When big CT scanners come in a box, easy to unpack and ready to use

Author:  - GE Healthcare


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Most people that have seen or been examined in a CT scanner will recognize that it is not exactly the type of machinery that comes to your doorstep, delivered in a box. It seems far too big, bulky and heavy – and it needs X-ray to function.

But ‘CT-in-a-box’ was in fact the name of that type of mobile and ready-to-use CT solution requested by NHS England in the middle of March 2020 when the COVID-19 pandemic hit UKI. And GE Healthcare soon began to deliver mobile CT units, 18 of them in total, the first one in April. And in fairly big ‘boxes’.

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