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International Week of Medical Physics

Posted on: 2022-05-19

By Renato Dimenstein Physicist specializing in Radiodiagnosis and Radioprotection SupervisorPhysicist in Nuclear Medicine, Hospital Albert EinsteinFormer President, Brazilian Association of Medical Physics The International Day of Medical Physics is celebrated on November 7, the birthday of Maria Sklodowska-Curie, Polish physicist and chemist, who conducted pioneering research on radioactivity. However, this month is also celebrated the […]

EuroSafe Imaging: dose values in interventional procedures

Posted on: 2022-05-11

The EuroSafe Imaging article titled “Notifications and alerts in patient dose values for computed tomography and fluoroscopy-guided interventional procedures” was recently published in European Radiology, one of the leading European journals in the field of medical imaging. The copy analyzes how these notifications and alerts enable improvements in radiation safety, and contribute to preventing radiation […]

Real Time Dosimetry in Interventional Radiology

Posted on: 2022-04-20

The SPR’s Radiological Protection Study Group of April was held on the 4th, with the theme “Real Time Dosimetry in Interventional Radiology”, led by physicist Divanizia Souza, PhD in Nuclear Technology. The presentation began with a brief explanation of why fluoroscopically guided interventional procedures are riskier than Conventional Radiodiagnostics, as they expose patients to higher […]

Latin American Radiological Protection Day

Posted on: 2022-04-14

On April 15th, Latin American Radiological Protection Day is celebrated throughout Latin America and the Caribbean. The commemoration has been held since 1996, when the Argentine physician and physicist, Dr. Dan Jacobo Beninson, radiological safety expert, received the Sievert Award. Radiological Protection is a set of measures stipulated to protect patients and health professionals who […]

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