Accession Number:

ADA955927

Title:

Military Field System for Visualization of Maxillofacial Fluoroscopic Images at Low Level X-Ray Exposures.

Descriptive Note:

Annual summary rept.,

Corporate Author:

OREGON UNIV DENTAL SCHOOL PORTLAND BIOPHYSICS LAB

Report Date:

1971-06-15

Pagination or Media Count:

11.0

Abstract:

An intraoral and maxillofacial fluoroscope with peripheral equipment is being developed and evaluated. The device utilizes a small number of short x-ray pulses, which form an image inside the mouth, for example on a phosphor covering the end of a coherent fiber optic bundle. The fiber optic bundle is curved and carries the low light level image out of the mouth to a small electronic image intensifier, which amplifies the image to a point above visual threshold. A closed circuit television system further amplifies the image and presents it on a monitor. A video disc recorder is used to freeze the image and lengthen it in time sufficiently for analysis without further x-ray exposure. Keywords UA Reports, Military field system, Maxillofacial fluoroscopic images, Low level, X-ray exposures, Bone fractures, Medical research. jg

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE