March 1, 2016
INFINIX 4DCT can be configured with an angiography system and one of four Aquilion CTs: the 32-slice Aquilion Large Bore, the 160-slice Aquilion PRIME, the 640-slice Aquilion ONE and the 640-slice Aquilion ONE Vision Edition. Unique to the INFINIX 4DCT configuration with the 640-slice Aquilion ONE is the 16 cm full anatomical coverage that adds a fourth dimension to the 3D full volume scans by showing time lapse images in a cine model.
Canon’s signature wide detector CT technology with up to 16 cm coverage in a single rotation provides outstanding ability in a wide range of procedures including cardiac, neuro, interventional oncology and trauma.
It also brings a new dimension to procedures, such as gastric-intestinal (GI) bleeding, bronchial artery embolization, complex endoleak embolization or drainage. While, for example, locating a GI bleed can be very difficult in angio view or cone-beam CT due to motion artefacts caused by breathing, a CT scanner in the room instantaneously provides high-quality images.
The INFINIX 4DCT suite integrates Canon’s SUREGuidance for rapid, accurate target positioning be it to view a reference slice for pathology or to precisely target a position loaded from the angio image.
“Such a system with a CT scanner takes us one step further by acquiring anatomical and functional data simultaneously with high spatial and temporal resolution,” says René Degros, Business Unit Manager X-Ray Europe. “No other modality has this field of view and this level of detail.”
While clinicians may think they are covering an entire tumor with angio, INFINIX 4DCT shows signs of other arteries that might be feeding the tumor, Dugros points out. “It becomes easier to locate these extrahepatic feeders and ensure we treat the entire tumor.”
INFINIX 4DCT also incorporates DoseRite and AIDR3D functions that optimize image quality at low-dose exposures with iterative reconstruction and Canon’s Adaptive Diagnostics functionalities for bone-free contrast-enhanced imaging.
“Each intervention holds a risk,” says Degros. “Yet if we bring a CT scanner into the room, we have the option to do studies that can give us clear endpoints, to determine whether we have treated the patient’s condition sufficiently and not expose the patient to further risk caused by additional interventions.”
For more information about the INFINIX 4D CT and its uses, visit Canon at our booth 320 in Expo X2.
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