The Chronogram — Principle and First Results

  • W. A. Kalender
Conference paper


The chronogram is a rather new digital X-ray imaging modality. I shall describe the underlying principles and the technical and physical performance data and report on preliminary results. Some clinical results are presented by Claussen and Felix in this volume.


Digital Radiography Pulse Interval Detector Element Attenuation Profile Contrast Medium Bolus 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • W. A. Kalender
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  1. 1.Medical DivisionSiemens AGErlangenGermany

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