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A World-first in 3D Medical Imaging

News   Nov 20, 2018 | Original story from UC Davis

 
Body Scanner Captures 3D Picture of Whole Human Body at Once

Engineers and scanner Simon Cherry (left) and Ramsey Badawi with a mockup of the EXPLORER total-body scanner. The new machine combines positron emission tomography (PET) and x-ray computed tomography (CT) to produce images more rapidly than existing scanners, opening new possibilities for clinical use and research. Developed in partnership with United Imaging Healthcare of Shanghai, the first scanner could be installed at UC Davis as early as Spring 2019. (Lisa Howard/UC Davis)

 
 
 

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