Olivera Ciraj-Bjelac

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Publications

  1. doi Image quality and dose in mammography in 17 countries in Africa, Asia and Eastern Europe: results from IAEA projects
    Olivera Ciraj-Bjelac
    Vinca Institute of Nuclear Sciences, Belgrade, Serbia
    Eur J Radiol 81:2161-8. 2012
  2. doi Good reasons to implement quality assurance in nationwide breast cancer screening programs in Croatia and Serbia: results from a pilot study
    Olivera Ciraj-Bjelac
    Vinca Institute of Nuclear Sciences, Radiation Protection Laboratory, M P Alasa 12 14, Vinca, P O Box 522, 11001 Belgrade, Serbia
    Eur J Radiol 78:122-8. 2011
  3. doi Mammography radiation dose: initial results from Serbia based on mean glandular dose assessment for phantoms and patients
    Olivera Ciraj-Bjelac
    Radiation and Environmental Protection Department, Vinca Institute of Nuclear Sciences, 12 14 M P Alasa Str, Vinca, PO Box 522, 11001 Belgrade, Serbia
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 140:75-80. 2010
  4. doi A radiological incident with a radioactive lightning rod source found in a vehicle used by film crewmembers: a case study
    Olivera Ciraj-Bjelac
    Radiation and Environmental Protection Department, Vinca Institute of Nuclear Sciences, Belgrade, Serbia
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 141:309-14. 2010
  5. doi Radiation protection of patients in diagnostic radiology: status of practice in five Eastern-European countries, based on IAEA project
    Olivera Ciraj-Bjelac
    Vinca Institute of Nuclear Sciences, Belgrade, M P Alasa 12 14, Vinca, Serbia
    Eur J Radiol 79:e70-3. 2011
  6. doi Status of radiation protection in interventional cardiology in four East European countries
    O Ciraj-Bjelac
    Radiation and Environmental Protection Department, Vinca Institute of Nuclear Sciences, MP Alasa 12 14, Vinca, PO Box 522, 11001 Belgrade, Serbia
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 147:62-7. 2011
  7. doi Comparison of different methods for shielding design in computed tomography
    O Ciraj-Bjelac
    Radiation and Environmental Department Protection, Vinca Institute of Nuclear Sciences, MP Alasa 12 14, Vinca, PO Box 522, 11001Belgrade, Serbia
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 147:133-6. 2011
  8. doi Risk for radiation-induced cataract for staff in interventional cardiology: is there reason for concern?
    Olivera Ciraj-Bjelac
    Vinca Institute of Nuclear Sciences, Belgrade, Serbia
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 76:826-34. 2010
  9. doi Screen-film versus digital radiography of sacroiliac joints: evaluation of image quality and dose to patients
    Dragoslav Jablanovic
    Institute of Rheumatology, Belgrade, Serbia
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 155:88-95. 2013

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Publications9

  1. doi Image quality and dose in mammography in 17 countries in Africa, Asia and Eastern Europe: results from IAEA projects
    Olivera Ciraj-Bjelac
    Vinca Institute of Nuclear Sciences, Belgrade, Serbia
    Eur J Radiol 81:2161-8. 2012
    ..The objective is to study mammography practice from an optimisation point of view by assessing the impact of simple and immediately implementable corrective actions on image quality...
  2. doi Good reasons to implement quality assurance in nationwide breast cancer screening programs in Croatia and Serbia: results from a pilot study
    Olivera Ciraj-Bjelac
    Vinca Institute of Nuclear Sciences, Radiation Protection Laboratory, M P Alasa 12 14, Vinca, P O Box 522, 11001 Belgrade, Serbia
    Eur J Radiol 78:122-8. 2011
    ..The applied methodology should be expanded to larger number of hospitals and applied on a regular basis...
  3. doi Mammography radiation dose: initial results from Serbia based on mean glandular dose assessment for phantoms and patients
    Olivera Ciraj-Bjelac
    Radiation and Environmental Protection Department, Vinca Institute of Nuclear Sciences, 12 14 M P Alasa Str, Vinca, PO Box 522, 11001 Belgrade, Serbia
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 140:75-80. 2010
    ..Both phantom and patient dose values indicated unnecessary high doses in facilities with an extremely high mammography workload. For these facilities, urgent dose-reduction measures and follow-up actions were recommended...
  4. doi A radiological incident with a radioactive lightning rod source found in a vehicle used by film crewmembers: a case study
    Olivera Ciraj-Bjelac
    Radiation and Environmental Protection Department, Vinca Institute of Nuclear Sciences, Belgrade, Serbia
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 141:309-14. 2010
    ..These activities would reduce the probability of occurrence of radiation incidents in Serbia...
  5. doi Radiation protection of patients in diagnostic radiology: status of practice in five Eastern-European countries, based on IAEA project
    Olivera Ciraj-Bjelac
    Vinca Institute of Nuclear Sciences, Belgrade, M P Alasa 12 14, Vinca, Serbia
    Eur J Radiol 79:e70-3. 2011
    ..Information on patient doses in interventional procedures, conventional radiography, mammography and CT was collected to have baseline data and corrective measures were proposed with appropriate follow up actions taken...
  6. doi Status of radiation protection in interventional cardiology in four East European countries
    O Ciraj-Bjelac
    Radiation and Environmental Protection Department, Vinca Institute of Nuclear Sciences, MP Alasa 12 14, Vinca, PO Box 522, 11001 Belgrade, Serbia
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 147:62-7. 2011
    ..The results indicate need for optimisation and dose monitoring in complex fluoroscopically guided cardiology interventions...
  7. doi Comparison of different methods for shielding design in computed tomography
    O Ciraj-Bjelac
    Radiation and Environmental Department Protection, Vinca Institute of Nuclear Sciences, MP Alasa 12 14, Vinca, PO Box 522, 11001Belgrade, Serbia
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 147:133-6. 2011
    ..BIR-IPEM methodology-based results were comparable with values based on scattered dose measurements, while results obtained using NCRP methodology demonstrated an overestimation of the minimal required barrier thickness...
  8. doi Risk for radiation-induced cataract for staff in interventional cardiology: is there reason for concern?
    Olivera Ciraj-Bjelac
    Vinca Institute of Nuclear Sciences, Belgrade, Serbia
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 76:826-34. 2010
    ..To examine the prevalence of radiation-associated lens opacities among interventional cardiologists and nurses and correlate with occupational radiation exposure...
  9. doi Screen-film versus digital radiography of sacroiliac joints: evaluation of image quality and dose to patients
    Dragoslav Jablanovic
    Institute of Rheumatology, Belgrade, Serbia
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 155:88-95. 2013
    ..6 mGy in digital radiography. The digital radiography provided equal or better visibility of anatomical details and overall image quality, but on higher dose levels. Therefore, the practice on digital systems must be optimised...