Technology | September 21, 2009

Siemens Lays Out Portfolio of Molecular Imaging Modality, Software

Biograph mCT, by Siemens, is a molecular CT system that enables facilities to serve both the nuclear medicine and radiology department with one system. It achieves this duality through the integration of powerful PET and CT technologies, offering High-Definition PET, time-of-flight technology and CT configurations up to 128-slices. It is engineered to provide efficiency, offer institutions cutting-edge technology, optimize patient care solutions and has potential for increased return on investment.

The company's Symbia family of SPECT and SPECT/CT scanners can be used for oncology, cardiology, neurology and general imaging purposes.

Symbia.net, is a client-server solution for SPECT and SPECT/CT imaging Web-based applications for reading. The client-server solution allows facilities that require reading from multiple locations to share and access patient imaging data. It is designed for the specific needs of molecular imaging with a user-friendly interface and advanced automation features. It aims to improve clinical workflow by providing hospital staff with easy, economical, access to all patient cases and applications.

*Symbia.net is pending 510(k) review and is not yet commercially available in the U.S.

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