New Jersey's Thomas Edison and the fluoroscope

N J Med. 1995 Nov;92(11):731-3.


Thomas Edison played a major role in the development of early x-ray technology in 1896, notably increasing tube power and reliability and making the fluoroscope a practical instrument. Eventually, Edison would move x-ray technology from the laboratory to the marketplace.

Publication types

  • Biography
  • Historical Article

MeSH terms

  • Fluoroscopy / history*
  • Fluoroscopy / instrumentation
  • History, 19th Century
  • Humans
  • New Jersey

Personal name as subject

  • T Edison