Bone densitometer drops the veil

October 29, 2003

Women's healthcare specialist Hologic introduced Oct. 20 an entry-level fan-beam bone densitometry system at the annual meeting of the Journees Francaises de Radiologie (JFR) in Paris. The system is designed to automate entry-level osteoporosis testing.

Women's healthcare specialist Hologic introduced Oct. 20 an entry-level fan-beam bone densitometry system at the annual meeting of the Journees Francaises de Radiologie (JFR) in Paris. The system is designed to automate entry-level osteoporosis testing. Commercial shipment in Europe and the U.S. is subject to regulatory approval. Explorer joins the company's Discovery series, introduced in December 2002, completing the transition from rectilinear scanning systems to fan-beam by replacing the rectilinear-based QDR-4000.