Patients to Receive High-Quality CT Images at Optimized Dose at Shady Grove Radiology
Shady Grove Radiology - Germantown and Rockville locations have further solidified its commitment to high, diagnostic-quality images at an optimized dose to the patient with the addition of GE Healthcare’s leading CT imaging technology. The Optima™ CT660 can scan quickly in one pass with diagnostic image quality and images reconstructed in real time. The patient can be scanned in seconds, which is critical in emergency room visits and patient comfort. The high power capability and thin slices of the scanner also provide the demanding clarity needed for detecting small lesions.
The 64-slice CT scanners allow for fast, high-quality acquisition at optimized dose for patients young and old, large and small and can be used across a wide spectrum of procedures including angiography, brain, chest, abdomen, orthopedic, and more. It is environmentally-friendly with electric innovations that are designed to reduce power consumption by 54 percent.
CT exams can save lives and improve diagnoses for many conditions. CT is used to rapidly obtain specific diagnostic information performed when people are ill or injured, or when a doctor suspects a medical problem that cannot be detected easily with a routine physical examination.
Shady Grove Radiology continues to provide Prompt. Expert. Answers. with the Optima CT660, equipped with the exclusive ASiR™^ low dose reconstruction technology. This can help radiologists significantly reduce dose while maintaining the high image quality and low contrast detectability they need for accurate diagnosis.