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Guidance for Industry and Food and Drug Administration Staff - Assembler's Guide to Diagnostic X-Ray Equipment by FDA Posted Fri 03 Jun 2011 12:00am Document issued on: May 17, 2011 This document supersedes Assembler's guide to diagnostic x-ray equipment: responsibilities of assemblers, distributors, and dealers of diagnostic x-ray equipment under the federal performance standard (DHHS Publication FDA 81-8144, November 1980) For questions regarding this docume ... Read on »
X Ray Procedure by Shilah C. Azib Posted Sun 15 Feb 2009 7:22pm Medically X-rays are used for Diagnostic imaging. An X-ray is produced when an interaction occurs between the high speed electrons and atoms of the anode, when energy is supplied. The X-rays are emitted with the help of an X-ray machine and the radiation only occurs at the time of exposure. This article will help you understand the intricacies ... Read on »
Fourier X-ray Scattering and Phase-Contrast Imaging: Enhanced Contrast and Sensitivity of X-ray Images by Posted Wed 02 Jun 2010 5:00pm Description of Invention: The invention offered for licensing is broadly applicable to medical diagnostic imaging, biological imaging, industrial non-destructive testing, security screening, and other routine x-ray inspections. The invention provides a method and apparatus that can significantly improve and enhance the contras ... Read on »
Information for Industry: X-ray Imaging Devices by FDA Posted Fri 29 Jul 2011 12:00am Compliance testing for required performance characteristics is specified in 21 CFR 1020.30-1020.33 ("Diagnostic x-ray systems and their major components;" "Radiographic equipment;" "Fluoroscopic equipment;" and "Computed tomography (CT) equipment"). Recognized standards specify additional methods for assessment of image q ... Read on »
Greater Caution Urged for X-Rays in Pregnancy, Infants by HealthFinder Posted Fri 11 Feb 2011 12:00pm healthnewslink Possible increase in cancer risk in kids exposed before birth and up to 3 months of age, study finds. ... Read on »
3 or More X-Rays May Raise Leukemia Risk Among Kids by Medline Plus Posted Fri 08 Oct 2010 9:00am But overall danger remains extremely low, researchers point out Friday, October 8, 2010 FRIDAY, Oct. 8 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers report that exposure to three or more X-rays in childhood may double the odds that a child will develop a form of leukemia, although the overall risk rema ... Read on »
Definition Of X Ray by Shilah C. Azib Posted Mon 08 Feb 2010 5:37pm When you start searching for the definition of x-rayyou are bound to find out that X-rays are also known as “roentgen rays” in Europe after the discoverer of x-raysW. Roentgen. Other alternative names for x-ray are radiographyx-ray filmsplain films. An x-ray is a type of radiation that is used for imaging as well as therapy with the hel ... Read on »
Low-Radiation Digital X-rays by Randall LaFrom Posted Sat 18 Dec 2010 12:13am One of the greatest aspects of contemporary dentistry is technology that improves patient safety and diagnostic capability. One such tool is digital x-rays, or digital radiography. I’m Dr. Randall LaFrom .  At LaFrom Dentistry in Cupertino, CA , I’ve invested in digital x-rays because I believe it improves my ability to administer state-of-th ... Read on »
Excelling at X-rays: Why What You May Not Know About Radiography Might Hurt Your Pet by Dr. Patty Khuly Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Posted Tue 10 May 2011 7:00am Ever wondered at how it is veterinarians look at all those black and white images in grayscale 2-D and somehow manage to make them mean something? I do. All the time.   It’s not that I don’t read X-rays all the time. I do. It’s part of my everyday job. However, I’m also acutely aware of the fact that those who are uniquely trained to inter ... Read on »
X Ray Image by Shilah C. Azib Posted Thu 25 Nov 2010 12:07am X-rays are a form of electromagnetic radiations. The wavelength, of these electromagnetic radiations, range between 10 to 0.01 nanometers. X-rays are also said to be a form of ionizing radiations. These X-rays comfortably pass through any object, including the human body. Therefore, X-rays are greatly used in the medical world a ... Read on »