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Photon-counting CT: quick and non-invasive scanning

Photon-counting computed tomography (CT) scanners1 provide additional information to physicians for diagnosis and treatment in cardiology, pulmonology, and oncology.
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Andrea Lutz
Published on December 1, 2021

Computed tomography will soon play an essential role in treatment decisions thanks to the precise information generated by photon-counting detectors. The NAEOTOM Alpha is the first clinical photon-counting CT system to be launched.

By Andrea Lutz

Andrea Lutz is a journalist and business trainer specialized on medical topics, technology, and healthcare IT. She lives in Nuremberg, Germany.