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4 Comparisons: GE Optima CT Scanners

Posted by Vikki Harmonay on Wed, Feb 20, 2019 @ 11:02 AM

GE is a powerhouse for medical imaging equipment, from MRIs to CT Scanners and even X-ray rooms. If you’re in the market for a CT Scanner, the GE Optima CT family is worthy of consideration. GE Optima CTs comparedAfter all, GE brings together technological innovations, diagnostic power and workflow efficiency, enabling fast, high-quality acquisitions at optimized dose.  

Let’s take a closer look at the Optima CT Scanners.

GE Optima 660

The GE Optima 660 delivers exceptional performance and value across a wide spectrum of procedures. It lets you minimize dose without sacrificing diagnostic image quality. You can choose between 32-slice, 64-slice and 128-slice, which makes it ideal for cardiac and coronary angiography applications.  It uses a Performix 40 tube giving it a longer life than other versions with a 40 mm V-Rees detector. ASIR (Adaptive Statistical Iterative Reconstruction) can be added as an option, as well.

GE Optima 520

This intelligent 16-slice CT scanner sets a new standard for clinical excellence and diagnostic versatility. If offers excellent image quality, advanced dose-optimizing and streamlined workflow. It also has technological innovations like IQ Enhance, VISR, Xtream Integrated Injector, SmartView Fluoro, Optidose, Volar DAS and more. It’s ideal for general purpose day-to-day scaning. You can choose between a Solarix tube (3.5 MHU) or Performix tube (6.3 MHU). ASIR is an option.

GE Optima 540

This 16-slice CT Scanner optimizes the patient experience and provides exceptional image quality. It handles increased volume of patient throughput and focuses on patient-centered tasks, which makes it ideal for emergency department. It, too, features the Solarix and Performix tubes and is compatible with the ASIR option. Its ultra-compact form fits in the same space as a single slice for easier installation, while maintaining speed, power and resolution for all kinds of CT applications.

GE Optima 580 W

The GE Optima CT 580 W delivers high performance, more flexibility and great capability. It’s a wide-bore, multi-purpose workhorse that’s super reliable. It’s often used for bariatric or oncology studies. You get a larger field of view, a 100kW generator and the Performix Pro VCT 100 (8 MHU), as well as the option of ASIR.

You can always count on GE to provide tried-and-true technology with incremental improvements. That means a low learning curve! You’ll also appreciate how reliable they are.

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If you’re in the market for a CT Scanner, remember that buying a used or refurbished CT Scanner can often deliver the technology you want at a lower price point. Talk to an industry expert like Atlantis Worldwide for more insights and information.

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