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World Multiple Sclerosis Day: MRI to detect the disease

Posted on: 2022-05-30

May 30th is the World Multiple Sclerosis Day, a chronic inflammatory disease that compromises patients’ lives by causing motor and sensory difficulties. The condition affects young people, mainly women between 20 and 40 years old. The disease is rare and very difficult to diagnose in its early stages. Its main symptoms are tingling, difficulty walking, […]

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 […]

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