Report on a new type of trauma full-body digital X-ray machine

  title={Report on a new type of trauma full-body digital X-ray machine},
  author={Steve Beningfield and Herman Potgieter and Alexander Nicol and Stefan van As and Gillian Bowie and Elie Hering and E. L{\"a}tti},
  journal={Emergency Radiology},
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the diagnostic equivalence, radiation dose, clinical usefulness and radiographic aspects of a low-dose, full-body digital X-ray machine in a busy trauma unit. A digital trauma X-ray machine known as "LODOX" was compared with conventional radiography between June 1999 and November 2001 in the Groote Schuur Hospital Trauma Unit, Cape Town. Digital images of a variety of body regions commonly imaged in trauma were compared for diagnostic image quality in… CONTINUE READING