What does the future of body scanning look like?

Answer: it’s high definition

by News Staff / January 13, 2015

General Electric released images on Jan. 7 showcasing a new body scanning device called Revolution CT. As the images show, the machine can provide health professionals with far more detailed images of the body’s internal workings than what is available in most hospitals today. 

A high-definition view of the skull and carotid arteries. Click image, via GE Healthcare, to englarge.

West Kendall Baptist Hospital in Florida became the first U.S. medical institution to begin using the machine in September. By providing high-resolution imagery of blood vessels, soft tissue, organs and bone, medical professionals are able to view clear images of a patient’s beating heart, expanding and contracting lungs, liver and other innards -- with reduced exposure to radiation.

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