News | March 04, 2011

New X-Ray Tubes and Flat Panel Detectors on Display at ECR

March 4, 2011 – Digital image detectors and X-ray tubes for fluoroscopy, angiography, cardiology and cone-beam CT imaging will be on display at the European Congress of Radiology (ECR) in Vienna. Varian will showcase several products, including its PaxScan digital image detectors.

"The new panel and tube platforms offer a path to improve image quality, greater cost efficiency, and potential for increased patient throughput," said Steve Kimmel, vice president of sales and marketing for Varian X-Ray products.

The products to be highlighted at ECR are:

• The new M-1500, the company’s first X-ray tube developed specifically for advanced mammography applications such as tomosynthesis and computed tomography (CT). It provides exceptional performance in a space efficient design.

• The new PaxPower FP X-ray tube, which is optimized for interventional procedures and portable surgical CT systems. The new tube platforms were developed with a smaller footprint and higher power. It provides a dramatically smaller and lighter package with higher heat dissipation allowing for higher patient throughput.

• The new PaxScan 3024M flat panel detector designed for full field digital mammography. The compact design, incorporating a narrow edge and rapid image-acquisition capabilities, enables radiologists to acquire images close to the chest wall with results in seconds. This architecture is based on amorphous silicon (a-Si) design allowing rapid frame rates for advanced mammographic applications.

• The new PaxScan 4336R "hot swap" technology, which allows the radiographic panel to be unplugged and plugged back in without having to reboot the system.

This feature easily moves the panel from the X-ray table to a chest stand without interrupting workflow, allowing radiologists to use one panel per room or one panel across multiple rooms, lowering system costs.

For more information: www.varian.com

Related Content

Researchers Awarded 2018 Canon Medical Systems USA/RSNA Research Grants
News | Radiology Imaging | November 13, 2018
The Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Research & Education (R&E) Foundation recently announced the...
Sponsored Content | Videos | Digital Radiography (DR) | November 12, 2018
VIVIX-S 1417N is a multi-purpose portable flat panel detector for addressing busy workflow in medical facilities.
ContextVision Introduces AI-Powered Image Enhancement for Digital Radiography
Technology | Artificial Intelligence | November 09, 2018
With the integration of deep learning technology, ContextVision takes digital radiography to new levels with its latest...
The Fujifilm FCT Embrace CT System displayed for the first time at ASTRO 2018.
360 Photos | 360 View Photos | November 07, 2018
Fujifilm's first FDA-cleared compu...
MaxQ AI Receives FDA Clearance for Accipio Ix Intracranial Hemorrhage Platform
Technology | Artificial Intelligence | November 07, 2018
MaxQ AI announced that its Accipio Ix intracranial hemorrhage (ICH) detection software has received 510(k) clearance...
GE Healthcare Discovery RF Gen 2 system displayed at ASTRO 2018. It is a dedicated computed tomography (CT) scanner for radiation oncology
360 Photos | 360 View Photos | November 07, 2018
This is the GE Healthcare Discovery RF Gen 2 system displayed at the ...
Siemens Healthineers Announces FDA Clearance of Cios Spin Mobile 3D C-Arm
Technology | Mobile C-Arms | November 06, 2018
Siemens Healthineers announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance of the Cios Spin, a new mobile C-...
Results of the vertebrae-based analysis (383 vertebrae in 34 patients) for detection of BME.

Results of the vertebrae-based analysis (383 vertebrae in 34 patients) for detection of BME.

Sponsored Content | Case Study | Computed Tomography (CT) | November 06, 2018
The following is a summary of a study published in the
The NeuViz 16 Essence from Neusoft Medical Systems.

The NeuViz 16 Essence from Neusoft Medical Systems.

Feature | Computed Tomography (CT) | November 05, 2018 | By Melinda Taschetta-Millane
According to an industry mark...
Konica Minolta Provides New Insights with AeroRemote Insights
News | Digital Radiography (DR) | November 01, 2018
At the 2018 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) annual meeting, Nov. 25-30 in Chicago, Konica Minolta...