Technology | July 02, 2006

New Systems Enhance CT Image Quality, Productivity

The FDA has granted clearance for the new series of CT systems that now include much of the advanced technology available on GE’s volume CT system, the LightSpeed VCT, in a smaller package. The new BrightSpeed scanners provide the same image quality and productivity capabilities of the LightSpeed systems, but on the new BrightSpeed 4-, 8- and 16-slice CT systems. The scanners can be installed in a similar footprint to a single-slice CT system, eliminating the need to renovate or enlarge existing radiology departments.

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