Category Archives: Events at Lodox including Statscan Installation

Seeing the bigger picture

Seeing the bigger picture

There are days when you drive the same highway you always take, and suddenly the traffic is all snarled up and you are stuck in the middle of it. As you inch along bumper-to-bumper, it is very difficult to determine the cause of the congestion, or to see alternatives to get out of the traffic jam. Sometimes, once you are through the worst of it, ...

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Just in time for Christmas

Just in time for Christmas

3 December 2015, Bern, Switzerland: Another proud moment for the Lodox team. 

The first Lodox installation in Europe was at Inselspital in Bern, Switzerland. That particular Statscan full-body scanner has been delivering reliable service since 2006. Not only has the scanner been useful in providing rapid radiographic information to trauma doctors, but it has also been at the centre of a slew of research – in ...

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Christmas in July for 2 Military Hospital

Christmas in July for 2 Military Hospital

The latest recipient of a Lodox low-dose, full-body X-ray scanner was 2 Military Hospital, located in Wynberg, Cape Town.  The hospital was built in 1979 and is currently undergoing a major refurbishment, destined to be completed in 2017. The Lodox installation, completed in July, is part of the upgrade of the radiology suite. This brings to six the number of installations in the greater Cape ...

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A world first – for the second time

A world first – for the second time

When a Lodox Statscan was installed at the Salt River Forensic Pathology Services (FPS) Laboratory – locally also known as the Salt River Mortuary – in September 2007, this facility made history: It became the first mortuary in the world to have a Lodox full-body scanner.

About a week later, the second forensic installation was commissioned at Tygerberg FPS, a similar facility in the northern suburbs ...

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Movember at Modox

Movember at Modox

According to the Movember website, “Movember (the month formerly known as November) is a moustache-growing charity event held during November each year that raises funds and awareness for men’s health,” particularly testicular and prostate cancer.

What started as a challenge by 30 “Mo Bros” in Melbourne, Australia in 2003 has grown to over 1.1 million supporters worldwide in 2012.

Some of the lads at Lodox have again ...

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