Probably the Best Image Processing in the World

  • MUSICA Nerve Center provides Efficiency and Intelligence –driven by AI and Machine Learning
  • MUSICA Analytics transforms data into Quality and Performance insights.
  • Digital Tomosynthesis(*) for multi-slice image reconstruction
  • Deep Learning algorithm automatically adjusts images as they should be presented to the radiologist
  • Dose Management through Diagnostic Reference Levels (DRL) and Extended Dose Reporting
  • Cyber-Security & Encryption: Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocol to provide the highest security over computer networks
  • Compliance to the latest healthcare standards: HIPAA, IHE, EMR, DICOM, NEMA,…

*Tomosynthesis is not yet available in Canada. 

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Image Quality

The impact that less-than-ideal image quality can have on your department is significant. This is why image quality ranks among the most important KPI’s when selecting an X-ray system. MUSICA‘s patented Fractional Multiscale Processing technology provides excellent image quality compared to standard image processing.

 

First Time Right

Don’t struggle with image quality! MUSICA processes images perfectly, every time regardless of dose, technique, staff differences, patient size or condition. Exquisite image quality for neonatal to bariatric patients.

 

MUSICA
Nerve Center
Intelligent tools for your
Digital Radiography workflow

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MUSICA Catheter Processing enhances neonatal imaging and care

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Study shows MUSICA‘s Fractional Multiscale Processing technology improves catheter visualization for newborns, improving reading quality and reducing potential risks of catheter placement

A study evaluating the ability of image processing to improve the visualization of central catheter tip positioning in newborns was recently published in BMC Medical Imaging. The authors found that Agfa’s MUSICA Catheter Processing with Fractional Multiscale Processing (FMP) technology significantly improved the perception of low contrast PICC line tips in digital chest X-rays, compared to standard image processing.

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NON-GRID BEDSIDE CHEST IMAGING

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DOSE REDUCTION *

(*) Testing with board certified Radiologists has determined that Cesium Bromide (CR) and Cesium Iodide (DR) Detectors when used with MUSICA processing can provide dose reductions between 50 to 60% when compared to traditional Barium Fluoro Bromide CR systems. Contact Agfa for more details.

Bone Rendering

Soft Tissue Rendering

NEONATAL IMAGING
The role of Image Processing

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“Image Quality and Dose Differences
Caused by Vendor-Specific Image Processing
of Neonatal Radiographs”

as published in Pediatric Radiology.

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MUSICA GOES DYNAMIC

For more than 20 years, MUSICA has been helping you get more from your images, with market leading image quality at the lowest dose reasonably achievable and smooth, efficient workflow. Dynamic MUSICA adds enhanced noise suppression as well as superb brightness and density stabilization to dynamic imaging studies. With Dynamic MUSICA, fluoroscopic imaging is virtually reinvented!
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High-speed Digital Tomosynthesis

MUSICA offers Tomosynthesis, for multi-slice reconstructed images. Our brand new, patented Tomosynthesis algorithms use iterative reconstruction, resulting in less dose, noise and artifacts. Agfa has overcome the usual slow iterative reconstruction process with algorithms that can reconstruct images very quickly: in less than one minute.

“With MUSICA, we get more details out of an image, and in a more comfortable way.”

“When we showed the radiologists the new version of MUSICA, they often got used to the new image presentation very quickly! ‘Once you appreciate that level of detail’, they said, ‘there’s no going back’.”

Piet Vuylsteke PhD, Senior Researcher, Agfa

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“The image quality is exceptional”

“At busy Logan Hospital, MUSICA and the DR 600 are keeping the imaging workflow smooth and efficient, while meeting the quality and dose reduction needs for patients and staff.”

“The fact that we don’t need to adjust the images has a lot of advantages: image quality, workflow, efficiency… we save a lot of time.”

“And we are also getting a consistent appearance to our images, which is important for referrers and clinicians.”

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“It’s truly incredible the level of detail that the latest generation of MUSICA provides”

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“We get amazing details effortlessly.”

“MUSICA image processing is so sharp, so much sharper than people are used to! You can identify things you just couldn’t see before.”    

 

Bradley Drever, Area Manager, Dr. Jones & Partners clinic, Calvary Wakefield Hospital, Adelaide, Australia
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“MUSICA offers a proper balance between the contrasts, with a better preservation of low contrast details next to high contrast structures.”

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Go for Intelligent Radiography

With Agfa’s comprehensive DR portfolio, you know that, any way you choose, you are making the smart choice. Because each of our DR solutions includes intelligent MUSICA image processing, for “first-time-right” images with the possibility to reduce dose. That’s intelligence you can count on.

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MUSICA IMAGING TECHNOLOGY

MUSICA (Multi-Scale Image Contrast Amplification) image processing software enhances both image quality
and workflow for radiographers and radiologists. Our latest technology improvements provide more detail in
images and enable confident, comfortable reading. Experience the difference!

 

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