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AMDworldwide, L.L.C.

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Location: California, United States
Business Type: Supplier, Service Provider
Since 1985 AMD has provided excellent new and reconditioned medical imaging equipment. With sales in over sixty six (66) countries, we specialize in delivering excellence in both equipment and customer service
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PET/CT Description:

In the MedWOW’s catalog, PET/CT is described as follows:
Computed Tomography Positron Emission Tomography (PET/CT) scanning systems generate PET and CT images of a patient in a single study.
The above ads list companies that sell and / or service PET/CT.

PET/CT may also be referred to as:

Camera, Positron | Computed Tomography-Positron Emission Tomography Combined System | Computerized Tomograph | CT Scanner, Computed Tomography-Positron Emission Tomography | Hybrid Imaging System, CT PET | PET CT | PET Scanner | PET-CT | Positron Emission Tomography (PET) System | Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Unit | Positron Emission Tomography System | Scanner, ECT | Scanner, Isotope | Scanner, PET | Scanner, Positron Emission Tomography | Scanner, Positron Emission Tomography (PET) | Scanning System, Computed Tomography, Positron Emission Tomography

PET/CT can be found under the following headings:

Cardiology | Neurology | Nuclear Medicine | Oncology | Imaging

Tips for buying PET/CT

  • Facilities adding a Positron Emission Tomography (PET) facility should expect extensive planning and construction, special permits, and serious training for technical staff.
  • High detector performance is crucial for facilities wishing to conduct PET scans using isotopes with very short half-lives.
  • Scatter fraction must also be considered. A higher scatter fraction indicates reduced image quality.
  • The sensitivity of a CT PET scanner is used as a guide to the patient throughput; the higher the sensitivity, the shorter the exam time is.
  • Patient throughput varies among PET scanners. It is impossible to specify patient throughput, which depends on the types of exams being performed and the size of the patient.
  • All CT PET scanners should provide adequate image quality.
  • Before deciding on a specific system configuration when buying a PET scanner, buyers should consider the number and types of PET studies to be performed.