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Consoles, Radiographic/Fluoroscopic/Tomographic Systems

Definition : Consoles designed to control the operation of radiographic, fluoroscopic, and/or tomographic systems. These consoles may control a variety of parameters, such as radiographic x-ray exposure and cassette positioning, exposure initiation, tube selection and x-ray exposure indicators, cassette transfer and reload; skip exposure options; cone transfer; Bucky grid transfer; shutter-mode switches; image intensifier mode selection; and photo selection to prepare for filming. Most system consoles are computerized; they may also include automatic brightness control, fluoroscopic mA selectors, table tilt, and a tabletop drive. Routinely performed sequences can be preset and/or included in pre-established programs. The consoles typically consist of a stand-alone table or stand that includes a panel with multiple switches (e.g., push-buttons) that are usually operated sequentially; each switch includes an indicator (e.g., a light, meter) that shows the condition of the controlled parameter. Radiographic/fluoroscopic/tomographic system consoles may be computerized, especially when intended for digital systems. Stand-alone consoles work as components of the systems; they are frequently located in areas remote to the procedure room. Systems that place the controls on the spot-film device or on a side of the imaging table do not include separate consoles.

Entry Terms : "Consoles, Radiographic/Fluoroscopic/Tomographic" , "Fluoroscopic System Consoles" , "Radiographic System Consoles" , "Tomographic System Consoles"

UMDC code : 28349

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Suni Medical Imaging Inc

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Suni's team of physicists and engineers advanced the state of the art of digital radiography by creating the world's thinnest sensors. Suni has been supplying many leading digital radiography brands with sensor components and manufacturing capabilities. We bring our passion for customer service to the dental community under the Suni brand.

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