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2013-05-16 23:24:58

Ship Production Process is more effective as X-ray inspections are conducted around the clock and with minimal area closures. (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 A recent case study shows that using Vidisco´s digital radiography systems, a shipyard managed to increase its production by more than 25%. There are several reasons for the increase in productivity. Vidisco´s high quality panels are particularly sensitive; therefore they can produce great X-ray images with reduced doses. In the...

2013-04-29 23:01:34

Industrial Surplus, the leader in x-ray film disposal, is buying xray film nationwide. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) April 29, 2013 Industrial Surplus Inc is proud to announce a nationwide buying trip and nationwide service for X-ray film recycling/ X-ray film disposal. Industrial Surplus has 30 years of experience of recycling x-ray film, all types of materials, and surplus machinery and equipment. Disposing of x-ray film can be considered a delicate procedure with all of the regulations and...

X-ray Approach To Track Surgical Devices And Minimize Radiation Exposure Devised By Researchers
2013-04-16 10:35:10

North Carolina State University Researchers from North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) have developed a new tool to help surgeons use X-rays to track devices used in “minimally invasive” surgical procedures while also limiting the patient´s exposure to radiation from the X-rays. Many surgical procedures now use long, thin devices — such as “steerable needles” — that can be inserted into a...

2013-04-15 13:05:01

Adding a photo of a face to x-ray images can reduce "wrong-patient" errors five-fold, a new study finds. "X-rays can look alike, and if one patient's images are confused with another before the radiologist sees them, it can be difficult for the radiologist to determine there is a mismatch," said Dr. Srini Tridandapani, of Emory University and an author of the study. As part of the study, ten radiologists interpreted 20 pairs of radiographic images with and without photographs. Two to...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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