Philips and the Imaging Market

As the global diagnostic imaging sector continues to grow, so too does Philips’ role in the imaging market. With the emergence of new markets and higher demand for diagnostic imaging equipment in countries that are further behind in terms of healthcare advancements,...

Emerging Diagnostic Imaging Market

As we continue to struggle with a world wide recession and the value of various currencies continues to decrease, there is light at the end of the imaging sector tunnel. While sectors such as hosing, some technology, finances, and so on, are struggling to see a...

How Kids are Affected by Medical Imaging Equipment

It’s often a concern of parents how their children will be affected by medical imaging equipment specific tests. If it’s X-Rays, MRIs, or CT scans, it’s always a concern for parents. Often times the concern centers around whether or not the children will get...

MRI Scans Show Link Between Soccer & Brain Injuries

It’s a wonderful thing to watch our kids play sports at an early age. Often times kids develop a sense of teamwork, discipline, leadership and responsibility through organized game play. There are times when those sports become the long-lasting passion of kids...

Before Scanning the Kids

Whenever you take your children to get a scan of any sort you have to go through a million hurdles at home to get them to agree. Often times you have to tell the kids it’s going to be like an adventure in outer space, or like a ride in a theme park. The kids usually...

Sleep Loss and Hunger

Do you ever find yourself unusually hungry? During that period of hunger do you find yourself going for the three left over slices of pizza? Sleep loss is more than likely the culprit behind bad food choices. Sleep deprivation does not just affect senses but it also...

Can Brain Imaging Help with Mental Illness?

New research suggests that single photon emission computed tomography, SPECT, brain imaging can actually aid in the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness. The studies conducted by Dr. Daniel Amen have been analyzed in two stages, with only one of them...

The Advantages of Low Radiation Scans

With the advent of Low Radiation Scans, early detection has become an option for cancer patients. While low-dose computed tomography is still at a relatively early stage it provides a window into small lung nodules that, in a small number of patients, serve as...

GE LIGHTSPEED VCT SELECT vs. PHILIPS BRILLIANCE 64

64-slice CT scanners are said to have significantly improved CT Angiography (CTA), and is particularly recommended for cardiac studies. The speed and sensitivity of these scanners allow physicians to see how well the heart is contracting, to view the walls of arteries...

CT SCANNER COMPARISON CHART

Remember, when considering which CT scanner to purchase, not only is it important to consider the number of data slices, but also to take into account the length of coverage in one rotation. The rotation time of the tube and the detectors surrounding the patient...

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