direct radiography


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direct radiography

Abbreviation: DR
The conversion of x-ray energy received from an imaged body part into digital format using semiconductors, without first collecting images on an image plate or as light.
See also: radiography
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The Fast Forward to direct radiography (DR) program allows healthcare organizations to take their imaging investments to the next level, while the new Enterprise Imaging platform, offers a comprehensive enterprise-class imaging clinical information system that helps hospitals free medical images and information from its information silos.
The business group s Direct Radiography business posted very strong sales growth.
Tom joined Hologic through the successful sale of Direct Radiography Corp where he served as Vice President and General Manager.
Using Philips' expertise this economic digital radiography system includes many features previously not available to this market, including UNIQUE image processing, which harmonizes the image perception of Computed Radiography (CR) and Direct Radiography (DR) images.
Loma Linda University Medical Center (LLUMC) announced today that the hospital is upgrading to direct radiography (DR) through Agfa HealthCare s Digital Radiography Upgrade Program.
In particular, facilities will increasingly purchase advanced X-ray and nuclear medicine devices, such as direct radiography (DR) and positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) systems.
com) has announced the addition of Assessment of Installed x-Ray units, The Future of Computer Radiography (CR) and Direct Radiography (DR) European Market for RIS and PACS Solutions to their offering.
Agfa HealthCare announced today the North American launch of its DX-D Mobile Retrofit solution that will allow hospitals an easy and affordable way to upgrade existing GE AMX 4 and 4 plus mobile X-Ray systems to direct radiography (DR).
Similarly, the market will show an ongoing shift in preference for higher-end direct radiography (DR) X-ray systems as facilities try to become more efficient.
Effective October 1, 2003, SourceOne will no longer distribute Swissray's family of direct radiography (DR) systems to hospitals and imaging centers in the United States.
Agfa HealthCare announces that the pediatric radiology department of University Hospitals Leuven (UZ Leuven) in Belgium has chosen to install a mobile DX-D 100 direct radiography (DR) solution with DX-D 35C digital wireless detector for its neonatal intensive care unit (ICU).