Siemens Combines Vision and Value with 16-Slice Biograph TruePoint PET•CT System

State-of-the-art design offers affordable access to high-quality imaging

Hoffman Estates, Ill., March 6, 2009 – Siemens expands is imaging portfolio with the addition of the Biograph® TruePoint 16-slice PET•CT* imager. The Biograph TruePoint PET•CT imaging family is the first portfolio of imaging systems to include High-Definition PET•CT and now expands its offering with 16-slice CT capabilities. The Biograph TruePoint 16-slice PET•CT will be highlighted this week at the European Congress of Radiology, March 6-10, in Vienna, Austria.

”The introduction of this particular system is critical as we continue to search for the balance between innovation and access. The likelihood that universal adoption of PET•CT technology will increase with accessibility is a shared industry vision. As an industry leader, it is our responsibility to make that vision more readily attainable,” said Michael Reitermann, CEO, Molecular Imaging, Siemens Healthcare. “The Biograph TruePoint 16-slice PET•CT is a means to achieve that end, with high performance technology housed in an economical package.”

source: Siemens Healthcare

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