Muscat, The Royal Hospital, represented by the

Department of Diagnostic Imaging & Interventional Radiology

organized today a workshop on CT scan protocols at the main

conference room of the National Heart Center.

Over 100 radiologists, medical physicists and specialists from

various public and private health institutions from the Sultanate

attended the workshop.

The two-day workshop aims at raising the level of awareness of the

medical staff working in the radiology field on the precautionary

procedures, the principles used in protection from radiology, training

the medical staff on measuring the radiation doses of the CT devices,

as well as highlighting the latest scientific researches and international

studies related to this field.

Prof. Mano Calra, from Harvard University in the United States of

America (USA) gave a lecture on the importance of using the CT scan

in the medical field. He also highlighted the most important principles

when using the CT scan and focused on the up-to-date techniques

used to enhance the quality of CT images.

Source: Oman News Agency