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Measures of X-ray Tube Count on CT Scanners

The X-ray tube is one of the most important parts of a CT scanner as it creates the X-rays. Tubes are defined by the amount of heat they can endure, measured in MHU (Mega Heat Unit). The bigger the number, the more heat it can take, and hence more examinations. The...

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The Best Cardiology Ultrasound Machines

There are plenty of cardiology ultrasounds machines available, but which one is the best? This is a difficult question to answer, especially when the selection is wide. In this blog post, we would like to introduce you the cardiology ultrasound machines that we...

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The Features and Benefits of MRI Systems

Purchasing an MRI is a major decision, and often a long-term project. One of the first steps is to identify the model that will best fulfil your needs. However, there are pros and cons to all brands and models, and we will explain some of the main features of MRI systems, and which models you should search for, depending on your most important demands.

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How Much Does a CT Scanner Cost?

A CT scanner is not simply a CT scanner, they come with different technologies and options, and can be more or less advanced. Several factors affect price, but in this post we have made a simple overview of CT prices in the used market depending on number of slices, and then explained some of the additional important aspects that will affect prices.

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Ultrasound Probe Technology – PureWave and XDclear

There is a vast number of ultrasound probes on the market. You need not only to choose the right type of transducer, but also to make sure that it is compatible with the ultrasound system you need it for. Furthermore, new technologies have arrived and each brand has...

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What is DICOM, PACS, and Workstation?

What is DICOM? We will take them one at a time – So first of all, what is DICOM? DICOM (Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine) is an international standard protocol for all medical data exchanges. It also defines the file format, which is mostly either a DCM...

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Volume Navigation and Fusion Explained

There are many new innovative options on ultrasounds. In this post, we will describe one of them – Volume Navigation and Fusion, often used for a guided biopsy procedure. An innovative tool, which emerged around 2010. You can find it on the contrast-enhanced...

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How Much Does an Ultrasound Machine Cost?

Ultrasound systems comes in many shapes and sizes and this results in very wide price ranges. In this blog we have made an overview of the prices depending on two main factors: How advanced a system is (Low-, mid- and high-tier) and whether the system is new, refurbished or used. You can also read a short description and see examples of each type.

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