Radiation Dose Management

The radiation dose management channel includes information of radiation dose recording software, real-time staff dose monitoring, regulatory compliance and technology to reduce dose, including interative reconstruction software.

A volume of contrast agent lingers near the injection site, creating an artifact that can block the visualization of structures

A volume of contrast agent lingers near the injection site, creating an artifact that can block the visualization of structures. Graphic courtesy of Lior Molvin

Sponsored Content | Blog | Contrast Media | October 15, 2019
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Wearing personal radiation measurement badges to measure dose exposure is crucial.

Wearing personal radiation measurement badges to measure dose exposure is crucial.

Feature | Radiation Dose Management | September 04, 2019 | By Mukta Acharya
Doctors and technologists are exposed to...
The CT scanner might not come with protocols that are adequate for each hospital situation, so at Phoenix Children’s Hospital they designed their own protocols, said Dianna Bardo, M.D., director of body MR and co-director of the 3D Innovation Lab at Phoenix Children’s.

The CT scanner might not come with protocols that are adequate for each hospital situation, so at Phoenix Children’s Hospital they designed their own protocols, said Dianna Bardo, M.D., director of body MR and co-director of the 3D Innovation Lab at Phoenix Children’s.

Sponsored Content | Case Study | Radiation Dose Management | September 04, 2019
Radiation dose management is central to child patient safety. Medical imaging plays an increasing role in the accurate...
A 3-D printed tungsten pre-clinical X-ray system collimator. 3D printed, additive manufacturing for medical imaging.

A 3-D printed tungsten pre-clinical X-ray system collimator. The tungsten alloy powder is printed into the form desired and is laser fused so it can be machined and finished. Previously, making collimators from Tungsten was labor intensive because it required working with sheets of the metal to create the collimator matrix. 

Feature | Medical 3-D Printing | September 04, 2019 | By Steve Jeffery
In ...
Low Doses of Radiation Promote Cancer-capable Cells
News | Radiation Dose Management | July 18, 2019
July 18, 2019 — Low doses of radiation equivalent to three...
Mirion Showcases Instadose2 Wireless Dual Detector Dosimeter at AAPM and AHRA
News | Radiation Dose Management | July 15, 2019
July 15, 2019 — Featuring dual detectors, the Instadose2...
Example of an intentionally truncated CT image

Figure 1: Example of an intentionally truncated CT image. The truncation percentage was calculated as the ratio of the patient border touching the field of view to the total patient border (red/(read+blue)). Image courtesy of Qaelum.

Feature | Radiation Dose Management | July 15, 2019 | Niki Fitousi, Ph.D., and An Dedulle
One of the main benefits of a ...
Radcal Exhibits Accu-Gold Touch Systems at AAPM 2019
News | Radiation Dose Management | July 09, 2019
July 9, 2019 — Radcal Corp. will be presenting the new Accu-Gold Touch platform, a multi-analyzer the company says is...
Applications Open for ASRT Foundation and Canon Medical's Safety FiRsT Grant Program
News | Radiation Dose Management | May 31, 2019
May 31, 2019 — The ASRT Foundation and Canon Medical Systems are now accepting applications for the 2019 Safety FiRsT...
ControlRad Announces FDA Clearance and Launch of ControlRad Trace
Technology | Radiation Dose Management | May 23, 2019
May 23, 2019 — ControlRad Inc. announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted 510(k) clearance for...
Qaelum NV and Toyo Corp. Sign Japanese Distribution Agreement for Dose Monitoring Solution
News | Radiation Dose Management | April 10, 2019
April 10, 2019 —  Qaelum NV of Leuven, Belgium, and Toyo Corp. of Tokyo, Japan announced they have entered into a...
Omega Medical Imaging Launches AI-enabled FluoroShield for Radiation Reduction
Technology | Radiation Dose Management | April 04, 2019
April 4, 2019 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted Omega Medical Imaging 510(k) clearance to offer...
Thermo Fisher Scientific Launches New Dosimetry Monitoring Service
Technology | Radiation Dose Management | March 07, 2019
March 7, 2019 — A new dosimetry monitoring service from Thermo Fisher Scientific enables medical and imaging facilities...
FDA Clears Mirada Medical's Simplicit90y Dosimetry Software
News | Interventional Radiology | February 18, 2019
February 18, 2019 — Mirada Medical Ltd announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for...
Veterans Integrated Service Network 19 Implements System-Wide Radiation Dose Monitoring
News | Radiation Dose Management | December 04, 2018
December 4, 2018 — Agfa HealthCare announced it has collaborated in delivering a system-wide DoseMonitor automated...
Sponsored Content | Videos | Radiation Oncology | November 30, 2018
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Stratasys Ups Ante In Enterprise Imaging

One of several 3-D printed models at Stratasys booth during RSNA 2018.

Sponsored Content | Blog | RSNA | November 27, 2018 | Greg Freiherr
For medical practice to advance, efforts to make this practice more efficient must not come at the expense of accuracy...
Image Diagnostics Debuting Interventional Radiation Shield at RSNA 2018
News | Radiation Dose Management | October 03, 2018
October 3, 2018 — Image Diagnostics has entered into a product development agreement with ECLS Inc. to design a new...