Technology | June 21, 2007

Vendor-Neutral PET/CT Software Maximizes Digital Reading

The Merge PET/CT Workstation software is designed to readily accommodate standard methods used by radiologists to read images obtained by PET and CT. The solution is vendor neutral, maximizing digital reading with easy-to-use controls for advanced imaging and streamlined reporting.
Merge PET/CT has incorporated reading tools such as 3-D volume rendering and hot-spot scout, and comprehensive reporting tools such as SUV (Standard Uptake Value) calculations and configurable colormaps. Workflow is enhanced by layouts that mimic PACS layouts split across dual monitors in panoramic mode. This allows simultaneous review of CT, PET Corrected, PET Uncorrected, PET/CT Fused and MIP images. Rigid registration between images allows simultaneous navigation through all data sets. Merge PET/CT also allows for DICOM connectivity to PACS solutions for easier image receiving and storage.

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