- New CR 10-X brings high quality digital imaging available to small hospitals and private practices;
- Easy to install and maintain, solution enables fast workflow with low total cost of ownership;
- Advanced MUSICA2 image processing included, with availability of NX workstation for quality control.
Agfa HealthCare announces today that its cost effective, table-top computed radiography (CR) solution, the CR 10-X, is now FDA 510(k) cleared in the U.S. and available throughout North America. This affordable, compact, table-top medical imaging digitizer provides small hospitals and practices an economical path from analog to digital with all the benefits of superb digital image quality.
Ease of use, workflow gains
Designed to fit in small spaces, including mobile environments, the CR 10-X is optimized for a range of imaging exams from general radiography to orthopaedic, chiropractic and full leg/full spine (FLFS) applications. Itoffers high-resolution scanning of 100 µm pixels at a rate of 34 imaging plates per hour in a single-cassette feed. The technology is easy to install and maintain, making the path to digital imaging both affordable and convenient.
"With healthcare becoming digital, we're pleased to bring the CR 10-X imaging digitizer to the market andenable small imaging departments and low volume private practices to finally make the transition to digital X-ray," said Greg Cefalo, U.S. Digital Radiography Business Unit Manager, Agfa HealthCare. "Advanced technologies that offer high image quality, fast workflow, and increased patient throughput should be available to every facility and the patients they care for."
High quality at an affordable price
The CR 10-X has network capabilities that allow fast workflow and seamless integration. As with all Agfa HealthCare digital imaging products, it comes with the 'gold standard' MUSICA2 imaging processing technology, whichautomatically applies the appropriate image enhancement parameters independent of the exam type.Seamless integration is available with the NX workstation, Agfa HealthCare's image identification and quality control tool. Fully DICOM-compliant, the NX workstation provides fast image acquisition and a smooth workflow. Combining the CR 10-X with Agfa HealthCare's
DRYSTAR 5302 imager or Agfa HealthCare's SE Suite software delivers a complete hardcopy or softcopy CR solution at an affordable price.
Special LED technology in the erasure unit means also low power consumption. With a "one screwdriver" concept and modular, component-based design, maintenance of the CR 10-X is easy, quick, and cost-effective.
For human and veterinary use
"CR 10-X was successfully launched at the ECR 2012 in Vienna," says Dirk Debusscher, Vice President Imaging at Agfa HealthCare. "Since then, most customer installation occurred in Europe and Asia Pacific, typically in small hospitals and private practices for both human and veterinary use. First customer reactions were enthusiastic about the high image quality, ease of use and overall performance of this new CR 10-X."
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