Olivera Ciraj-Bjelac

Summary

Publications

  1. doi EYE LENS EXPOSURE TO MEDICAL STAFF PERFORMING ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY PROCEDURES: DOSE ASSESSMENT AND CORRELATION TO PATIENT DOSE
    Olivera Ciraj-Bjelac
    VINCA Institute of Nuclear Science, Radiation and Environmental Protection Department, University of Belgrade, P O Box 522, Belgrade 11001, Serbia
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 172:475-482. 2016
  2. doi Occupational Exposure of the Eye Lens in Interventional Procedures: How to Assess and Manage Radiation Dose
    Olivera Ciraj-Bjelac
    VINCA Institute of Nuclear Science, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia Electronic address
    J Am Coll Radiol 13:1347-1353. 2016
  3. doi Radiation exposure during X-ray examinations in a large paediatric hospital in Serbia
    Olivera Ciraj-Bjelac
    School of Electrical Engineering, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia Vinca Institute of Nuclear Sciences, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 165:220-5. 2015
  4. doi Eye dosimetry in interventional radiology and cardiology: current challenges and practical considerations
    O Ciraj-Bjelac
    VINCA Institute of Nuclear Science, University of Belgrade, M P Alasa 12, Vinca, Belgrade, Serbia
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 162:329-37. 2014
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

Collaborators

  • Madan M Rehani
  • Constantin Milu
  • Eliseo Vano
  • Danijela Arandjic
  • Sandra Ceklic
  • Jelica Kaljevic
  • Djordje Lazarevic
  • Dragoslav Jablanovic
  • Jelena Stankovic
  • Koviljka Stankovic
  • Sanja Stojanovic
  • Milos Zivanovic
  • Darka Hadnadjev
  • Predrag Bozovic
  • Nemanja Damjanov
  • Marija Radak-Perović
  • Ruzica Maksimovic
  • Srdjan Seric

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. doi EYE LENS EXPOSURE TO MEDICAL STAFF PERFORMING ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY PROCEDURES: DOSE ASSESSMENT AND CORRELATION TO PATIENT DOSE
    Olivera Ciraj-Bjelac
    VINCA Institute of Nuclear Science, Radiation and Environmental Protection Department, University of Belgrade, P O Box 522, Belgrade 11001, Serbia
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 172:475-482. 2016
    ..The study revealed eye dose per procedure and eye dose normalised to patient dose indices for different staff categories and provided an input for radiation protection in electrophysiology procedures...
  2. doi Occupational Exposure of the Eye Lens in Interventional Procedures: How to Assess and Manage Radiation Dose
    Olivera Ciraj-Bjelac
    VINCA Institute of Nuclear Science, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia Electronic address
    J Am Coll Radiol 13:1347-1353. 2016
    ..The use of lead glasses with a good fit to the face, appropriate lateral coverage, and/or ceiling-suspended screens is recommended in workplaces with potential high eye lens doses...
  3. doi Radiation exposure during X-ray examinations in a large paediatric hospital in Serbia
    Olivera Ciraj-Bjelac
    School of Electrical Engineering, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia Vinca Institute of Nuclear Sciences, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 165:220-5. 2015
    ..The collected data were compared with other similar studies, which indicated a need to expand such survey to other paediatric hospitals in Serbia. ..
  4. doi Eye dosimetry in interventional radiology and cardiology: current challenges and practical considerations
    O Ciraj-Bjelac
    VINCA Institute of Nuclear Science, University of Belgrade, M P Alasa 12, Vinca, Belgrade, Serbia
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 162:329-37. 2014
    ..Future challenges include development of practical methods for regular monitoring of individual eye doses and development of better techniques to estimate eye dose from measurements at some reference points. ..
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. doi Radiation doses in adult computed tomography practice in Serbia: initial results
    Danijela Arandjic
    Vinca Institute of Nuclear Sciences, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia School of Electrical Engineering, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 162:135-8. 2014
    ..Using axial (step-and-shot) instead of helical mode and decreasing tube current-time product leads to significant dose reduction. CTDIvol was decreased by 20 % whereas DLP was reduced for a factor 2. ..
  13. 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...
  14. doi Performance of radiation survey meters in X- and gamma-radiation fields
    Sandra Ceklic
    Vinca Institute of Nuclear Sciences, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia Faculty of Physics, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 162:139-43. 2014
    ..However, some of them showed larger deviation at lower energies. GM counters exhibit strong energy dependence for low-energy photons. ..
  15. 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...
  16. doi HAND DOSE EVALUATION OF OCCUPATIONALLY EXPOSED STAFF IN NUCLEAR MEDICINE
    Jelica Kaljevic
    Vinca Institute of Nuclear Sciences, University of Belgrade, M P Alasa 12 14, 11001 Belgrade, Serbia
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 170:292-6. 2016
    ..Performed evaluation showed that annual hand doses were within the annual limit for all staff categories, but further optimisation of working practice is needed. ..