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The Brazilian Congress of Medical Physics and the 50th anniversary of ABFM

Posted on: 2019-09-19

By Paulo Roberto Costa, Alessandra Tomal and Homero Lavieri Martins The XXIV Brazilian Congress of Medical Physics and others satellite events were held between August 18 and 24, 2019. This intense week began with the launch of the Marília Teixeira da Cruz Courses, at Quintal da Bela, which was the residence of Professor Marília. The […]

Understanding, justifying, and optimizing radiation exposure for CT imaging in nephrourology Article

Posted on: 2019-09-17

Below is an abstract and key points of the article “Understanding, justifying, and optimizing radiation exposure for CT imaging in nephrourology”, signed by Andrea Ferrero, Naoki Takahashi, Terri J. Vrtiska, Amy E. Krambeck, John C. Lieske & Cynthia H. McCollough. Check out: Abstract It is estimated that between 4 and 5 million CT scans are […]

Find out about Image Gently Campaigns

Posted on: 2019-09-12

Image Gently is an north american initiative whose mission is to optimize and evaluate imaging, making them safer and more effective, focusing on children. Recently, a series of posters was launched, with campaigns that reinforce the care with the correct dose for the quality of life of children, because they are more sensitive to radiation. […]

Dr. Hilton Muniz presents class at SPR’s Study Group

Posted on: 2019-09-11

The September SPR’s Radiological Protection Study Group hosted a class on radioprotection and dose optimization, especially in CT. Presented by Dr. Hilton Muniz Leão Filho, Latin Safe’s president, the class was the same as the one presented at the Brazilian Congress of Medical Physics (CBFM), held from August 21 to 24, 2019. One of Dr. […]

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