Radiation Dose Management

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced its latest efforts in supporting the Bonn Call for Action, an international list of priorities for radiation protection in medicine for the next decade.

A new study published online in the journal Radiology found a substantial gap between patient expectations and current practices for providing information about medical imaging tests that use radiation. Researchers said the findings highl...

Scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory  have uncovered new clues about the risk of cancer from low-dose radiation. In this research, low-dose is defined as equivalent to 100 millisieverts or roug...

Cardiac imaging accounts for about one-third of the source of X-ray radiation dose for all medical imaging. Expanding use of computed tomography (CT) for cardiac evaluations, use of nuclear imaging for myocardial perfusion exams and more complex t...

Bonn Call for Action, FDA, radiation exposure, medical imaging, update
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced its latest efforts in supporting the Bonn Call for Action, an international list of priorities for...
radiation, risk, cancer patients, information, Memorial Sloan Kettering, MSKCC
A new study published online in the journal Radiology found a substantial gap between patient expectations and current practices for providing information...
low-dose radiation, cancer risk, mice, Berkeley National Laboratory, therapy, CT
Scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory  have uncovered new clues about the risk of cancer from low-dose...
The sixth Image Wisely Radiation Safety Case —Optimizing Radiation Use During a Difficult IVC Filter Retrieval — is now available to help radiologists,...
MPTronic, SST Group, RDM, Radiation Dosage Monitor
The RDM (Radiation Dosage Monitor) solution from MPTronic is designed to collect, control, analyze and optimize radiation doses delivered
Version 2.5 of Bayer's Radimetrics Enterprise Platform has new features that can help radiologists and hospital administrators meet new...

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Bonn Call for Action, FDA, radiation exposure, medical imaging, update
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced its latest efforts in supporting the Bonn Call for Action, an international list of priorities for...
radiation, risk, cancer patients, information, Memorial Sloan Kettering, MSKCC
A new study published online in the journal Radiology found a substantial gap between patient expectations and current practices for providing information...
low-dose radiation, cancer risk, mice, Berkeley National Laboratory, therapy, CT
Scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory  have uncovered new clues about the risk of cancer from low-dose...
interventional radiology, Mayo Clinic, aprons, dose, cath lab
Frequent use of lead aprons in the interventional lab and radiology departments to protect against radiation exposure is associated with increased...

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