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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 [...]

CT Scanner X-Ray Tubes Clarified


15 May, 2011 | CT Scanner Parts

Improved Technologies Lead to Challenging Tasks for CT Scanner X-Ray Tubes. The most current CT scanning techniques place a high heat load on the CT scanner x-ray tube, due to the need for high tube current values to provide enough photons in the image, when scanning with fast rotations and fine slices. Increasing rates of [...]

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 [...]

The Value of CT Scanner Parts


7 March, 2011 | CT Scanner Parts

CT scanners are comprised of a number of integrated and interdependent CT parts, using a special computer and rotating x-ray device to create detailed, cross-sectional images, known as slices, of limbs, organ and other body parts. The CT scanner system looks like a large, square doughnut. A flat patient couch, a distinctive CT part, is [...]

The Importance of Medical Equipment Parts for Imaging Departments


16 February, 2011 | medical equipment parts

Imaging is defined as radiological production of a clinical image using X-rays, ultrasound, computed tomography, magnetic resonance, radionuclide scanning, thermography, etc.; especially, cross-sectional imaging, such as ultrasonography, CT or MRI. From the very basic x-ray equipment, to more complex MRI and nuclear medicine applications: all imaging medical equipment parts must be quickly and easily accessible [...]