Enter the DRagon

Pictured with a DRagon Direct Digital mobile unit, supplied by Xograph Healthcare are, back row Xograph Healthcare territory manager Ray Boys with chaplain and radiographer Ian Thacker and Huntercombe governor Kevin Leggett. In front is Oxfordshire PCT commissioning manager Aly Valli.


Xograph Healthcare has recently delivered a DRagon Direct Digital mobile x-ray unit to the medical centre at Huntercombe Young Offenders Prison, Oxfordshire.


The DRagon uses a portable Canon CXDI-50C high DQE, single tile 35x43cm direct digital detector. Image review and any post-processing required can be performed on the DRagon just 3 seconds after exposure, before downloading the images wirelessly to a diagnostic workstation and then onwards via ‘N3′ to an NHS hospital for reporting.


The imaging package from Xograph Healthcare also included room refurbishment and the supply of radiation protection, a mobile patient table, a DR detector wall stand and a diagnostic workstation with wireless connectivity with the DRagon x-ray unit.


A full report will be published on page 11 of the March 2009 issue of RAD Magazine.

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