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ECR 2018: CT dose lowered significantly with multicomponent intervention

2018 02 Mar

While computed tomography (CT) scans account for only around 10% of imaging exams, they account for 60% of radiation dosage. And when radiologists are seeking to lower radiation dose, CT is a modality that would seem ripe for interventions to reduce variability that is seen across patients, institutions and countries, as evidence suggest that CT doses... Read more

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Samsung Presents its Latest Medical Equipment and Healthcare Solutions at ECR 2018

2018 01 Mar

Expanding its portfolio for the radiology segment, Samsung to introduce upgraded ultrasound systems, digital radiography, and related software and service solutionsSamsung Electronics, a leader in medical imaging technology, is showcasing the latest diagnostic imaging medical devices at the 2018 European Congress of Radiology (ECR), held at the Austria... Read more

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Radiation Dose Reduction for Common CT Examinations

2017 27 Jun

Opportunity exists for substantial radiation dose reduction using existing computed tomography (CT) technology for common diagnostic tasks, according to a new study reported in the journal Academic Radiology.CT is widely used in medical practice and can provide images with high spatial and temporal resolution that cover large regions of the body, with... Read more

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Yeovil District Hospital,UK,adds X-ray room to existing Agfa HealthCare DR solutions

2016 21 Jan

Fully automated DR 600 offers faster patient turnaround and enhanced image quality, plus potential dose reduction  DR 600 multi-detector, high-productivity, high-throughput direct radiography (DR) system is replacing existing third-party system.Choice of fixed, tethered and wireless detectors with Cesium Iodide (CsI) or Gadolinium Oxy-Sulphide (GOS)... Read more

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Volume 15 - Issue 3, 2015

2015 06 Oct

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Prime Healthcare Services enters into exclusive multi-million dollar contract with Agfa HealthCare

2015 14 Jul

Prime Healthcare Services will install a minimum of 50 Agfa DX-D 100 Systems in 2015 in its 34 acute care hospitalsAgfa HealthCare won a contract for its mobile DR solution due to its industry-leading MUSICA image quality, lower radiation dose potential, optimized workflow and RIS connectivity advantages.Creative Agfa financing and nationwide direct/OEM... Read more

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Steinberg Diagnostic Installs 1st Toshiba Celesteion PET/CT System in U.S.

2015 09 Jun

One of the few PET/CT capable imaging facilities in the Las Vegas area, Steinberg Diagnostic Medical Imaging (SDMI) has bolstered its capabilities by installing the first Celesteion PET/CT system in the U.S. from Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. The premier system in PET/CT, the Celesteion allows SDMI to provide the highest quality images and exams... Read more