News | October 28, 2007

Somatom Offers Cardiac Scans of Challenging Patients Regardless of Heart Rate

Siemens Medical Solutions will highlight the capabilities of its SOMATOM Definition Dual-Source Computed Tomography (CT) scanner at RSNA 2007.

The system's high temporal resolution enables it to conduct cardiac scans of the most challenging patients without beta blockers and regardless of heart rate, and without the need to employ multi-segment reconstruction, according to its manufacturer. The scanner also boasts a 78 cm gantry bore, allowing for the scanning of obese patients.

Company Website: www.usa.siemens.com/medical

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