SOMATOM Scope

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Oncology


Thoracic Imaging

Clear visualization of detailed tumor contours: for this scan, SOMATOM Scope's SureView reconstruction algorithm automatically selected the right pitch for the defined coverage and scan time.

Collimation: 16 x 0.6 mmTube settings: 130 kV, 26 mAs
Scan time: 23.8 sDLP: 110.6 mGy cm
Scan length: 342 mmCTDIvol: 3 mGy
Rotation time: 1 sEff. dose: 1.6 mSv

Scanned with eMode

(Image: Instituto Português de Oncologia de Lisboa, Portugal)


Body Imaging

For this obese patient, Adaptive Signal Boost technology amplified low signals in areas of the image where attenuation was high.

Collimation: 16 x 1.2 mmTube settings: 130 kV, 150 mAs
Scan time: 36 sDLP: 1,068.8 mGy cm
Scan length: 661 mmCTDIvol: 15.4 mGy
Rotation time: 1 sEff. dose: 15.7 mSv

Scanned with eMode
(Image: Instituto Português de Oncologia de Lisboa, Portugal)


Body Imaging

This patient was imaged using CARE Dose4D and IRIS.

Collimation: 16 x 0.6 mmTube settings: 130 kV, 52 mAs
Scan time: 26 sDLP: 246.1 mGy cm
Scan length: 412 mmCTDIvol: 5.68 mGy
Rotation time: 0.8 sEff. dose: 3.7 mSv

(Image: TCM Hospital / Anhui, P.R. China)


Neurology


Cerebral Imaging

In this scan, SOMATOM Scope’s high number of effective detector channels enabled excellent gray-white matter differentiation.

Collimation: 16 x 0.6 mmTube settings: 130 kV, 190 mAs
Scan time: 23 sDLP: 827.4 mGy cm
Scan length: 168 mmCTDIvol: 40.8 mGy
Rotation time: 1.5 sEff. dose: 1.7 mSv

Scanned with eMode
(Image: Instituto Português de Oncologia de Lisboa, Portugal)


Inner Ear Imaging

Small focal spots enabled by SOMATOM Scope tube technology made it possible to display very fine bone structures.

Collimation: 16 x 0.6 mmTube settings: 130 kV, 50 mAs
Scan time: 8.7 sDLP: 101.66 mGy cm
Scan length: 67.2 mmCTDIvol: 11.78 mGy
Rotation time: 1 sEff. dose: 0.2 mSv

Scanned with eMode

(Image: Instituto Português de Oncologia de Lisboa, Portugal)


Angiography


Abdominal CTA

High spatial resolution enabled the sharp delineation of small vessels.

Collimation: 16 x 0.6 mmTube settings: 130 kV, 52 mAs
Scan time: 26 sDLP: 243.3 mGy cm
Scan length: 407 mmCTDIvol: 5.68 mGy
Rotation time: 0.8 sEff. dose: 3.7 mSv

(Image: TCM Hospital / Anhui, P.R. China)

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