Siemens Medical Solutions, Hoffman Estates, Ill, offers the biograph” Sensation 16″, combining the 16-slice CT scanner SOMATOM? Sensation 16 and Siemens PET system, ECAT? ACCEL”. With the biograph Sensation 16, whole body oncology scans, previously requiring 30 minutes or more to conduct, now can be completed in 7 to 15 minutes.
The biograph Sensation 16 features lutetium oxyorthosilicate (LSO) PET and UFC? (Ultrafast Ceramic) CT detectors. For scanning larger and special circumstance patients, the field of view and co-scanning range of biograph Sensation 16 is 40% and 25% larger than those of previous systems, respectively. (847) 304-7700; www.siemensmedical.com .