MultiSync MD211G3 from NEC
NEC Display Solutions of America, Itasca, Ill, now offers the 21-inch MultiSync® MD211G3 medical diagnostic display to the MultiSync MD Series. This three-megapixel grayscale model offers out-of-the-box factory DICOM calibration and uniformity control to provide accurate imaging across the screen and monitors for any inconsistencies. The integrated front sensor constantly monitors and adjusts brightness to maintain the factory DICOM GSDF calibration. GammaCompMDT QA software performs routine display configuration and ensures consistent image quality. Additionally, the optional GammaCompMD QA Server provides computer networks with centralized control and management of multiple display systems, ideal for large health care organizations with multiple campuses.
www.necdisplay.com (866) 632-6673
ProUroScan from ProUroCare Medical Inc
ProUroCare Medical Inc, Minneapolis, has received clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration for its ProUroScan prostate mechanical imaging (PMI) system. The ProUroScan system constructs color 2D and 3D “maps” of the prostate in real time that, when in agreement with a digital rectal examination finding, can be permanently stored in electronic records for future analysis and comparison. ProUroScan utilizes patented tactile elasticity imaging technology, which uses a handheld pressure-sensing rectal probe and image construction software to produce its prostate maps.
www.prourocare.com (952) 476-9093
CR Software Upgrade from Carestream
Carestream debuted new software features for three of its computed radiography systems that offer advantages in the areas of quality and exposure control, pediatric and ICU imaging, and print output. These features are now shipping with new DIRECTVIEW Elite CR, Classic CR, and Max CR systems and are available as upgrades for existing customers. New features include a companion image (from the original exposure), pediatric image optimization and enhancement software that expands and integrates a range of seven patient sizes as specified by new FDA regulations for pediatric exams, vendor-neutral IEC exposure index values, special image processing, enhanced administrative and analysis reporting, and multiformat print enhancements.
www.carestream.com (888) 777-2072
Plate Cleaning Wipes from Wolf X-Ray
Wolf X-Ray Corp, Deer Park, NY, introduces Wolf Clean Image plate cleaning wipes for medical, dental, and veterinary use. New Clean Image cleaning wipes help to clean, protect, and prolong the life of your imaging plates. Clean Image wipes are individually wrapped towelettes that remove fingerprints, dirt, smudges, and artifacts from your plates. Just tear open a packet, wipe down your plates, and discard. Clean Image is packaged 50 wipes per box.
www.wolfxray.com (800) 356-9729
Aquilion PRIME 80 series CT from Toshiba
Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc, Tustin, Calif, announces the US Food and Drug Administration clearance of the Aquilion PRIME 80 series CT system. Producing high-quality clinical images and reducing radiation exposure with Adaptive Iterative Dose Reduction 3D (AIDR 3D), the system can generate 80 unique slices per rotation. The Aquilion PRIME 80 series, designed with in-field upgradeability to 160 slices, gives health care facilities the ability to perform a wide variety of advanced clinical procedures. The Aquilion PRIME features a 0.5 mm detector, a 7.5 MHU large-capacity tube, and 0.35 second scanning. This high-speed rotation allows rapid data acquisition and shortens scan times while the fast reconstruction unit further improves throughput. The system also features a 78 cm aperture gantry.
www.medical.toshiba.com (800) 421-1968
AIDR 3D from Toshiba
Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc, Tustin, Calif, has received US Food and Drug Administration clearance for its Adaptive Iterative Dose Reduction 3D (AIDR 3D). Toshiba will offer the AIDR 3D software upgrade and related training, complimentary, to all existing Aquilion ONE, Aquilion Premium, and Aquilion PRIME CT customers. AIDR 3D is Toshiba’s third-generation iterative dose reconstruction software that incorporates significant system enhancements by reducing radiation dose compared to conventional scanning. It is an algorithm designed to work in both the raw data and image data space, reducing noise while attempting to maintain image quality.
www.medical.toshiba.com (800) 421-1968
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