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A veterinary digital X-ray machine is pictured against a white background. This type of device is used to take many types of Animal X-rays.

Common Types of Animal X-Rays Keep Pets Healthy

Many of us have pets that are dear to our hearts and important to our lives. When we notice that something is wrong with them, we’re rightfully concerned. Getting them the highest quality veterinary care becomes our priority. When the veterinarian examines our pets to determine the problem and best course of treatment, chances are…
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A woman wearing dark clothes is taking a standing chiropractic X-ray.

Advances in Chiropractic X-ray Technology Lead to More Accurate Diagnoses

Advancements in X-ray technology and improved radiology techniques have taken chiropractic medicine to new levels of patient care. With more modern technology available, X-rays can be taken on site and immediately utilized to more accurately diagnose a variety of patient complaints. Better able to identify the source of various physical difficulties,  chiropractors can determine the…
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A 3D X-ray apparatus, comprised of 2 machines, is pictured against a white background.

The 3D Color X-Ray Scanner: A Look Into the Future

Radiology is a dynamic and rapidly progressing branch of the medical field that is developing new and improved diagnostic techniques to help doctors discover disorders, develop treatment plans, and deliver the best medical care possible. One recent development with promise comes out of the University of Otago, Christchurch, New Zealand, where radiologist Anthony Butler, MB,…
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A graphic depicting the arm of a computed radiography X-ray machine is shown against a purple background.

Upgrading to DR Makes Financial Sense

Digital radiography (DR) is amazing technology that is revolutionizing radiology departments across the nation (and has been for years). However, some facilities have been hesitant to upgrade from their existing computed radiography (CR) X-ray systems, mostly for financial reasons. The situation is becoming more complicated for those who are holding on to their CR systems.…
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3 young male doctors are looking at a patient's X-ray, with the doctor in the foreground holding the scan against a light board. Improvements in computer technology are shaping the future of radiology.

The Future of Radiology

Since its discovery in 1895 by Karl Roentgen, the fundamentals of X-ray imaging have changed little. Radiation, in the form of X-rays or gamma rays, is passed through the body, and the radiation forms an image on the receiving film or plate. However, the process and methods are continually refined, with recent progress corresponding to…
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A woman with short, curly hair and wearing scrubs stands in the foreground. In the background a man wearing identical scrubs is taking X-rays of a patient lying on the X-ray table — history of radiology.

The History of Radiology

The field of radiology has an amazing history. X-ray machines have been helping doctors successfully diagnose problems and provide life-saving patient care for more than 100 years. Many medical modalities, including orthopedics, trauma and urgent care facilities, cardiology, dentistry, surgical centers, and more, rely on the science of radiology and the production of X-ray images…
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