Samsung’s digital radiography (DR) machines— including GC85A and GM85— incorporate Samsung’s S-Vue 3.02, which provides spatially adaptive multi-scale processing and advanced de-noising technology, delivering quality images with a fraction of the dose.
“Findings of our clinical trial showed that use of Samsung’s S-Vue for pediatric chest images resulted in an overall image quality that was uncompromised even at a significantly reduced radiation exposure,” said Susan John, M.D., professor and chair, Diagnostic and Interventional Imaging at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UT Health). “The reduction in radiation dose potentially enables repeat radiographs for better follow-up in patients from infancy into adulthood, while assisting us in confident diagnosis.”
“Constantly working to lower dose exposure is a top priority for radiologists and healthcare professionals, and Samsung’s ability to offer dose reduction across its suite of DR machines represents another breakthrough in medical imaging technology. This new low-dose protocol is proof that we’re continuing to reduce radiation dose in our products. We are delighted that we are now able to offer this to the patients who are most vulnerable,” said David Legg, vice president, head of Ultrasound and Digital Radiography Business, at NeuroLogica, the healthcare subsidiary of Samsung Electronics.
Samsung is aiming to lower dose exposure in X-ray systems to push ALARA efforts to the next level for healthcare professionals.
The claim concerning Samsung DR is based on limited phantom and clinical study results. Only routine PA chest radiography and abdominal radiography for average adults and pediatric abdominal, chest, skull radiography were studied, excluding pediatric patients under one month old.
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