For over 30 Years, Jones X-Ray Inc. has been a local distributor of Medical Imaging Equipment and now Digital Imaging Equipment. We provide services to physicians in Texas, Arkansas, Oklahoma & Louisiana. If you are a Family Practice Physician, Orthopedic, Chiropractic Or Veterinarian Clinic looking for x-ray equipment, digital x-ray equipment, x-ray services, x-ray accessories or x-ray supplies, You Have Come to the Right Place…
YOU CAN UPGRADE MOST EXISTING X-RAY SYSTEMS AS WELL AS ANY NEW SYSTEM
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HERE IS A BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE TYPES OF DIGITAL CAPTURE AND ADVANTAGES:
- CR - COMPUTED RADIOGRAPHY
CR - COMPUTED RADIOGRAPHY - CR CASSETTES (LIKE FILM CASSETTES) ARE REQUIREDCR - COMPUTED RADIOGRAPHY is very similar to the procedural method of film based radiography. The Image Receptor is a cassette with special Image Phosphors mounted inside. The cassette is positioned in the very same manner as conventional x-ray, either table top or table/wall bucky. During x-ray, the phosphors will capture x-ray photons that pass through the patient. The cassette with the phosphor plate (and recorded image) is then sent through the CR Reader. Inside the reader, a laser will energize the phosphors and they will release the photon energy. The energy emitted is captured by an analog digital converter (think scanner), and sent to the computer as a "digital radiograph".
CR is the least expensive method "to go digital" and for some time has been the preferred method for private practice physicians. The system simply replaces the processor, darkroom, and all of the costly consumables that are needed with conventional radiography. But wait… DR - DIRECT DIGITAL RADIOGRAPHY is faster, better and cost are coming down!
- DR - DIGITAL RADIOGRAPHY
DR - DIGITAL RADIOGRAPHY - NO CASSETTES ARE REQUIREDDR - Digital Radiography has typically been found in large Private Practice, Orthopedic and Hospital settings... DR is usually the most expensive method of "going digital" but it also affords the highest quality image because the x-ray photons are directly producing the image. In the Digital Flat Plate Technology, there is no medium as in CR with cassettes or CCD technology with the conversion of light energy.
The DR plate is a series of horizontal and vertical wires that compose a matrix to receive x-ray photons after they pass through the patient. The plate is mounted either in the wall or under the table (or both) to receive the image. During x-ray, the photons will penetrate through the patient and gather in the small squares or pixels. The number of photons in the square determines the darkness of the pixel on the image. The digital raidograph appears on the monitor in less that 6 seconds.
The DR plates are expensive to make, and are frequently purchased as a single Image Receptor (in the table or wall holder). The Plate is usually tethered to a cord that is connected to the computer and must be moved from the table bucky to the wall bucky for upright imaging. Some have considered this the weakest link in Digital Flat Plate Technology. Today, manufactures are receiving FDA clearance for wireless transmission which will eliminate the cord.
CLEARLY THERE ARE MANY ADVANTAGES TO DIGITAL IMAGING
The advent of digital imaging has created an overwhelming interest and many questions on the part of Practitioners. Just as with radiographic equipment, there are multiple choices in capturing digital images. For most, the ability to manipulate and share the image electronically along with elimination of the darkroom, processor, film, chemical and maintenance are on the top of the list of reasons to consider digital imaging. Digital imaging is quickly taking hold in the Medical, Chiropractic and Veterinary markets as costs have declined.Digital radiology represents the greatest technological advancement in medical imaging over the last decade. The use of radiographic films in x ray imaging might become obsolete in a few years. An appropriate analogy that is easy to understand is the replacement of typical film cameras with digital cameras. Images can be immediately acquired, deleted, modified, and subsequently sent to a network of computers.
The benefits from digital radiology are enormous. It can make a radiological facility or department film-less. The referring physician can view the requested image on a desktop, laptop, tablet or a smart phone and often report in just a few minutes after the examination was performed. The images are no longer held in a single location; but can be seen simultaneously by physicians who are miles apart. In addition, the patient can have the x ray images on a compact disk to take to another physician or hospital.
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FEATURED PRODUCT: CR - COMPUTED RADIOGRAPHY
DIRECT-VIEW - Vita LE CR System
The Vita LE System is a lightweight, compact tabletop system designed specifically for small space environments.
- Simple to use software
- Perfect for mobile applications
- View and send digital images instantly
FEATURED PRODUCTS: DR - DIGITAL RADIOGRAPHY
CUT IMAGE ACQUISITION DOWN TO SECONDS!
Our new DR panels are bringing the technology into markets that were previously unavailable. With outstanding image quality and a reduced dosage compared to CR or CCD based x-ray systems, these panels will bring smaller facilities the same quality and performance that was previously only available to high end hospitals and imaging centers.
ViVIX-S PORTABLE, WIRELESS (FXRD-1417WA/WB)
ViVIX-S Portable, Wireless is a Vieworks’s flat panel digital radiography system with 14”x17” coverage area for general radiographic applications using its unique image processing system and proprietary flat panel detector. The detector is the same size as film and CR cassettes and therefore it is a perfect solution for upgrading conventional X-ray systems still currently working on X-ray film and CR basis to digital radiography systems. Image can be simply acquired and transmitted to the DICOM server through Wi-Fi in seconds.
ViVIX-S Portable, Wireless can be installed in a single or dual or multiple detector-configuration depending on the required applications. For dual or multiple detector-configurations, ViVIX-S Portable, Wireless can also be installed with a combination of ViIVIX-S Portable, Wireless and other flat panel detector models of Vieworks. LEARN MORE
ViVIX-S PORTABLE WIRELESS
DEL MEDICAL DELWORKS F14G WIRELESS DR
This wireless portable, flat panel detector (FPD) quickly turns any room into a DR room with incredible versatility allowing everything from routine upright and table exams to cross table exams
This portable, flat panel detector (FPD) features a standard 14" x 17" x-ray cassette size design and provides quick, high quality images with short cycle times at an affordable price.
Key benefits of the Del Medical DelWorks F14G Wireless DR include:
- Low dose imaging with high resolution
- Wireless offers increased flexibility for easy positioning
- 1 second preview, 10 second cycle times
DELWORKS F14G DR
DELWORKS F14G WIRELESS DR
DEL MEDICAL DELWORKS VETERINARY DR
If you are considering transitioning your practice to digital radiography, consider the DelWorks Veterinary DR Retrofit Package, the easy and affordable way to upgrade your existing imaging system to a flat panel (DR) digital system. This upgrade kit includes a Cesium (CsI) flat panel detector that is easy to install and will consistently provide high quality, professional images.
Key Benefits of the Del Medical DelWorks Veterinary DR include:
- Toshiba FDX4343R Detector
- DelWorks Veterinary Acquisition & Processing Software
- Dell Optiplex 780; Intel Core 2 Duo 3.0 Ghz, 4GB RAM, 250GB HD
- 19" touchscreen flat panel, color display, keyboard and mouse
- Wide range of tools for a variety of image manipulations
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