MANA Imaging of Fayetteville is now equipped to administer low-radiation CT scans.
The office recently purchased a CT scanner that utilizes some of the latest dose-reduction technology available from Toshiba American Medical Systems of Tustin, Calif.
There is a risk of cell damage with radiation exposure, particularly for children because they are still growing, said Jerry Thomason, imaging director at MANA Imaging. “You can find horror stories all over the Internet of radiation overexposure.”
AIDR 3D, Toshiba’s third-generation iterative dose reconstruction software, achieves this through a sophisticated algorithm that reduces background noise in the image, according to a press release from Medical Associates of Northwest Arkansas.
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