Radiation dosimetry in the April SPR’s Study Group

Posted on: 2020-04-22

On April 6, the SPR Radiological Protection Study Group was held. The topic addressed was radiation dosimetry. The meeting was attended by the following participants: Yvone Mascarenhas, M.D., who has a masters and doctorate from the University of São Paulo, a member of the Brazilian Association of Medical Physics, director and physicist responsible for the […]

Radiological accident with Cesium-137 in 1987

Posted on: 2020-04-02

Watch the video (in Portuguese) with an interview with Dr. Rex Nazaré. He was president of CNEN at the time of the radiological accident with Cesium-137, which occurred in 1987, in Goiânia (Brazil).

The importance of imaging exams in the fight against COVID-19

Posted on: 2020-03-20

Imaging exams have shown interesting findings in the fight against COVID-19. Classified as a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO), the new coronavirus has grown fast and exponentially worldwide since December 2019. First, we need to understand that no imaging exam should be used for screening or as an isolated diagnosis, despite demonstrating frequent […]

Challenges for implementing the Brazilian Resolution RDC 330

Posted on: 2020-03-10

More than 30 people attended the March online meeting of the SPR Radiological Protection Study Group. Headed by Physicist Renato Dimenstein, he spoke about the challenges for implementing the Brazilian Resolution RDC 330, that is, the processes that guarantee quality: Patient safety, quality assurance and adequate instruments. There were 5 points addressed: Ultrasound; Magnetic Resonance; […]

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