Published in Medical Imaging Law Weekly, January 25th, 2005
Siemens Medical Solutions is utilizing flat detectors (FDs), which acquire the x-rays and convert them to digital images. This new technology has been proven to reduce the number of work steps associated with a radiological examination from 36 to 7. Patients benefit not only from shorter examination times, but also reduced dose.
Detector technology has enormous advantages compared to x-ray film: Images acquired using FD technology are available...
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