DANVERS, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NeuroLogica Corp., a subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. and a pioneer in premium diagnostic imaging solutions, will showcase its latest offerings in mobile computed tomography (CT) and feature the OmniTom® Elite Photon Counting mobile CT scanner at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Annual Meeting in Chicago from November 26 to November 30.
The clinical launch of the OmniTom Elite with PCD, the first US FDA 510(k) cleared single-source photon counting computed tomography scanner with a single detector on a mobile system, will be featured at this year’s meeting. Photon counting is a next-generation CT technology that sorts the different energies of X-rays after they have passed through the scan field, capturing the X-ray photons directly at the detector and converting the energy to electrical signals.
The OmniTom Elite’s ability to provide versatile, real-time mobile imaging enables healthcare providers to administer point-of-care CT to critical patients without the need to transport them to a separate department, expanding the diagnostic possibilities of CT at the patient’s bedside.
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Upgrading capabilities were top of mind when designing OmniTom Elite mobile CT scanners. In the near term, all current OmniTom users will have the opportunity to upgrade their scanners with the PCD technology. Meanwhile, a limited number of premier research partners will aid in developing the full potential of OmniTom Elite with PCD.
The University of Dundee has partnered with NeuroLogica to collaborate on research aimed at pushing the boundaries of medical imaging in healthcare.
“With NeuroLogica’s new, emerging technologies, we are currently witnessing the biggest innovation in imaging in the last decade,” said Professor Iris Grunwald, Chair of Neuroradiology at The University of Dundee.
This has allowed NeuroLogica to build on design features from the first US FDA US 510(k) clearance in 2022 to the second one in June 2023, to include high resolution mode scanning and multi-energy CT functionality with spectral capability for material decomposition and virtual monoenergetic images (VMI).*
“The OmniTom Elite is an advanced imaging solution that is extremely mobile, giving healthcare providers more flexibility in when and where they run diagnostic tests for their patients,” said Renaud Maloberti, Head of Business, MCT. “We look forward to featuring this innovative technology at this year’s Radiological Society of North America Annual Meeting.”