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RSNA 2003 Refresher Courses > Digital Radiographic Technology
 
  Refresher Courses

Digital Radiographic Technology

  DATE: Sunday, November 30 2003
  START TIME: 02:00 PM
  END TIME: 03:30 PM
  LOCATION: Room E353A
  CODE: RC125B
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John Yorkston PhD
Rochester , NY
 

Keywords
Physics
Radiography, digital
Radiography, technology
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Technological Edge (Physics)
Medical Physics
 
Learning Objectives: 1) Describe the fundamental components of a flat panel x-ray system and its operation. 2) Highlight the similarities and differences between the various detector configurations (ie. direct/indirect detectors). 3) Describe the physical reasons for their improved imaging performance. 4) Discuss the potential of this new technology for "advanced" procedures such as dual energy and tomography.
Disclosure: (J.Y. is employed by Eastman Kodak Company.)