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Assessing Anatomy in Motion with Dynamic Digital Radiography

Shoulder x-ray from DDR system 3 of 3

A standard X-ray provides tremendous value to a clinician for its ability to quickly provide a static image of anatomical structures. There are limitations, however, to static exams. Multiple conventional X-rays are often needed to show a joint in flexed and extended positions. A single static image cannot provide the details of how a joint moves between flexion and extension points or tell the complete story.