由 Lisa Chamoff
, Contributing Reporter | November 23, 2020
From the November 2020 issue of HealthCare Business News magazine
The APS, coupled with the motorized drives, give the Aura OTC RT the ability to facilitate both complex and standard exams with the press of a button, according to the company. The wall stand with detector auto tracks with the central beam or moves to the off-center position programed for the specific examination and view ordered. The system will prompt the user when to remove or exchange grids.
The Aura OTC RT can be suspended from a qualified ceiling support system or it can be purchased with a preconstructed ceiling support that is floor and wall supported. This allows for the system to be installed without disturbing the finished ceiling and any HVAC, sprinkler systems or electrical components above. The preconstructed ceiling support system is called Matrix which can be customized to a room size.
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The system includes a tube-mounted 9.7-inch touchscreen console for patient registration, system position, generator control and image view. The Aura OTC RT is fully configurable, with several options for generator output power, tube heat capacity, system accessories and both fixed and wireless detectors.
Since receiving CE Mark and 510(k) clearance for its ArtPix DRF System, Thales has been adding features, including the support of several sizes of dynamic and radiography portable detectors, support for angiography and stitching as well as overall improved reliability.
ArtPix DRF is an imaging platform that the company says offers high image quality and advanced clinical options.
The system includes a 17-inch-by-17-inch value detector for general radiography and two surgical panels: 12-inch-by-12-inch and 9-inch-by-9-inch format detectors. They can be plugged in to any OEM imaging system to cover all needed applications from radiography to fluoroscopy and interventional procedures.
“There was a big need for this advanced imaging system and these types of detectors to replace the existing image intensifiers platforms,” said Ilan Sivan, systems specialties and technical expertise engineer for Thales.
The company also released its ArtPix Mobile EZ2GO digital portable X-ray system embedded with Windows 10, including an upgraded security and reliability system.
VIVIX-S V series are Vieworks’ newest detectors for static imaging, designed to provide a total solution for general radiography. The series has been FDA cleared and is offered in three sizes — a 25-by-30-centimeter detector called the VIVIX-S 2530VW, a 36-by-43-centimeter detector called the VIVIX-S 3643VW and a 43-by-43-centimeter detector called the VIVIX-S 4343VW.