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X-ray X-ray versatility crosses over analog, DR, CR and special procedures
Versatility crosses all X-ray technologies Toshiba America Medical Systems used RSNA as the launching pad for the T.RAD Plus Series of traditional radiographic systems featuring digital radiography capabilities. The series includes both floor and ceiling-mounted configurations and systems with one or two DR panels. Toshiba claims the industry's fastest image preview time, according to Don Volz, director, X-ray Business Unit. The T.RAD Plus Series features a 17x17 field of view.
Face to Face: Trends in Cardiology

Cardiology is a growing, rapidly evolving segment in the healthcare arena. The last several years have seen tremendous advances in cardiac imaging and information technologies, such as the introductions of the first magnetic catheter navigation system, 16-slice computed tomography (CT) systems that can detect soft coronary plaque, and new self-gating magnetic resonance (MR) software that eliminates the need to obtain an electrocardiogram (ECG) signal.

X-ray's Vision for 2003 The advance of digital radiography is among the technological highlights at RSNA 2003, as vendors add more versatility and features to systems for the benefit of healthcare providers and patients.
Revved-up CT Speeds New Growth More than one-quarter of CT systems installed in the United States have multi-slice technology, according to a report last month from IMV Medical Information Division.
X-ray's Vision for 2003 The advance of digital radiography is among the technological highlights at RSNA 2003, as vendors add more versatility and features to systems for the benefit of healthcare providers and patients.
Revved-up CT Speeds New Growth With the majority of planned CT purchases opting for multislice technology, the number of CT procedures is expected to grow beyond the estimated 45.4 million performed in this country in 2002 - a 15 percent hike over 2001.
Siemens aligns with St. James Hospital and Health Centers Siemens Medical Solutions will partner with St. James Hospital and Health Centers, of Olympia Fields, Ill., to develop a new state-of-the-art Heart and Vascular Institute.
CME cardiac imaging teleconference Professionals of the cardiovascular imaging community can participate in an upcoming teleconference, The Revolution in Cardiac Imaging: Adapting the Clinical Mindset, Saturday, Oct. 4 11:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. EST.
North American Society for Cardiac Imaging hosts 31st annual meeting Dallas, Texas is the location of Cardiovascular Imaging 2003, the 31st annual meeting and scientific session of the North American Society for Cardiac Imaging (NASCI) this month.

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