X-ray film

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Noun1.X-ray film - photographic film used to make X-ray pictures
bitewing - a dental X-ray film that can be held in place by the teeth during radiography
photographic film, film - photographic material consisting of a base of celluloid covered with a photographic emulsion; used to make negatives or transparencies
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It all began in 1968 when Durr Dental developed and manufactured the Procomat for Siemens - the first fully automated X-ray film development device.
Carestream Health, a provider of medical and dental imaging systems and healthcare IT solutions, X-ray film and digital X-ray systems, and advanced materials for the precision films and electronics markets, announced it is achieving RoHS2 compliance for medical devices using BOMcheck, an industry collaboration led by Philips, Siemens, GE, Osram, Sony Mobile, Schneider Electric, Toshiba, Agfa, Texas Instruments, Carestream Health, and TE Connectivity to share one web database system to manage supply chain compliance.
While the X-ray process is the same for both methods, the computed or digital process differs from conventional X-ray film by producing a digital image that can be saved to a disc, emailed to customers and easily archived.
This article describes the assembly and clinical use of a newer type of XCP dental X-ray film positioning device, called the XCP-ORA.
Medical records are going digital and that means that the x-ray of your chest needs to move from x-ray film into a computer.
The dense material shows up white on the X-ray film, while the airspace and soft materials appear black.
Tokyo, Japan, May 13, 2006 - (JCN) - SII NanoTechnology has launched SFT9500, an advanced fluorescent x-ray film thickness-measuring device.
New diagnostic imaging technology has saved Timmins & District Regional Hospital 98.5 per cent of its costs in X-ray film. That is just one of a host of savings digital technology has created for the health-care provider.
He claims taking a detailed CT scan is much faster than running a part through a coordinate measuring machine--"It's six hours versus four days"--and though the resolution is not as fine, "50 microns is OK for a casting with 1-mm-thick walls." If finer resolutions are needed, x-ray film with a resolution to 25 microns is used, though the preference is to save the image electronically at the lower resolution when possible.
After all, the ultrasound machine may not have been operational and the portable chest X-ray film might have been rotated.
Eastman Kodak Dental Products Business in Rochester, N.Y., has tried to take the discomfort out of the process by developing an oral X-ray film called SureSoft, with a delicate bead of flexible vinyl compound to cushion its edge.
Civilian contractor James Whittaker pointed out that new equipment eliminates the need for X-ray film and bulky, environmentally unfriendly photographic chemicals.