News tagged with image quality

Researchers use gaming technology to create better X-rays

Researchers have developed software for the Microsoft Kinect gaming console that measures body part thickness and checks for motion, positioning and beam adjustment immediately before X-ray imaging, according to a feasibility ...

Dec 01, 2015
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FDA approves high-tech breast imaging system

After more than a decade of development and data-gathering—including breast scans on nearly 700 women and 79 patents issued—the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a breast-cancer imaging system invented by ...

Feb 04, 2015
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Lowering CT tube voltage for colonography beneficial

(HealthDay)—In patients undergoing computed tomography (CT) colonography, reducing the tube voltage from 120 kVp to 100 kVp significantly reduces radiation dose while minimally reducing image quality, regardless of patient ...

Mar 07, 2013
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Ultra-low dose CT scans successfully detect fractures

Computed Tomography (CT) scans are one of the most frequently-used imaging tools in medicine. In fact, more than 72 million scans are performed each year to diagnose various medical conditions. But public health concerns ...

Mar 02, 2016
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