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This textbook reviews the technological developments associated with the transition of radiology departments to filmless environments. Each chapter addresses the key topics in current literature with regard to the generation, transfer, interpretation and distribution of images to the medical enterprise. As leaders in the field of computerized medical imaging, the editors and contributors will provide insight into emerging technologies for physicians, administrators, and other interested groups. As health care organizations throughout the world begin to generate filmless implementation strategies, this exhaustive review has proven to be a vital aid to leaders in the development of health care.In 1980, FujiPhoto Film (Tokyo, Japan) patented aprocess inwhich photostimulable phosphors were used to record and reproduce an imageby absorbing ... Theircurrent model, theKESPR (Kodak Ektascan Storage Phosphor Reader) Model 400or CR 400 Plus includesan autoloader device. ... In 1998, Lumisys presented its lowcost, desktop CRunit (theACR 2000) with manual feed, single plate reading.

Author:Keith J. Dreyer, Amit Mehta, James H. Thrall
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2013-03-14


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