Canon Medical Systems’ Aquilion ONE GENESIS Edition CT system was recently installed at BMI The Priory Hospital in Edgbaston, the largest independent sector hospital in the region.
Fiona Cawley, CT Lead Radiographer comments,”We are thrilled with our new scanner. The image quality is amazing and the lower dose is better for our patients. We are excited at the possibility of restarting cardiac studies. The bigger gantry gives better access and makes positioning easier. All our radiographers love the new system, and its ease-of-use. The Canon Medical Systems technical and applications personnel are very supportive and nice to deal with.”
Going beyond the evolution of dynamic volume CT, the Aquilion ONE GENESIS Edition has been re-engineered to achieve ultimate performance with an optimised imaging chain that takes imaging to a new level of detail and resolution, balanced for each clinical question and patient at the right dose.
The patient-centric design of the Aquilion ONE GENESIS Edition with its unique flared gantry, 78cm bore and wide patient couch provides a comfortable and calming wide-open space for an improved patient experience and also enables easy access for the clinician from both sides of the system. Laser collimation allows the scan field-of-view and range to be set directly on the patient, speeding up the examination time and further reducing dose. .
The wide area detector allows whole organ coverage in one rotation which, when used in conjunction with SURECardio software, enables robust, reliable and reproducible single beat acquisition in cardiac studies. The system is supplied with a Vitrea Extend workstation, an advanced visualisation solution that complements the extensive capabilities of the Aquilion ONE GENESIS Edition CT system.
Shown here (left to right) Tony Avery, Executive Director, BMI The Priory, Edgbaston; Fiona Cawley, CT Lead Radiographer; Barnaby Harrison, Account Manager, Canon Medical Systems; Suad Hashi, CT Radiographer and Graham Martin, CT Applications Specialist, Canon Medical Systems