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CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT ON EXISTING NUCLEAR CARDIOLOGY AND RADIATION TREATMENT PROCEDURES IN ASIA SPECIALLY PAKISTAN

Amina Qayyum, Umair Khalid, Dr. Nida Rasheed

Aim: Examination in Pakistan atomic cardiology practice with the fact that the rest of the world can discern the developmental regions and lead to instructive activities to minimize NC radiation experience.

Methods and Results: Our current research was conducted at Jinnah Hospital, Lahore from March 2019 to February 2020. INCAPS gathered information on both SPECT and PET approaches that was used in the solitary week of March-April 2013 in 39 laboratories in 10 LA nations (n 5,1142) and in 274 laboratories in 56 RoW countries (n 5,6774). Eight 'prescribed protocols' were separated from the previous one and a radiation-related consistency index (RQI) was established representing the amount used. The average radiation power (ED) was higher in Los Angeles than in the rest of the world (11.8 vs. 9.1 mSv, p < 0.002). In a country as populous as Brazil, a wide variety of average EDs were found in the laboratory, ranging from 8.4 to 17.8 mSv. Only 11% of the research facilities in Los Angeles achieved an average ED of <9 mSv, likened to 33% in the hinterland (p < 0.001). IQs increased from 2 in a laboratory in Mexico to 7 in a laboratory in Cuba. Three significant opportunities to reduce ED for patients in Los Angeles were identified: (1) additional research centers were able to update the pressure by simple imaging, (2) camera-based ED reduction techniques, including tilted imaging, were used as often as possible, and (3) the infused motion of the 99mTc was able to be modified according to the patient's weight and habitat.

Conclusion: All things considered, the share of radiation from NC is higher in Los Angeles than in RoW, with the intermediate research center ED <9 mSv performing only a third of its activities. Overtures to reduce the introduction of radiation in Los Angeles have been identified and rule-based proposals have been made to advance the conventions and to keep the standard "as low as reasonably achievable".

Keywords: Nuclear Cardiology, Radiation Treatment Procedures, Asia Specially Pakistan.

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