News | December 10, 2008

New High Speed Micro-CT Enters North American Market

December 12, 2008 - Dexas Laboratory Sciences has established a strategic alliance with V.A.M.P. (Erlangen, Germany), a pioneer of micro computed tomography (CT) development, in which Dexas will distribute V.A.M.P.’s TomoScope, a micro-CT, in the North American market.

V.A.M.P., a spin-off of the Institute of Medical Physics (IMP) at the University of Erlangen, provides multi-modality scanning capabilities by making their scanners' hard- and software compatible with small animal scanners of other imaging modalities, such as PET, SPECT, MR or optical scanners.

Even for in-vivo scans, the manufacturers says that the TomoScope family of scanners can achieve spatial resolution of less than 80 µm. The TomoScope 30s DUO has a dual source design providing fast scan times that allow material selective microCT.

For more information: www.genexa.ca/Dexas

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