See the details that matter

with MUSICA™ image processing

One image is all it takes

Image quality ranks among the most important KPI’s when selecting an X-ray system

Did you know?

Up to 33%

of scaphoid fractures are missed in the first x-ray [1]

90% of errors

in lung cancer diagnosis occur on chest x-ray [2]

First Time Right image quality

Our patented image processing technology.

MUSICA™ is designed with radiologists, for all x-ray experts

for all Agfa DR and CR solutions

Why choose Agfa MUSICA®?

Increase your reading confidence

  • See high level of detail, clear bone interface, balanced presentation of soft tissues
  • Visualize low contrast tubes and lines with dedicated secondary capture
  • Access to depth information with Tomosynthesis

Facilitate your patients follow-up

  • First time right without window/level adjustment as MUSICA® automatically adapts to patient age, size, tube quality, exposure settings
  • Same image quality across all your Agfa CR and DR platforms

Join a large user community

  • +65,000 total installations
  • +8,000 hours of diagnostic reading per day

Why choose MUSICA™ for chest exams?

Increased visualization of catheters, tubes and PICC lines

with the Catheter companion image

High details in the mediastinum

with MUSICA™ 3

Why choose MUSICA™ for abdomen exams?

Sharp delineation of bowel wall

with MUSICA™ 3+

Clear, simultaneous presentation of both dense and non-dense areas

with MUSICA™ 3+

Improved visualization of abdominal organs and catheters, stents etc…

with MUSICA™ 3+

Differentiation of skin and fat layers in the periphery.

with MUSICA™ 3+

Why choose MUSICA™ for extremities exams?

Sharp trabecular and cortical bone

with MUSICA™ 3

Balanced presentation of both soft tissue and overlapping bone structures

with MUSICA™ 3

True representation of implants with clear bone interfaces

with MUSICA™ 3

Why choose MUSICA™ for spine & pelvis exams?

Increased image quality for bariatric patients

with MUSICA™ 3+

More detail in relevant skeletal structures

with MUSICA™ 3+

True representation of implants with clear bone interfaces

with MUSICA™ 3

Why choose MUSICA™ for neonatal exams?

Optimized visualization of organ boundaries and free air

with MUSICA™ 3

Clear lung markings

with MUSICA™ 3

Sharp bone outline

with MUSICA™ 3

Balanced presentation of both soft tissue and overlapping bone structures

with MUSICA™ 3


“ The image quality is exceptional!  MUSICA and the DR 600 are keeping the imaging workflow smooth and efficient, while meeting the quality and dose reduction needs for patients and staff.  The fact that we don’t need to adjust the images has a lot of advantages: image quality, workflow, efficiency… we save a lot of time.   And we are also getting a consistent appearance to our images, which is important for referrers and clinicians.”

Michael Neep
Team leader radiographer Logan Hospital, Queensland, Australia
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“Having the digital tomosynthesis with our DR 800 offers us an additional imaging choice that speeds up diagnosis. It reveals things that might not be visible with classical X-ray. Yet it can be done without moving the patient from the X-ray department.

Dr. Robert Zbyslaw
Radiologist, Ilawa Hospital, Poland
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“The new generation of the MUSICA image processing software is extremely successful.  We can examine more patients in the same amount of time with the same number of staff”

PD Dr. Günther Sigmund,
Klinikum Mutterhaus der Borromäerinnen, Trier, Germany
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White papers

Improving visualization of low contrast PICC tips in newborns

Study shows MUSICA™‘s Fractional Multiscale Processing technology improves catheter visualization for newborns, improving reading quality and reducing potential risks of catheter placement

Digital tomosynthesis for better patient care and higher hospital productivity

Several musculoskeletal cases have been presented with indications, imaging examples (2D and DTS), and added value propositions of DTS. The latter include a shorter diagnostic cycle and significant improvement in patient care. These cases indicate that, requiring only limited extra effort (prolongation of 2D exam time) and a significantly lower X-ray dose (as compared to CT), a clear clinical benefit is achieved.

Large-scale study on Agfa’s image quality

Study shows with high statistical confidence that only half of the dose prescribed by Germany’s NDRLs is required to reach close-to-maximum image quality and diagnostic confidence.

External references

[1] Geijer M et al. Clinical utility of tomosynthesis in suspected scaphoid fracture. A pilot study. Skeletal Radiol. 2011 July;40(7):863-7.

[2] Diagn Interven Radiol 2017; 23:118-126: Missed lung cancer: when, where, and why?

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