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Digirad Receives 510(k) for Cardius X-ACT Rapid Cardiac SPECT/VCT Imager

...nd our market share in the hospital and large practice segments. The X-ACT system is a great example of this initiative as it can provide cutting-edge vct technology to a broader range of practices and facilities, allowing higher patient throughput and a better level of care at comparable pricing to less...

‘15by2015’ - A Campaign to Strengthen Primary Healthcare Around the World

... the distortion of healthcare due to vertical programs A 50-year-old male patient was admitted to a hospital in Tanzania which has a donor-supported vct (Voluntary Counseling and Testing for HIV) and CTC (Care and Treatment Clinic) that receives a lot of external funding (PEPFAR: President's Emergency ...

Voluntary Counseling and Testing Program in South Africa Successful

...s to get tested. Government allocates nearly R26 million annually for vct services. Voluntary Counseling and Testing is available in 4172 service poi...fter appropriate counseling,' he added. Any suggestions are welcome as vct was keen on preventing HIV and improving its services. PRI ...

This World Heart Day, Be Proactive, Get the Facts

...art attack. Since images delivered by this latest vct scanner, is as good as conventional angio, the neg...o diagnose disease earlier". The LightSpeed vct enables physicians to capture images of the heart ...em can offer. In a single rotation, the LightSpeed vct creates 64 submillimeter images, totaling 40 milli...

Zambia Struggling To Identify AIDS Sufferers

...only 1.5 million of our (10 million) population have been tested, which is too low," Simwanza told The Post.. "It is important that more people go for vct and know their status so that whichever side they find themselves on, they will be able to take precautionary measures." He added that knowledge...

Hospitals In India Opt For High-tech Scanners

...s, as they tend to give more comfort to both the doctors and patients, the experts felt the faster diagnosis with 97 percent consistency in results by vct is hard to match by other methods. --Edited IANS ...
VCT in Medical Products

LightSpeed VCT 64-slice Scanner

Description: Volume coverage, not slices, changes the way anatomy is imaged and how studies are performed. The LightSpeed VCT Series of scanners combine superior resolution with outstanding coverage making the imaging of difficult patients or procedures more routine. The LightSpeed VCT Series groundbreaki...
Company:GE Healthcare
VCT in Biological Technology

GE announces first installation of Discovery VCT

Waukesha, Wis. - An imaging technology that holds the hope for volume imaging and rapid, less invasive cardiac care will get its first commercial test at a prominent Boston hospital. GE Healthcare , which holds 25 patents related to hybrid imaging technology, has announced the first installat...

New CT scanner by GE Healthcare advances imaging technology

...roedtert Hospital in Milwaukee. The LightSpeed vct is able to non-invasively capture any organ in one...trauma and cardiovascular medicine, the LightSpeed vct also should improve imaging in neurology, oncology...d other fields. Some features of the LightSpeed vct include: The ability to secure extremely high-...

GE Healthcare imaging tool finds first use in cardiology

...scanner, which takes pictures of internal organs, to be used exclusively by a cardiologist. Round Rock Cardiology in Texas will use GE's LightSpeed vct to quickly scan patients' hearts and nearby arteries. GE said the scans take less time than five heartbeats. By rotating and quickly creating 64 image...

GE Healthcare launches new medical scanner, places another in hospitals

... LightSpeed vct image of the carotid arteries that supply blood to... seconds. "In a single rotation, the LightSpeed vct creates 64 submillimeter images ... which are comb... a spokesperson for GE Healthcare. "The LightSpeed vct is able to capture the image of any organ in one s...

GE Healthcare's CT Scanner advances coronary imaging

...linical case study confirming that the LightSpeed vct , GE's volume computed tomography (CT) scanner, is...udies will have both an angiogram and a LightSpeed vct scan so that physicians can compare the images. Th...will guide clinicians in the use of the LightSpeed vct as a stand-alone diagnostic tool and may also help...
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