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.

Technology | November 07, 2013
November 7, 2013 – PHS Technologies Group LLC, a division of PACSHealth LLC, announced that it has been awarded a group...
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News | October 04, 2013
October 4, 2013 — Image Wisely recently launched its first Image Wisely Radiation Safety Case — a series of free,...
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News | September 11, 2013
September 11, 2013 -- UltraSPECT announced that MaineHealth, a family of hospitals and medical centers throughout Maine...
Technology | August 02, 2013
August 2, 2013 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently granted market clearance for a hand lotion...
An example of iterative reconstruction image reconstruction to improve the image quality of low dose CT scans to enable lower dose imaging

An example of the clearer images enabled by iterative reconstruction using Philips iDose4 software. The software can enhance the sharpness of the stent and reduce metal and calcium blooming artifacts to give a clearer view of the coronary artery lumen.

Feature | Computed Tomography (CT) | July 23, 2013 | Dave Fornell
Radiation exposure from multidetector computed tomography (CT) has become a pressing public health concern in both lay...
Blog | July 23, 2013
By Dave Fornell, DAIC Editor Finding ways to lower patient radiation dose from both medical imaging and interventional...
Feature | July 23, 2013 | Dave Fornell
Finding ways to lower patient radiation dose from both medical imaging and interventional cardiology has become a major...
Technology | July 22, 2013
July 22, 2013 — Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc. has partnered with Unfors RaySafe Inc. to offer a new radiation...
Technology | July 09, 2013
July 9, 2013 — Sectra has recently registered a new Class 1 software medical device, Sectra DoseTrack, with the U.S....
News | June 12, 2013
June 12, 2013 — UltraSPECT, a provider of nuclear medicine (NM) image reconstruction technology that reduces...
News | June 06, 2013
June 6, 2013 — GE Healthcare has announced that all of its new computed tomography (CT) products meet the Medical...
Feature | June 06, 2013
June 6, 2013 — Many providers, and even consumers, are now aware of low-dose technologies, such as computed tomography...
Feature | May 23, 2013
May 23, 2013 — Intermountain Healthcare, a Utah-based nonprofit system of 22 hospitals and 185 clinics, is compiling...
Feature | May 21, 2013
May 21, 2013 — Unavoidable damage caused to the heart and lungs by radiotherapy treatment of tumors in the chest region...
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The Siemens Artis Q.zen.

Feature | October 18, 2013 | Dave Fornell
There were three key trends in X-ray vascular imaging systems made evident from new products showcased at the...