“It was very simple to compare the values obtained with our new scanner, which are much higher, with those from the old one.”Carsten Kobe, MD
The drawback of reference regions
Potential for multicenter trials
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- The statements by Siemens Healthineers’ customers described herein are based on results that were achieved in the customer’s unique setting. Since there is no “typical” hospital and many variables exist (e.g., hospital size, case mix, level of IT adoption) there can be no guarantee that other customers will achieve the same results.