Technology | October 18, 2007

PET/CT Combines CT with Sealed Source Attenuation

SceptreP3 is a hybrid PET/CT system that integrates the “Power of Three” suite of differentiating capabilities. It features Dual Attenuation Correction (DAC Technology), the only solution that allows the combination of both CT and sealed source attenuation correction to effectively image patients with metal implants.

The SceptreP3 reportedly includes the only FDA cleared Non-Rigid Fusion7D algorithm that provides precise registration by correcting for respiration differences between PET and CT acquisitions. The integration of the AVIA-PACS architecture improves software communication, multimodal connectivity and supports RAID archiving capabilities. Featuring fast LSO PET and the reliable platform of the Hitachi CT, SceptreP3 offers a new level of integration, connectivity and straight-forward operation that delivers clinical results where clinicians need it, when they need it, according to the company.

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