EuroSafe Imaging Session - Jointly organised by EuroSafe Imaging and ECR Subcommittee on Physics in Medical Imaging

EU 7 - Medical radiation exposure of patients

  • 3 Lectures
  • 60 Minutes
  • 3 Speakers

Lectures

1
EU 7 - Medical radiation exposure of patients in the United States: methodology, data sources, and results

EU 7 - Medical radiation exposure of patients in the United States: methodology, data sources, and results

22:13M. Mahesh, Baltimore, MD / United States

Learning Objectives
1. To learn how different data sources can be used to estimate the number of imaging procedures.
2. To appreciate the difficulties in estimating radiation doses per imaging procedure.
3. To understand the method to estimate medical radiation exposure per person.

2
EU 7 - Medical radiation exposure of the paediatric population

EU 7 - Medical radiation exposure of the paediatric population

17:33D. Frush, Durham, NC / United States

Learning Objectives
1. To become familiar with the various imaging procedures performed in the paediatric population.
2. To appreciate how size matters and that imaging protocols are key to dose optimisation.
3. To understand the status of paediatric imaging in the Unites States as per NCRP 184.

3
EU 7 - UNSCEAR's global report on radiation exposure of patients

EU 7 - UNSCEAR's global report on radiation exposure of patients

20:33P. Thomas, Yallambie, VIC / Australia

Learning Objectives
1. To learn about the survey results of the global radiation exposure of patients.
2. To appreciate the challenges in coordinating data regarding the number of imaging procedures from various countries.
3. To understand how the model can be utilised to estimate radiation exposure.

Speakers

Presenter

Mahadevappa Mahesh

Baltimore, United States

Presenter

Donald P. Frush

Durham, United States

Presenter

Peter Thomas

Yallambie, Australia

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