Carestream Health, Inc. Shows Smaller-Format DRX Detector as Work in Progress at Radiological Society of North America (RSNA)
Published: Nov 15, 2012
The smaller detector is designed to fit into pediatric incubator trays and offer higher DQE (detective quantum efficiency), which can lead to lower dose requirements than CR cassettes or gadolinium scintillator detectors. The new DRX 2530C detector is intended to be used with CARESTREAM DRX-Revolution or CARESTREAM DRX-Mobile Retrofit Kits for mobile imaging of neonatal or pediatric patients.
In orthopedic and general radiology imaging, the smaller detector is designed to aid in positioning for tabletop exams such as knee, elbow, skull and other exams that require a patient to hold the detector or require a smaller field of view. Like all DRX detectors, the DRX 2530C is designed for use with the family of DRX systems as part of Carestream’s commitment to help healthcare providers maximize the use of imaging resources while lowering costs.
Carestream’s DRX Software delivers image processing specific to pediatric views that can optimize image quality by choosing default processing parameters to suppress noise and enhance detail based on patient size. The software expands and integrates a range of seven patient sizes as specified by FDA guidelines for pediatric exams.
Carestream Health will display its latest medical imaging and healthcare IT solutions at Booth #2636 in the South Building Hall A as part of the tradeshow conducted concurrently with the RSNA meeting. For more information please visit www.carestream.com or www.carestream.com/rsna.
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Carestream Health is a worldwide provider of dental and medical imaging systems and healthcare IT solutions; X-ray film and digital X-ray systems for non-destructive testing; and advanced materials for the precision films and electronics markets.
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