Digital Radiography versus Computed Radiography: Comparative Diagnostic Accuracy, Clinical Utility, Safety, and Guidelines


( Last Updated : October 13, 2020)
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  1. What is the comparative diagnostic accuracy of digital radiography versus computed radiography for the diagnosis of any medical condition?

  2. What is the comparative clinical utility of digital radiography versus computed radiography for individuals with any medical condition?

  3. What is the comparative safety of digital radiography versus computed radiography for patients receiving imaging and for staff operating the equipment?

  4. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding the replacement of digital radiography and computed radiography systems?


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One non-randomized study was identified regarding the comparative diagnostic accuracy of digital radiography versus computed radiography for the diagnosis of any medical condition. One non-randomized study was identified regarding the comparative clinical utility of digital radiography versus computed radiography for individuals with any medical condition. One non-randomized study was identified regarding the comparative safety of digital radiography versus computed radiography for patients receiving imaging and for staff operating the equipment. No evidence-based guidelines were identified regarding the replacement of digital radiography and computed radiography systems.