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.

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Staff at Lawrence General Hospital are wearing the RaySafe i2 color-coded dosimeters to monitor personal radiation exposure while performing a procedure.

Feature | May 04, 2015 | Lori M. Weir, M.D.

It’s the invisible elephant in radiology — ...

ACR, AAPM, Radiation Safety Officer Resources
News | April 28, 2015

April 28, 2015 — The American College of Radiology (ACR) and American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM)...

ASRT, Joint Commission, modules, CT, MRI, safety, dose reduction
News | April 21, 2015

April 21, 2015 — The American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) has launched new online products to help...

UltraSPECT, dose management, lower dose SPECT

UltraSPECT's image reconstruction software can be used on older SPECT systems to allow lower-dose imaging. This is an example of the software's imaging capability using between 30-50 percent less dose.

Feature | Nuclear Imaging | April 20, 2015 | Dave Fornell

Nuclear myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI) with positron emission tomography (PET) and single-photon emission...

Bonn Call for Action, FDA, radiation exposure, medical imaging, update
Feature | March 25, 2015

March 25, 2015 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced its latest efforts in supporting the Bonn...

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Feature | March 24, 2015

March 24, 2015 — A new study published online in the journal...

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Feature | March 23, 2015

March 23, 2015 — Scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory  have...

News | March 20, 2015

The sixth Image Wisely Radiation Safety Case —Optimizing...

MPTronic, SST Group, RDM, Radiation Dosage Monitor

Image courtesy of MPTronic

Technology | March 18, 2015

March 18, 2015 — SST Group Inc. announced a partnership with MPTronic to become the exclusive distributor in the...

Toshiba, Dose Tracking System, DTS, cardiovascular x-ray
News | March 12, 2015

March 12, 2015 — Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc.’s Dose Tracking System makes interventional procedures safer...

interventional radiology, Mayo Clinic, aprons, dose, cath lab
Feature | March 02, 2015

March 2, 2015 — Frequent use of lead aprons in the...

News | February 20, 2015

February 20, 2015 — Pediatric cardiology researchers and clinicians from numerous centers around the world gathered...

Radiation dose monitoring software analytics offered by Sectra.

Sectra's dose monitoring software showing a comparison between the performance of an old and a replaced scanner.

Feature | Radiation Dose Management | February 18, 2015 | Dave Fornell
Cardiac imaging accounts for about one-third of the source of X-ray radiation dose for all medical imaging. Expanding...
Blog | January 29, 2015

The silence is deafening. And since radiology associations, physician groups and vendors have yet to publicly...

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