Technology | September 30, 2008

Pre-Clinical X-ray CT Offers High Througput

The eXplore CT 120 pre-clinical x-ray CT scanner is a performance high-throughput small animal scanner designed for high quality scanning for the widest variety of applications. It is designed to visualize, quantify, and characterize anatomical parameters in small animals such as mice and rats. Its table design, versatile bed mount and built-in software support allows image registration with other imaging modalities.

The all-new hardware and software of the eXplore series of scanners achieves 2-4x the throughput of traditional micro-CT systems.

The CT 120 can perform prospectively-gated respiratory and cardiac imaging with extremely high precision, to reduce motion artifacts in the heart and thorax. The system includes shielded ports for ventilation tubing, anesthetic gases, or monitoring hardware.

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