Radiology doctors celebrate their professional holiday on November 8 . The date is not chosen by chance. 120 years ago, Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen discovered radiation, which was later named after him.
Devices that use X-rays are most widely used in medicine.
Less than a year ago, three national standards for X-ray devices, intended for medical purposes, were first introduced in our country.
GOST R 58453-2019, Medical equipment. X-ray equipment for digital radiography and radioscopy. Significant technical characteristics. Such complex is a device for obtaining a diagnostic image. It consists of a tripod table, a table for pictures, a universal tripod stand and a tele-controlled X-ray tripod device. Essential technical characteristics, prescribed in the document, apply to each element of the complex.
GOST R 58452-2019, Medical equipment. Digital C-arm x-ray equipment for interventional procedures. Significant technical characteristics. Devices of this type received its name because of the characteristic form of a tripod, reminiscent the letter C. C-arc tripod is designed for fluoroscopic and radiographic examinations. The device consists of a radiator, power supply device, image receiver, and an automated workstation.
GOST R 58448-2019, Medical equipment. Digital mammographic X-ray equipment. Significant technical characteristics. There are two types of digital mammographic X-ray machines. One uses a flat panel digital x-ray receiver, the other uses an x-ray receiver based on a scanning ruler. The focal length of both types of devices is at least 600 mm. The working field size of the digital receiver - not less than 180 x 230 mm. Pixel size - not more than 85 microns.