Imaging

Mobile X-Ray

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Published on July 9, 2020
<p>Already early on, X-ray systems became mobile. Read how today, X-ray and computed tomography comes right to the patient’s bedside.</p>
X-ray image of an artificial hip after surgery
<p>Intensive care patients with head injuries depend on fast, reliable imaging results. The conventional way involves transporting patients from the ICU to the radiology department. Imaging with mobile head CT scanners<sup>1</sup> directly at the patient’s bedside reverses the process and simplifies the workflow, reduces risky transportations, and can help lower costs – while maintaining high-quality images.<br><br><a href="/perspectives/mso-mobile-head-ct-scanner-for-icu.html" class="">View Article</a></p>
Making All the Difference: High-Quality CT Scans Directly in the ICU
<p>In mobile X-ray imaging, it is essential to have a flexible and powerful system that is always ready. UCHealth Greeley Hospital of Greeley, Colorado, USA, has installed two MOBILETT Elara Max systems: a standard model and a pediatric-friendly version featuring a giraffe design.<br><br><a href="/perspectives/mso-uchealth-greeley.html" class="">View Article</a></p>
The Giraffe in Action
<p>Horses played a vital role in the early days of mobile X-ray, as they could not only pull carts with the X-ray equipment but also provide the electricity needed to operate it. As technology progressed, X-ray equipment became more mobile by itself.<br><br><a href="https://www.medmuseum.siemens-healthineers.com/en/stories-from-the-museum/x-ray-images-2-horsepower" class="">View Article</a></p>
How X-rays Went Mobile