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A Device For Checking Alignment Of Fluoroscopic Systems
Author(s): Pei-Jan Paul Lin
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Paper Abstract

A device utilizing a fluorescent screen was fabricated to assist in the evaluation of x-ray beam alignment of fluoroscopic systems. This device is employed for routine equipment checks and adjustments of the following physical factors: (1) alignment of the x-ray beam with respect to the image intensifier (and television chain), (2) field size congruence with the spot filming device and/or the image intensifier, and (3) source-to-tabletop distance (S.T.D.). The description and operational procedure of this device are demonstrated in detail.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 December 1976
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 0096, Application of Optical Instrumentation in Medicine V, (23 December 1976); doi: 10.1117/12.965393
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Pei-Jan Paul Lin, Northwestern University (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0096:
Application of Optical Instrumentation in Medicine V
Robert K. Cacak; Paul L. Carson; Gregory Dubuque; Joel E. Gray; William R. Hendee; Raymond P. Rossi; Arthur Haus, Editor(s)

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