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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.
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.