Avoiding or reducing ionising radiation in children: the ALARA principle - ESR Connect

EuroSafe Imaging Session - Jointly organised by EuroSafe Imaging and ECR Subcommittee on Paediatric

EU 2 - Avoiding or reducing ionising radiation in children: the ALARA principle

March 4, 11:45 - 12:45 CET

  • 5 Lectures
  • 60 Minutes
  • 5 Speakers
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EU 2-2
5 min
An update on dose reduction techniques in paediatric CT and radiography
Erich Sorantin, Graz / Austria
1. To learn about the different technical possibilities.
2. To understand how to improve the benefit/risk-ratio of children in radiography and CT.
3. To become familiar with the relevant resources for radiation protection.
EU 2-3
10 min
Orthopaedic imaging in children
Jeannette Kraft, Leeds / UK
1. To learn how to limit the indications for CT in skeletal imaging.
2. To learn about the possibilities of low-dose applications in skeletal imaging.
3. To appreciate the important role of ultrasound or MRI for musculoskeletal imaging in children.
EU 2-5
10 min
Imaging lung diseases in children and adolescents: can we avoid CT?
Diane M. Renz, Hannover / Germany
1. To appreciate the role of radiography.
2. To become familiar with the role of ultrasound in lung imaging.
3. To learn about the advantages of lung MRI.
EU 2-6
10 min
Avoiding radiation in our smallest patients
Willemijn M. Klein, Nijmegen / Netherlands
1. To learn about the alternatives to radiography for depicting lines and tubes in the NICU.
2. To learn about the potential and limitations of bowel ultrasound versus contrast enemas.
3. To understand the potential and limitations of CEUS versus cystography.
20 min
Live Q&A

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CME Information

This session is accredited with 1 CME credit.

Moderators

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Erich Sorantin

Graz, Austria

Speakers

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Erich Sorantin

Graz, Austria

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Jeannette Kraft

Leeds, United Kingdom

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Diane Miriam Renz

Hannover, Germany

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Willemijn M. Klein

Nijmegen, Netherlands