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Clinical applications of the EOS system in diseases of the locomotor apparatus

Clinical applications of the EOS system in diseases of the locomotor apparatus This article has been previous/), published in The comparison of figure 1 and 2 (1.5 Tesla valuable images of the spinal anatomy Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol (2008) 18 (7) : 549-550 MR) versus 3 and 4 (fmri) demonstrates under weight-bearing conditions, and in that this 0.6 Tesla open MR can provide different positions. I,I The EOS system allows to view the skeletal structure and soft-tissues of a patient in the standing position, from head to feet, with 2D and 3D images capturing both the entire spine and the lower limbs, its main features are a great imaging accuracy using a low dose of radiation. Combined with 3D technology, it enables thorough examination fully comparable to the one achieved with CT scan except for the dramatically reduced radiation dosage (figure 1). A brief glance at the history of EOS The system was initially used in clinical Georges Charpak was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1992 for his work on gaseous X-ray practice (at the St Vincent de Paul HosPital detectors. The advantage offered by this in Paris) then in Brussels and Montreal. As technique is its high sensitivity to X-ray from June 2006, we have adopted this Clinical which http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png ArgoSpine News & Journal Springer Journals

Clinical applications of the EOS system in diseases of the locomotor apparatus

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Publisher
Springer Journals
Copyright
Copyright © 2008 by ARGOS
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Orthopedics; Surgical Orthopedics; Diagnostic Radiology
ISSN
1957-7729
eISSN
1957-7737
DOI
10.1007/BF03040343
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Abstract

This article has been previous/), published in The comparison of figure 1 and 2 (1.5 Tesla valuable images of the spinal anatomy Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol (2008) 18 (7) : 549-550 MR) versus 3 and 4 (fmri) demonstrates under weight-bearing conditions, and in that this 0.6 Tesla open MR can provide different positions. I,I The EOS system allows to view the skeletal structure and soft-tissues of a patient in the standing position, from head to feet, with 2D and 3D images capturing both the entire spine and the lower limbs, its main features are a great imaging accuracy using a low dose of radiation. Combined with 3D technology, it enables thorough examination fully comparable to the one achieved with CT scan except for the dramatically reduced radiation dosage (figure 1). A brief glance at the history of EOS The system was initially used in clinical Georges Charpak was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1992 for his work on gaseous X-ray practice (at the St Vincent de Paul HosPital detectors. The advantage offered by this in Paris) then in Brussels and Montreal. As technique is its high sensitivity to X-ray from June 2006, we have adopted this Clinical which

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ArgoSpine News & JournalSpringer Journals

Published: May 7, 2009

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