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Biomedical Engineering

, Volume 53, Issue 1, pp 66–70 | Cite as

Current X-Ray Diagnosis Technology in Neonatology

  • A. I. Mazurov
  • N. N. PotrakhovEmail author
  • Yu. N. PotrakhovEmail author
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The design of current X-ray diagnostic equipment used in neonatology and pediatrics is discussed. The parameters and functional capacities of these devices are analyzed. The technical requirements on the design of X-ray iagnostic equipment for neonatology and pediatrics under nonspecialist and nonhospital conditions are identified. A set of neonatal adaptations for X-ray imaging of extremely low birth weight neonates is proposed.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Electron Ltd.St. PetersburgRussia
  2. 2.Saint Petersburg Electrotechnical University “LETI”St. PetersburgRussia

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