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It's All About CT Detectors

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, Dec 2, 2020 @ 12:12 PM

Detectors collect information regarding the degree to which each anatomic structure attenuated the beam during a CT scan.

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Topics: Buying Imaging Equipment, CT Scanner

It's All About the CT X-Ray Tube

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, Nov 25, 2020 @ 10:11 AM

X-ray tubes produce x-ray photons that then create the CT image. Their design is a modification of a standard rotating anode tube like those used in angiography.

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Topics: Imaging Equipment Solutions, CT Scanner

CT Scanner Components: What Does What?

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, Nov 18, 2020 @ 11:11 AM

CT Scanners are complicated medical imaging devices, with each component contributing to the creation of successful images.

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Topics: CT Scanner

CT Scanner Artifacts- How Do I Correct Streaks?

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, Sep 30, 2020 @ 12:09 PM

The medical community depends on the accuracy of images created by CT Scanners. And most of the time, the images are accurate representations of the object that’s scanned.

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Topics: CT Scanner, Medical Imaging Equipment Service

Should You Buy New Or Used X-Ray and CT Tubes?

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, Jul 29, 2020 @ 15:07 PM

One of the biggest expenses for medical imaging equipment is the cost of X-ray tubes and CT tubes. As medical facilities continue to tighten budgets, administrators and purchasing agents are constantly on the lookout for ways to save money.

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Topics: Imaging Equipment Solutions, CT Scanner, X-Ray

Which Siemens Definition Series CT Scanner Should You Choose?

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, May 27, 2020 @ 15:05 PM

It’s great to see Siemens introducing a new line of CT scanners. The new Definition Series has replaced the Sensation Series. While it’s great news for technology, there are a lot of Definition Series CT Scanners from which to choose.

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Topics: CT Scanner

CT Scans Can Determine Severity of Coronavirus

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Tue, Mar 17, 2020 @ 12:03 PM

As phrases like Social Distance and Self Quarantine become daily vernacular worldwide, all conversations seem to turn to the coronavirus or COVID-19. In the world of medical imaging,

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Topics: Medical Imaging News, CT Scanner

Spectral CT Technology & Microfractures

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, Dec 11, 2019 @ 12:12 PM

A new technology to help identify microfractures in bones is being tested by researchers at two different universities in Maryland. By combining spectral CT imaging and a target-specific nanoparticle, microfractures can be viewed in color.

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Topics: CT Scanner

Four Computed Tomography Trends On The Horizon

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, Dec 4, 2019 @ 11:12 AM

The nation’s top cardiologists and radiologists bather at the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography meeting every year. This year, that meeting took place in Baltimore and there were several interesting new trends that were discussed.

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Topics: CT Scanner

GE Optima 660 or GE Discovery 750 CT?

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, Oct 16, 2019 @ 13:10 PM

CT Scanners have been around for a long time. In fact, in 1975 GE Electric (now GE Healthcare) was the leader in diagnostic imaging equipment used by physicians in diagnosis and treatment.

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Topics: CT Scanner