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.

ACR Chair Tells House Subcommittee to Fund Modern Low-Dose Medical Radiation Research
News | Radiation Dose Management | November 01, 2017

November 1, 2017 — James A. Brink, M.D., FACR, chair of the American College of Radiology (ACR) Board of Chancellors...

Technology | Radiation Dose Management | September 07, 2017

September 7, 2017 — Sapheneia and Scannerside received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance to...

Videos | Nuclear Imaging | August 24, 2017

Prem Soman, M.D., director of nuclear cardiology at the Heart and Vascular Institute, University of Pittsburgh, and...

Videos | Nuclear Imaging | August 24, 2017

Randy Thompson, M.D., attending cardiologist, St. Luke’s Mid-America Heart Institute, Kansas City, explains...

Virtual Phantoms Inc. Releases VirtualDose-IR
Technology | Radiation Dose Management | August 07, 2017

August 7, 2017 — Virtual Phantoms Inc. announced the release of VirtualDoseIR, a tool for assessing organ dose from...

Low Doses of Radiation Could Harm Cardiovascular Health
News | Radiation Dose Management | July 17, 2017

July 17, 2017 — Ionizing radiation, such as X-rays, has a harmful effect on the cardiovascular system even at doses...

New Image Wisely Radiation Safety Case Discusses Child-Sizing CT Dose
News | Radiation Dose Management | June 19, 2017

June 19, 2017 — The tenth special edition Image Wisely Radiation Safety Case is now available to help radiologists,...

Philips Dosewise portal allows X-ray radiation dose tracking for individual patients

An example of radiation dose tracking software is Philips Dosewise portal, which allows X-ray radiation dose tracking for individual patients by modality, body region and exam type.

Feature | Radiation Dose Management | June 13, 2017 | Dominic Siewko

In recent years, radiation dose management awareness has heightened across the healthcare industry to address...

Radiation dose monitoring in cardiac imaging, cath lab angiography

An example of dose monitoring software from Sectra, which can record dose levels by exam type, modality and set alert levels. 

Feature | Radiation Dose Management | June 12, 2017 | Jeff Zagoudis

For all the benefits of medical imaging, most forms come with...

Infab Introduces Revolution Lead Aprons
Technology | Radiation Dose Management | June 01, 2017

June 1, 2017 — Infab Corp. recently introduced Revolution Lead and Lead-Free Aprons with Kiarmor, Infab’s...

Study Reveals Low Adoption of IAEA Recommendations for Reduced Nuclear Cardiology Radiation Exposure
News | Radiation Dose Management | May 12, 2017

May 12, 2017 — A study in 65 countries has revealed low adoption of International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)...

Large Nuclear Cardiology Laboratory Slashes Radiation Dose 60 Percent in Eight Years
News | Radiation Dose Management | May 11, 2017

May 11, 2017 — A large nuclear cardiology laboratory in Missouri has slashed its average...

Corindus Announces Strategic Partnership with BLOXR Solutions to Distribute Radiation Protection Products
News | Radiation Dose Management | April 25, 2017

April 25, 2017 — Corindus Vascular Robotics Inc. announced a strategic partnership with BLOXR Solutions, provider of...

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