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X-Ray Technology

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X-Ray Technology

X-Ray Technology

X-Ray Technology

Only Available in Archive Formats.

Just over a hundred years ago, German physicist Wilhelm Roentgen made a discovery that changed the course of modern medicine. Thanks to Roentgen's mysterious x-rays, physicians can diagnose, and even treat, everything from broken bones to heart disease. In this hour, how have x-ray technologies changed over the past century and where might they go in the future? Guests: Dave Allard Medical Health Physicist Director of the Health Physics Society Boston, MA Helen Redman Professor and Vice Chairperson Department of Radiology Univ. of Texas Southwestern Medical School Dallas, TX Listeners call in