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.

TOSHIBA INFIX
Technology | July 22, 2013

July 22, 2013 — Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc. has partnered with Unfors RaySafe Inc. to offer a new...

Technology | July 09, 2013

July 9, 2013 — Sectra has recently registered a new Class 1 software medical device, Sectra DoseTrack, with the U.S...

Image Gently Children CT Increase Radiation Risk
News | June 13, 2013

June 13, 2013 — Use of computed tomography (CT...

News | June 13, 2013

According to Density Education National Survivors' Effort (D.E.N.S.E.), Senator Dingfelder's (OR, D-23) office has...

Image Reconstruction Software
News | June 12, 2013

June 12, 2013 — UltraSPECT, a provider of nuclear medicine (NM) image reconstruction technology that...

pediatric imaging
Feature | June 12, 2013

A study examining trends in X-ray computed tomography (CT) use in children in the United States has found that...

News | June 06, 2013

June 6, 2013 — GE Healthcare has announced that all of its new...

Feature | June 06, 2013

June 6, 2013 — Many providers, and even consumers, are now aware of low-dose technologies, such as...

dense breast tissue
News | May 30, 2013

Tennessee has become the eighth state with Breast Density Inform legislation. Alabama's Breast Density Inform bill...

News | May 29, 2013

May 29, 2013 — Imaging Solutions Inc. and Medic Vision Imaging Solutions Ltd. announced that an imaging partner is...

Feature | May 23, 2013

May 23, 2013 — Intermountain Healthcare, a Utah-based nonprofit system of 22 hospitals and 185 clinics, is compiling...

Feature | May 21, 2013

May 21, 2013 — Unavoidable damage caused to the heart and lungs by...

Ambient Experience, pediatric CT

The Philips Healthcare Ambient Experience helps create a relaxing atmosphere for pediatric patients.

Feature | April 26, 2013 | Sabah Servaes, M.D., and Sjirk J. Westra, M.D.

Imaging children has challenges that relate to the size, maturity and anxiety of the patient. In addition, we have...

liver metastasis, iterative reconstruction

This example shows the same patient's scan made with a 0.61 mSv dose. The left image was reconstructed with standard filtered back projection, while the right shows a Veo iterative reconstruction. The Veo image was able to define a liver metastasis. (Image courtesy of GE Healthcare)

Feature | April 26, 2013 | Dave Fornell

New computed tomography (CT) dose studies and growing public media attention have made minimizing unnecessary...

Philips CT reduces reconstruction times from minutes to seconds using the latest Intel Xeon processors and optimized algorithms.

Whitepapers | April 05, 2013 | Philips Healthcare

When every second counts in clinical situations such as those encountered in the emergency room and trauma centers,...

News | April 01, 2013

April 1, 2013 — Philips Healthcare is introducing three new imaging systems to help radiology departments increase...

SNMMI Launches Online Dose Optimization Resource
Feature | March 26, 2013

March 26, 2013 — The Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) launched a new online resource for...

News | March 07, 2013

March 7, 2013 — Senate Bill 1115, which would require individuals in Idaho to secure a license before performing...

Feature | March 05, 2013

March 5, 2013 — Ohio State University cancer researchers have identified molecules in the bloodstream that might...

Feature | February 22, 2013

February 22, 2013 — Since its launch, less than two years ago, more than 5 million...