Technology | July 18, 2007

CIVCO Creates Carbon Markers for Improved Imaging

CIVCO Medical Solutions will present its new carbon fiducial markers that reportedly optimize imaging characteristics for emerging IGRT modalities such as kV imaging and cone-beam CT.
CIVCO’s carbon markers reportedly produce clearly identifiable images with now widely available kV imagers, providing enhanced resolution with low-density materials. The new markers may also eliminate artifacts in CT scans.
The carbon markers are designed to provide MR locator points for accurate image fusion and function with a wide variety of imaging modalities, including X-ray, mammography, fluoroscopy, kV, CT, MRI and ultrasound. The markers come sterilized and preloaded for convenience.

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