Xograph adds Planmed digital mammography system to portfolio
11 May 2006
UK and Ireland medical imaging equipment supplier Xograph Imaging Systems
is to unveil its latest direct digital imaging solution, Planmed Nuance, at
Symposium Mammographicum 2006 (9-11 July) in Bournemouth, UK.
The Planmed Nuance Full Field Digital Mammography (FFDM) system is the
latest addition to Xograph’s range of Digital Radiography solutions for
hospitals and diagnostic centres. It provides superior digital image quality
and includes diagnostic software for image acquisition, softcopy reporting
and digital connectivity.
A high-speed X-ray tube with dedicated magnification track and digital
Flex-AEC allow high patient throughput without compromising image quality.
Flex-AEC automatically determines the optimal exposure parameter for all
In addition to rapid breast screening procedures, the system is also
ideal for high-precision diagnostic mammography. The Planmed Nuance
‘DigiGuide’ is optionally available for digital stereotactic and geometric
magnification procedures. The system is also compatible with both vertical
or optional lateral vacuum-assisted biopsy devices.
The system also features Nuance Acquire, an innovative digital image
acquisition workstation that presents high-quality and sharp digital images
on the high-resolution grey scale monitor. The images can be transferred to
PACS, optionally burned to CD or printed. The optional DICOM worklist
provides patient information from other hospital information systems such as
HIS, RIS or MIS.