PALO ALTO, Calif., Nov. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Varian Medical
Systems, Inc. (NYSE: VAR), a premier supplier of X-ray tubes and the
PaxScan(R) line of digital X-ray image detectors, will introduce two new
PaxScan products at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North
America (RSNA) at McCormick Place in Chicago from November 25 - 30, 2007.
-- The PaxScan 4336R adds a 14 x 17 inch detector to Varian's broad line
of flat panel products. It is specifically designed to replace a
standard film cassette for use in radiographic applications.
-- The PaxScan 4343R is Varian's largest flat-panel X-ray image detector.
At 17 x 17 inches, it is designed for permanent mounting in
radiographic tables or wall stands, or for any application that
requires a large field of view.
Except for their physical size, both panels incorporate identical detector arrays and readout electronics, making them excellent radiographic imaging solutions for any general purpose room. Image data and control signals, which are based upon an industry standard Gigabit Ethernet interface, can be passed to and from these detectors using standard network interface cards. Images are transmitted instantaneously to the image processor for display and diagnosis. Housings and cable attachments are designed for simple integration into any diagnostic imaging system.
Both of these panels come bundled with VIVA(TM) software, a system
design and development application for image acquisition and viewing on a
workstation running Microsoft(R) Windows(TM). This software package
provides an easy way for the original equipment manufacturer or system
integrator to begin image analysi
|SOURCE Varian Medical Systems, Inc.|
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