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Archive for December 3, 2013

Radiology equipment, lead glasses are only the beginning

Written by admin on December 3rd, 2013. Posted in Pacs vendors, X ray accessories, Xray accessories

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X-rays have been around far longer than they have been in the public consciousness. In fact, that x-ray was discovered over 100 years ago in 1895, and were originally called roentgenograms by everyone but the discovering scientist who called them x-rays. SInce then x-rays have become a staple in the medical profession, allowing doctors and surgeon crucial views of a patients.

X-rays are now being used for greater applications than science experiments and medical procedures. Back on July 23, 1999, the Chandra X-ray Observatory was launched by NASA inaugurating the journey of an x-ray with abilities to detect sources that were 100 times fainter than previous capabilities. Enabled by the mirrors’ high angular resolutions this telescope launch exemplifies just what feats can be hurdled by x-ray technology when equi