NA 080

DIN Standards Committee Radiology

Project

Evaluation and routine testing in medical imaging departments – Part 3-8: Acceptance and constancy tests – Radiography and radioscopy

Abstract

This part of IEC 61223 applies to evaluation of the performance of installed x-ray equipment for radiography and radioscopy that conform to IEC 60601-2-54 or IEC 60601-2-43. This standard applies to the generation of x-radiation and to accessories of x-ray equipment. It includes x-ray equipment that incorporates algorithms for artefact correction in digital×ray image receptors and x-ray equipment with digital subtraction angiography (DSA) as a mode of operation. image display devices that are a part of the x-ray equipment are included in the scope of this standard as these are a prerequisite to perform any image quality related test. This standard applies to acceptance tests and constancy tests, which are part of the quality assurance program in medical imaging departments. This standard provides guidance to manufacturers regarding the acceptance and constancy tests for the x-ray equipment in a manufacturer supplied quality control manual.

Begin

2021-06-23

Planned document number

DIN EN IEC 61223-3-8

Project number

08000379

Responsible national committee

NA 080-00-06 AA - Image acquisition systems 

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