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Design Of A Multiformat Camera For Medical Fluoroscopy
Author(s): Ernest W. Edmonds; David M. Hynes; Dennis Baranoski; John Rowlands; Karl R. Krametz
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Paper Abstract

For a number of years multi-format or multi-image cameras have been used in radiology departments to record images for ultrasound, nuclear medicine and computerized tomography. The authors have described in previous papers the development of a total low dose fluoroscopy system, using a Siemens Videomed H 1023 line 25 MHz television system, a V.A.S. video disc recorder for pulsed fluoroscopy, and a modified Matrix Videoimager to record the spot film images. This approach has provided images of high quality with dose and cost reductions of the order of 90% for the total examination. The particular problems involved with the modification of a multi-image camera for fluoroscopic or radiographic procedures, can be minimised by appropriate choice of monitor phosphor and correct control of the exposure sequence.

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 July 1981
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0273, Application of Optical Instrumentation in Medicine IX, (16 July 1981); doi: 10.1117/12.931821
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Ernest W. Edmonds, Mohawk College (Canada)
David M. Hynes, St. Joseph's Health Centre (Canada)
Dennis Baranoski, St. Joseph's Health Centre (Canada)
John Rowlands, St. Joseph's Health Centre (Canada)
Karl R. Krametz, Siemens Electric Company (Canada)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0273:
Application of Optical Instrumentation in Medicine IX
James A. Mulvaney; Joel E. Gray; Arthur G. Haus; William S. Properzio, Editor(s)

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