General Electric Medical Systems (GEMS of Waukesha, Wis) plans to unveil a 1-inch dual-head version of its Infinia free-geometry gamma camera system, which was introduced earlier this year. According to GEMS, the new camera configuration will offer the best image quality for mid- and high-energy isotopes without compromise at low energy.

GEMS also will exhibit its Millennium gamma camera line, now featuring a new common user interface and the company’s Ignite technology. Ignite automates the exam process to provide clinicians with a simplified, more efficient exam routine. One click starts the scan and readies images for rapid review on Xeleris. According to GEMS, Xeleris workstations will be the common nuclear medicine processing and review workstation for all GEMS gamma cameras.

 The latest version of Philips’ SKYLight gamma camera offers detectors that are suspended from the ceiling, allowing for studies of patients who are sitting, standing, or reclining.

Philips Nuclear Medicine Systems North America (Bothell, Wash) is featuring the latest version of its SKYLight gamma camera, offering concurrent imaging and the company’s unique gantry-free design that suspends the detectors from the ceiling. Suspended in this way, the detectors are free to move anywhere in 3D space, allowing studies to be performed on sitting, standing, or reclining patients.

Philips also is featuring MOSAIC, an advanced “small bore” animal PET imaging system; GEMINI, a combined PET and CT imaging system, featuring an innovative open layout; and Syntegra, Philip’s multimodality software.

Siemens Medical Solutions’ Nuclear Medicine Group (Hoffman Estates. IL) is demonstrating the company’s e.soft workstation and Signature Series of gamma cameras, in addition to new PET/CT imaging capabilities delivered by the company’s recently introduced biograph Sensation 16 PET-CT system. All six models in the Signature Series feature the company’s high-definition Dynamic Digital Detectors and Flash 3D—a 3D collimator beam modeling and iterative reconstruction technology that’s said to dramatically improve image quality, contrast resolution, and lesion detection. Options of note include profile attenuation correction, and the company’s patient comfort audio-visual system.

 Siemens Medical Solutions Nuclear Medicine Group has introduced the, a dedicated cardiac gamma camera system featuring a reclining chair design that puts patient comfort first and provides easier access for mobility-challenged patients.

Siemens also is exhibiting the, its new, dedicated cardiology gamma camera. According to Siemens, the new system offers enhanced imaging accuracy and a compact footprint. The company claims enhanced patient comfort with its unique reclining chair that keeps patients comfortably still throughout the imaging procedure.

 Toshiba’s T.CAM series of Cameras features the e.soft workstation with a library of advanced software.

Toshiba America Medical Systems (TAMS of Tustin, Calif) is demostrating its T.CAM signature series of cameras. The expanded line includes the versatile dual-head T.CAM Dual Variable; the fixed-head, cardiac study-optimized T.CAM Cardio; and the economical-fixed, 90-degree T.CAM Single. According to TAMS, the T.CAM Signature Series delivers optimum system performance through the e.soft workstation and a library of advanced software, including image fusion and advanced quantification applications.