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West Kendall Baptist Hospital First in the World to Scan Patients with GE’s New Revolution CT System - West Kendall Baptist Hospital in Miami has announced the purchase and installation of a highly advanced computed tomography (CT) scanner following a six-month evaluation at the hospital the clinical trial of the equipment in the United States
West Kendall Baptist Hospital First in the World to Scan Patients with GE’s New Revolution CT System

 

PRZOOM - /newswire/ - Miami, FL, United States, 2014/09/08 - West Kendall Baptist Hospital in Miami has announced the purchase and installation of a highly advanced computed tomography (CT) scanner following a six-month evaluation at the hospital the clinical trial of the equipment in the United States. NYSE: GE

   
 
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With the convergence of whole-organ coverage, image quality, and speed found in GE Healthcare’s Revolution™ CT scanner, West Kendall Baptist Hospital physicians are now able to diagnose even the most challenging patients. This innovative technology can enable clinicians to diagnose more patients with erratic or high heartbeats and provide pediatric patients with sedation-free and low-dose scanning capabilities, among other clinical advances.

“The Revolution CT exceeded our expectations during the trial, and we are pleased to add this technology permanently to our comprehensive diagnostic imaging arsenal,” said Ricardo Cury, M.D., chairman of radiology and director of cardiac imaging at Baptist Health South Florida, who was the principal investigator of the study.

Today, more than 70 million CT scans are done per year in the U.S., offering exceptional clinical value in helping physicians to provide a fast and definitive diagnosis across a wide range of applications. A CT scan is a noninvasive and expedient way to look inside the body at organs, soft tissues, vascular structures and bones using X-rays to generate very high-resolution images of the body. It does this by rotating an X-ray source and detector around the patient as the patient is moved through the device.

The wide coverage of Revolution CT will allow West Kendall Baptist Hospital physicians to scan entire organs such as the brain, heart, liver and pancreas in a single, 0.28-second rotation, reducing breath-hold times for patients. In addition, the speed of this new technology allows providers to gather information about function as well as anatomy, enabling a comprehensive stroke assessment of the brain in a single exam.

“The design of the Revolution CT helps physicians to make highly confident diagnoses while providing patients a more comfortable, less intimidating experience during the procedure,” said West Kendall Baptist Hospital Chief Executive Officer Javier Hernández-Lichtl. “This investment speaks to our continued commitment to patient-and family-centered care.”

“This will be the first CT scanner that’s right for physicians in every clinical specialty and provides answers from one CT exam” said Eric Stahre, president and CEO of GE Healthcare MICT. “Revolution CT is able to scan even the most challenging patients, day in and day out, with remarkably clear images. It can also scan pediatric patients at very low doses. And, we designed it for a productive, logical, and intuitive user experience.”

Revolution CT comes equipped with ASiR™-V, GE’s next generation of low-dose technology, which may reduce the X-ray dose up to 82% with the same image quality. Furthermore, clinicians can help reduce patient anxiety with Revolution CT as:

• The scanner is 50% quieter than previous generation CTs;
• Revolution CT provides soft ambient lighting and personalized gantry displays;
• It can comfortably accommodate more patients with a larger 80 cm bore size;
• Due to the fast imaging speed, patients may not be required to take special medication to slow their heart rate for a diagnostic cardiac exam;
• Revolution CT may help reduce the amount of contrast media required.

Revolution CT delivers high-definition imaging across the entire body, helping physicians make a confident diagnosis across all applications:

• Cardiac exams in a single heart beat;
• Whole-brain imaging in half a second;
• Low-dose, whole-organ diagnosis and follow-up for oncology patients;
• Detailed bone imaging, even for patients with metal implants;
• Sedation-free and low-dose scans for pediatric patients.

Revolution and ASiR-V are trademarks of General Electric Company.

In clinical practice, the use of ASiR-V may reduce CT patient dose depending on the clinical task, patient size, anatomical location and clinical practice. A consultation with a radiologist and a physicist should be made to determine the appropriate dose to obtain diagnostic image quality for the particular clinical task.

About Baptist Health South Florida
Baptist Health (BaptistHealth.net) is the largest healthcare organization in the region, with seven hospitals (Baptist Hospital, Baptist Children’s Hospital, Doctors Hospital, Homestead Hospital, Mariners Hospital, South Miami Hospital and West Kendall Baptist Hospital) and more than 30 outpatient and urgent care facilities spanning three counties. The not-for-profit, faith-based Baptist Health has more than 15,000 employees and 2,200 affiliated physicians, and also includes Baptist Health Medical Group, Baptist Outpatient Services and internationally renowned centers of excellence. Baptist Health Foundation, the organization’s fundraising arm, supports services at all hospitals and facilities. Baptist Health was just listed by Fortune magazine as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in America (#19 in the nation and #1 in Florida) and has remained on the list for 14 years. It was also recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies for the third year in a row by the Ethisphere Institute.

About GE Healthcare
GE Healthcare (gehealthcare.com) provides transformational medical technologies and services that are shaping a new age of patient care. Our broad expertise in medical imaging and information technologies, medical diagnostics, patient monitoring systems, drug discovery, biopharmaceutical manufacturing technologies, performance improvement and performance solutions services help our customers to deliver better care to more people around the world at a lower cost. In addition, we partner with healthcare leaders, striving to leverage the global policy change necessary to implement a successful shift to sustainable healthcare systems.

Our “healthymagination” vision for the future invites the world to join us on our journey as we continuously develop innovations focused on reducing costs, increasing access and improving quality around the world. Headquartered in the United Kingdom, GE Healthcare is a unit of General Electric Company (NYSE: GE). Worldwide, GE Healthcare employees are committed to serving healthcare professionals and their patients in more than 100 countries.

 
 
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