image_2015-6 Celesteion_PETCTSteinberg Diagnostic Medical Imaging (SDMI), one of the few PET/CT capable imaging facilities in the Las Vegas area, has installed the first Celesteion PET/CT system in the United States from Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc, Tustin, Calif. The system allows SDMI to provide high quality images and exams without sacrificing patient comfort.

“With the Celesteion, we found a wide-bore system that let us scan a variety of patients comfortably, as well as being a more-than-capable planning device for both PET and CT radiation therapy,” said Mark Winkler, professor of health sciences at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and founding partner of SDMI. “It’s become the preferred system among our patients, as well as giving us the long term outlook of more referrals with the increase in oncological offerings.”

Features include the industry’s largest bore, accurate lesion detection with time of flight technology and a 70 cm PET and CT field-of-view, total cost-of-ownership, and CT dose reduction technology.

“The Celesteion was designed for our customers and their patients,” said Satrajit Misra, senior director, CT Business Unit, Toshiba. “Our partnership with SDMI highlights the commitment to serving a wide population effectively, putting patients first with a better PET/CT imaging experience.”

For more information, visit Toshiba.

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