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Case Study: Location of Foreign Bodies in an Adult

Case Study: Location of Foreign Bodies in an Adult

A case study from the Trauma and Emergency Unit of the Inselspital, Bern; one of Switzerland’s largest trauma units.

Introduction

Patients are frequently admitted to emergency departments after foreign body ingestion and it is estimated that over 1500 people die each year in the USA alone following these incidents. Accurate diagnosis and treatment are therefore crucial in avoiding severe complications in the oesophagus or gastrointestinal organs. Plain ...

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International Day of Radiology 2017

International Day of Radiology 2017

International Day of Radiology is celebrated annually on the 8th of November. 122 years ago today, while performing experiments with the effect of cathode rays, Professor Wilhelm Roentgen discovered “Roentgenograms”, or rather X-rays, as we know them today.

This remarkable discovery revolutionized the entire medical profession, and set the foundation for diagnostic radiology.

One might say Prof. Roentgen was the very first Radiographer…

122 years later, we are still ...

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Benefits of Lodox Digital Radiography in Forensic Pathology

Benefits of Lodox Digital Radiography in Forensic Pathology

Benefits of Utilizing Full-Body Lodox Digital Radiography in Forensic Pathology

Kyla M. Jorgenson, Joshua Lanter, Andrea L. Wiens

ABSTRACT

Introduction: The purpose of this study was to measure the time spent by a single autopsy assistant in obtaining full-body radiographic imaging in a forensic pathology setting. The Lodox digital radiography (DR) system was compared with a traditional cassette-based portable computed radiography (CR) system to quantify time saved by the ...

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Uncover forensic radiology with eXero-dr

Uncover forensic radiology with eXero-dr

Over the past 3 to 4 years, Lodox has experienced rapid growth in the forensic pathology sector and, as this market continues to grow, we continue to innovate.

Following several years of customer engagement and research, we have created an imaging system designed specifically for forensic pathologists and the daily challenges they face. This is a world-first - a full-body X-ray scanner designed, developed and specifically tailored for forensic use.

The eXero-dr is a product ...

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Meet Our New CEO

Meet Our New CEO

 

It is with great excitement that we introduce you to our new CEO, Mr Mbuyazwe Magagula. He prefers to be called by his first name, Mbuyazwe. He admits that most non-Nguni language speaking people find it difficult, but since he had no choice in the matter, they must just live with it!

Putting a face to the name – our new CEO, Mbuyazwe ...

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