AzadehHojrehaMichaelWeberb1PeterHomolkac2 aMedical University of Vienna, Department of Biological Imaging and Image-guided Therapy, Division of General and Paediatric Radiology, Waehringer Guertel 18–20, A-1090 Vienna, Austria bMedical University of Vienna, Department of Biomedical Imaging and Image-guided Therapy, Division of General and Paediatric Radiology, Waehringer Guertel 18–20, A-1090 Vienna, Austria cMedical University of Vienna, Centre for Medical Physics […]
There’s been a lot in the media lately about radiation exposure from medical imaging, and many of my patients are asking about it. They want to know if radiation from mammograms, bone density tests, computed tomography (CT) scans, and so forth will increase their risk of developing cancer. For most women, there’s very little risk […]
5 – 7 Mar 2018 in Vienna: Technical Meeting on Experiences with the Implementation of the Bonn Call for Action
In 2012, in Bonn, Germany, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) organized the International Conference on Radiation Protection in Medicine — Setting the Scene for the Next Decade. This conference, which was co-sponsored by the World Health Organization (WHO), resulted in the ‘Bonn Call for Action’ — a joint IAEA–WHO position statement setting forth ten […]
Invitation to the next webinar in radiation protection in dentistry held by IAEA – tomorrow, Feb. 6th!
JOIN US ONLINE FOR LECTURE Justification of X-ray examinations in dentistry with Prof. Keith Horner PARTICIPATION IS FREE Register now Read more Dear colleagues, Thank you for your previous interest in the online lectures – webinars organized by the IAEA Radiation Protection of Patients Unit. We would like to invite you to join us for […]
from Clinical Practice Today from Duke Health January 30, 2018 | By Lori Malone FIGURES 1 and 2: (1) A neonatal phantom is used to test the imaging equipment in Duke’s pediatric catheterization laboratory. (2) A chest X-ray from the phantom looks just like an X-ray from a baby because the phantom tissues are specially […]