Philips introduces CT system equipped to provide spectral information for every patient and every scan
Royal Philips has introduced its spectral detector-based Spectral CT 7500, an intelligent system designed to help improve disease characterisation and reduce rescans and follow-ups at the same dose levels as conventional scans. The time-saving spectral workflow is fully integrated, enabling the technologist to get the patient on and off the table quickly; spectral chest scans and head scans take less than one second and a full upper body spectral scan can be completed in less than two seconds.
“This latest intelligent system helps to bring clarity to defining moments in healthcare by delivering certainty, simplicity and reliability in every clinical area, from cardiac care to emergency radiology, diagnostic oncology, intervention and radiation oncology,” said chief business leader of precision diagnosis Kees Wesdorp. “Our detector-based spectral technology ensures spectral data is always available and is seamlessly integrated into current workflows, meaning scans are fast and clinicians are able to send patients on the right treatment pathway with a more confident diagnosis.”
Picture: Pancreatic lesion comparison using the Spectral CT 7500.
See the full report on page 6 of the July 2021 issue of RAD Magazine.