Between 2015 and 2050, the proportion of the world’s population over 60 years will nearly double from 12% to 22%.1 This demographic shift poses challenges to health system around the globe. Particularly on the rise will be cancer diagnoses (e.g., biopsies) and treatments (e.g., ablations) as well as orthopedic diseases like chronic back pain or fractured vertebras caused by osteoporosis.
Image-guided minimally invasive procedures2 enable the cost-effective diagnosis and treatment of suspicions lesions. Computed tomography is one of the imaging modalities most often used when cross-sectional image guidance is required in percutaneous interventional procedures3. Dedicated technology that can simplify workflows and maximize safety will help you to optimally handle these procedures and take the best possible care of your patients.