Yes, Assing is 100% Italian company, present on the electromedical market since 1971.
Frequently Asked Questions
Yes, Assing has technicians on the territory, dealing directly with the installation, maintenance and assistance of the sold equipment. When it comes to a distributor Company, Assing takes care of training the personnel with regular training and updating courses.
The quality of the systems has always been a priority in Assing. That is why Assing was one of the first companies to adopt an advanced quality management system.
Yes, there is a technical support service that can be contacted by phone 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, able to provide an immediate first level assistance and, if necessary, to forward the call to specialized technical staff for second level assistance or technical intervention.
Spatial Resolution is the ability to perceive details in the diagnostic image. The higher the spatial resolution, the smaller the details can be perceived. Spatial Resolution depends on the hardware used.
The Dynamic Range is the ability to “capture” the X-rays useful to create the image. The linear response that is obtained from the detectors of the digital X-ray system allows to obtain a wide dynamic range.
Yes, the equipment is supplied with a set of anatomical presets covering all the commonly used methods; the anatomical presets can be integrated and/or modified by the operator. The acquisition system is completely integrated: by selecting the anatomy, the image system, the collimator and the generator set the parameters on the values present in the anatomy and the remote-controlled table prepares for the examination.
Post-processing is the image processing phase that occurs after the exposure.
The post-processing can process a single image to adjust its settings and apply filters to improve its diagnostic value or, in complex anatomies (stitching, tomosynthesis, dual energy), process multiple images to obtain the desired examination. Our systems already have a series of presets set for the various body districts to facilitate the operational routine. The original images (RAW data) are not modified so it is always possible to recover the original image as it was acquired. It is possible to manually “adjust” the image settings (contrast, brightness, etc.) to highlight certain details. Multiple image processing processes are highly automated and the can reduce the operator intervention to a minimum.
Yes, tomosynthesis can display objects placed at different depths through the acquisition of low-dose two-dimensional projections for different angles of the tube – detector. The acquired data are reconstructed in post-processing in a series of high-resolution thin layers. The geometric principle of tomosynthesis is similar to the old stratigraphic technique, with the fundamental difference that, whereas stratigraphy required the acquisition of multiple exposures for each layer that one wanted to “focus”, digital tomosynthesis allows to reconstruct an arbitrary number of planes starting from the same sequence of two-dimensional projections.
Yes, stitching can automatically reconstruct a panoramic image by linking up to 4 images, thus being able to visualize large areas as in the case of long limbs or full column. The process of positioning, acquisition and final reconstruction is totally automated and does not require any operator intervention other than the ray emission command.
Yes, Dual Energy acquisition allows to separate soft and hard tissues on two separate images; in particular, it is used in chest radiographs to highlight lung cancer nodules. The contribution of the two soft and bone images to obtain the final examination can be adjusted by the operator.
It is an algorithm able to eliminate the disturbance due to the phenomenon of scattering without the use of the physical grid, which would present a non-negligible absorption factor. The software-grid allows to obtain images of comparable quality to those obtained with the physical grid but with a significantly lower incident dose.
Our experience to improve human life
Assing designs and manufactures medical and scientific devices.
We manufacture in Italy our X-ray equipment (Helios and Aster) and we distribute, install and maintain mammography units, mobile and portable x-rays. Our offer includes devices for translational medicine and other devices like electronic microscopes (environmental SEM and TEM), x-ray microscopes (XRM) for the 3D reconstruction of the biologic sample. Assing also makes controlled contamination environments for the biotechnologies, preclinic, diagnostic and medicine.
In the hospital and pharmaceutical sector we design and build biosafety laboratories, cell factories for advanced therapies and transplant and for regenerative medicine. Our integrated solutions are suitable to the control of particulate and microbiological contamination with strict compliance with international reference standards (GMP, GLP, FDA, ISO).