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Hologic Discovery C Bone Density Machine

Hologic Discovery C bone density machine features the Express BMD powered by the exclusive OnePass fan-beam technology

Hologic Discovery C Overview

  • Express BMD 10 Second Spine and Hip acquisition.
  • Express Exam Productivity Tools.
  • Better than 1.0 % in vivo precision.
  • L1-L4 Standard Spine Analysis.
  • Five Region Proximal Femur Analysis (Total Femur, Femoral Neck, Inter-Trochanteric,Trochanteric, Wards Triangle).
  • AcuView automated Dual Femur.
  • Instant Vertebral Assessment High Definition (IVA HD) with Image Pro.
  • Forearm
  • Left Hip
  • Right Hip
  • AP Spine
  • Lateral Vertebral Assessment
  • Computer Console
  • Key-pad
  • Mouse
  • Monitor
  • Color Printer
  • Positioning Accessories
  • Operator’s Manual
  • 20V
  • 50/60Hz
  • Size: 650 lbs.
  • Weight: 6.3ft x 3.5ft
  • Active Scan Area: 128 CdWO4 Element Solid state Detectors • AP and Decubitus Lateral Instant Vertebral Assessment HD with Image Pro
  • Calibration: Internal Reference System for Pixel by Pixel Data Calibration (No daily calibration required)
  • Computer Hardware: Intel Pentium based PC with Dual Core 2.7 GHz • 2 GB RAM • 160 GB hard drive, • DVD RAM Drive • High Resolution 17″ Flat Panel Monitor • Windows XPâ software platform • QDR for Windows XPâ Professional operating system • Network Ready
  • Detector Technology: 96cm x 51cm scan window
  • Frequency: (Hz) 50/60 Hz
  • Optional : Decubitus Lateral BMD Acquisition Technique with Baseline Compensation for improved precision • Prosthetic Hip Analysis to exclude metal implants from the hip • Hip Structural Analysis • General Region of Interest to set up to seven user definable analysis regions • Small Animal
  • Power Supply Voltage: Energy switching technique using 140/100kV Peak Energies
  • Reference Data: (n>8000 acquired on Hologic equipment) • Default NHANES III standardized database (Established on Hologic equipment) • Age, Sex and Ethnic matched reference data • The Bone and Mineral Density in Childhood Study (BMDCS) Reference Database, Caucasian, sex and age matched
  • Scanner table: Controls on scan table for User Convenience, Motorized Table and Rotating C-arm (A/SL models only)
  • Scanning Method: Cross Hair Style Laser for Patient Positioning
  • Table Dimensions: Compact Design fits in 2.3m x 3.0 room (2.6m x 3.3m with total body)
  • X-ray characteristics: Oil Cooled High Capacity X-ray Tube