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Digital radiography. A comparison with modern conventional imaging
  1. G J Bansal
  1. Correspondence to:
 Dr G J Bansal
 16 Cherry Tree Avenue, Scarborough, North Yorkshire YO12 5DX, UK; gauravjyoti{at}


The development of computed radiography over the past two decades has transformed radiological imaging. The radiology departments in the 21st century will look very different from those in the preceding period. In this review, the development of digital radiography is presented with a description of its various forms and a comparison with screen film radiography.

  • SFR, screen film radiography
  • PACS, picture archiving and communications system
  • DR, digital radiography
  • CR, computed radiography
  • digital radiography
  • computed radiography
  • diagnostic imaging

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