At RSNA 2008, Varian Medical Systems will showcase the company's full line of PaxScan flat-panel digital X-ray image detectors for digital radiography, fluoroscopy and cone-beam CT imaging, including the PaxScan 4336R, which replaces standard film cassettes in radiographic applications, and the PaxScan 4343R, Varian’s largest panel for applications requiring a large field of view. In addition to its PaxScan products, Varian will exhibit its full line of X-ray tubes.
Varian Showcases PaxScan Digital X-ray Line
Philips and Microsoft have partnered to develop an augmented reality system to help imporve workflow and procedural navigation in the cath lab. Physicians wearing visors can view and interact with true 3-D holograms above the patient on the table and manipulate the image with voice and hand motion commands to avoid breaking the sterile field.