Digital Radiography

Digital Radiography is X-ray photography without film by the use of a phosphorescent plate in an x-ray cassette allowing the production of a digital image.  The almost instantaneous development of images on a digital display is most efficient.   If a view is not acceptable, we know almost immediately to re-take the x-ray, rather than having to wait for the film to be developed and then viewed.  Digital views can be enhanced and zoomed in on, both of which can aid in diagnosis.  Images can be stored in computers  and/or sent on to universities or off site labs for referral consulting.  The process of taking, viewing and diagnosing is greatly improved.  An additional benefit is the benefit to the environment as there is no longer the need for chemicals or film waste.

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