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Digital Radiography (DR)

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iOrtho offers Digital Radiography (DR) in its Manhattan and Staten Island locations. DR is the most sophisticated form of x-ray imaging where digital X-ray sensors are used to capture the image. Following capture, the image may be manipulated using the power of software to achieve a variety of powerful diagnostic and therapeutic advantages:

  • maximize clarity and resolution of the image
  • magnify areas of interest
  • stitch multiple images together to acquire a panoramic view
  • availability of the image to template orthopedic implants and/or create a surgical plan
  • digital storage of the image for easy access and for comparison along a timeline

Other advantages include:

  • Less radiation can be used to produce an image of similar contrast to conventional radiography
  • Time efficiency through bypassing chemical processing and the ability to digitally transfer and enhance images
  • Immediate image preview and availability
  • A wider dynamic range which makes it more forgiving for over- and under-exposure
  • The ability to apply special image processing techniques that enhance the overall display of the image.

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Digital Radiography (DR) - iOrtho