MRI systems are not only very expensive pieces of equipment, they are also relied upon by physicians to help accurately diagnose and treat any number of conditions. It’s important to have a service agreement in place that will ensure optimal performance of your MRI  and will cover routine maintenance, cryo-refrigeration, repairs and part replacement when …
SPECT (Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography) imaging is a nuclear medicine procedure where the NM “camera” rotates around the patient acquiring images at specific angles for a predefined amount of time. For cardiac you image for 180 degrees, for all other SPECT images (brain, bone, etc.) you image for 360 degrees. This data is then …
MRI Quenching 101 and How You Can Avoid ItAs safe as MRI systems are considered to be (especially since, unlike other types of diagnostic imaging equipment, MRIs do not produce radiation), there are certain incidents that you should be aware of. For example, quenches. A quench will cause the entire MRI to shut down. Generally …
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 …