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.

News | April 09, 2012
April 9, 2012 — Healthcare supply contracting company Novation released its 2012 Diagnostic Imaging Watch report. Peer...
Technology | March 29, 2012
March 29, 2012 — Siemens Healthcare recently expanded its solutions portfolio by offering the RaySafe i2 personal...
Feature | March 22, 2012
March 22, 2012 – Addressing concerns over radiation from cardiac imaging and procedures, the American College of...
Blog | March 16, 2012
By Dave Fornell, DAIC Editor With increasing concern about radiation dose levels in radiology, I wanted to share my...
News | March 16, 2012
March 16, 2012 - A technological breakthrough is allowing the University of Michigan Health System to be the first...
Feature | January 12, 2012
January 12, 2012 — An article in the January issue of the Journal of the American College of Radiology summarizes...
Technology | December 20, 2011
December 20, 2011 — Aware Inc. announced the introduction of two new server-based software products: Aware REM Server...
News | December 15, 2011
December 15, 2011 – Siemens Healthcare offers a new information source for anyone facing an X-ray, computed tomography...
Technology | December 13, 2011
December 13, 2011 — Siemens announced its computed tomography (CT) iterative reconstruction algorithm SAFIRE – Sinogram...
Technology | December 13, 2011
December 13, 2011 — Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc. has introduced DICOM Radiation Dose Structured Report on all...
News | December 08, 2011
December 8, 2011 — A new survey released by the Siemens Radiation Reduction Alliance (SIERRA) reveals awareness and...

The TeraRecon time-volume analysis software shows myocardial perfusion in CT datasets. The color-coded myocardium shows areas of high and low contrast, similar to radiotracer PET and SPECT perfusion imaging.

Feature | December 06, 2011 | Dave Fornell
Vendors showcase the latest medical imaging technological advances each year during the annual Radiological Society of...

Philips Healthcare Allura Xper FD20

Feature | November 23, 2011 | Dave Fornell
Over the last 10 years, hospitals have phased out analog image intensifiers for flat-panel, digital detector...

This 3-D volume rendered computed tomography angiography (CTA) image was created with a Toshiba Aquilion One 320-slice system. The system can image the entire heart, 16 cm of anatomy, in a single, one-second acquisition.

Feature | November 23, 2011 | Carter Newton, M.D., FACC
We are at an inflection point with many aspects of medicine, not the least of which concerns choosing the correct tool...
ZeroGravity Radiation Protection System is made by Tidi Products and distributed by Biotronik. It offers more radiation protection than lead aprons and without the weight that can cause orthopedic problems for interventional cardiologists.
Technology | Radiation Dose Management | April 08, 2011
To prevent physician fatigue and back pain associated with wearing protective lead aprons in the cath lab, the...