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.
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.
Gwinnett Clinic has announced that a Direct Radiography (DR) Flat Panel Detector and PACS software has been installed at their practice in Lawrenceville, GA.
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.
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 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.