Siemens Healthcare of Siemens AG (SI: Quote) announced that the Food and Drug Administration, or FDA, has cleared the SOMATOM Perspective - an advanced 128-slice computed tomography, or CT, scanner engineered to drive efficiency and reduce costs.
The SOMATOM Perspective is designed especially for community hospitals, critical access hospitals and outpatient centers, offering the ability to extend the range of available examinations to their communities at reduced radiation dose in a budget-conscious environment.
Kulin Hemani, U.S. vice president of CT, Siemens Healthcare, stated, "Siemens designed the SOMATOM Perspective with customers' critical needs in mind, offering user-friendly features that expand the clinical portfolio, improve uptime, and help enable efficient utilization as well as significant patient dose savings. These benefits are especially critical for community hospitals, critical access hospitals, and outpatient centers."
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