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Rotatable Spoke Fluoroscopic Test Object
Author(s): Robert J. Moore
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Paper Abstract

A test object for evaluating the performance of medical x-ray television systems has been developed. The test object consists of an array of six steel wires of varying diameters (range 0.022" to 0.005") arranged at 30 degree intervals like spokes in a wheel, sandwiched between two circular pieces of 1/8"-thick acrylic. This test object is viewed during fluoroscopy through various thicknesses of water (6"-10") to simulate small to large patients. It can be viewed while stationary or while rotating at 7.5 - 30 RPM. Standards of performance will be given.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 August 1984
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0486, Medical Imaging and Instrumentation '84, (28 August 1984); doi: 10.1117/12.943206
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Robert J. Moore, Loma Linda University Medical Center (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0486:
Medical Imaging and Instrumentation '84
James A. Mulvaney, Editor(s)

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