News | June 12, 2008

Siemens SPECT Makes its First U.S. Appearance

June 13, 2008 - Siemens will highlight the Symbia SPECT and SPECT/CT family of imagers, and for the first time in the U.S., the Symbia E SPECT, addressing the needs of the cost-conscious consumer by redefining the quality of cost-efficient molecular imaging.

The newest addition to the Symbia family of SPECT and SPECT-CT imaging systems, Symbia E works to provide users with a high-quality SPECT imager that can lead to improved clinical confidence, reliability and versatility.

Symbia E is reportedly primed to be the newest general imaging SPECT and cardiac SPECT workhorse for customers who require a quick return on their investment; especially important in the post-DRA environment.

According to Siemens, a new generation of HD detectors is the key innovation leading to best-in-class performance and reliability. Using these detectors, where Siemens achieved an 85 percent reduction in wiring and a 75 percent reduction in components, the overall reliability of the product is significantly increased. Symbia E is reportedly primed to be the newest general imaging SPECT and cardiac SPECT workhorse for customers who require a quick return on their investment; especially important in the post-DRA environment.

For more information: www.usa.siemens.com/medical

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