC/ITN Editor Dave Fornell takes a tour of some of the most innovative new medical imaging technologies displayed on...
Videos | Radiation Dose Management | December 19, 2019
  Mahadevappa Mahesh, Ph.D., chief of medical physicist and professor of radiology and medical physics, Johns Hopkins...
Videos | Cath Lab | September 28, 2019
A discussion with Nicolas Bevins, Ph.D., vice chair, physics and research, and Jessica Harrington, RCIS. They explain...
Low Doses of Radiation Promote Cancer-capable Cells
News | Radiation Dose Management | July 18, 2019
July 18, 2019 — Low doses of radiation equivalent to three computed tomography (CT) scans, which are considered safe,...
How to Reduce Radiation Dose With Akshay Khandelwal at Henry Ford Hospital
Podcast | Radiation Dose Management | June 14, 2019
Akshay Khandelwal, M.D., director of medical operations at the Henry Ford Heart and Vascular Institute, Detroit, and...
PODCAST: How to Reduce Cath Lab Radiation Dose
Podcast | Radiation Dose Management | June 06, 2019
A discussion with Nicholas Bevins, Ph.D., vice chair, physics and research, and Jessica Harrington, RCIS. They explain...
ControlRad Announces FDA Clearance and Launch of ControlRad Trace
Technology | Radiation Dose Management | May 23, 2019
May 23, 2019 — ControlRad Inc. announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted 510(k) clearance for...
 Omega Medical Imaging Launches AI-enabled FluoroShield for Radiation Reduction
Technology | Radiation Dose Management | April 04, 2019
April 4, 2019 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted Omega Medical Imaging 510(k) clearance to offer...
How to reduce radiation dose in cardiac CT.
Feature | CT Angiography (CTA) | April 01, 2019 | Dave Fornell, Editor
April 1, 2019 — Here is a checklist of dose-sparing practices for coronary computed tomography angiography (CCTA)...
 Thermo Fisher Scientific Launches New Dosimetry Monitoring Service
Technology | Radiation Dose Management | March 07, 2019
March 7, 2019 — A new dosimetry monitoring service from Thermo Fisher Scientific enables medical and imaging facilities...
An example of multimodality image fusion with live angiography to enhance soft-tissue visualization during complex procedures. This example is from Siemen's new TrueFusion software released in 2018. Advances in angiography imaging.

An example of multimodality image fusion with live angiography to enhance soft-tissue visualization during complex procedures. This example is from Siemen's new TrueFusion software released in 2018. 

Feature | Angiography | January 28, 2019 | Dave Fornell, Editor
There are a few recent trends in X-ray angiography imaging systems that hospitals should be aware of if they are...
Videos | Cath Lab | January 03, 2019
This is the newest cardiac cath lab at the University of Colorado Hospital in Aurora, Colorado. Construction was...
Image Diagnostics Debuting Interventional Radiation Shield at RSNA 2018
News | Radiation Dose Management | October 03, 2018
October 3, 2018 — Image Diagnostics has entered into a product development agreement with ECLS Inc. to design a new...