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.

“Everybody cares about radiation dose, but the most sensitive to radiation are children, because they’re growing.”  —Richard Towbin, M.D., Chief of Radiology, Phoenix Children’s Hospital

“Everybody cares about radiation dose, but the most sensitive to radiation are children, because they’re growing.”
—Richard Towbin, M.D., Chief of Radiology, Phoenix Children’s Hospital

Sponsored Content | Case Study | Radiation Dose Management | April 09, 2020
Medical imaging plays an increasing role in the accurate diagnosis and treatment of numerous medical conditions. The...
Rising concerns over radiation overexposure teamed with a growing focus on improving the quality of patient care are two key drivers of today’s radiation dose management market. 

Rising concerns over radiation overexposure teamed with a growing focus on improving the quality of patient care are two key drivers of today’s radiation dose management market. 

Feature | Radiation Dose Management | April 02, 2020 | By Melinda Taschetta-Millane
Rising concerns over radiation overexposure teamed with a growing focus on improving the quality of patient care are...
The guidance gives clarity and evidence to explain why the use of patient contact shielding to protect critical organs is no longer necessary for patients
News | Radiation Dose Management | March 13, 2020
March 13, 2020 — The British Institute of Radiology (BIR) and a working party of U.K. radiological professional bodies...
Iodine-based CT contrast ready for scanning with a Canon Aquilion One 320-slice CT system at Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital in the Chicago suburbs.
News | Radiology Imaging | January 22, 2020
January 22, 2020 — The risk of administering modern intravenous iodinated contrast media in patients with reduced...
Videos | Radiation Dose Management | December 19, 2019
Mahadevappa Mahesh, Ph.D., chief of medical physicist and professor of radiology and medical physics, Johns Hopkins...
Results were presented at RSNA19 for the comparison of ProHance (Gadoteridol) Injection, 279.3 mg/mL and Gadavist (gadobutrol) Injection in MRI of the brain (the TRUTH study)
News | Contrast Media | December 10, 2019
December 10, 2019 — Bracco Diagnostics Inc., the U.S subsidiary of Bracco Imaging S.p.A., a leading global company in...
Iodine-based CT contrast ready for scanning with a Canon Aquilion One 320-slice CT system at Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital in the Chicago suburbs.

Iodine-based CT contrast ready for scanning with a Canon Aquilion One 320-slice CT system at Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital in the Chicago suburbs.

Feature | Radiology Imaging | October 30, 2019 | By Dave Fornell
Iodine-based contrast agents used in computed tomography (CT) and catheter-based angiography have been implicated as a...
EOS is a device that captures bi-planar images with two perpendicular X-ray beams that travel vertically while scanning the patient from head to toe
News | Pediatric Imaging | October 29, 2019
October 29, 2019 — MemorialCare Miller Children's & Women's Hospital Long Beach is now the only children's hospital...
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
When it comes to listing needs, patient safety ranks at the top. Just ask an imaging administrator. “There is no way we...
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 on-the-job radiation often on a daily basis. It is critical to be aware of how...
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 molecular radiotherapy (MRT) treatment of the thyroid, existing single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT)...
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 computed tomography (CT) scans, which are considered safe,...
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 dosimeter addresses international requirements for independent...
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 radiation dose management system is the possibility to automatically generate alerts when...
Fluke Biomedical Introduces RaySafe 452 Survey Meter
Technology | Radiation Dose Management | July 11, 2019
July 11, 2019 – Radiation measurement often requires different devices for varying applications, adding to the cost and...
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...