Muscat, The Technical Aspects of safety in PET/ CT

Procedures workshop began today at the Molecular Imaging Center of

the Royal Hospital.

The five-day workshop is organized by the Nuclear Medicine

department in cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency

(IAEA).

A number of physicians, nurses, nuclear medicine technicians and

medical physics specialists from the Royal Hospital and Sultan Qaboos

University Hospital are participating in this workshop.

Dr. Naima Al-Bulushi, Head of Nuclear Medicine Department and

Molecular Imaging Center pointed out that the workshop highlights the

quality and safety system, how to deal with the radiation emergencies

and the latest uses of Positron Emission Tomography (PET), as well as

the use of radioisotope, which is produced by the nuclear accelerator in

the Molecular Imaging Center.

Source: Oman News Agency