Adolescent scoliosis patients protected from excess radiation: 3 insights

Megan Wood -   Print  |

A new low-dose X-ray machine reduces the radiation risk for adolescent scoliosis patients, according to

Here are three insights:


1. The EOS imaging system scans patients in the upright weight-bearing position.


2. The system captures images at one-tenth the amount of radiation as a traditional X-ray machine.


3. It is intended to provide an enhanced image of the spine.


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