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Agfa Radiology Solutions announces worldwide increase of prices for its medical products

By |2022-01-20T17:14:19+01:00January 20th, 2022|Categories: Digital Radiography|

Agfa ‘s Radiology Solutions division announces a worldwide increase of the prices for its medical products. All along 2021, the division experienced a substantial cost increase for raw materials, energy, packaging material and transport. The impact has been so severe that, despite internal cost reductions, a price increase is inevitable. As of today, the prices of [...]

Agfa and Royal Bolton Hospital, UK in January issue of radmagazine.

By |2022-01-14T11:38:51+01:00January 14th, 2022|Categories: Digital Radiography|

Royal Bolton Hospital, part of Bolton NHS Foundation Trust, has ordered its first Agfa solutions: three fully automated DR 600 direct radiography rooms. Turnkey works at the hospital began in October and delivery of the DR solutions took place in December 2021. Lead radiographer Dr Amanda Martin commented: “The Royal Bolton x-ray team takes great pride in its [...]

The power of MUSICA

By |2022-01-11T13:13:58+01:00January 11th, 2022|Categories: Digital Radiography, Exhibitions & Events|

At the RSNA2021 Innovation theater, Jeroen Cant, Phd, Research Leader at Agfa Radiology Solutions, presented the Power of MUSICA. Ever since the digitalization of X-ray exams more than 3 decades ago, advanced image processing was needed to make raw X-ray images more readable to the human eye.  Agfa’s image processing, MUSICA, has been a pioneer in [...]

Dura-line: The durable, reliable way to go Direct Digital

By |2021-12-07T09:50:19+01:00December 7th, 2021|Categories: Digital Radiography|

Dura-line detectors are built to support you with three key values – confidence, workflow and image quality – so you can focus on your patient, not your equipment! The panels’ IP67 waterproof rating and 1-meter drop height resistance let you work confidently and quickly without worrying about incidental damage, while the temperature range of 0-40°C makes [...]

Make more out of your X-ray room!

By |2021-12-02T17:43:32+01:00December 3rd, 2021|Categories: Digital Radiography|

Digital subtraction angiography functionality brings Agfa’s intelligent, multi-functional DR 800 to its full potential. Agfa's Dynamic MUSICA has now been enriched with DSA, which improves the diagnostic visualization of vascular structures in bony or dense soft tissue, by removing stationary anatomical background structures.  Live subtraction under fluoroscopy allows visualization techniques to be used during interventional exams. [...]

Radiologie Sauerland, Germany, replaces two imaging units with Agfa’s DR 800 ‘multitool’.

By |2021-11-30T09:39:50+01:00December 2nd, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

Radiologie Sauerland is the largest imaging center in the German Sauerland region, with more than 70 employees providing MRI, CT, X-ray, mammography screening, nuclear medicine, vascular therapy and pain therapy services. With space at a premium, the center decided to replace its existing Agfa DX-D 300 U-arm direct radiography (DR) system and its third-party fluoroscopy unit [...]

#RSNA21: Thank you for joining us!

By |2021-12-02T12:32:09+01:00December 2nd, 2021|Categories: Exhibitions & Events|

RSNA21 has closed its doors.  The entire Agfa team would like to thank all visitors (both virtual and live) for their interest in our portfolio including the launch of our newest VALORY  Digital Radiography room. Our virtual booth remains open!   You're welcome to take a look around or to visit our virtual lounge to schedule a [...]

#RSNA21: New Dura-line family of robust, reliable and cost-effective detectors deliver exquisite image quality.

By |2021-11-24T13:55:00+01:00December 1st, 2021|Categories: Digital Radiography, Exhibitions & Events, Uncategorized|

Visitors can  discover the robust and cost-effective Dura-line family of detectors, which provides all the advantages of Direct Digital, while maximizing the use of existing equipment. Dura-line detectors can be shared between different modalities, thanks to the Near-Field Communication (NFC) technology. The range includes 10” x 12” (25 cm x 32 cm), 14” x 17” (36 [...]

#RSNA21: Jeroen Cant presented MUSICA for CT in the RSNA Innovation Theater.

By |2021-11-30T11:01:11+01:00November 30th, 2021|Categories: Exhibitions & Events, Uncategorized|

In the Innovation Theater at RSNA21, Jeroen Cant, PhD, Research Team leader, Agfa Radiology Solutions R&D,  talked about MUSICA for CT, deploying our gold-standard MUSICA image processing first time on CT images.  Merging three different image renderings in one single image!  Impressive to see the resulting images and potential to speed up CT image reading process!

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