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RSNA15: Gaming Tech Creates Better X-Rays

2015 01 Dec

Researchers have developed software for the Microsoft Kinect gaming console that measures body-part thickness and checks for motion, positioning and beam adjustment immediately before x-ray imaging. The goal is to have the best quality x-rays at the lowest dose possible without repeating images, the researchers explained. Their feasibility study was... Read more

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EOS Imaging Announces New Installation at a Leading Hospital in Japan

2015 05 Nov

Installation at Kudanzaka Hospital provides the EOS imaging platform to the highest volume hospital for spine surgery  EOS imaging (Euronext, FR0011191766 – EOSI), the pioneer in 2D/3D orthopedic medical imaging has announced a new installation of the EOS system at Kudanzaka Hospital, providing an exciting opportunity for the platform to benefit... Read more

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EOS imaging Announces Second Installation in Hong Kong

2015 23 Sep

Installation at The Duchess of Kent Children’s Hospital, a leading Hong Kong University Hospital EOS imaging (Euronext, FR0011191766 – EOSI), the pioneer in 2D/3D orthopedic medical imaging, announced today that The Duchess of Kent Children’s Hospital has become the second hospital in Hong Kong to install the EOS® platform. The center’s... Read more

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#ECR2015: Agfa HealthCare Launches MUSICA for Neonatal

2015 10 Feb

Agfa HealthCare launches MUSICA for Neonatal at ECR 2015, as part of its efforts to drive X-ray dose down further, "because life is precious" Technology improvements to gold standard image processing software include more detail in a single neonatal image and confident, comfortable reading Fully automatic and exam-independent, MUSICA provides... Read more

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Agfa HealthCare, Qaelum Agreement: New Dose Monitoring Solution

2014 24 Nov

Agfa HealthCare and Qaelum sign agreement for Dose Monitoring Solution to optimise radiation exposure information across modalities, departments and institutions. The solution supports organisations to manage, analyse and balance their dose management.   Solution provides data on dose at the study, patient, device, modality or institution level.... Read more

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ECR 2014: Talking About Radiation Risk

2014 18 Mar

The knowns and unknowns of radiation risk were discussed by Annalisa Trianni from Italy at the Management in Radiology session, held during the recent European Congress of Radiology in Vienna, in a talk prepared with Donald Peck from the USA.  Outcome of radiation can be pre-determined to some extent. The amount of energy required to cause these... Read more

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ECR 2014: ESR Focus on Radiation Protection

2014 18 Mar

Radiation protection is a key concern of the European Society of Radiology (ESR), and Professor Peter Vock, Chair of the ESR Working Group on Radiation Protection, updated the Management in Radiology session on its activities at the recent European Congress of Radiology in Vienna.  Vock outlined the critical three new dimensions of radiation... Read more

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ECR 2014: Unfors RaySafe supports the EuroSafe Imaging Campaign

2014 06 Mar

EuroSafe Imaging Campaign is the Europe-wide initiative for safe X-ray use   Unfors RaySafe (previously Unfors Instruments), the international market leader of measuring devices for quality assurance of diagnostic X-ray equipment, is a supporting partner of the EuroSafe Imaging Campaign.   This is a European Society of Radiology (ESR) initiative... Read more