X-rays have officially been around since the late 19th century. The invention of the X-ray was credited to Wilhelm Rontgen in 1895; however, it’s thought that they were accidentally produced by William Morgan in 1795. Either way, they have become an incredibly useful tool in the modern world, especially in the medical field.  An X-ray …
CT scanners have become commonplace in hospitals due to their ability to capture internal images of patients using X-rays, making them helpful for accurately diagnosing numerous conditions as well as tracking the effectiveness of treatments. They’re particularly useful in diagnosing injuries and conditions in emergencies due to how quick CT scans are, which is why …
Cost and Benefits of Various CT Scanner Slice OptionsCT scanners are a huge advantage to any medical facility due to their ability to capture diagnostic images of organs and other internal systems through the use of X-rays. Their speed also makes them particularly useful in emergency rooms, where they can be used to make more …
Costs and Benefits of Different CT SystemCT scanners can be of great benefit to most healthcare providers due to their ability to capture high-resolution diagnostic images at a fast rate ( the scanner’s speed makes it a especially beneficial in the ER). However, CT scanners can be very expensive. They are complex machines, after all, …
CT X-Ray Tubes Can Fail Due to Arcing - Here’s How You Can Avoid It.CT scanners are complex machines that use X-Ray imaging to capture detailed anatomical diagnostic images. They are able to capture high-resolution images within a short period of time, which is why they are often used in ERs to accurately diagnose patients …
Weight Limits and CT Scans: Extra Considerations for Obese PatientsCT scanners are large machines that require patients to slide at least halfway into it to properly scan and record diagnostic images. A patient undergoing a CT scan has to be slid into the machine's gantry while on their backs. Considering the size of the typical …
Mobile CT Rental: Is it The Right Choice For You?A CT scanner is a medical diagnostic imaging system that uses X-rays to capture images of a patient's internal organs and structures. CT scanners have become commonplace in imaging centers and hospitals, especially in emergency rooms, because CTs can capture images within minutes to diagnose severe …
The Reason It Is Necessary to Let Your CT Scanner Warm Up Before You Use ItCT scanners are expensive pieces of equipment. Even repairing or replacing its components can be very costly, which is why you'll want to not only maintain your CT scanner properly but that you operate it according to OEM recommendations  in …
What to Consider When Choosing a CT Scanner for Your Veterinary ClinicCT scanners are commonly used in hospitals and diagnostic imaging centers to help diagnose a large variety of conditions. They give doctors the ability to render 3D images of their patients' bones, soft tissues, blood vessels and more to diagnose everything from bone fractures …
A Primer on CT Scanner X-Ray TubesCT scanners are complex diagnostic imaging systems that use X-rays to take pictures of a patient's internal structures and organs. For any type of system to generate X-rays, they must use X-ray tubes. Considering how important the X-ray tubes are to the function of a CT scanner, it's important …