DRL as a common language in patient dose reduction and optimization: A short note from AsiaSafe in 2024 RCRT-RST Annual Congress, Bangkok, Thailand


  • Nucharin Supakul, M.D. )Indiana University School of Medicine, USA.
  • Kwan Hoong Ng, Ph.D. College of Radiology, Academy of Medicine of Malaysia.
  • Seung Eun Jung, M.D., Ph. D. Korean Society of Radiology.
  • Hui-Yu Tsai, Ph.D. Taiwan Radiological Society, Chinese Society of Medical Physics.
  • Panruethai Trinavarat, M.D. Royal College of Radiology of Thailand, Radiological Society of Thailand.




AsiaSafe, ALARA, Diagnostic Reference Levels, DRLs, Dose reduction, Medical physicist, Optimization, Radiation, Radiation Safety, Radiologist, Technologist


The AsiaSafe Asian Oceanian Symposium at the 2024 RCRT-RST Annual Congress discussed the situation and role of radiology in patient dose reduction and optimization using Diagnostic Reference Levels (DRLs) as a common language. The scientific committee of the Royal College of Radiologists of Thailand (RCRT) and Radiological Society of Thailand (RST) established the Collaboration Symposia to discuss hot health topics with participated Asian Radiological societies. At the 2024 RCRT-RST Collaboration Symposia, different views, initiatives, and ideas were presented by representatives from societies.


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Supakul N, Hoong Ng K, Seung EJ, Tsai H-YT, Panruethai Trinavarat P. DRL as a common language in patient dose reduction and optimization: A short note from AsiaSafe in 2024 RCRT-RST Annual Congress, Bangkok, Thailand . ASEAN J Radiol [Internet]. 2024 Apr. 30 [cited 2024 Jun. 13];25(1):65-84. Available from: https://asean-journal-radiology.org/index.php/ajr/article/view/907



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