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Dr. Miguel Stoopen


The European Society of Radiology published two new books

One of them deals with diagnostic imaging of lung diseases, and the other corresponds to the second volume of the book "The history of Radiology".


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ESOR 2014: Activities for radiologists from Latin America

Four seminars will be carried out: two in Mexico and two in Brazil, together with exchange and scholarships programs, among others.

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The Cardiac CT Workshop-Course was successfully held

The meeting, held on 25 and 26 October, in the Auditorium of the Hospital Punta Pacífica Panama, had 20 attendees.

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Radiation protection in fluoroscopy

Fluoroscopy (or radioscopy) is the method of obtaining X-ray images in real time; this is specially useful to guide a great variety of diagnostic exams and interventions.

While the exposure to x-rays needed to produce a fluoroscopic image is low (compared with an x-ray), the levels of exposure of patients can be high due to the duration of the series of images that are usually taken in fluoroscopy scans.

On this occasion, we enclose educational information provided by IAEA (International Atomic Energy Agency) related to radiation protection in fluoroscopy, both for the patient and for the operator.


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Submission of scientific papers for the Interamerican Congress of Radiology 2014, Cartagena

All authors who wish to register their work should also refer to the full version of the invitation, published in the Virtual Portal of the Congress.

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11th Book of the CIR ADVANCES series

This complete and organized book that is part of the Advances series in Imaging diagnostics offers us a complete and entertaining review of this prevailing disease, analyzed from the imaging point of view.

See commentary by Dr. Andrew O'Brien.

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New book: Radiological Safety and Quality

This publication proposes strategies to maximize benefits and minimize risks when using radiation in medicine.

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Virtual Magazine on Radiology

Issue 4 of volume 4 of the Virtual Magazine on Radiology is already available in our web site. We invite you to check out this new publication that includes the best articles published by radiological magazines from different countries of the region.

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On line international publications

GO RAD



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GO RAD is a new program developed by the international society of Radiology in global scope. GO RAD is a new global outreach program developed by the International Society of Radiology. Its purpose is to achieve advanced radiology education throughout a global radiology community by adding current and practical radiology literature with content that is targeted and addressed to the developing nations and populations with scarce resources.

We hope that you make the most of this program in order to improve everybody’s health and well-being.

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Editor-in-Chief, GO RAD

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THE HISTORY CORNER

FREDERIC JOLIOT

Frederic Joliot was a French physicist and chemist (Paris, 1900-L'arcouest, 1958) who discovered artificially induced radioactivity together with his wife, Irene, thus creating new isotopes.

He studied at Lakanal School, where he standed out in sports rather than in the academic activity. His family’s economic difficulties forced him to attend the free pulic school Lavoisier in ordero prepare his admission in the École Supérieure de Physique et de Chimie Industrielles de la Ville de Paris, where he would obtain the degree of engineer in1923 with the highest scoreof his class.

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