fluoroscopic image intensifier

fluoroscopic image intensifier

[‚flu̇r·ə′skäp·ik ′im·ij in′ten·sə‚fī·ər]
(electronics)
An electron-beam tube that converts a relatively feeble fluoroscopic image on the fluorescent input phosphor into a much brighter image on the output phosphor.
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lead author, Department of Orthopaedics, University of Texas), aimed to rate fluoroscopic image intensifier mobile C-arms on various factors.
While the x-ray tube rests under the patient table, the fluoroscopic image intensifier and spot film cassette generally are located above the table (or opposite the x-ray tube).
5,7) The fluoroscopic image intensifier is enclosed in a metal housing with lead to absorb scattered radiation.