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contrast resolution

In radiology, the ability to distinguish two images that vary very slightly in hue or color intensity.
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We selected Toshiba's Aquilion line because of its contrast resolution technology that allows for low dose scanning while capturing high-quality images quickly.
Our technology has proven to have superior spatial and contrast resolution, especially in dense tissue," said Jeanette Griscavage-Ennis, PhD, Manager, Clinical Applications.
It also offers superb contrast resolution at a variety of depths, enhancing the ability to safely and precisely reach target tissue.
Aplio XG's state-of-the-art technology breaks through this mold by using high frequency transducers and differential tissue harmonics to deliver outstanding contrast resolution, as well as penetration, without sacrificing image quality.
It provides better detail and contrast resolution through more precise anatomical border definition, notably the carotid intima-media boundary.
From the University of Munster in Germany, Professor Willich comments, "EVOLUTION offers much improved image quality, with better visibility of detail due to the high contrast resolution.
Specific Findings of the Michigan Cancer Consortium's Study of Digital Mammography The potential advantages to digital screening are: * Biopsy rates may be lower * Greater contrast resolution can enhance detection of subtle contrast differences between normal background tissue and tumors * Ability to manipulate the image should optimize diagnostic capability and decrease the need to recall the patient for additional images * Electronic storage of images and telemammography (transmitting data for expert consultation) * Shorter wait time because there is no film to develop; digital images can be acquired in less than a minute The potential disadvantages of digital screening are:
Although contrast resolution is inferior to PET systems, SPECT imaging can monitor multiple agents simultaneously.
The spatial and contrast resolution is excellent and the color Doppler imaging is highly sensitive, which is particularly helpful for pelvis and small parts, such as testicles or thyroid and other low flow imaging, leading to more thorough evaluations.