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Task Group No. 261 - Quality control methodology for low-dose dental and maxillofacial CBCT systems

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  • To establish a metholdology for assessment, evaluation and quality control of dental and maxillofacial CBCT imaging systems.  The methology will include detail procedures and techniques for:
    • facility shielding design requirements,
    • image quality testing,
    • dose estimate measurements like ("CTDI-like" or other dose index) and,
    • radiation safety of these systems.
  • This TG will work on homogenizing the variety of individualized tests that are available for each different system in the market.
  • This TG will establish a set of consistent image quality and dose estimate tolerances and guidelines for these systems.
  • Development of routine QC program for these systems.
Bylaws:Not Referenced.Rules: Not Referenced.
Approved Date(s)Start: 5/8/2014
End: 12/31/2015
Committee Keywords: TG261
Board of Directors  [Status]
Science Council  [Status]
Imaging Physics  [Status]
Radiography and Fluoroscopy SC  [Status]
TG261 - Quality control methodology for low-dose dental and maxillofacial CBCT systems  [Status]
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Dimitris Mihailidis
Task Group Chair

2015 Roster

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There are 12 members and guests.
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VOTING Appointments
William W. DeForest, MS

6/3/2014  Member
Joel E. Gray, PhD

6/3/2014  Member
Philip H. Heintz, PhD

7/21/2015  Member
Kerry T. Krugh, PhD

9/24/2014  Member
Dimitris N. Mihailidis, PhD

5/8/2014  Task Group Chair
Robert J. Pizzutiello Jr., FACR, MS

6/3/2014  Member
John Rong, PhD

7/31/2014  Member
NON-VOTING Appointments
Eric L. Gingold, PhD

7/21/2015  Consultant (nonvoting)
Elisabeth Nilsson

7/21/2015  Consultant - RTI Group (nonvoting)
no coi on file
Eleonore D. Paunovich

1/1/2015  Consultant (nonvoting)
no coi on file
Robert Sauer, M.S.

7/31/2014  Member (nonvoting)
no coi on file
Christie . Theodorakou, PhD

1/1/2015  Consultant (nonvoting)

STAFF Appointed to Committee

None Appointed