What is Digital Fluoroscopy?
Digital Fluoroscopy uses x-ray images to produce a digital moving picture sequence that can be viewed by the radiologist on a monitor.
What to expect if you are having a Digital Fluoroscopic examination?
The radiographer will confirm your details and explain the examination. You will then enter the Fluoroscopy room and the radiographer will position you as required on the table. You may be asked to move into a number of different positions as various images are taken. The radiologist will use the video sequence plus still x-ray images to report on the examination.
What type of Digital Fluoroscopy machine do we have at Repat Radiology?
Repat Radiology has a fully digital fluoroscopy system, the Siemens Axiom Sireskop SD. The unit has excellent image quality, maximum dose reduction, optimal networking capability and above all patient comfort.
How long does a Digital Fluoroscopic examination take?
A Digital Fluoroscopic examination can take from 30 – 60 minutes to complete depending on the examination requested.
For further information regarding Digital Fluoroscopic examinations please refer to patient information below.