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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 [...]

Medical Imaging Workstation


26 December, 2010 | imaging equipment

The term “medical imaging workstation” describes a computer system that allows a user to search, retrieve, display and manipulate images that have been created from various imaging modalities, such as: digital x-ray computed radiography, direct digital radiography, computed tomography (CT) scanner, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanner, ultrasound or any of the other digital imaging modalities [...]

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 [...]

IMAGING DE-INSTALLS WITHOUT INTERRUPTION OF PATIENT OR STAFF


18 August, 2010 | maintenance & installation

The Global Oncology Health Network has been in the business of de-installing all imaging modalities of medial equipment, for the past fifteen years. Computed Tomography (CT) and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scanners, Linear Accelerators, Simulators and Rad rooms. In 1996 I began my journey in the De-installation, crating and transportation service. We have been servicing clients [...]