Digital Radiography (DR)

Digital X-ray replaces the use of film or computed radiagraphy (CR) plates with a direct digital transfer of X-ray images into the PACS. Digital radiography (DR) is the direct conversion of transmitted X-rays into a digital image using an array of solid-state detectors such as amorphous selenium or silicon, with computer processing and display of the image.

Imaging Plays Key Role in Evaluating Injuries at Olympics
News | Orthopedic Imaging | February 28, 2018
February 28, 2018 — The Olympic Games give elite athletes a chance at athletic triumph, but also carry a risk of injury...
ContextVision Demonstrates VolarView and the Orthopedic Package at ECR 2018
Technology | Advanced Visualization | February 27, 2018
February 27, 2018 – At this year’s European Congress of Radiology (ECR), Feb. 28-March 4 in Vienna, Austria,...
Carestream Supplies Wireless Digital X-ray Detectors for 2018 NFL Combine
News | Digital Radiography (DR) | February 27, 2018
February 27, 2018 — In addition to demonstrating their speed, agility and strength at the 2018 National Football League...
Qioptiq Introduces SlimLine for X-ray Diagnostics Featuring Spine Mode
Technology | Orthopedic Imaging | February 23, 2018
February 23, 2018 – Qioptiq, an Excelitas Technologies Company, recently introduced SlimLine for...
Sponsored Content | Videos | Pediatric Imaging | February 22, 2018
FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. and FUJIFILM SonoSite Inc., are offering a full-suite pediatric solutions...
RSNA 2017 Highlights Latest Trends in Digital Radiography
Feature | Digital Radiography (DR) | January 31, 2018 | By Jeff Zagoudis
If there was a theme to digital radiography (...
FDA Releases New Guidance on Children's X-ray Exams
Feature | Pediatric Imaging | January 26, 2018
January 26, 2018 — Most people have had an X-ray...
News | Digital Radiography (DR) | January 22, 2018
January 22, 2018 — Canon Medical Systems Europe B.V. announced the change of ownership of DelftHold B.V. following its...
Rayence Demonstrates Full Digital Imaging Product Line at RSNA 2017
News | Digital Radiography (DR) | January 16, 2018
January 16, 2018 — Rayence recently showcased their entire line of new as well as enhanced digital imaging products at...
Hip Steroid Injections Associated with Bone Changes

58-year-old woman with left hip pain. X-ray from one month prior to the steroid/anesthetic injection demonstrates moderate joint space narrowing (arrows) and bony proliferation (arrowheads).

News | Orthopedic Imaging | January 11, 2018
January 11, 2018 – Osteoarthritis patients who received a steroid injection in the hip had a significantly greater...
Radiology Offers Clues in Cases of Domestic Abuse and Sexual Assault

Image of 21-year-old woman, who presented with a chronic nasal bone fracture and soft tissue swelling of the left lateral face. Review of electronic medical records revealed presentation to an outside hospital 9 months ago with oblique fracture of the right ring finger proximal phalanx, blowout fracture of the medial wall of the left orbit and similar soft tissue swelling of the left face. Traumatic findings separated in time suggest recurrent violence. Image courtesy of Elizabeth George, M.D.

News | Orthopedic Imaging | January 08, 2018
January 8, 2018 — Radiologic signs of injury could help identify victims of intimate partner violence, according to a...
New Thales Pixium Portable 3543 DR Features Embedded Patient Identification
Technology | Digital Radiography (DR) | December 28, 2017
December 28, 2017 — At the 2017 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Annual Meeting, Nov. 26-Dec. 1 in Chicago...
FDA Issues Final Guidance on Pediatric X-ray Imaging Device Notifications
News | Pediatric Imaging | December 21, 2017
December 21, 2017 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published a final guidance document entitled...
Videos | RSNA 2017 | December 20, 2017
ITN and DAIC Editor Dave Fornell takes a tour of some of the most interesting new medical imaging technologies on the...
Videos | RSNA 2017 | December 15, 2017
A post-game roundup by ITN Contributing Editor Greg Freiherr and ITN Editor Dave Fornell on the trends and new tech...
Kubtec Supplies Imaging Equipment for Excavation of 3,500-Year-Old Greek Tomb
News | Digital Radiography (DR) | December 07, 2017
December 7, 2017 — Kubtec announced it has been selected to supply high-resolution...
Canon Showcases New CXDI Digital Radiography Detectors at RSNA 2017
News | Digital Radiography (DR) | December 06, 2017
December 6, 2017 — Canon U.S.A. Inc. and Virtual Imaging Inc. recently announced the launch of the CXDI-710C, CXDI-810C...
Fujifilm Introduces FDR Go Plus Version Portable DR System at RSNA 2017
Technology | Digital Radiography (DR) | November 28, 2017
November 28, 2017 — Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A. Inc. displayed the all-new FDR Go Plus version portable...
Samsung Unveils Mobile CT OmniTom at RSNA 2017
Technology | Computed Tomography (CT) | November 26, 2017
November 26, 2017 — Samsung Electronics debuted its OmniTom mobile 16-slice...