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IMAGING Management

RSNA 2014: Agfa HealthCare Focuses on the 'Future of Radiology'

2014 29 Sep

Agfa HealthCare recently launched a Fast Forward Digital Radiography Upgrade Program giving its 50,000 digital radiography customers a pathway to the future allowing a dose reduction of up to 60%, which is especially important in neonatal and pediatric environments. Agfa HealthCare will continue to focus on how its imaging IT solutions maximise the... Read more

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Agfa HealthCare DR MUSICA System for Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust

2014 04 Sep

New solutions replace existing digital radiography systems, speeding up imaging and improving image quality   User-friendly, single-plate CR 30-X is designed for diagnostic imaging facilities of all sizes. DX-G digitizer unites excellent image quality with a drop-and-go buffer-based workflow, and when the needle-based detector option is... Read more

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Agfa HealthCare / Saudi Arabia MoH Sign Agreement

2014 27 Jun

To be installed in 3 hospitals, Mobile DX-D 100 DR selected for its excellent MUSICA image quality and potential for dose reduction, which is especially important for neonatal patients DX-D 100 DR systems to be installed in radiology department of Rafha Central Hospital in Arar and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) of the Maternity and... Read more

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Children’s Heart Imaging-Associated Cancer Risk Initially Low

2014 10 Jun

The levels of low radiation, which children with heart disease are exposed to during X-rays, does not increase their lifetime cancer risk in a significant way, however as they undergo further complex imaging examinations involving higher radiation doses, the risk of cancer does increase slightly. These are the findings of a study conducted by... Read more

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Radiation Risks in Paediatric CT: An Evaluation

2014 16 May

An online survey of members of a national Canadian PEM physician association was conducted to gauge possible malignancy risks from diagnostic tests that are conducted on children in the emergency department. The study was specifically related to head computed tomography (CT).     There is no doubt that CT is one of the most important diagnostic... Read more

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FDA Clearance Awarded to Siemens’ Cios Alpha Mobile C-arm

2014 09 Apr

FDA Clears Siemens’ Cios Alpha Mobile C-arm with Flat-Panel Detector Combination of detector and 25 kW power output yield high-resolution, high-contrast images Field of view up to 25% larger than conventional C-arms Siemens Healthcare has announced that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the Cios Alpha, a dynamic... Read more

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FDA Approval For Carestream’s New Bone Suppression Software

2014 04 Apr

Company’s Latest Imaging Software Offers IHE Dose Reporting Capabilities, Image Quality and Productivity Enhancements for CR, DR Systems Carestream’s latest image acquisition software that includes innovative features for its portable and room-based CR and DR systems is now commercially available worldwide.  The software’s optional bone... Read more