Contrast is as important to an X-ray film as sharpness. Contrast is a ‘relationship’; it can be, for example, the ratio between two radiation intensities, that is radiation contrast, or the ratio between two densities, in which case we speak of a visible contrast.


Scattered Radiation Soft Part Primary Radiation Visible Contrast Radiation Image 
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© G. J. van der Plaats 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. J. Van der Plaats
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  1. 1.St Annadal HospitalMaastrichtNetherlands

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