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Refurbishing CT Scanners


9 July, 2012 | CT Scanner, maintenance & installation

Professionally refurbished CTs look and perform similarly to brand new and used medical equipment. They offer medical and imaging centers, looking to make medical equipment sales, affordable solutions and outstanding value. The performance, reliability and lifespan of a refurbished CT scanner depends on the condition of the scanner prior to refurbishing; the quality of replacement [...]

Reducing Body Radiation Dose At CT


29 March, 2012 | CT Scanner, maintenance & installation, Radiology

The explosive spread of CT can be attributed to its speed and diagnostic benefits. Recently it was estimated that more than 70 million CT examinations were performed each year in the United States. Although it accounts for only about one tenth of total radiologic examinations, CT is responsible for more than two thirds of the [...]

5 Things You Should Know About the Extremity CT Scanner


31 January, 2012 | CT Scanner, imaging equipment, medical equipment, MedWOW

The latest development in technology for cameras for sale can be truly astounding. But it can also leave patients wondering why the same advancements aren’t being made in medical imaging. To help give you a better idea of the new developments in medicine, we have decided to focus on the Extremity CT Scanner.

CT Scanner Gantry Informational Guidelines


22 May, 2011 | CT Scanner

CT Scanner Gantry Basic Components The largest component of a CT scanner system is referred to as the scan or imaging system. The imaging system primarily includes the CT scanner gantry and patient table or couch. The CT scanner gantry is a moveable frame that contains the x-ray tube, including: collimators and filters, detectors, data [...]

The Evolution of CT Scanner Detectors


11 May, 2011 | CT Scanner

CT scanners are designed for imaging of the internal structures of the body. They provide detailed anatomical information by utilizing the principle that different types of tissue structures scanned are displayed in the image as different shades of grey. Intravenous or oral contrast media may be used to further enhance differentiation between tissues. The basic [...]

What to Take into Consideration When Buying a CT Scanner


9 January, 2011 | CT Scanner

Technical specifications of available CT scanners are often quite extensive. Although it is helpful to review these for each CT scanner component, this may not reflect the relative clinical performance of the systems. It is also important to recognize that the performance in practice depends on the trade-off between image quality and radiation dose. The [...]

Coronary Computed Tomography Angiography: General Considerations


22 August, 2010 | CT Scanner

Coronary computed tomography (CCTA) is currently considered to be a technique for high-resolution computed tomography (CT) imaging of the heart. It has become generally accepted that patients with negative CT cardiac results will not need to undergo cardiac catheterization. The radiation dose for the CCTA with modern techniques is much lower than even a few [...]