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Digital Radiography

In Digital Radiography the x-ray picture is obtained using a specialized x-ray computer rather than on an x-ray film. PACS (Picture Archiving and Communications System) is a computer system that allows the diagnostic images to be digitally captured, viewed, stored and transmitted electronically from one site to another.

Benefits of Digital Radiography compared to traditional X-ray examinations:

• Excellent image quality
• Fewer repeated x-rays
• Less radiation
• Easier storage and transfer of images to your doctors
• Multiple copies can be made and sent if necessary, with no risk of the original exam being lost or damaged
• Less harmful to the environment- toxic chemicals used to manufacture and develop x-ray film are no longer needed.