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X-Ray Imaging Products


X-ray technology is the oldest and most commonly used form of medical imaging. It uses ionizing radiation to produce images of a person’s internal structure by sending beams through the body, which are absorbed in different amounts depending on the density of the material. 

X-ray devices are used for mammography, interventional radiology, computed radiography, digital radiography, and computed tomography (CT). Radiation therapy utilizes x-rays, gamma rays, electron beams, or protons to treat cancer.

The technology is typically used to evaluate:

  • Blood vessels
  • Breast (mammography)
  • Broken bones
  • Cavities
  • Lungs
  • Swallowed objects

MITA is dedicated to the advancement of medical science, the improvement of patient care, and, in particular, the contributions that high quality, innovative medical imaging technologies make toward achieving these goals.?

Activities

Reviews and coordinates all work of the Association in the development of technical Standards and specifications concerning x-ray imaging, both within the Association and in cooperation with other organizations

Promotes the value of x-ray imaging among all stakeholders

Meets with regulatory and legislative decision makers in Washington, D.C., and in the states to effect positive change for the x-ray imaging industry

Engages the medical and patient communities to advance consensus positions for the x-ray imaging community?

Applications

  • Computed tomography: All equipment, components, and accessories, used in the application of x-rays for medical diagnostic examination 
  • Dental x-ray: All equipment, components, and accessories, used in the application of dental x-rays
  • Industrial x-ray: All equipment, components, and accessories, used in the application of x-rays for inspection, gauging, analysis, nondestructive testing, etc.

Resources

  • The Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA), a division of the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA), is the collective voice of medical imaging equipment manufacturers, innovators, and product developers. It represents companies whose sales make up more than 90 percent of the global market for advanced imaging technologies. | https://www.medicalimaging.org 
  • DICOM?  (Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine) is the international standard to transmit, store, retrieve, print, process, and display medical imaging information. | https://www.dicomstandard.org 
  • MITA Pet Imaging Resource Center

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