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.

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 growing...
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 the inherent danger of radiation exposure. Public...
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 proprietary...
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 radiation dose by 60 percent...
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...
University of California Study Searches for Consistent CT Dose Best Practices
News | Radiation Dose Management | April 17, 2017
April 17, 2017 — A new study led by UC San Francisco has found that radiation doses can be safely and effectively...
Bayer, Radimetrics Enterprise Platform, radiation dose management, Connecticut Hospital Association, statewide repository
News | Radiation Dose Management | March 30, 2017
March 30, 2017 — The Connecticut Hospital Association (CHA) and Bayer announced an alliance to establish the United...
RaySafe i3 dosimeter, real-time radiation dose monitoring, wearable, RSNA 2017

Image courtesy of Unfors RaySafe

Technology | Radiation Dose Management | March 07, 2017
March 7, 2017 — Unfors RaySafe recently introduced the RaySafe i3, to its suite of real-time dosimetry products, at the...
ACR, guideline update, NEMA XR-29 Smart Dose Standard, Medic Vision, SafeCT-29
News | Radiation Dose Management | February 28, 2017
February 28, 2017 — The American College of Radiology (ACR) published updated guidelines regarding the NEMA XR-29 (MITA...
common adult CT examinations, computed tomography, diagnostic reference levels, DRLs, radiation dose, achievable dose, AD
News | Radiation Dose Management | February 23, 2017
February 23, 2017 — Using data from the world’s largest computed tomography (CT) dose index registry, researchers have...
Technology | Radiation Dose Management | January 19, 2017
January 19, 2017 — Zetta Medical Technologies announced the release of Zia, an iterative reconstruction solution that...
diagnostic low-dose radiation exposure, radiological imaging dose, radiophobia, Journal of Nuclear Medicine, ALARA, LNTH
News | Radiation Dose Management | January 18, 2017
January 18, 2017 — In an article published in the January 2017 issue of The Journal of Nuclear Medicine, researchers...