Among Victor’s varied offering was electro-cardiographs shown being assembled at the Chicago factory in 1929.

The Early Years 1893-1930

The discovery of x-rays in 1895 was as important a contribution to modern medicine as anesthesia and antibiotics. It is impossible to imagine health care today without the x-ray image, the fluoro screen, the mammography scanner, even those contemporary technologies that took their imaging cues from the loyal Radiographic & Fluoroscopic machine—such as ultrasound, nuclear medicine, computed tomography, magnetic resonance, positron emission tomography, and so on. However the x-ray didn’t earn its key role without effort . . . and some controversy. . .

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