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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Only soft tissue swelling may be found on direct radiography of the involved region in the early stage.
The company's portfolio of solutions includes hospital information systems (HIS), clinical information systems (CIS), radiology information systems (RIS), picture archiving and communications systems (PACS) and data centres, as well as systems for reporting, cardiology, decision support, advanced clinical applications and data storage,systems for direct radiography (DR) and computed radiography (CR), classic X-ray film solutions and contrast media.
Agfa HealthCare announced today that Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre continues its upgrade to direct radiography (DR) with the installation of the DR 600 X-ray room with ZeroForce technology.
Newer direct radiography (DR) full-field digital mammography (FFDM) systems will continue to increase their share of the mammography segment, from 75 percent of all units sold in 2011 to more than 97 percent by 2016.
Gwinnett Clinic has announced that a Direct Radiography (DR) Flat Panel Detector and PACS software has been installed at their practice in Lawrenceville, GA.
The X-ray system segment will continue to be the fastest growing imaging modality in the Indian market, driven by the transition from lower-cost analog systems to higher-priced digital systems, such as direct radiography (DR) retrofits, and DR systems.
Agfa HealthCare announced today that Halton Healthcare has selected Agfas DR 600 for four new direct radiography (DR) X-ray rooms that will open as part of a large expansion project taking place at Milton District Hospital.
As the diagnostic imaging market continues its transformation from film-based to digitally-driven, FUJIFILM's full suite of products, including conventional film, imagers, Fuji Computed Radiography (FCR([R])), Fuji Direct Radiography (FDR), and Synapse([R]) Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS), not only meet the needs of today's radiology departments, but also help customers to successfully transition to the digital future.
The revenue growth was supported by the weaker Euro, as well as by the good performance of our growth engines, including Agfa Graphics inkjet business and Agfa HealthCares Direct Radiography and IT solutions.
Agfa HealthCare's imaging- and IT-solutions comprise Clinical Information Systems (CIS) and Hospital Information Systems (HIS), radiology information systems (RIS), Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS), as well as systems for reporting, cardiology, business planning, decision support, advanced clinical applications and data storage, systems for direct radiography and computed radiography, and classic x-ray film solutions.
Agfa HealthCare announces that the East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust has chosen two DX-D 100+ mobile direct radiography (DR) units for the Burnley Hospital and Royal Blackburn Hospital.
Direct Radiography Acquisition System with DR Flat Panel Technology