Monday, July 27, 2020
Havana.- The Latin American Association of Medical Physics (ALFIM) learned about the main achievements made by Cuba in the field of nuclear medicine.
As part of a virtual forum of the organization, specialists from Cuba's Isotope Center highlighted the actions taken in this area.
In this regard, they mentioned the development of national protocols to certify the quality of Nuclear Medicine equipment and the optimization of medical exposures.
In addition, the implementation of procedures for internal dosimetry, the introduction of high-rate brachytherapy procedures, advanced therapy modalities, and the use of positron emissions with a coupled CT scanner were explained, as well as the procedures for the National Protocol of quality control in Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, and tools for education and training of the medical physicist.