FLUG Virtual meeting how-to

FLUG Virtual meeting how-to

The FLUG 2020 virtual meeting will be using Zoom. It can be used in-browser or by downloading a separate application. If possible, please test whether Zoom works before the meeting and let us know if you have any problems. As a participant, you can mute and unmute your microphone in the bottom corner of Zoom. Please stay muted unless you are asking a question. You can send a chat message using the button in the centre of the bottom toolbar. This can be used to gain the attention of the meeting host to ask a question or request help. You can leave the meeting by closing Zoom or by using the leave button in the bottom right hand corner. This is where the leave button will also be for talk-specific Q&A rooms if delegate numbers are high. ...
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Call for Abstracts – Extended!

Call for Abstracts – Extended!

Abstracts of up to 500 words in English are now invited for submission until 29th February. We are initially seeking contributions of approximately 15-20 minutes on any subject of your choosing but especially any work on testing or optimising rotational angiography or other 3D fluoroscopic applications. We are also wanting to hold a Round Table discussion on issues that you think are important and will be taking offers of a short [<5 minutes] introduction to Round Table issues. The abstracts will be reviewed and all authors will be notified. Authors of abstracts that successfully passed the review process, will be invited to present their work as an oral presentation. You should receive a confirmation from us that we have your abstract. If you do not, or you have any other questions, get in touch at team@flug.org.uk...
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Officer elected

Officer elected

Andy Rogers has been elected unopposed to replace Ana. We thank Ana for her hard work, and welcome Andy to the management of FLUG. Andy is currently the Lead Interventional MPE at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust and also the immediate past-President of the British Institute of Radiology. He currently chairs the UK working group investigating how best to set DRLs in interventional procedures. He was recently on an international standards organisation IEC working group to represent the UK in a project looking at the use of dose data held in digital imaging modalities along with being a member of an ICRP working group that has published a report on Diagnostic Reference Levels. He is also a full member of the IEC Maintenance Team for interventional x-ray equipment. His current research interests are observer studies, skin dose assessment and optimisation in interventional cardiology and radiology. ...
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Video Swallow Protocol

Video Swallow Protocol

At FLUG 2017 Hazel Gray from Barking, Havering and Redbridge NHS Trust presented her work on the effects of higher pulse rates on radiation dose and detection of aspiration and penetration in video fluoroscopy. For full details please refer to the slides that Hazel presented at FLUG 2017 which are available for members to view. Hazel has kindly agreed to share their protocol which is available below. We would ask that if any members do make use of Hazel’s protocol that they kindly contact her directly. FLUG officers can provide contact details on request. Feature image source: Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation Therapy for Dysphagia Caused by Wilson's Disease. Lee SY, Yang HE, Yang HS, Lee SH, Jeung HW, Park YO - Ann Rehabil Med (2012). CC-BY-NC 3.0...
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