Search Tag: Dose

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Unfors RaySafe S1 Dose Management Software Awarded

2013 30 Jul

 Unfors RaySafe has won “Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2013” for its RaySafe S1 dose management software.   Their success in the “Interface Design” category of the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2013 was achieved against strong competition. The award judges noted “the high aesthetic appeal of the design, the compellingly simple operation... Read more

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Sectra DoseTrack™ Gains FDA Registration

2013 16 Jul

Sectra has recently registered its radiation dose solution Sectra DoseTrack™, with the FDA. Sectra DoseTrack is a web-based solution which monitors patient radiation doses and ensures that they are kept as low as reasonably achievable. The system automatically collects, stores and monitors data from all connected modalities saving valuable time and... Read more

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Intermountain Healthcare Launches System to Measure and Report Cumulative Medical Radiation Exposure

2013 27 May

Intermountain Healthcare, a Utah-based nonprofit system of 22 hospitals and 185 clinics, is compiling the cumulative radiation patients receive from about 220,000 higher-dose procedures and imaging exams each year, starting with exams performed in the last quarter of 2012. That information is now readily available to both physicians and patients.... Read more

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Toshiba Infinix-i System Displays Radiation Dose Exposure

2013 15 May

Toshiba America Medical Systems has launched  the FDA-cleared Dose Tracking System for InfinixTM-i cardiovascular X-ray. The Dose Tracking System visualises X-ray emissions via a colour-coded display. “Through our partnership with the University at Buffalo, Toshiba designed the Dose Tracking System as a visual aid, enabling clinicians to monitor... Read more

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Radiation Dose Level Affects Size of Lesions Seen On Chest CT Images

2013 30 Apr

The estimated size of chest lymph nodes and lung nodules seen on CT images varies significantly when the same nodes or nodules are examined using lower versus higher doses of radiation, a new study has shown.  The study, conducted at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, used a 3D image processing tool to quantitatively measure the volume of... Read more